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Highlights

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.  Along the road you will find numerous wine cellars. Here are some suggestions on your itinerary. Most of the time, but not always, wine tasting is free if it is followed by a sale. If you decide not to buy anything, you could be asked to pay a fee for the tasting. Prices vary from cellars to cellars, and it can be anywhere from 5€ up to 15€ or more, depending among other things on how many wines you tasted.To avoid any confusion, when you arrive at a cellar always ask if there is any fee to taste the wine.

To see

Dijon old city, the beautiful Palace of the Burgundy Dukes, which houses the Art Museum, Route des Grands Crus

Gastronomy

Chicken cooked in wine, beef bourguinon, Dijon Mustard

Wine

Beaune, Nuits-St-Georges, Chablis, and Meursault

Testimonials

PROGRAM

J-1

Arrival in Dijon


Arrival in Dijon. (transfer on your own to the hotel), This city has easy access by train from Paris. You can explore the old city, the beautiful palace of the dukes of Burgundy in which is housed the Art museum. You can also see the Ste Benigne's cathedral. Settle in your hotel conveniently located in the center of the city.


Accommodation : show
Accommodation : Maison Philippe Le Bon**** - Dijon show
Accommodation : Grand Hotel la Cloche***** - Dijon show
Included : Emergency support,concierge service,phone not provided,mobile guidance application,roadbook,travelbook,Orientation with a local guide,luggage transfer,bedroom and breakfast

J-2

From Dijon to Gevrey Chambertin


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

You will enter the vineyards of Cotes de Nuits and check out the wine, the village is the only one that produces 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.

Distance : 19 Km (12 mi).

Elevation : 456 m.

NOTE : There are no restaurants or bakeries on your itinerary. Before you leave Dijon, make sure you bought your lunch or picnic.


Accommodation : Hotel O Rouge*** - Gevrey Chambertin show
Accommodation : Hotel O Rouge*** - Gevrey Chambertin show
Accommodation : Hotel O Rouge*** - Gevrey Chambertin show
Included : taxi,luggage transfer,client transfer,bedroom and breakfast

J-3

From Gevrey Chambertin to Nuits St Georges


Pick up 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 Cote 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.

Distance : 12.5 Km (8 mi).

Elevation : 192 m.


Accommodation : Hostellerie Saint Vincent*** - Nuits St Georges show
Accommodation : Hostellerie Saint Vincent*** - Nuits St Georges show
Accommodation : B&B Douce Nuits - Nuits St Georges show
Included : luggage transfer,bedroom and breakfast

J-4

From Nuits St Georges LOOP to Meuilley


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.

Distance : 14 Km (9 mi).

Elevation : 355 m.


Accommodation : Hostellerie Saint Vincent*** - Nuits St Georges show
Accommodation : Hostellerie Saint Vincent*** - Nuits St Georges show
Accommodation : B&B Douce Nuits - Nuits St Georges show
Included : bedroom and breakfast

J-5

From Nuits St Georges to Beaune


A taxi will transfer you at 9:30 am to Arcenant, from where 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.

Distance : 20 Km (12 mi).

Elevation : 413 m.


Accommodation : Hotel La Cloche*** - Beaune show
Accommodation : Hotel La Cloche*** - Beaune show
Accommodation : Hotel Le Cep***** - Beaune show
Included : taxi,luggage transfer,client transfer,bedroom and breakfast

J-6

Departure from Beaune


Departure day. Take your time after breakfast to leave Beaune for your next adventures (on your own). Additionnal nights & itineraries could be arranged on request.


Included : breakfast

ARRIVALS & DEPARTURES

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

Departure city is Beaune, 2Hrs 10 min to Paris Gare de Lyon.

