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Barging in Burgundy

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Last summer, friends and I took a trip that was on our bucket list for a while - barging down the Burgundy Canal. We booked the beautiful La Prosperite barge, and planned our cruise to start in Vandenesse-an-Anxious, along the Burgundy Canal, and...
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Cruising the famous Canal du Bourgogne is one of the most relaxing ways to see some of the quaintest and charming small town in France and the famous wineries that dot the landscape.
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One of the special sites along the Canal du Bourgogne are the lock houses located every mile or so. Going from Vandenesse-en-Auxious to Dijon, we encountered over 40 of these beautifully restored homes.
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There are miles and miles of paths along the picturesque Burgundy Canal. And one of the best ways to see them is via bikes. Since the paths are basically flat, biking is easy, allowing you to take in all the beautiful surroundings.
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Being in France, you expect amazing food. But as someone who has a specific diet, I was not sure what the chef could create for me on a barge. To me wonderful surprise, Herve, the Prosperite's chef would have me eating some of the best cuisine...
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I discovered the Philippe Leclere Caveau (wine cave and tasting cellar) while I was cruising down the Canal du Bourgogne. Leclere's caves are quite old and his Gevrey-Chambertin wines delicious!
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Philippe Leclere's wine list is quite impressive. Not only can buy some hard to find vintages, but you can also taste them. These are some of the best wines from this region of Burgundy. Our favorite was the Gevrey Chambertin 2007 First Cru Les...
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The wine caves at Philippe Leclere in Gevrey-Chambertin was quite impressive. Thousands and thousands of bottles of Burgundy wine sit and age. Some bottles, over 100 years old, have this soft mold covering the bottles. I had never seen that in a...
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Beaune is full of antique stores that you can spend hours in. I found these antique apothecary containers at Antiquites Dussort - quite old and quite unique. The one I bought looks great on the fireplace mantle.
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D33, 21360 La Bussière-sur-Ouche, France
Abbaye de la Bussiere is a gorgeous Relais & Chateaux hotel in Burgundy and is a must visit when in the area. It's been beautifully restored and guests can stay a few nights, or just come for the gastronomy. The ground are lovely and worth a...