Cruises aboard the barge Grand Victoria appeal to the modern adventurer looking to immerse in Southern Burgundy’s many charms, with a focus on lifestyle, culture, and cuisine.
Owner-operators Edward Anderson and Cindy Unvericht represent a new generation in barging, bringing international experience and a fresh approach to the French canals. Personalized itineraries include unique activities and local discoveries; guests can sample world-famous wines in the region’s vineyards and go ashore on a starlit tour of “Dijon by Night”. Back on board the Grand Victoria boasts a state-of-the-art physical plant offering three spacious and comfortable cabins. Guests can unwind in the vessel’s newly refurbished salon while listening to music from the boat’s vintage vinyl collection, a glass of wine in hand courtesy of the onboard wine cellar. “Foodies” are invited to join their private Chef in the open kitchen while he crafts seasonally-inspired meals with market-fresh ingredients. Evening cocktails are presented from the boat’s exclusive beverage menu while the deck seating – and hot tub! – invite further socializing and relaxing. An attentive crew attends to every need, including daily laundry service thanks to the onboard washer and dryer. King and twin bedded cabins. The services of the Grand Victoria include chauffeured transfers to and from Paris. Enjoy this exclusive cocktail recipe from the Grand Victoria. Cheers!
Last visited in 2017