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Barge Cruising in Burgundy

Barge cruising in Burgundy is a unique and unforgettable way to experience the beauty of this region of France. With its picturesque canals and waterways, Burgundy is the perfect destination for a relaxing and luxurious barge cruise.

What is barge cruising? 

Barge cruising is a form of slow travel that involves navigating narrow canals and waterways on a traditional barge. These barges are typically converted from old freight barges and have been outfitted with comfortable cabins and amenities for passengers. Barge cruises are typically all-inclusive, with meals, drinks, and excursions included in the price.

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The Art of Slow Travel: Embracing the Relaxed Pace of a Burgundy Canal Cruise

In a world that seems to move faster and faster every day, it can be challenging to step back and appreciate the beauty of a slower pace of life. However, embracing the art of slow travel can provide an entirely new and exciting way to experience the world.

One of the best ways to embrace a relaxed pace in your travels is to take a Burgundy canal cruise. Here at Grand Victoria Cruises, our private charter trips allow you to leisurely explore the region's history, culture, and food while cruising down a picturesque canal.

Ready to join us? Here are three tips to fully embrace the relaxed pace of a Burgundy canal cruise.

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9 Reasons to Book a Luxury French Barge Cruise This Summer

Looking for something different from your summer vacation this year? The beautiful vineyards and quaint backstreets of the French countryside may be just what you need.

And if you want to experience France away from the beaten tourist trail, a luxury barge cruise down Burgundy’s world-renowned waterways makes for a truly unforgettable experience. You can relax and enjoy the breathtaking scenery from the comfort of your own private charter, perhaps with a glass of one of the region’s celebrated wines in your hand.

We may be biased, but our decades of experience in luxury travel have shown us just how special a French canal cruise can be. In this post, we’re sharing nine of our favorite reasons to take a luxury barge cruise in France this summer.

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3 Causes of the Burgundy Wine Shortage

Burgundy, located in the eastern region of France, is known for its iconic wines that are renowned for their quality and complexity. However, in recent years, there have been concerns about the shortages of Burgundy wine. Several key factors have contributed to this situation, including climate change, disease, and changing consumer preferences.

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