Savor the Flavor of Burgundy with Wine, Gourmet Food and Hot Air Balloon Rides BOZEMAN, Mont.
âAdventureWomen, Inc. , the oldest worldwide adventure travel company for active women over 30 is announcing an exciting 7 day/6 night barge trip through France on the Canal de Bourgogne, the most beloved canal in all of France. On this women-only journey, guests have an opportunity to capture the true essence of local Burgundy culture, cuisine, lifestyle, and wine---all from the deck of a charming river boat. Passengers travel from bustling cities to quaint hamlets and the lovely French countryside aboard the barge at a peaceful at 2-4 miles per hour, offering a truly relaxed sightseeing pace. A barge towpath runs alongside the canal, giving travelers the option to walk or bicycle between the river's locks or stay on board and enjoy the scenery. The barge makes stops along the way, giving guests the opportunity to hop on and off to cycle through the nearby villages or explore the towns by foot. Each day the barge tour begins with a guided shore excursion via an air-conditioned bus. Motor and walking excursions include some of France's most famous cities and towns in the region like Dijon, Longecourt, Seurre and Beaune. On these daily excursions, travelers get an authentic look at the colorful local culture, world-renowned art, and historical sites that make this region of France so famous. Women can also take a magnificent hot air balloon ride over the Burgundy vineyards and French countryside. Passengers dine on authentic French cuisine and gourmet 4-course meals prepared by French chefs trained in some of the finest culinary schools in France. The chefs are true artists, preparing delicious meals daily using fresh local ingredients. Guests will also taste more than 20 different local French wines that are carefully hand-selected to accompany lunch and dinner. The elegant barge accommodates twenty-two women in twin cabins, all with full bathrooms and private showers. Tastefully decorated, the barge features a bi-level sundeck including flowers, chairs, and colorful parasols, a cozy saloon and bar, and a separate dining room. An experienced bilingual French-English speaking crew are also aboard and provide highly personalized service. Guests also have the option of extending their trip before or after the barge tour to include a visit to Paris. Cost: $3,995 from Dijon, France ($800 deposit). Dates: September 13 - 20, 2013. For more information, contact Nancy Harrison at email@example.com or call 1-970-568-7423. ### About AdventureWomen Celebrating 31 years in 2013, AdventureWomen, Inc. has been a pioneer in women's vacations and adventure travel since 1982. The oldest adventure travel company for active women over 30, AdventureWomen, Inc offers adventure vacations for women traveling solo, or with sisters, mothers, daughters, partners, and friends. AdventureWomen offers small, congenial, non-smoking groups for all ability levels. For more information visit www.adventurewomen.com