Details

Included


ACCOMODATIONS

- 5 nights of accommodation in superior hotels of charm with private shower and/or bath

MEALS

- Daily breakfast at each hotel

GEAR

- Complimentary Discover France Gear (including water bottle, drawstring bag)
- 1 GPS for every 1-3 people

SUPPORT

- Orientation in person with our local guide
- Detailed ROAD BOOK, including detailed maps, touristic information, step by step itinerary and cue sheets
- Comprehensive trip literature
- Technical and emergency support available at all times
- Concierge service available to assist you for your requests during your trip (taxi transfer, restaurant, activities...)

TRANSFER

- All luggage transfers

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.
- Multirisk travel insurance

Other questions?

See our FAQs page for answers to common questions.

FAQ

Rates

Tour rates vary based on hotel availability and specific start date

PRICE FROM / PER PERSON
BASIC HOTEL ACCOMODATION
STANDARD HOTEL ACCOMODATION
UPGRADED HOTEL ACCOMODATION
Double occupancy *
1145 €
1185 €
1435 €
Single supplement **
360 €
380 €
540 €
Solo traveler ***
1560 €
1600 €
1850 €

* Please contact us for triple hotel rates. ** Traveling with a group. *** Traveling alone.

BASIC HOTEL ACCOMODATION FROM

STANDARD HOTEL ACCOMODATION FROM

UPGRADED HOTEL ACCOMODATION FROM



Maison Philippe Le Bon**** - Dijon

Situated only a short walk from the Palace of the Dukes of Burgundy, in the heart of the historic center of Dijon, The House Philippe le Bon welcomes you in a unique building. It is a place steeped in history, with a two-atmosphere restaurant, combining authenticity and modernity,The establishment has a shared terrace, a listed gothic courtyard and several cellars where visitors have the chance to appreciate the encounter of modernity and charm. Beautiful and confortable, the rooms and suites have a modern style with an authentic charm. Enjoy the "Art de Vivre à la Française" in this splendid hotel where you will find all the necessary comfort to garantee a pleasant stay.
http://www.maisonphilippelebon.com/en/home

Grand Hotel la Cloche***** - Dijon

A sentimental heritage,Discover Dijon by staying in a monument which has helped build its history. With its refined elegance and authentic class, the Grand hotel La Cloche has been a reference in Burgundy since 1424. In addition to its heritage of splendour and taste, the hotel boasts a landscaped interior garden, a Napoleonic reception lounge, vaulted cellars and a gastronomic restaurant " Les Jardins de la Cloche" . Immerse yourself in this hotel's plentiful character.
http://www.hotel-lacloche.fr/

Hotel O Rouge*** - Gevrey Chambertin

This Logis hotel is located in Cotes 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-century Saint Aignan church.
https://orouge.fr/

Hotel O Rouge*** - Gevrey Chambertin

This Logis hotel is located in Cotes 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-century Saint Aignan church.
https://orouge.fr/

Hotel O Rouge*** - Gevrey Chambertin

This Logis hotel is located in Cotes 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-century Saint Aignan church.
https://orouge.fr/

Hostellerie Saint Vincent*** - Nuits St Georges

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. The hotel offers 23 spacious rooms. Hostellerie Saint Vincent shelters within its walls the Alambic Restaurant, with 450 wines on offers. All these vintages are in perfect harmony with the menus proposed teh chief cook, who, throughout seasons, has introduced creative and delicious dishes as well as some indisputable local recipes.
http://www.hostellerie-st-vincent.com/en/

Hostellerie Saint Vincent*** - Nuits St Georges

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. The hotel offers 23 spacious rooms. Hostellerie Saint Vincent shelters within its walls the Alambic Restaurant, with 450 wines on offers. All these vintages are in perfect harmony with the menus proposed teh chief cook, who, throughout seasons, has introduced creative and delicious dishes as well as some indisputable local recipes.
http://www.hostellerie-st-vincent.com/en/

