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Belmond Lilas


Belmond Lilas


Belmond Lilas sitting room


Looking out towards the deck aboard Belmond Lilas


Twilight view


Dining deck and pool beyond


Heated plunge pool


Luxury cabin with ensuite bathroom


Ensuite bath tub and separate shower


Luxury bathroom


Luxury cabin 2


Luxury ensuite shower room


Luxury cabin 3


Luxury cabin 4


Travel past numerous interesting sights, and stop whenever you wish

Belmond Lilas, Luxury River Cruises, Burgundy 

Luxury barge with 4 ensuite cabins and a heated plunge pool operating in Burgundy from April to October 

All 6 night itineraries and inclusions are tailored to each client as Lilas is only available for private charter. 
Prices available on request.

One of the most luxurious and relaxing ways to explore the rivers and canals of France, aboard a beautifully appointed barge cruising at a stately pace through picturesque Burgundy. Each sensational adventure explores the region’s finest vineyards and legendary chateaux. Lilas is just one of Belmond’s luxury barges, known as ‘péniche-hôtels’, and operates from April to October on a choice of routes in Burgundy. Lilas is only available for private charter. 


The 4 cabins aboard the Belmond Lilas are all ensuite with river views.  

All cabins feature king sized beds (can be configured as twins), bedside tables, dressing/desk table with chair, wardrobe and armchairs. The ensuite bathrooms have twin washbasins and WC. One bathroom has a bath tub, plus separate shower, and three have walk-in showers.

All cabins have a safe and hairdryer, sockets suitable for two-pin 220 volt plugs, and individually controlled air-conditioning / heating units so you can adjust the temperature to your liking.

Barge Configuration

Lilas is 100ft (30.48m) long and 15.58ft (4.74m) wide. It has two decks, 4 cabins (sleeping up to 8 guests) and 6 crew.

The upper deck features a spacious, airy sitting room with panoramic windows and a partially glazed roof. To make the most of your chef's talents, Lilas has an elegant dining room, plus an alfresco dining deck, with a heated plunge pool beyond.

River Routes

Belmond Lilas operates in Burgundy, with 6 night itineraries from St. Leger sur Dheune to Pontallier and from Pontallier to St. Leger sur Dheune. 

Guests will enjoy a completely tailor-made itinerary.

The Experience

One of the most scenic river cruises Europe has to offer, time aboard Belmond Lilas blends tranquil relaxation with cultural and culinary discovery. Marvel at the wall encased vineyards of Clos de Vougeot and the medieval charm of Rully’s 12th century fortress. Venture to Beaune to visit the iconic Hotel Dieu, or stay on board to indulge in sublime French delicacies served with a view to remember. On board and off, every moment is designed to inspire. Your experience includes the services of a private guide.

Facilities & Services

Guests aboard any of the Belmond fleet will enjoy exceptional service, spacious accommodation, fine dining, superb wine, visit vineyards, chateaux, monasteries and pretty villages - and a completely tailor-made itinerary if booking a barge for private hire.

Weather & Seasons

As Lilas is only operational from April to October each year, private charters of this luxury barge can choose from spring, summer and autumn for their preferred time to explore.

Getting Here

To be advised depending on your preferred route.

Video of Belmond Lilas
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