L'ART DE VIVRE

L'ART DE VIVRE

The 8 passenger L'Art de Vivre started life as a Scottish munitions carrier and survived long enough to be transformed by a team of skilled crafts-men into a floating celebration of the Burgundian "good life".

Your crew of four comprises Captain, Tour guide, Master Chef and Hostess, all with a love for the Nivernais canal, and all secure in the knowledge that their vessel represents L'Art de Vivre itself

The region simply oozes charm and the cruise is a journey back in time along a magical waterway

The Upper Nivernais remains an undiscovered region, well off the beaten track on the edge of the Morvan hills. The sleepy hamlets, white grazing Charolais cattle, woods and forests are typical of the scenery we cruise through

During the summer months we visit the Valley of Sardy, a canal section with smaller locks, where time seems to have stood still for over two hundred years. The hand-swung bridges are a delight and we pass old logging sites which are now almost forgotten memory for the local people

This is the original home of luxury hotel barging and yet today, a barge is a rarity, welcomed by all, and every journey is a great event

FEATURES
* 8 Passengers; 3 Twin cabins, 1  double cabin
  Merlot Stateroom:                approx 105 sq. feet  including bathroom
  Size of the beds: (2 beds): 80cms wide x 2.00m long

  Chardonnay  Stateroom:     approx 105 sq. feet  including bathroom
  Size of the bed: (1 bed): 1.40m wide x 2.04m long

  Sauvignon Stateroom:         approx 105 sq. feet  including bathroom
  Size of the beds: (2 beds): 80 cms wide x 2.00m long

  Pinot Noir  Stateroom:         approx 110 sq. feet  including bathroom
  Size of the beds: (2 beds): 80 cms wide x 2.00m long

* 4 Crew members
*2 Decks
* Stereo, DVD, CD player
* Spa Pool
* Bicycles
* Air conditioning / heating
* Handicap Access - NO

  

Sundeck and Jacuzzi Lounge and Dining Room Fine Dining
Sun Deck and Jacuzzi Lounge and Dining Room Fine Dining
Double Bedded Cabin Twin Bedded Cabin Bath
Double Bedded Cabin Twin Bedded Cabin Bath
Ballooning Nivernais Canal and Lock Yonne River Bridge
Ballooning Nivernais Canal and Lock Yonne River Bridge
Auxerre Cathedral Chateau de Marcilly Clamecy
Auxerre Cathedral Chateau de Marcilly Clamecy

 

2017 Rates

L'Art de Vivre
Accommodations Rate Type Rate Amount
Charter 6 passengers wholeboat Regular 35400
Charter 6 passengers wholeboat Value 30800
Charter 7 passengers wholeboat Regular 36700
Charter 7 passengers wholeboat Value 31900
Charter 8 passengers wholeboat Regular 38000
Charter 8 passengers wholeboat Value 33000
Single supplement Regular 1850
Single supplement Value 1650
Stateroom per person Regular 4150
Stateroom per person Value 4450

 

Departure Dates (Sunday) Rate Type Route
May 7, 14, 21, 28 Regular Burgundy
Apr 30 Regular Burgundy
June 04,11,18,25 Regular Burgundy
Aug 27 Regular Burgundy
July 02,09,16 Regular Burgundy
Aug 06,13,20 Value Burgundy
Sep 03,10,17,24 Regular Burgundy
Oct 08,15,22,29 Value Burgundy
Oct 01 Regular Burgundy
Apr 02,09,16,23 Value Burgundy

2018 Rates

L'Art de Vivre
Accommodations Rate Type Rate Amount
Stateroom per person Value 4490
Stateroom per person Regular 5250
Single supplement Value 1700
Single supplement Regular 1900
Charter 6 passengers wholeboat Value 31300
Charter 6 passengers wholeboat Regular 38200
Charter 7 passengers wholeboat Value 32400
Charter 7 passengers wholeboat Regular 37500
Charter 8 passengers wholeboat Value 33500
Charter 8 passengers wholeboat Regular 38800

 

Departure Dates (Sunday) Rate Type Route
Apr 8, 5, 22 Value Burgundy
Apr 28 May 6, 13, 20, 27Jun 3,10,17,24,Jul1,8,15 Regular Burgundy
July 22,29 Aug 5,12,19 Value Burgundy
Aug 26, Sept 2, 9, 16,23,30 Regular Burgundy
Oct 7, 14, 21 Value Burgundy

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