Burgundy Walking Tour

This hiking tour combines the most important and treasured assets of Burgundy : wine, cuisine, and heritage. It is also the perfect Burgundy wine tour to discover the most famous and delicious wines of the region.

The tour starts in Dijon and finishes in Beaune. Follow the Burgundy Wine Route or "Route du Vin" famous since the Gallo-Roman era, the trail runs through the heart of the Gevrey-Chambertin and Nuits Saint Georges vineyards, through the wine village of Savigny les Beaune and many more renowned vineyards.

Price from : 790 €
Region : Burgundy
Duration : 6 Days / 5 Nights
Level : Active
Trip : Self-guided
Activity : Hiking
Dates : Starts any day

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Day 1 :  

Arrive in Dijon

Arrival in Dijon. This city has easy access by train from Paris. You can explore the old city, the beautiful Palace of the Burgundy Dukes, which houses the Art Museum. You can also see the Saint Benigne Cathedral. Your hotel is conveniently located in the center of the city.

Orientation on site in the evening at the hotel.

Day 2 :  

Gevrey Chambertin

Distance 1 : 12 Miles - 19 Km 
Elevation gain 1 : 456 Meters 

Explore Dijon in the early morning and then transfer by taxi at 9:30am to start hiking to Gevrey Chambertin.

You will enter the Cotes de Nuits vineyards. The village is the only one in the region producing rosé wine! Pass the oldest church of the region before arriving at Gevrey-Chambertin. In the village, there is an interesting 10th century castle with an old vaulted wine cellar.

Day 3 :  

Hiking to Nuits St Georges

Distance 1 : 8 Miles - 12.5 Km 
Elevation gain 1 : 192 Meters 

Pick the GR7 trail and hike to Nuits Saint Georges, with its picturesque streets around the belfry.

You will walk through the Route des Grands Crus and discover several wine villages of the Cotes de Nuits vineyards, such as Chambolle-Musigny, Vougeot or Vosne Romanee. Vosne Romanee, together with Chambolle-Musigny and Gevrey Chambertin, produces the region's best red wines. Overnight in Nuits Saint Georges.

Day 4 :  

Hautes Cotes de Nuits Wine Tour

Distance 1 : 9 Miles - 14 Km 
Elevation gain 1 : 355 Meters 

A loop hike towards the Hautes Côtes de Nuits vineyards. You will pass the villages of Chaux and Villars Fontaine. Return to Nuits Saint Georges.

Day 5 :  

Hike to Beaune

Distance 1 : 12 Miles - 20 Km 
Elevation gain 1 : 413 Meters 

A taxi will transfer you at 9:30am to Arcenant, from here you will catch the GR76 to Beaune, famous for its Hospices. Today's itinerary will take you to the famous wine villages of Savigny les Beaune and Pernand Vergelesses.

Day 6 :  

Departure Day

Departure after breakfast. Additional nights can be arranged.

Average / Day :
Distance : 16.38 Km / 10.25 Miles - Elevation gain : 354.00 Meters

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Day : 1

Located in the heart of the history city center of Dijon, in Burgundy, the Hotel Philippe Le Bon and its two restaurants welcome you in a historic building. The history of the Hotel Philippe Le Bon, situated only a 2-minute walk from the Palace of the Dukes of Burgundy, is intimately linked with the history of Burgundy. Indeed, the establishment is composed of three magnificent private hotels which are listed. The most interesting part of the building is for sure the gothic courtyard perfectly kept where you will have the chance to have a glass of wine or eat. Besides, several rooms have a view on the gothic courtyard. Nowadays, this establishment has a shaded terrace, a listed gothic courtyard and several cellars where you will have the chance to appreciate the mix of modernity and charm.


Day : 2

This Logis hotel is located in Côtes de Nuits on the Route des Grands Crus in Gevrey Chambertin.It offers air conditioned rooms with free Wi-Fi and flat-screen TV.All of the rooms have private bathrooms and have a view of the village, vineyards or the castle.Guests are invited to relax in the lounge next to the fireplace.During the summer months, breakfast is served out on the terrace that overlooks the 12th-centurySaint Aignan church.


Day : 3, 4

Hostellerie Saint Vincent is conveniently located amidst Burgundy's famous vineyards. The hotel's location makes it easy to access the highlights of the region, yet provides a tranquil setting. On the grounds, there is the Alambic Restaurant, which provides its guests with a wine-cellar book and the 450 references for wines, of which 75 are from Nuits Saint Georges.


Day : 5

The 17th century Hotel des Remparts situated inside the historic town of Beaune was renovated by the owners Claude and Elyane Epailly, who wanted to preserve the charm of the ancient mansion, combined with modern comfort.


Day : 1

Located in the center of Dijon, La Cloche was built in 1884 and is listed as a heritage building. Enjoying the location near the Old Town and the Dukes' Palace, the hotel features a restaurant, a lounge bar, a business center, and a sauna. Golf courses are easy accessible in the surrounding area as well.


