The Petite Saone & The Burgundy Canal
The Petite Saone & The Burgundy Canal

The Petite Saone & The Burgundy Canal

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Croisi Canal Cruise: PJN_AIPP

7 Days

From Port-sur-Saône to Dijon, cruise on the majestic Burgundy canal where charming cities and stories await you. Go back in time through our guided tours and discover Dijon, former capital of the Dukes of Burgundy, or the unparalleled elegance of the Château de Champlitte. Take a breath of fresh air and immerse yourself in arts, traditions and architectural gems through this journey across the Haute-Saône all the way to Burgundy.


  • All meals included - DRINKS INCLUDED with meals and at the bar
  • Refined French cuisine - Gala dinner and evening - Welcome cocktail
  • Free Wi-Fi in lounge and bar
  • Official welcome from the captain and crew
  • Travel assistance and repatriation insurance
  • All port fees included


  • Bicycles available on board
  • Discover:
    • The medieval Château at Champlitte, Museum of Popular Art and Traditions
    • Gray and its hidden treasures
    • The Burgundy Grands Crus Wine Route
    • Dijon, former capital of the Valois Dukes of Burgundy

Day 1: Dijon - Port Sur Saone

Transfer by coach from Dijon to Port-Sur-Saône. Passengers are welcome to board our ship at 6:00 p.m. After comfortably settling into your cabins, we'll introduce our crew at a welcome cocktail before dinner.

Day 2: Port-Sur-Saone - Ray-Sur-Saone

This morning will be spent cruising towards Ray-sur-Saône. This is the perfect moment to relax and enjoy the hillside scenery and rolling meadows during our cruise In the afternoon, join us on an visit to the medieval castle at Champlitte which hosts the Museum of Popular Arts and Traditions.

Day 3: Ray-Sur-Saone- Gray

This morning will be spent cruising towards Gray. Take time to admire the spectacular scenery that we slowly pass by as we cruise. In the afternoon, join us on a guided tour of Gray. You'll discover the wonderful treasures of the town as you meander through its streets. The tour will end with a tasting* of some of the local specialties.

Day 4: Gray - Auxonne

The whole day will be spent cruising towards Auxonne, arriving near the end of the afternoon. You can relax on the sun deck and admire the beautiful scenery. Bicycles are available on board at any time if you would like to take a bike ride along the canal's banks (1).

Day 5: Auxonne - Longecourt-En-Plaine

This morning will be spent cruising. Admire the magnificent lush, green landscapes all along the river on our journey. In the afternoon, join us on an excursion along the Grands Crus Wine Route. The touristic Grands Crus wine route passes through villages and the finest and most prestigious of the Burgundy vineyards. We'll stop along the way for a wine-tasting* session. We'll return on board in Longecourt-en-Plaine.

Day 6: Longecourt-En-Plaine - Dijon

This morning will be spent cruising towards Dijon. In the afternoon, join us on a guided tour of Dijon. You will discover the former capital of the Valois Dukes of Burgundy and its wonderfully rich heritage. Tonight is our gala evening and dinner.

Day 7: Dijon

Enjoy one last buffet breakfast on board before disembarking at 9:00 a.m. End of our services


Your cruise with all meals from dinner the first evening to breakfast on the final day - onboard drinks included (except for drinks from our special lists) - double-occupancy cabin with shower in bathroom - the excursions mentioned in the program - coach transfer from Dijon to Port-sur-Saône - welcome cocktail - assistance from our onboard multi-lingual host/hostess - the gala dinner and evening - travel assistance and repatriation insurance - all port fees.


Drinks from our special lists, or drinks ordered during excursions or transfers - cancellation and baggage insurance - personal expenses.

Trip prices and dates are correct at the time of the website going live, however all offers are subject to reconfirmation at the time of booking. Note prices usually display available discounted rates if any, (eg. Early Bird Deals if applicable). All featured tour itineraries and offers maybe subject to change due to seasonal variations without notice, or due to local conditions or other conditions. Please confirm all details at time of booking. Travel insurance is mandatory for all Innovative Travel bookings. All passports must be valid for 6 months prior to your return to your home country. Visas are the responsibility of the traveller. Special VIP meet and assist offers are valid for New Zealand passport holders, for other nationalities please check at the time of booking. For full terms and conditions, please refer to our Booking Conditions page.

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