Burgundy is the land of wine... and water! The thousands of km of rivers and canals, once used for trading purposes, make this a popular holiday destination today! There are so many wonderful heritage sites to explore in the towns and villages along the water's edge! There are many ways to enjoy your holiday on the waters here: a boat trip, barge-hotel or a houseboat, the choice is yours!
Rivers and canals of Burgundy
Burgundy Canal, Saône, Yonne, Val de Loire … there are 1,300 km of canals and rivers in Burgundy. Choose the waterway you'd like to explore and then just sit back and enjoy your holiday on the waters.
Why river tourism?
A trip down the canals and rivers of Burgundy is the ultimate taste of freedom and tranquility, where you can be your own captain, on a relaxing and comfortable adventure!
Drift along the waters for a few hours or several days
Do you fancy a trip on the waters? For a few hours, choose a boat trip. For the ultimate luxury over several days, opt for a barge-hotel! Avid sailors can hire a houseboat without a licence. A unique and trendy experience.All the cruises
Towns and heritage sites on the water's edge
Joigny, Sens, Chalon-sur-Saône… In these towns on the water's edge, there's a very pleasant easy-going atmosphere!Find out more
Cycling along the water's edge
Why not try out a leisurely bike ride alongside a canal or river? There are safe and marked paths available here, what more could you ask for?