Finesse

8 berths

Burgundy canal & Nivernais

from $6,750 per guest or from $50,500 charter 8 passengers

Finesse is being created by Roger & Louisa Gronow , the successful & experienced owners of Enchanté , and she will cruise in Southern Burgundy from St-Jean-de-Losne to Montchanin . This is a lovely area which will be a new cruise route for us.She accommodates 8 passengers and is a 38 metre double-decker ultra-deluxe hotel barge offering similar standards to Renaissance. We are seeing increased demand for deluxe barges and Finesse will certainly be top-of-the-range.She will also boast a large saloon with panoramic windows and a demonstration galley where guests can watch their chef preparing delicious gourmet meals.

The Hotel Barge - Main features will include :
• Classic design, huge saloon windows, light and airy public areas
• 4 Twin/ Double Suites, each approximately 260 sq . ft.
• Crew of 5
Demonstration Galley and all the usual facilities - sun deck, spa pool, touring bikes & Wi-Fi .

Cruise Highlights

  • Tour of historic Dijon and its wonderful markets
  • Visit to the 14th century Château de Gremolles
  • Tour and tasting at Bouchard Père et Fils winery and lunch in its château orangery restaurant
  • Visit to Beaune, including Hôtel Dieu Hospice
  • Tour of ancient Autun and its 12th century cathedral
  • Visit to the fascinating L’Institiut Charolais
  • Excellent opportunities for walking and cycling

Typical Cuisine

Regional Specialities
Tournedos of Charolais beef served with glazed carrots & asparagus, shallot tarte tatin & red wine sauce; Duo of pan-roasted and confit quail on wild mushroom and sautéed watercress with a cassis syrup; Montgolfier of Escargots with a garlic crème; Oeufs en Meurette served on toasted pain d'épices

Wine Cellar
Meursault; Pouilly-Fuissé; Nuits-St-Georges; Santenay; Chenas; Chablis; Gevrey-Chambertin; Sancerre

Cheese Board
Chaource; Brillat-Savarin; Reblochon; Abondance