Enjoy a private barge cruise along the picturesque Burgundy Canal du Nivernais and river Yonne. Your luxury stay includes, gourmet cuisine, open bar, guided tours by car to vineyards and chateaux. All our cruises through France are adaptable to meet your tastes and exact requirements, from charming auberges to Michelin dining, wine tasting, cycling, walking, or simply relaxing onboard. Whether for couples, friends or families our private barge holidays are the perfect way to enjoy France. A six night private charter for up to four guests features.


Restaurant Gourmet Cuisine Restaurant

Guests arriving onboard The Randle are welcomed with the Captain's Champagne Reception, and for your convenience the bar remains available at your behest. Throughout the journey you will enjoy wines of the region including artisan wines from the very vineyards and villages we pass each day.

Continental breakfast, fresh fruit, yogurts, croissants, tea and coffee are served aboard in the mornings.

Delicious light lunches are prepared and served aboard, or taken as a picnic ashore depending on location and weather.

Burgundy is renowned for the quality of its food. Aboard The Randle we facilitate excursions to the very best of the local restaurants ranging from Michelin starred to bistro Cafés; all with their special and individual charm and friendly atmosphere.

Whether your wish to dine gourmet style or something more casual we are sure that we will be able to accommodate your tastes, and dietary requirements. Several restaurants have their own private moorings and welcome arrivals by water.

Lovers of French food will enjoy the region's specialties; cheese, Charolais beef, mustard sauces, and escargot. Visit the markets and boutique shops, delight in wine tasting, tour the vineyards and try out recipes such as Boeuf Bourguignon and Gougéres.

Explore the Chocolatiers, Epiceries, Patisseries and Fromageries where the recipes have been handed down through generations. The Pinot Noir and Chardonnay grape gives Burgundy wines their exquisite and evocative nose and flavor.

All evening meals are taken ashore at excellent local restaurants dotted along the route, or by excursion to other towns and villages in the surrounding area, but are not included in the charter price.

Dining Ashore (a selection of restaurants)

The following link is a guide to some of the most enticing restaurants found close to the canal along this cruise route.
Here, you will find a wide range of dining choices in terms of atmosphere, price, and specialty.

Restaurant Guide

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At A Glance

  •  Up to 4 passengers, Classic Traditional

  • From USD$2,890 per person (Charter Only)

  • Region: Burgundy Region

  • Access: Paris TGV Station/Airport

  • Start City: Clamecy

  • End City: Auxerre

  • Cruise Highlights: explore the enchanting Auxerre and its magnificent cathedral, discover the fine Chablis wines and Irancy wines, tour Noyers-sur-Serein – one of the most beautiful villages in Burgundy, & visit picturesque Vézelay and its hilltop basilica.

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