Travel To The Burgundy Canal
Travel To The Burgundy Canal,Dijon, Burgundy Valley
Canal Barge Rentals: Hire a crew or rent a bare boat and cruise the canal.
Burgundy Canal
  • TGV Train
From Paris by TGV train, leave from (CDG) Charles De Gaulle Airport on the train bound for Dijon, the starting point for barge cruises on the Burgundy Canal.

  • Station, Gare Lyon Paris
TGV train service from  CDG  to Dijon is limited and the schedule is changing.  An option is to go to Paris and leave from the Gare Lyon (Station) for the two hour TGV train trip to Dijon. (TGV, Train a Grande Vitesse,  High Speed Train,  180 miles per hour)

  • High Speed Road
By Auto, Rental Car    Take the high-speed A-6 toll road  south towards Lyon and then connect to the A-38 towards Dijon and Pouilly en-Auxois. for the 190 mile trip  (314KM)  3-5 hours.
  • Dijon
Dijon is a larger city in the Burgundy Valley where the Burgundy canal passes through and provides north to south barge access through East Central  France and connects the Atlantic Ocean, northwest of Paris, with the Mediterranean Sea at the Rhone River Delta
  • Burgundy Canal
Barge tours leave from the port of Dijon,  go north and then return
Burgundy Valley Barge Tours on the Burgundy Canal are week-long culinary, wine, sightseeing , or bare boat trips
Canal Culinary Tours and Bare Boat Tours leave from Dijon
In the hilltop village of Chateauneuf -en-Auxious, above the Burgundy Canal north of Dijon, small B&Bs and village markets offer the hiker or biker a rest and refreshment.
Many small  farming towns line the veloroute beside the Burgundy Canal
Barge Cruises out of the city of Dijon make one week culinary and wine trips on the Burgundy Canal
TGV high- speed Train and a high speed toll highway reach Dijon from Paris.
Burgundy Canal Culinary Cruises include a chef, wine expert, open bar, van support, cooking demonstrations, and visits to renown restaurants.
Travel To The Burgundy Valley France, Dijon, Burgundy Canal
The Burgundy Valley France and the Burgundy Canal is Centered by the City of Dijon. The Burgundy Canal boat tours can start in Dijon, reached from Paris by TGV train or high speed highway. Burgundy Canal offers Barge tours through Central France.
Burgundy Canal provides north to south barge access through Eastern France and connects the Atlantic Ocean northwest of Paris with the Mediterranean Sea at the Camargue  on the Rhone River Delta, The canal system connects  through the Rivers Seine and Yonne to the north, and the rivers Rhone and Saone to the south.
  • When To Go To the Burgundy Valley   
  • Dijon visits, biking and hiking along the canal, and the culinary cruise vacation.  
The weather in Burgundy is temperate March and April (50-75 F) and the barge tours will not be booked solid so prices are lowered.  Mid July and all of August can also offer lower prices because much of France goes on a six-week vacation.  
  • Barge Tour High Season
Barge trips have their high season, mid May to Mid July and early September to mid October.  The last two weeks of October can be low season and the end of the cruise season for some providers.  
  • Weather
Weather is good in September October, great months to visit.
Showers could come in any month but will be of short duration.  
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Cruise barges on the Burgundy Canal, Eastern France near Dijon
Burgundy Valley,
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