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Cruises

Le ville de Pont-de-Vaux

Croisères sur la Saône et la Seille

2014 cruises: from 15 April to 15 October

2H30 CRUISE — 15 € / 12 €*

Departure from the Pont de Vaux’s river port (schedule and timetables available at the Tourist Office). Cruise on the Pont de Vaux channel and the Saône River up to the Pont d’Uchizy roundtrip. Crossing of the Pont de Vaux lock.

“MACONNAISE” CRUISE (lunch included) — 73 € / 59 €*

10.30 am: departure from the Pont de Vaux’s river port. 5 hours cruise on the Pont de Vaux Channel and the Saône River until Saint-Laurent’s Bridge in Mâcon and return trip at around 3.30 pm. Crossing of the Pont de Vaux lock. Lunch on board (see menu below). Then departure with our coach to a visit and a wine tasting at the Viré cellar (4.00 to 5.30 pm). Return to Pont de Vaux at around 6.00 pm.

“CHINTREUIL” CRUISE (lunch included) — 63 € / 48€*

10.00 am: departure from the Pont de Vaux’s river port. 5 hours cruise on the Pont de Vaux Channel, the Saône and the Seille Rivers and return trip at around 3.00 pm. Crossing of the Pont de Vaux and La Truchère locks. Lunch on board (see menu below). Visit of the Chintreuil Museum from 3.15 to 4.45 pm (547 yards walk).

“BATEAU NATURE” CRUISE (lunch included) — 66 € / 52 €*

10.00 am: departure from the Pont de Vaux’s river port. Cruise on the Pont de Vaux Channel, the Saône and the Seille Rivers and return trip. Crossing of the Pont de Vaux and La Truchère locks. Lunch on board (see menu below). Guided tour of “Les Charmes” area from 2.00 to 3.00 pm. Return to Pont de Vaux at around 5.00 pm.

“AUTHENTIQUE” CRUISE (lunch included) — 73 € / 59 €*

10.00 am: departure from the Pont de Vaux’s river port. 5 hours cruise on the Pont de Vaux channel, the Saône and the Seille Rivers till Pont Seille and return trip at around 3.00 pm. Crossing of the Pont de Vaux and La Truchère locks. Lunch on board (see menu below). Then departure with our coach for a guided tour of the Forêt Farm in St-Trivier-de-Courtes from 3.30 to 4.30 pm. Return to Pont de Vaux at around 5.00 pm.

“PONT DE VAUX / TOURNUS” CRUISE (lunch included) — 68 € / 54 €*

10.30 am: departure from the Pont de Vaux’s river port. Cruise on the Pont de Vaux channel and the Saône River via Gigny-sur-Saône till Tournus. Crossing of the Pont de Vaux and the Ormes locks. Lunch on board (see menu below). Guided tour of Tournus Abbey from 2.30 to 4.00 pm (547 yards walk). Return to Pont de Vaux around 6.00 pm.

“PONT DE VAUX / BELLEVILLE” CRUISE (lunch included) — 76 € / 62 €*

10.30 am: departure from the Pont de Vaux’s river port. Cruise on the de Pont de Vaux channel and the Saône River till Belleville. Crossing of the Pont de Vaux and the Dracé locks. Lunch on board (see menu below). Visit and wine tasting at the Hamlet of Beaujolais in Romanèche-Thorins from 3.45 to 5h45. Return to Pont de Vaux with our coach around 3.00 pm.

“PONT DE VAUX / TREVOUX” CRUISE (lunch included) —  74 € / 60 €*

10.30 am: departure from the Pont de Vaux’s river port. Cruise on the de Pont de Vaux channel and the Saône River till Trévoux. Crossing of the Pont de Vaux and the Dracé locks. Lunch on board (see menu below). Visit of the “Dombes”’s parliament in Trévoux or of the diamond sector (437 yards walk) from 4.30 to 5.30 pm. Return to Pont de Vaux with our coach around 6.30 pm.

“PONT DE VAUX / LOUHANS” CRUISE (lunch included) — 74 € / 60 €*

10.00 am: departure from the Pont de Vaux’s river port. Cruise on the Pont de Vaux Channel, the Saône and the Seille Rivers till Louhans. Crossing of the Pont de Vaux, La Truchère, Cuisery, Loisy and Branges locks. Lunch on board (see menu below). Walking tour of the town of Louhans (1094 yards) from 4.15 to 6.00 pm. Return to Pont de Vaux with our coach around 7.00 pm.

MENU

Meal prepared by the “Maison G. Bouton”, caterer in Pont de Vaux

Kir
★★★
Terrine de campagne aux noisettes
★★★
Mousseline de brochet et crémée d’échalotes
★★★
Gigolette de poulet à la crème et aux écrevisses
★★★
Gratin Dauphinois
★★★
Fromage Blanc
★★★
Moelleux pontévallois sauce vanille
★★★
Café
★★★
Mâcon blanc AOC & Mâcon rouge AOC

GROUPS’ RATES: a free cruise every 20 paying persons.

* PRICES FOR CHILDREN under 12 with children's menu (with no fish and nor cheese, but with a soft drink).

Association Tourisme Fluvial et Handicap

ATFH

From Mâcon’s Marina and the Saône River, A.T.F.H. has partnered with Mâcon’s tourism office to offer to everyone (tourists, pushchairs, wheelchairs, pets) from April 1st to October 31st 2011 :

Base nautique la Truchère

La Truchère

From May 1st to September 30th

The nautical base at La Truchère offers you the possibility of :

River boat cruises

Reservation only, departure 3pm and 5pm (maximum 45 persons), contact us regarding possibility of other possible departure times
Cruise duration : 1 hour 30 minutes.

Departure from La Truchère, heading towards the River Saône via the lock gate. Guided tour of the dam, mechanically controlled since 2009. Return via the lock gate, followed by navigation of the River Seille to Pont-Seille before returning to the nautical base. Wheelchair access.

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