Burgundy Canal, Eleventh Century village of Chteauneuf-en-Auxois

Burgundy Valley France,
When To Go To The Burgundy  Canal

Villages along the route offer hotels and B&Bs
Eleventh Century village of Châteauneuf-en-Auxois
In the 11th Century hilltop village of Châteauneuf-en-Auxois, spring flowers liven the paths to the village market  and restaurants that offer the biker up from the canal a rest and refreshment. Many small  farming towns line the route along the Burgundy Canal where the boats stop for the evening.
Hiking Trails along the Burgundy Canal use the service roads where mules once pulled the barges
April, to October is canal cruise season in the Burgundy Valley France. The best time to go is based on weather and the availability of cruise barges. High season is mid May to mid July and early September to mid October, good months also for biking.
How to Reach Burgundy Valley and the Canal Barge Tours
Several barge cruises start their trip through the Burgundy Valley in the City of Dijon and surrounding area.  The barges usually make a one-week trip on the Burgundy Canal
The
TGV high speed Train and a high speed toll highway reach Dijon from Paris.
When To Visit the Burgundy Valley:   
  • Cruise Season
April, to October  is canal cruise season and a good time to go to the Burgundy Valley for  Dijon visits, biking and hiking along the canal, and the cruise vacation or wine cruise.  
  • Weather
The weather in Burgundy is temperate March and April (50-75 F) Showers could come in any month but will be of short duration.  Weather is good in September October, great months to visit.
  • Low Season
From  April to mid May the barge tours will not be booked solid so prices are lowered.  Mid July and all of August can also offer lower prices because much of France goes on a six-week vacation.  The last two weeks of October can be low season and the end of the cruise season for some providers.
  • High season
Barge trips have their high season, mid May to Mid July and early September to mid October.   
Best Time To Go to The Burgundy Canal
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When To Go To the Burgundy Valley:   
  • Cruise Season
April, to October  is canal cruise season and good times to go to Burgundy for Barge Tours, Dijon visits, biking and hiking along the canal, and the culinary cruise vacation.  
  • Weather
The weather in Burgundy is temperate March and April (50-75 F) Showers could come in any month but will be of short duration.  Weather is good in September October, great months to visit.
  • Low Season
From  April to mid May the barge tours will not be booked solid so prices are lowered.  Mid July and all of August can also offer lower prices because much of France goes on a six-week vacation.  The last two weeks of October can be low season and the end of the cruise season for some providers.
  • High season
Barge trips have their high season, mid May to Mid July and early September to mid October.   
  • Airport Rentals
selection, price, and ease of booking on the web.   Shop online well ahead of your trip and choose air, hotel or auto in France.  Rentals available at TGV Stations
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The Burgundy Canal is great for hiking and biking
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