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Burgundy France Golf Barge Cruise with PerryGolf Vacations

Burgundy Hotel Barge Cruise ~
Fleurey Sur Ouche to Escommes on L’Impressionniste

6 Nights | 3 Rounds | Parties of 12 or Less
Dates of Your Choosing April – October 2018

Exclusive-Use Bookings Only

PerryGolf is delighted to add the beautiful 12 passenger hotel barge L’Impressionniste to our golf cruising portfolio. L’Impressionniste began life as a cargo barge in Holland before undergoing a complete transformation into the powerful canal and river cruiser she is today. Her light and airy interior features picture windows and selections of prints, fabrics and wall colourings reminiscent of the turn of the century era after which she has been named. Her Burgundy cruising area is renowned for ... Read More.

its vineyards, Gothic churches, Renaissance châteaux and picturesque villages, with gastronomic delights and the art of living having reigned supreme here since Roman times.

L’Impressionniste offers six staterooms which can each be configured as either doubles or twins, all are air conditioned and have en-suite facilities. She is crewed by a knowledgeable Captain, Master Chef, Tour Guide and two Housekeepers who will collectively ensure you have a fabulous week both onboard and ashore. Our special itinerary combines sightseeing plus either two or three excellent golf courses, all within easy reach of your barging route, and each giving you the opportunity of experiencing the best of golf in Burgundy.

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Date Overnight Golf Sightseeing
Day 1 (Sunday) Embark Fleurey Sur Ouche    
Day 2 (Monday) Sainte-Marie-sur-Ouche Château de Chailly Clos de Vougeot, Sainte Marie-sur-Ouche
Day 3 (Tuesday) La Bussiere   Notre-Dame de Dijon, Chateau de La Bussière
Day 4 (Wednesday) Pont d’Ouche Golf de Beaune Levernois* Chateau de Beaune, Domaine Bouchard Père et Fils
Day 5 (Thursday) Vandenesse Chateau D’Avoise Chateauneuf-en-Auxois
Day 6 (Friday) Escommes   Chateau de Bussy-Rabutin
Day 7 (Saturday) Disembark Paris    
    *Optional  

6 Nights | 3 Rounds | Travel April - October 2018




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Detailed Itinerary

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Day 1 (Sunday): Paris - Fleurey sur Ouche

Guests are met in Paris in the early afternoon and transferred to the elegant L’Impressionniste moored in Fleurey sur Ouche for your cruise through Burgundy. A Champagne reception welcomes you on board and provides you with a chance to meet the crew.

Dinner on board.

Overnight: L'Impressionniste at Fleurey sur Ouche.

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Day 2 (Monday): Fleurey-sur-Ouche – Sainte-Marie-SUR-Ouche

After breakfast, we drive to Château de Chailly golf course which was designed by Thierry Sprecher and Géry Watine, professional champion of France in 1989. Around its 16th century château, the Chailly golf course offers a magnificent setting, marrying the classicism of a formal garden with modern golf course construction. In the afternoon we return to the barge and enjoy a leisurely cruise along the enchanting canal to Sainte Marie sur Ouche. which also promises a walk or cycle along an ever-present towpath cruising past sleepy villages and pretty lock houses. Dinner on board.

NON-GOLFERS: This morning, we visit Clos de Vougeot, headquarters of the esteemed Chevaliers du Tastevin, who award a special prized label to the finest Côte d’Or vintages every year. On the way back to the hotel barge we enjoy a wine tasting of fine Burgundy wines at a reputable domaine. After a later lunch on board, we enjoy a leisurely cruise along the enchanting canal to Sainte Marie-sur-Ouche, which also promises a walk or cycle along an ever-present towpath past sleepy villages and pretty lock houses.

Dinner on board.

Overnight: L’Impressionniste at Sainte-Marie-sur-Ouche.

Day 3 (Tuesday): Sainte-Marie-SUR-OUCHE - La Bussiere

After breakfast, enjoy a walking tour of old Dijon, including a visit to the vivid produce markets, mustard shops and the impressive Notre-Dame de Dijon, or enjoy some excellent shopping time. Return to the hotel barge for lunch and a leisurely afternoon cruise to La Bussière and perhaps a walk or bicycle ride to the next lock or two.

Dinner on board.

Overnight: L’Impressionniste at La Bussiere.

Day 4 (Wednesday): La Bussiere - Pont d’Ouche

After a short morning cruise, we set off on a drive through the vineyards, stopping en route at the “vigne de l’enfant Jesus”, a famous vineyard owned by the Domaine Bouchard Père et Fils. There, a wine expert will give us a real insight into the domaine’s production of its Grand Cru and Premier Cru wines. We continue to Beaune, capital of Burgundy wine country, for a winery tour and private tasting of Bouchard Père et Fils wines before enjoying a gastronomic lunch in the orangery of Château de Beaune, owned by the winery since 1820. Afterwards, we visit the fascinating 15th century Hôtel-Dieu Hospice and explore the town, before returning to the barge for a short evening cruise to Pont d’Ouche.

GOLFERS have the option today, instead of participating in sightseeing activities, of playing nine or eighteen holes at Golf de Beaune Levernois. The course was designed in the middle of the vineyards of Burgundy, within a framework of relaxation and greenery.

Dinner on board.

Overnight: L’Impressionniste at Pont d’Ouche.

