Coquelicot, A Belmond boat, Champagne, units a brand new customary of sophistication in sluggish journey in France, inviting visitors on a extremely personalised journey on the waterways of Champagne. An art-focused tour of Champagne…a discovery of celebrated castles and their historical past…epicurean visits of Europe’s most celebrated and most secret wine producers… Visitors are free to design their private journey as they revel within the area’s treasures at their very own tempo in a really distinctive setting.
Designed by the duo Humbert & Poyet – awarded the French Design 100 label – Coquelicot will boast a formidable outside deck, three double cabins with marble ensuite loos, and an indoor lounge with champagne bar for eating and stress-free. The jewel of the vessel is a high deck with two lounges, an open kitchen and a shaded eating space, all excellent areas for visitors to unwind and recharge because the boat meanders alongside the area’s calm waterways.
The expertise of this beautiful setting is additional elevated by a partnership with Maison Ruinart, providing an immersion into the world’s oldest champagne home. Visitors can have unique entry to Ruinart’s Taissy winery, first referenced within the Maison’s archives in 1733. They may also have a possibility to study Ruinart’s pioneering viti-forestry venture in partnership with Reforest’Motion, and admire the distinctive creation by artist Nils Udo entitled Habitats.
The multitude of outstanding actions for Coquelicot visitors embody an immersive lunch ready by Ruinart Chef in Residence Valérie Radou and the Coquelicot Head Chef on the luxurious barge. The five-course eating expertise options seasonal dishes impressed by regional delicacies and paired with prestigious cuvées resembling Dom Ruinart Blanc de Blancs and Dom Ruinart Rosé.
Set to debut in Might 2023, Coquelicot, A Belmond Boat, Champagne, joins Belmond’s unrivalled assortment of boats in France, which supply distinctive experiences on the Canal du Midi, in Camargue and in Burgundy.
To e book or for additional info, please go to Belmond.com or name +44 (0)20 7921 4000.