Innovation Voyages
BURGUNDY: between History and Gastronomy

Famous all over the world for its wines, Burgundy isn’t only about vineyards. Thanks to its geographical position, Burgundy has always taken part in the rich historical heritage of France, from the Gauls till nowadays. Enjoy the finest specialities such as mustard, gingerbread and discover twenty centuries of history strolling around the narrow streets, roman churches, half timbered houses from the Middle Ages. Dijon, former capital of Dukes of Burgundy can offer all professional, touristic amenities you can expect.


7 DAYS / 6 NIGHTS – Northen Burgundy on a private barge

2 Days – 1 overnight in Dijon in 4*hotel from Paris. 1H40 by train.

DAY 1: In the morning, departure by train from Paris, transfer to the station and take place on board the fast speed train to Dijon (1H40 duration trip). Welcome in Dijon former capital of Dukes of Burgundy, and pedestrian visit of the historical center. Lunch in restaurant LES OENOPHILES (capacity 60 pax).

Then, continue the Burgundian discovery following the road along the prestigious vineyards. Visit the famous Clos Vougeot, and wine tasting . Accommodation at HOTEL DE LA CLOCHE **** (70 rooms). This historic hotel was built in 1884 and is listed as a heritage building. Delectable cuisine, beautiful rooms combine with professional service to ensure a pleasant stay. LA CLOCHE is also the perfect place for doing business, organize conventions and meetings, and is fully equipped with 600m² of reception rooms. Gastronomic dinner at hotel. in private room or restaurant.

DAY 2: Optionnal activities:

Visit a mustard mill factory: try to make tour own mustard and taste it at the end of the visit. Nb max of pax: 20.

Air ballooning: flight over Dijon and nearby vineyards. Duration: 1H30 flight. Min: 4 pax/max:10 pax per 1h30. Available from may to October according to weather conditions.

Segway in the historical center: Lean forward, it will go forward… Lean backward, it will go backward… A new way to discover Dijon, not walking, not sitting in a bus, but riding a Segway! Nb max of pax: 9.

Duration: 1H30. Available from April to October. Lunch in restaurant – Departure and transfer to the station, return by train to Paris.


As per a gala venue we suggest one of the most unforgettable evening in the private cellar of the Chateau du Clos de Vougeot. Former property of the Abbey of Cîteaux. Seated dinner: from 80 to 550 pax. Entertainment on request. Special welcome with hunting horns and trumpets. Musical entertainment. Hawk demonstration .


5* vessel – 7days/6nights – transfert from Paris by minivan.
Departure by minivan from your hotel in Paris and drive to the south of Paris, where you will board your 5* vessel for a welcome reception, and a short cruise upon arrival. Then, during this week and following the Yonne and Seine River, the stops scheduled to Montereau, Pont sur Yonne , the City Center of Sens. Joigny, Auxerre, ,your will be able to enjoy a comfortable and peaceful cruise. Strolling along the river, you will be invited to visit some points of interest such as medieval villages, castles, wine tasting, if you’re in the mood.
The Crew, at your entire disposal will propose some picnic, a visit to the market with the Chef, a game of petanque or a quiz around cocktail hour, or a dancing evening.
The kitchen is open to all, so if you are interested in a cooking lesson or just curious, have a glass of wine and watch the show. Operating from Sunday to Saturday, including transprtation by minivan from and to Paris, meals, wines on board, open bar, entrance fees to museums, chateaux. Eight-passenger luxury coach with guide/driver available for sightseeing expeditions, shopping, etc. Bicycles on board.
Extras: Golf, Horse riding, Tennis Massage and Beauty Treatment , Hot-Air Ballooning, Live Music Band, Fire Works display.