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Burgundy Walking Tour

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With its charming countryside, peaceful atmosphere and pure country air, the French region of Burgundy is the ideal destination for those seeking to enjoy life's simple pleasures. Particularly known for the plentiful wine and culinary delights, tourists come to Burgundy when they want to get away from it all. The friendly people and laid back atmosphere make for the perfect relaxation getaway, and the beautiful natural landscape is the perfect backdrop for leisurely walking tours.
Dijon / Beaune
Cultural
Food & Wine
Walking & Hiking
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Highlights

5 nights accommodation in charming hotels

Explore the old city of Dijon at your leisure 

Visit Cotes de Nuits Vineyards, famouns for it's rosé wine.

Discover the famous wine villages of Savigny les Beaune and Pernand Vergelesses

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.

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Included

1 night in Dijon at Maison Philippe le Bon - 4*
1 night in Gevrey Chambertin at Hotel Grands Crus - 3*
1 night in Gevrey Chambertin at Hotel Grands Crus - 3*
2 nights in Nuits St Georges at Hostellerie Saint Vincent - 3*
2 nights in Nuits St Georges at Hostellerie Saint Vincent - 3*
1 night in Beaune at Hotel Des Remparts - 3*
Daily Breakfast
Orientation in person with 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

Itinerary

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Burgundy Walking Tour

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

Burgundy Walking Tour
Day 1
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.

Overnight in Dijon at Maison Philippe le Bon.

Dijon
Dijon
Day 2
Dijon → Corcelles les Monts → 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.

Overnight in Gevrey Chambertin at Hotel Grands Crus.

Breakfast
Dijon → Corcelles les Monts → Gevrey Chambertin
Gevrey Chambertin
Day 3
Gevrey Chambertin → Chambolle Musigny → The Château du Clos de Vougeot → Vosne Romanée wines → Nuits Saint 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 at Hostellerie Saint Vincent.

Breakfast
Gevrey Chambertin → Chambolle Musigny → The Château du Clos de Vougeot → Vosne Romanée wines → Nuits Saint Georges
Château du Clos de Vougeot
Day 4
Nuits Saint Georges → Hautes Côtes de Nuits → Nuits Saint Georges

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

Hautes Cotes De Nuits Wine Tour

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.

Overnight in Nuits Saint Georges at Hostellerie Saint Vincent.

Breakfast
Nuits Saint Georges → Hautes Côtes de Nuits → Nuits Saint Georges
Hautes Cotes De Nuits
Day 5
Nuits Saint Georges → Arcenant → Savigny les Beaune → Beaune

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

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.

Overnight in Beaune at Hotel Des Remparts.

Breakfast
Nuits Saint Georges → Arcenant → Savigny les Beaune → Beaune
Beaune
Day 6
Beaune

Departure from Beaune. Take your time after breakfast to leave Beaune for your next adventures
 

Breakfast

Additional information

Official language
French
Local currency
EUR
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Walking Level Hobby

Walking through a new region allows you to take in every aspect of that place. You hike at your own pace, stopping when you see something truly remarkable or if you simply want to rest and recharge.

5 nights
from AUD1,424
per person, twin share
France
Cultural, Food & Wine, Walking & Hiking
Active Holiday Packages

Hotel options

Hotel des Remparts
Hotel des Remparts

Beaune
Just a stone’s throw from the famous Hotel-Dieu, the Hotel des Remparts welcomes you in style in an elegantly renovated 17th Century mansion with a charming inner courtyard. Claude and Elyane Epailly, the owners, have kept the character of the old building and found the perfect balance between the charm of bygone times and modern comfort. Each of the rooms is unique and is named after one of the famous surrounding Burgundy vineyards. Enjoy your stay in this charming hotel where attention has been paid to every last detail to make your stay in Burgundy a memorable one.

Maison Philippe Le Bon
Maison Philippe Le Bon

Dijon
Situated only a short walk from the Palace of the Dukes of Burgundy, in the heart of the historic centre 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 comfortable, 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 guarantee a pleasant stay.
 

Hotel des Grands Crus
Hotel des Grands Crus

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.

Hostellerie Saint Vincent
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 offer. All these vintages are in perfect harmony with the menus proposed by the chief cook, who, throughout seasons, has introduced creative and delicious dishes as well as some indisputable local recipes.

Important notes

Please note that pricing is based on a “from price” which varies on each departure and is subject to change without notice. Please contact our friendly team for exact pricing, availability, and upgrade options.

Our hotels or B&B provide amenities that are ideal for active vacations, located in easy walking distance to downtowns, restaurants and sightseeing. We prioritise family-owned, authentic accomodations over large chains. If the hotel advertised on our website is full, we will book you in another hotel similar in category.

Excluded

  • Airfare to and from the trip
  • Accommodation 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.

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