Slowing Down to the Speed of a Barge: Absorb Burgundy's Charm with Odysseys Unlimited - 12 Days from $US 5,497 Air-inclusive, Starting April 2020

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As the world speeds up, Odysseys Unlimited is offering a way to slow it down with the announcement of its 2020 small group experience, the mouth-watering, joy-inducing Burgundy Barging.

Privately-chartered MS Jeanine

Six-time honoree of Travel + Leisure’s World’s Best Tour Operators award, Odysseys Unlimited is the leader in high quality, affordable small group travel.

As the world speeds up, Odysseys Unlimited is offering a way to slow it down with the announcement of its 2020 small group experience, the mouth-watering, joy-inducing Burgundy Barging.

Starting in Lyon and finishing in Paris, the 12-day small group itinerary includes a six-night journey plying the waters of the ancient Rhone-Rhine and Burgundy canals, once reserved only for royalty. Guests visit medieval, untouristed villages and historic towns including Beaune, Dole, Petit-Ouges and the Burgundy wine region’s capital, Dijon.

Gliding from one pastoral village to another at the leisurely pace of about four miles per hour, guests aboard the privately-chartered 20-passenger MS Jeanine have the option to lounge on deck while sipping French wine (unlimited wine included) or walk or cycle the towpaths that run alongside the canals.

The small group tour also includes the quintessential Burgundy experience, a wine tasting tour along the famed Route des Grand Crus. Bookending this leisurely sojourn: sightseeing and free time in both Lyon and Paris.

Priced from $5,497 total price ($4,995 air, land, and barge cruise inclusive, plus $502 airline taxes and fees), Odysseys Unlimited’s Burgundy Barging, limited to 12 to 20 guests, launches April 20, 2020, with 17 departures through September 2020. A two-night “Paris on Your Own” extension is available for $435, including two nights in a Superior First Class hotel with breakfast, and airport transfer.

Six-time honoree of Travel + Leisure’s World’s Best Tour Operators award, Odysseys Unlimited is the leader in high quality, affordable small group travel. The company offers fully refundable deposits up to 155 days before departure on Burgundy Barging (95 days on its other tours), and savings of $100 to $300 per trip for repeat guests.

Visit http://www.Odysseys-Unlimited.com for more details, including a day-by-day itinerary for Burgundy Barging and to learn about Odysseys Unlimited’s 2019/2020 collection of 60 small group tours, or call 1-888-370-6765 ext. 700 to request a free catalog.

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