Day : 2

Les Deux Chevres provides informal luxury boutique hotel and rental accommodation in a converted winery in the village of Gevrey Chambertin. It occupies a beautiful location, surrounded on three sides by vineyards, in two historic buildings on the Rue de L’Eglise in the 'Old Quarter’ of the village. A collection of original art is available for guests enjoyment throughout the properties. The guest rooms at Les Deux Chèvres are individually decorated, some with exposed wooden beams. They each include a large private bathroom with bathrobes, slippers and a hairdryer.


Day : 3, 4

Hostellerie Saint Vincent is conveniently located amidst Burgundy's famous vineyards. The hotel's location makes it easy to access the highlights of the region, yet provides a tranquil setting. On the grounds, there is the Alambic Restaurant, which provides its guests with a wine-cellar book and the 450 references for wines, of which 75 are from Nuits Saint Georges.


Day : 5

Step across the threshold of Le Cep and enter a totally different world! A privileged welcome, an attentive front desk staff, a warm and cozy atmosphere, all the ingredients to ensure your stay in Beaune is a unique moment. We strive to establish a real relationship with our guests thanks to a friendly and welcoming hotel where you will be the center of attention. Affiliated to the Small Luxury hotels of the World, which include some of the best hotels in the world all representative of their regional identities, Le Cep owes its charm to the uniting of 2 private mansions and their historical 16th century courtyards. The 65 rooms, of which 29 suites, are decorated with antique furnishings, each carefully selected. The names of the rooms are inspired by local villages and Grand Cru wines: Chablis, Clos Vougeot, Romanée Conti, Charmes Chambertiné. Your voyage throughout Burgundy begins here!


Day : 1

In the authentic setting of the 15th century , the Hotel du Sauvage Dijon offers you a personalized welcome.Discover this amazing house in the heart of Dijon with comfortable rooms and great tranquility , dive into the history of this former coaching inn in the shade of the vine in the paved courtyard.


Day : 2

This Logis hotel is located in Côtes de Nuits on the Route des Grands Crus in Gevrey Chambertin.It offers air conditioned rooms with free Wi-Fi and flat-screen TV.All of the rooms have private bathrooms and have a view of the village, vineyards or the castle.Guests are invited to relax in the lounge next to the fireplace.During the summer months, breakfast is served out on the terrace that overlooks the 12th-centurySaint Aignan church.


Day : 3, 4

Hostellerie Saint Vincent is conveniently located amidst Burgundy's famous vineyards. The hotel's location makes it easy to access the highlights of the region, yet provides a tranquil setting. On the grounds, there is the Alambic Restaurant, which provides its guests with a wine-cellar book and the 450 references for wines, of which 75 are from Nuits Saint Georges.


Day : 5

The 17th century Hotel des Remparts situated inside the historic town of Beaune was renovated by the owners Claude and Elyane Epailly, who wanted to preserve the charm of the ancient mansion, combined with modern comfort.

Roadbooks


Our road books are complete packages of information that will help you to guide yourself through the itinerary that we have planned and laid out. We have invested significant time and incorporated the feedback of our customers over many years (since 1997!) to make our road books even better. Our road books include: color maps, highlighted routes, touristic information, orientation points to reach hotels, and easy to follow directions step by step (Cue-sheet). Please note that for custom itineraries you will not have cue sheets. Only maps and GPS routes.

GPS


GPS are included on all tours Since 2008. We change the units every 2 years and always invest in the best models. Simple to use, easy to read, yet sophisticated devices they are available on all of our tours. The routes described in your roadbook are stored as tracks in the GPS unit. You simply have to follow the line shown on the GPS, and enjoy. 1 GPS for every 1-3 people
Rates vary according to the availability of hotels and seasons.
Contact our sales team for more information and an exact rate based upon your travel dates.

Included

  • 5 nights of accommodation in superior hotels of charm with private shower and/or bath
  • Daily breakfast at each hotel
  • Orientation in person with our local guide
  • Detailed ROAD BOOK, including details maps, touristic information, step by step itinerary and cue sheets
  • 1 GPS for every 1-3 people
  • All luggage transfers
  • Comprehensive trip literature
  • Technical and emergency support available at all times

What's not included

  • Airfare to and from the trip
  • Lodging before and after the trip
  • Drinks
  • Some meals are not included in each destination, which gives you the opportunity to explore regional cuisine on your own. You will find all information needed with our team support in your roadbook.
  • Option for an in-person orientation with a supplement.

Price from & per person Double occupancy Single supplement
(traveling with a group)
Solo traveler
(traveling alone)
Basic 790 € 210 € 1290 €
Standard 850 € 260 € 1400 €
Upgraded 1090 € 320 € 1720 €

*Please contact us for triple room rates

Arrival city is Dijon; via Paris Gare de Lyon by TGV; 1 hour, 35 min. and departure city is Beaune, 2Hrs 10 min to Paris Gare de Lyon. Trains from CDG airport to Dijon possible.

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