Day 5 (Thursday): Pont d’Ouche - VANDENESSE

Depart after breakfast for golf at Chateau D’Avoise. This natural 18-hole course, laid out over an area of 300 acres among clumps of birch woods, towering beeches, ancient oak trees and an artificial lake provides a very interesting challenge, both technical and strategic. Return to the barge and a short leisurely late afternoon cruise to Vandenesse-en-Auxois.

NON-GOLFERS: This morning we visit the medieval village, craft shops and castle of Châteauneuf-en-Auxois, once an outpost of the Dukes of Burgundy and offering a fine overview of the feeder lakes, canal and surrounding countryside. After lunch back on board, we cruise to Vandenesse-en-Auxois, passing grazing white Charolais cattle, rolling hills and picturesque villages, crossing the only aqueduct on the Burgundy Canal.

Overnight: L’Impressionniste at Vandenesse.

Day 6 (Friday): VANDENESSE - Escommes

Our last day’s leisurely cruise takes us to the canal summit, 1,250 feet above sea level, just before the Pouilly tunnel. This afternoon we visit Château de Bussy-Rabutin and see the portrait gallery created by the disgraced courtier of King Louis XIV, before strolling through the gardens and enjoying views of the château surrounded by its moat. 

Captain’s Farewell Dinner on board.

Overnight: L’Impressionniste at Escommes.

Day 7 (Saturday): Escommes to Paris

Disembark after breakfast and transfer back to Paris by midday.

On alternate weeks the cruise will sail in the reverse direction. This is a Sample Itinerary and is subject to change.

Golf Schedule

CHÂTEAU de Chailly: Dijon, FranceChâteau de Chailly Golf Club

Château de Chailly golf course which was designed by Thierry Sprecher and Géry Watine, professional champion of France in 1989. Around its 16th century chateau, the Chailly golf course offers a magnificent course marrying the classicism of a formal garden with modern golf course construction.

Golf de Beaune Levernois: LA BUSSIERE, FranceChateau de Beaune

Golf de Beaune Levernois. The course was designed in the middle of the vineyards of Burgundy, within a framework of relaxation and greenery.

Chateau D’Avoise: PONT D’OUCHE, FranceGolf Du Chateau D'Avoise

Chateau D’Avoise. This natural 18-hole course, laid out over an area of 300 acres among clumps of birch woods, towering beeches, ancient oak trees and an artificial lake provides a very interesting challenge, both technical and strategic.


Renaissance

Parties of 12 or Less

Cuisine on Board

Regional Specialities
Filet d'Agneau au Basilic, Magret de Canard, Poulet à L'Estragon

Wine Cellar
Chateau de la Saule 2005, Domaine Corsin, Pouilly Fuisse, Domaine Laroche, Chablis Pr. Cru, Domaine Bruo Clair, Marsannay, Gevrey Chambertin, Domaine Comte Georges de Vogue, Musigny

Cheese Board
Aisy Cendré, Bouton de Culotte, Epoisses, Ami du Chambertin

Deck Plan

Impressionniste Deck Plan



LImpressionniste Cruising past Chateauneuf
Guillaume Gate on Darcy Square in Dijon
Château de Chailly Golf Club
Château de Chailly Golf Club
L Impressionniste Saloon
L Impressionniste Saloon
Chateau of Bussy Rabutin in Burgundy
Chateau of Bussy Rabutin in Burgundy

 

Golf Cruise Pricing Per Golfer*


2018 (April - October) Value Dates* Regular Dates
Based on 12 passengers $5,350 $6,095
*Non Golfers deduct $500 per person

Departures 2018;
*Value dates: April 8, 15, July 22, 29, August 5, 12, 19, October 7, 14, 21


Tour Inclusions

Cruise Highlights

  • Visit Beaune, including a tour of Hotel Dieu Hospice and Main Champy
  • Enjoy a tour of Abbaye de la Bussiere
  • A Lunch ashore at a Michelin-starred restaurant
  • Excellent towpath for walking and bicycling

Cruise Inclusions

  • 6 nights on board in private cabin with ensuite bathroom
  • All meals onboard including beverages. Open Bar onboard
  • Greenfees & starting times for two or three rounds of golf including golf carts
  • Minicoach transportation throughout, to all planned golf and sightseeing activities.
  • Transfers from Paris to/from L’Impressionniste on arrival/ departure at defined times from defined points
  • PerryGolf assistance
  • All local taxes

Not Included

Drinks off barge | Tips and other personal expenses | Transfers to/from L’Impressionniste outwith scheduled transfers | Crew gratuities (5% of cruise fare recommended)

Travel Insurance

PerryGolf strongly recommends that you have luggage, accident and trip cancellation insurance. It is important for your own self-interest and protection that you make certain you have adequate coverage. Check with your insurance company or travel agent. You may learn more about the Allianz Global Assistance Travel Insurance available from PerryGolf by visiting www.PerryGolf.com/pages/protection.shtml.

This Travel Insurance is only available to Citizens or Permanent Residents of the USA (excluding residents of the State of Washington, New York & Texas) or Canada.

Citizens of the State of Washington, may purchase an equivalent coverage directly from Allianz Global Assistance by visiting www.perrygolf.com/waprotection as can Citizens of the State of New York and Texas at www.perrygolf.com/rostates.

Important Information

Golf Courses: The included list may be subject to change in the event of any club accepting any conflicting national or international event, or for any other reason. Should such a situation occur, PerryGolf will endeavour to book a course of comparable standard, and all booked guests would be notified of the change and replacement venue at the earliest opportunity.

Transfers: No transfers are included to or from the ship at arrival/departure airports.

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