6-Nights Belmond Amaryllis: St Leger Sur Dheune to Dijon - Belmond Afloat in France
$9550 per person
Situated in the Saone-et-Loire or the Burgundy region, Fragnes is located in eastern-center France. Visitors can stroll through the local markets, tour gardens of lush greenery of Abbaye de la Bussiere, hike through Cirque du Bout du Monde, or photograph the beautiful Hospices de Beaune.
Dijon, a city in Romantic France, has numerous sights. Tour Philippe le Bon offers outstanding views. The Palace of Dukes of Burgundy now houses the Town Hall and Fine Arts Museum. Charming squares and streets lead past half-timbered houses and elegant mansions beneath church spires. Notre-Dame, the Gothic church dating from the 13th century, is a stone work of art with a unique facade of gargoyles and slender columns topped by the Jacquemart Clock which has struck each hour for townspeople since 1383. The Cathedral of Saint-Benigne has a crypt containing fascinating sculptures from around the year 1000. Near the cathedral are old churches of Saint Philibert and Saint Jean. The Archaeological Museum houses fascinating treasures. The Perrin de Puycousin Museum of Burgundian Life reconstructs the life of past Dijonnais and Burgundians, while the Museum of Sacred Art is housed in the former chapel. Dijon boasts parks and gardens, as well as the Port on Burgundy Canal where boats leave for cruises to the countryside.
Longecourt-en-Plaine is located in the Cote d'Or Region of Burgundy. This charming french village has centuries old of history, French-Victorian homes, drawbridges, moats, and late Gothic foliage. While staying at the chateaus, stroll through the beautiful collection of gardens and sip delicate French wine. Remember if, "when in France, do as the French do!"
Relax and enjoy your day as you cruise along the river and take in the magnificent scenery.
During its 2000 year existance Beaune was for a short period the capital of the Dukes of Burgundy, then a busy commercial center for the cloth and wine industries. The town took on a defensive character through the continous fortification of its ramparts and castle whose functions were to protect its interests and inhabitants. In the 18th century Beaune became the center of commerce for Burgundy's fine wines. Today, the visitor finds a charming blend of medieval half timbered houses, the gentle curves of romanesque architecture, rooftops ornamented by weathervanes, fascinating townhouses and the multicolored tiles and lead "lacework " of the H?tel Dieu within the city walls. Bastions and towers offer a peaceful protection to the region's most prestigous products, and the moat has been transformed into public or private gardens sheltering century old plant collections.
In Burgundy, waterways provide a leisurely means for a vacation and luxurious hotel-barges offer exquisite service, haute cuisine, and the best wines from Burgundy's vineyards. Regional cuisine includes famous boeuf bourguignon, coq au vin, and garlicky snails. Famous for fine wines, Bourgogne is home to "the best wines in Christendom". History buffs will thrill to the medieval city of V?zelay. Visit the Ste-Madeleine Basilica, finished in 878. In the center of Dijon is Palais des Ducs, which today houses the Mus?e des Beaux-Arts. Sometimes called "Le Petit Louvre" because of its extraordinary collections, it houses works ranging from medieval to renaissance to impressionist. For a view of Burgundy usually reserved for the birds, hop a ride with one of several hot-air balloon companies.
St. Léger is a commune located in northern France. St. Léger is part Saint Jean de Losne, which is the smallest municipality in France. Many visitors enjoy sailing events, canoeing, as well as other water activities are offered in the area.
A commune in eastern France, Seurre crosses the river south of Cote-d’Or and is located in the Saone Valley.
This lovely town in the heart of Burgundy is a start for excursions to Dijon. Historic sights in Dijon include the crypt of St. Benigne, the Notre-Dame quarter and the Palais des Ducs which today houses the City Hall and the Fine Arts Museum.View Full Itinerary
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