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6 nights/7 days itinerary in France

Belmond Bliss through the Champagne Region

From £6,362
for 2 adults

  • Celebrate

    Celebrate

  • Cruises, Trains and Planes

    Cruises, Trains and Planes

  • Discovery

    Discovery

  • Romance and Honeymoons

    Romance and Honeymoons

The Champagne region of France is both world renowned as home to the world’s most decadent wine but also one of the most romantic destinations for the landscapes and provincial French towns. Aboard the Belmond Hirondelle, the Belmond family have crafted another exceptional experience that takes guests through France aboard one of their luxury barges. The six day itinerary is designed to showcase, not only the most beautiful French landscapes, but also the very best in French gastronomy and wines. Your expert guide will take you to world renowned champagne houses, tour each town along the way and host a variety of activities that is aimed to bring French culture to life. With history, culture, food and, most importantly, wine at the heart of each day, guests have an unrivalled voyage that they will treasure long after disembarkation.

  • Savour Table d'hôte dining each night that is prepared by an exceptional chef
  • Hop on the onboard bicycles and explore each destination at leisure along the way
  • Watch the world glide by as you enjoy breakfast on the barge deck, seeing the most beautiful rural French scenery
  • Visit Belleau Wood and learn about the heroism of the American soldiers who halted the progression of the German army in the First World War
  • Amongst the vineyards of the Champagne region, pay a visit to Dom Pérignon’s tomb
  • Learn about the champagne-making process at the house of Champagne J de Telmon
  • Spend time at the elegant champagne houses in Epernay, including the 277-year-old house of Moet & Chandon
  • Taste the best champagnes of the region on your person tasting experience with your expert guide
  • Take a city tour of Reims and marvel at the Musée des Beaux-Arts and the gothic architecture of the cathedral
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Belmond Hirondelle

Double/Twin Cabin | Fully Inclusive | 6 Nights

Belmond is renowned for crafting exceptional experiences across their hotels, trains and on this occasion, barges. Aboard the Belmond Hirondelle, the largest barge in the fleet, the polished teak deck and under the sheltered canopy, this is an experience that encourages guests to slow down, unwind and watch the world go by as your drift through the landscape. Gourmet dining from exceptional chefs that create dishes that reflect the experience of cruising through the Champagne region are bound to surprise and delight every guest. Oak panelled cabins offer a welcome retreat to those who have spent the day exploring and the neutral décor matches the opulent antique furniture throughout so guests truly feel they are aboard a distinctly French cruising experience.  

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