Golf experience throughout Burgundy's famous golf courses during hotel barging cruise along Canal du Nivernais

Golf cruise on board of L'ART DE VIVRE as private charter in Burgundy for max. 8 people

7 Days / 6 Nights

Paris - Chevroches - Lucy-sur-Yonne - Le Saussois - Mailly-la-Ville - Vincelles - Auxerre - Paris


Day 1 (Sunday): Chevroches
Guests are met at their choice of location (for Charter bookings) in Paris and transferred by private chauffeured minibus to the pretty vessel L’Art de Vivre. Following a ‘Champagne Welcome’ and an outline introduction to the week’s cruise, you will have your free time to take a stroll before dinner on board.

Day 2 (Monday): Chevroches to Lucy-sur-Yonne
After breakfast, you will leave Chevroches and enjoy your first gentle cruise along the canal, through the town of Clamecy and on to our mooring at Lucy-sur-Yonne. This is a perfect time for you to take a walk or make a bicycle ride along the towpath. After an earlier lunch on board, you will be taking a drive to visit the elegant Chateau de Bazoches, built in the 12th century and whose illustrious visitors included Richard the Lionheart. The chateau was later remodelled by Marechal Vauban and there are wonderful views from its elevated hillside setting. Dinner on board.

Day 3 (Tuesday): Lucy-sur-Yonne to Le Saussois
This morning you will be transfered to Château de Chailly golf course (18 holes, Par 72, 6146 m.) 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. You will return to the barge for an afternoon cruise through the picturesque Yonne valley to arrive at Le Saussois. Dinner on board.

Day 4 (Wednesday): Le Saussois to Mailly-la-Ville
You will start the day with a tour of the charming 14th century medieval market village of Noyers-sur-Surein, one of the most beautiful villages in France. After lunch you will be cruising through delightful countryside to the sleepy village of Mailly-la-Ville and again there is ample opportunity to enjoy delightful walks or bicycle rides along the towpath. Dinner ashore tonight at a local restaurant.

Day 5 (Thursday): Mailly-la-Ville to Vincelles
This morning’s cruise takes you through some delightful locks and past rich pasturelands with grazing Charolais cattle to the vessel's mooring at Vincelles. After lunch on board you will be transfered to Golf Chateau de Tanlay (9 holes, Par 35, 2668 m.) situated in the park of a spectacular castle, in the Burgundy Bourgogne region of France.

This 9 hole course was designed in 1989 by the highly acclaimed architect Antoine d'Ormesson who is responsible for some of the most amazing golf course designs worlwide. The tone of the course is set from the start, and follows the route of the canal and has some magnificient views for the players. This is a challenging course that is suitable for all players regardless of ability.

Day 6 (Friday): Vincelles to Auxerre
After breakfast you have the opportunity to play golf at Domaine du Roncemay Golf & Country Club (18 holes, 6219 m.). This international course, created by Jean Garaialde in 1991, has hosted many of France’s famous competitions. In a majestic woodland setting, overlooked by the Chateau, this course extends around the castle through oak and beech forests onto large green plateaus. You will than return to the barge moored on the River Yonne in the heart of Auxerre and perhaps later explore this medieval town before Captain’s Farewell Dinner onboard.

Day 7 (Saturday): Auxerre
After breakfast, guests are transferred to their choice of location in Paris.

RATES 2024
Full charter for 8 golf players:
per person from 4,500 EUR + 475 EUR Golf supplement
Please contact us for a detaillled offer.

Following services are included in the prices:
- three pre-booked and paid tee times and transfers to and from the golf clubs
- local transfers to and from the hotel barge
- a luxury 6 night cruise on board with „L`Art de Vivre"
- all gourmet meals on board catered by the on board Master Chef
- all wines/beverages served throughout the cruise
- an open bar 24/7 with a large range of drinks
- inspiring excursions and entrance fees as per the itinerary
- the attentive services of crew members
- use of bicycles, spa pool, Wi-Fi (limited speed)

Following services are not included in the prices:
- Flight tickets and/ or transport to Paris
- Hire of golf equipment, caddy or buggy are not included and should be booked in advance.

Important information:
- The private charter is for max. 8 people.
- This is a sample itinerary and is subject to change.
- Availability of golf clubs will be re-confirmed prior to firm booking
- Alternative starting locations to Paris can be available for Charter bookings
- On alternate weeks the cruise is in the reverse direction.

We are happy to arrange a customised journey for you. Please call us under +49 (0)89 833084 for a detailled offer. Kindly send us your
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