Cruise along Burgundy Canal
Similar to our other 12-passenger hotel barge in Burgundy, La Belle Epoque, L’Impressionniste offers a delightful onboard atmosphere that blends traditional and contemporary French influences.
L’Impressionniste glides gently through the picturesque Ouche Valley in Southern Burgundy through locks with their charming lock houses. You will see medieval villages perched on hilltops and have the opportunity to discover a region famed for its history and viticulture, with visits to such places as Beaune, the regions ‘wine capital’, and the elegant city of Dijon.
Light and Airy interior
two junior suites or four staterooms
Food & Wine on board
Your onboard chef prepares all meals fresh, with most being served as a set-menu (no choice available). However, with at least 8 weeks’ notice prior to departure, vegetarian, pescatarian, vegan, and non-allergenic dishes can be served to accommodate your dietary preferences.
Start your day with a wholesome and balanced variety of breakfast foods, along with freshly baked bread and pastries, freshly-squeezed orange juice, and hot beverages. Lunch features regional specialties and a selection of quality wines, while dinner offers a candlelit four-course gourmet experience. On the last night, the Captain’s farewell dinner is held, and guests may choose to dress slightly formal.
Enjoy E-W creative cooking and regional specialties such as Filet d’Agneau au Basilic, Magret de Canard au Ratafia de Bourgogne, Poulet à L’Estragon, and Filet de Boeuf Charolais avec Sauce Epoisses cheese. Pair your meals with wines from our wine cellar, which includes Domaine Laroche, Chablis Premier Cru; Domaine Bruno Clair, Marsannay; Domaine Bouchard Père & Fils, Meursault ‘Les Clous’; Domaine Comte Georges de Vôgué, Musigny; Château de la Saule, Montagny Premier Cru; and Domaine Jadot, Ladoix ‘Les Clous d’Orge’.
Finally, indulge in our Cheese Board, which includes Aisy Cendré, Bouton de Culotte, Epoisses, Ami du Chambertin, and Le Petit Vougeot.