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The renowned vineyards of Burgundy, France

Spectacular Wines of Burgundy

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The renowned vineyards of Burgundy, France
Follow Burgundy’s famed wine trail and discover some of the most prestigious wine-producing regions in the world including Cote de Beaune, Cote de Nuits and Hautes-Cotes de Nuits during this insightful, 4-day wine tour.
Food & Wine
Packaged tour

Highlights

Explore Cote de Beaune and Cote de Nuits, two of Burgundy's finest wine-making regions.

Visit the historic Clos de Vougeot

Enjoy a scenic drive along the Route des Grand Crus.

Spend a full day tasting Burgundy's best wines

Discover the enchanting wine region of Burgundy during this memorable, 4-day packaged tour. Visit the sprawling vineyards of Cote de Beaune, Cote de Nuits, the land of Pinot Noir, and Hautes Cotes de Nuits. Explore Clos de Vougeot, a historic wall-enclosed vineyard built by Cisterian monks during the 12th century. Then, enjoy a scenic ride along the Route des Grand Crus. 

This tour is available daily from April to November.

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Included

3-night in a 3-star accommodation
Daily breakfast
Arrival & departure transfers in Beaune
Services of an expert English-speaking driver/wine guide
2 days of full day shared wine tours
Entrance to Château du Clos de Vougeot
All tasting as per itinerary

Itinerary

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Day 1
Beaune

Transfer from Beaune Train Station to hotel. Remainder of day at your leisure.

Day 2
Cote de Beaune – Cote de Nuits

Your English-speaking driver guide will be waiting for you in your hotel lobby in Beaune. Drive to the Côte de Beaune wine area and stop for a breathtaking view over the Corton Grand Cru hillside, a unique site in Burgundy for red and white Grand Cru wines.

You will experience a prestige tasting of 5 to 7 white and red wines, including exceptional Premier Cru or Grand Cru. Then, you will have a second tasting in a Pinot Noir amateur's paradise. Visit the cellars of a boutique winery, housing oak barrels and old vintages.

Take your lunch then enjoy some free time in the historical town of Beaune, Burgundy's wine capital (about 2 hours). Your driver will happily suggest some of the best places for lunch (not included) where you can enjoy local dishes and cheeses.

In the afternoon, drive to the Burgurndy's «ChampsElysées» with its legendary vineyard plots: Romanée Conti, Chambertin, Clos de Vougeot, Echezeaux.

Take a short stroll amongst the vines of the Côte de Nuits.

At 5:30 p.m., your tour ends. Your driver will drop you off in front of Tourism Office in Beaune.

Breakfast
Day 3
Divine Day Tour

Your professional guide is an expert in Burgundy wines, gastronomy and history. With his knowledge and passion for Burgundy, he will answer to all your unanswered questions. Highly personable, your guide will make you discover in a friendly, relaxing and fun way all the secrets of the region. No stone will be leaving unturned. And, no worries, you don’t need to be an expert in wine to enjoy this tour.

Enjoy a scenic drive through the beautiful villages of Côte de Beaune: Pommard, Volnay, and Meursault, and through the Grands crus roads, via Puligny-Montrachet and Chassagne-Montrachet. Sightseeing of the famous Bâtard-Montrachet, Montrachet, Bienvenues-Bâtard-Montrachet and Chevalier Montrachet. Welcome to the spirit of France. While you are in the vineyards, you will be given you a clear and entertaining presentation of the difference between the appellations “Village, 1er Cru and Grand Crus”. Here the Chardonnay is at its best.

Tour and wine tasting in a local domain in Beaune. Discover an estate situated in the heart of Beaune. With the owner, you will taste white wines such as Saint-Aubin, Meursault 1er cru “les Charmes” or the famous Grand cru Corton - Charlemagne.

Lunch at leisure upon your guide's suggestions in Beaune.

Then, enjoy a guided tour of Château du Clos de Vougeot. Founded in 1098 by the monks of the abbey of Cîteaux, the vineyard of the Clos de Vougeot represents more than 50 hectares of vines owned today by more than 80 different owners. Its wine is one of the most famous Grands crus of Burgundy. Today, the castle welcomes the different “chapitres” (dinners) of the Confrérie des Chevaliers du Tastevin (the Brotherhood of the Knights of Tastevin).

After your tour of Clos de Vougeot, visit and enjoy wine tasting at a local domain around Nuits-Saint-Georges. In the heart of the town which gave its name to the Côte de Nuits, you will discover a new estate. Through this tour, you will learn the different techniques of winemaking which give these wines of exception.

Breakfast
Day 4
Beaune

Breakfast at your hotel and return transfer to the train station of Beaune. End of our services.

Breakfast

Additional information

Official language
French
Currency
EUR
3 nights
from AUD1,162
per person, twin share
Beaune
April to November 2020
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