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THE HEART OF WINE

A Barge Journey on the French Canals

June 12-18, 2024

Treat yourself to a unique experience of exploring and learning about the Heart of Wine, as you glide through magnificent canals and explore magical towns in the Oise Valley of France. Taste and learn about the unique flavors and bouquets of French wines with a master sommelier and relish in the marvels of the French countryside as seen from the mystical waterways. On this journey we will also address personal growth opportunities by offering Yoga sessions each day and will have sessions on embracing your full potential.

A cruise aboard a canal barge promises a peaceful break where you take the time to discover “la douce France” in a different way. The MS Raymonde is a beautiful Premium canal barge that offers you an original and authentic experience.

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COST and CABINS

The cost for this Barge Canal Cruise and Wine Journey is $3,895 U.S. per person, double occupancy.  Single occupancy is double this amount. Your accommodations are on the MS Raymonde. It is a beautiful Premium canal barge, measuring 38,50 meters long and 5,07 meters wide. It can accommodate 22 passengers, in 11 cabins spread over two decks. 

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HOSTS

Kay LatchmanSingh, Franco Marini and a Master  Sommelier will provide you with an amazing wine experience against the backdrop of a magnificent country steeped in the heritage of fine wines and marvelous French countryside environments. Franco and Kay are both certified Yoga instructors and will present sessions on how to add joy and balance in your life.

Join us for an exquisite journey that provides a unique experience and an opportunity for personal enhancement.

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SCHEDULE

The schedule for this amazing week includes:

  • Presentations on the history and benefits of wine
  • Learn about soils, climate and the processing of grapes as well as aging and bottling processes
  • Lots of wine tastings 
  • Exquisite meals and pairings
  • Excursions to enchanting places
  • Yoga and personal wellness sessions
  • Personal time, and more…

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