B&B Douce Nuits - Nuits St Georges

Located in the heart of Nuits-Saint-Georges, DOUCE NUITS enjoys a privileged location in the historic center near the restaurants and a 5-minute walk from the biggest vineyards of the wine-growing coast of Nuits. This charming property has undergone a global renovation in a creative and original style, with a sober but personalized decoration. The inspired dining room gives a touch of exoticism in a beautiful patio with palm trees and a pool where guests will enjoy their traditional breakfast. DOUCE NUITS proposes 5 magnificent high standing bed and breakfast rooms and a gite upscale equipped with two rooms and a living kitchen. The attention to detail will ensure a certain comfort with all the technological comforts Wifi, flat screen TV, international channels, quality bedding, a tasting cellar and an Art Home Design shop with exclusive products signed A'mazir. Without forgetting the passion that the team translates, the client will discover a suggestion of activities, visits of cellars, discovery of the cultural heritage, hiking, bikes, relaxation, meeting with the Burgundians.
http://www.doucenuits.fr/

Hostellerie Saint Vincent*** - Nuits St Georges

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. The hotel offers 23 spacious rooms. Hostellerie Saint Vincent shelters within its walls the Alambic Restaurant, with 450 wines on offers. All these vintages are in perfect harmony with the menus proposed teh chief cook, who, throughout seasons, has introduced creative and delicious dishes as well as some indisputable local recipes.
http://www.hostellerie-st-vincent.com/en/

Hostellerie Saint Vincent*** - Nuits St Georges

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. The hotel offers 23 spacious rooms. Hostellerie Saint Vincent shelters within its walls the Alambic Restaurant, with 450 wines on offers. All these vintages are in perfect harmony with the menus proposed teh chief cook, who, throughout seasons, has introduced creative and delicious dishes as well as some indisputable local recipes.
http://www.hostellerie-st-vincent.com/en/

B&B Douce Nuits - Nuits St Georges

Located in the heart of Nuits-Saint-Georges, DOUCE NUITS enjoys a privileged location in the historic center near the restaurants and a 5-minute walk from the biggest vineyards of the wine-growing coast of Nuits. This charming property has undergone a global renovation in a creative and original style, with a sober but personalized decoration. The inspired dining room gives a touch of exoticism in a beautiful patio with palm trees and a pool where guests will enjoy their traditional breakfast. DOUCE NUITS proposes 5 magnificent high standing bed and breakfast rooms and a gite upscale equipped with two rooms and a living kitchen. The attention to detail will ensure a certain comfort with all the technological comforts Wifi, flat screen TV, international channels, quality bedding, a tasting cellar and an Art Home Design shop with exclusive products signed A'mazir. Without forgetting the passion that the team translates, the client will discover a suggestion of activities, visits of cellars, discovery of the cultural heritage, hiking, bikes, relaxation, meeting with the Burgundians.
http://www.doucenuits.fr/

Hotel La Cloche*** - Beaune

The 'Hôtel de la Cloche is a beautiful mansion located in the charming buildings of a former coaching inn from the 16th century with a lovely garden. Only a three minute walk away from the town centre we are glad to welcome you in this old residence with historical caracter. The peaceful setting, the quality of welcome and the many tourist sites will make up a very pleasant memory of your stay. The warm and family atmosphere of our hotel will charm you.
http://www.hotel-lacloche-beaune.com/en/

Hotel La Cloche*** - Beaune

The 'Hôtel de la Cloche is a beautiful mansion located in the charming buildings of a former coaching inn from the 16th century with a lovely garden. Only a three minute walk away from the town centre we are glad to welcome you in this old residence with historical caracter. The peaceful setting, the quality of welcome and the many tourist sites will make up a very pleasant memory of your stay. The warm and family atmosphere of our hotel will charm you.
http://www.hotel-lacloche-beaune.com/en/

Hotel Le Cep***** - Beaune

Step across the threshold of Le Cep and enter a totally different world! Ideally situated in the heart of medieval Beaune, Capital of the wines of Burgundy, just minutes away from the famous Hospices de Beaune and the Notre-Dame Basilica, the Hotel Le Cep is a genuine institution in this town. 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. 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 Chambertin”… Your voyage throughout Burgundy begins here!
http://www.hotel-cep-beaune.com/en/