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The Great Burgundy Vineyards

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Visit: Dijon, Beaune, Chalon-sur-Saône, Mercurey

Day 1: Arrival in Dijon

Enter the city of the Dukes of Burgundy. Explore this historic city on your own. Dijon is filled with built heritage such as, old houses with timber frames, “hotels particuliers” sometimes with glazed tile roofs, which are so typical of Burgundy. Maybe see the Ducal palace which is now home to the Fine Arts Museum or some of the many other architectural interests.

Day 2: Excursion to Ouche Valley (50 km)

Leave Dijon by Kir Lake and go head up the hills in the Burgundian countryside to Mâlain. A nice small town where the castle remains overlook the medieval village and its houses are made of pink stones. Head back down to the Ouche valley and ride along the peaceful Burgundy Canal heading back to Dijon.

Meals: Breakfast

Day 3: Dijon – Beaune (45 km)

With this new stage you will enter the splendid landscapes of the "Côte de Nuits"; vineyards for as far as the eye can see, typical Burgundian villages, little castles made in pink stones. Celebrated vineyards of Burgundy will slowly parade before your eyes, while you follow the bicycle paths: Gevrey-Chambertin, Vosne-Romanée, Château Clos-de-Vougeot, Nuits-Saint-Georges.
Arrive in Beaune, one of France's prettiest towns, by its numerous testimonies in art and history: its hospital, crowned with a roof of glazed tiles, is known throughout the world!

Meals: Breakfast

Day 4: Excursion Côte de Beaune (55 km)

We invite you to leave the bicycle path for one stage at the heart of Burgundy, you will follow the small country roads that will lead you off the beaten track. Then you will be right uphill in the "Côte de Beaune". The Castle of Rochepot is a must see, with a breathtaking view on the Valley. Then continue on to Nolay and reach Beaune between bicycle paths and little roads.

Meals: Breakfast

Day 5: Beaune – Chalon-sur-Saône (45 km)

From Beaune, follow the “Greenway” in the midst of the "Côte de Beaune". Pommard, Meursault and Puligny-Montrachet are the famous vineyards that you will cross. One thing appears obvious, you need to visit at least one of these villages! After Chagny, enjoy a change of scenery, ride along the Canal du Centre that leads you to Chalon-sur-Saône.

Meals: Breakfast

Day 6: Excursion to Mercurey (50 km)

Head back up the Canal du Centre on the bike path and reach the charming village of Rully and its chateau surrounded by vineyards. Follow the vines through the village of Mercurey and ride across in the middle of the "Côte Chalonnaise" to the small town of Givry. Continue on to Chalon using the bicycle trail.

Meals: Breakfast

Day 7: Departure

Breakfast at the hotel. End of services.

Meals: Breakfast

 

Escorted Tour Includes:

  • 6 nights with breakfast (double or twin room)
  • Luggage transfer during the bike stages
  • 1 travel folder (per room) including colour maps detailed route directions (FR/GB/DE) and tourist brochures
  • City taxes

 

Not Included:

  • Any private expenses
  • Any additional services
  • Any meals not listed under inclusions
  • Bike Rental
  • Transfers

 

Bike Rental:

  • "SCOTT Sub Sport" Bike - includes: Male or lady frame, 21 speed gears equipped with 2 rear panniers, 1 map holder, 1 repair kit, 1 pump, 1 lock, 1 counter, 1 helmet and reflective vest.
    5 Day Rental: From AUD $222.00 per person.
    Additional day bike rental: From $45.00 per person.
  • Electric Assistance Bike - includes: Universal frame, equipped with 2 rear panniers, 1 repair kit, 1 pump, 1 lock, 1 counter and 1 helmet.
    5 Day Rental: From AUD $444.00 per person.
    Additional day bike rental: From $89.00 per person.

Tour Prices are per person twin share in Australian Dollars. Conditions apply and group tours are subject to change and availability. Prices are subject to currency fluctuations. (lvt)

Package Information

  • Duration: 7 Days/6 Nights
  • Type: Biking Tour
  • Departures: March - October 2019
  • Cities Visited: Dijon, Beaune, Chalon-sur-Saône, Mercurey
  • Price From: $ 0.00