Cycling Holidays in Burgundy

 

 

Lying between Paris and Lyon, the region of Burgundy is known for its wine production. Its vineyards produce some of the most prestigious and expensive wines in the world. Rolling hills scattered with fields of the famous mustard, carrying the name of the region’s architecturally handsome capital, Dijon, and ancient atmospheric villages, our cycling holidays in Burgundy take in everything this stunning part of France has to offer. 

Dates

This tour runs on any day from March to October subject to availability. Please contact the office to check availability and for a package price.

Price - £625pp

(Based on 2 people sharing a double or twin room)

Supplements

Single room supplement - £145

Single Traveller supplement - £135

Half Board Supplement - £105

Bike hire - £85

E-bike hire - £215

Extra nights in double/single room with breakfast:

in Beaune - from £65/£95

Transfers

Return Transfers (min. 2 people, max 4 people, to be requested when booking the tour):

Paris CDG-Beaune - on request

Trip Code

BIKELVT08

 

Rob's Highlights

  • Beaune

  • The food and wine of Burgundy

  • Cycling around the Burgundy vineyards

  • Arnay le Duc

  • Chateau de la Rochepot

  • The town of Chateauneuf

 

 

Itinerary

Day 1: Arrive in Beaune

Visit the uncontested wine capital of Burgundy and one of the smallest, most exquisite French town. Its Hotel-Dieu is famous all over the world!

Day 2: Beaune - Côte de Nuits (53 km / 33 miles)

Our excursion to discover the famous area Côte de Nuits known for the Grands Vins de Bourgogne and more especially the red wines -  Chambolle Musigny, Vosne Romanée is on Day 2. This area also produces the most expensive and highly sought after Romanée Conti. You’ll also have the chance to experience some of the flavours of medieval Burgundy, such as the  Château du Clos de Vougeot and the château of Gevrey Chambertin.

Day 3: Beaune – Châteauneuf (38 km / 23 miles)

Still traveling through the famous Burgundy vineyards, you will reach the Ouche Valley,  crossing the Canal de Bourgogne to arrive in Châteauneuf, a picturesque ancient village perched on high, protected by its château dating back to the 12th and 15th centuries!

Day 4: Châteauneuf – Autun (53 km / 33 miles)

Cycling through the picturesque countryside, you’ll soon reach the town of Arnay le Duc and its charming medieval centre before continuing to Autun. Napoléon Bonaparte is rumoured to have dreamed of a glorious victory whilst sleeping near the roman remains - The Arroux Gate, the St André Gate and the Theatre.

Day 5: Autun – Beaune (63 km / 39 miles)

Today's journey takes you back to the vineyards via the Renaissance Château de Sully and the pretty town Nolay - a charming village with its preserved  14th-century covered market, and bordered by the Hautes Côtes de Beaune vineyards. Continue your journey to the Château de La Rochepot - a magnificent fortress with glazed tile roofs, and the Côte de Beaune. The latter is famous for its prestigious white wines such as Meursault, Puligny Montrachet, and Chassagne Montrachet, bringing you the taste of sheer Burgundy delight!
Departure after the end of the stage, please contact the office if you would like an extra night in Beaune.
 

What's Included 

 

What's Not Included 

24 hour emergency back up support

4 nights in small & intimate hotels or B&B's

Bed & Breakfast

Luggage transfers between hotels

1 evening meal

Local taxes

Trip planner with route notes and maps

 

Flights

Bike Hire

Insurance

Lunch & 3 evening meals

Drinks

Transfers to the start and return

Admissions to museums and vineyards

 

What's Included

24 hour emergency back up support

4 nights in small & intimate hotels or B&B's

Bed & Breakfast

Luggage transfers between hotels

1 evening meal

Local taxes

Trip planner with route notes and maps

What's Not Included

Flights

Bike Hire

Insurance

Lunch & 3 evening meals

Drinks

Transfers to the start and return

Admissions to museums and vineyards

Testimonial 

Thanks for a great cycling tour. It was well planned with great accommodation. We thoroughly enjoyed it and would recommend it. - Peter

 

 

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