Day 8 – Tournus to Macon

Day 8 – Tournus to Macon

Alternatively, you may choose to explore the enchanting Château de Cormatin, a splendid moated castle whose origins trace back to the early 17th century. Step into a world of opulence as you wander through its ornate apartments, appreciating the intricate craftsmanship and the tales of the past they silently whisper. Delight in the meticulously manicured gardens that surround the château, offering a serene retreat where nature’s beauty flourishes.

For those seeking a taste of medieval charm, venture towards the captivating village of Brancion. Enter through its preserved gateway, and be transported to a time of knights and fair maidens. Explore the quaint church and the bustling market hall, relishing in the historical ambiance that permeates every corner of this charming hamlet.

After your chosen exploration, return to the comfort of your ship and treat yourself to a leisurely scenic cruise to Mâcon. Allow the gentle rhythm of the river to soothe your senses as you witness the captivating landscapes unfurl before your eyes, a picturesque backdrop that only enhances your journey.

Alternatively, for the more adventurous spirits, join a guided bike tour from Tournus to Mâcon, pedaling your way through the idyllic countryside. Feel the refreshing breeze on your face as you traverse the winding paths, immersing yourself in the natural splendor that surrounds you.

Alternatively, indulge in the world-renowned wines of the region with a captivating wine tasting experience. Savor the flavors and aromas of the local vintages, guided by expert sommeliers who will unravel the stories woven into each glass. Afterward, reconvene with your ship in Mâcon, your taste buds satisfied and memories enriched.

The choices are yours to make, each offering a unique and fulfilling experience. Allow the day to unfold in the manner that resonates with your desires, and embark on a journey that will leave an indelible mark on your heart.

Accommodations:  AmaCello (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)