Guided 6 days bike & wine tour in Burgundy
From May to October every sunday.
departure garanteed for 2 people
DISTANCE : 25 to 40 kms per day
LEVEL : Easy to Modarate
Van support every miles of the rides
World-class wine, gentle countryside, gastronomic pleasures – it’s Burgundy. Ride some of the most scenic roads in France, sipping fine coffee in the morning, sampling amazing Pinot Noir wines in the afternoon, and savouring sumptuous regional food throughout the day. There’s no better way to see Burgundy up close than from the saddle of a bike. Our guided biking tour is just a perfect combination for a romantic escape or family vacation. Come and take a break in Burgundy to get away from it all.
Sunday – DAY 1 Arrival in Dijon
Arrival in Dijon, your hotel is situated in the heart of the city. Check in and presentation of the tour, delivery of the bicycles. Dijon is a vibrant, walkable city with a wealth of great shops, restaurants and bars and a really welcoming vibe to it. There are many museums, churches and traditional buildings to discover including the Palais des Ducs and the church of Notre Dame. We suggest you follow the ‘Owl’s Trail’ which highlights 22 key points of interest in the city. Legend has it that if you want some good luck you need to find the tiny stone sculpture of the owl at the Notre Dame church – touch it with your left hand and make a wish! Overnight stay at hotel.
Monday – DAY 2 Loop ride around Dijon ~40km
Breakfast and meeting with your guide. Riding today will take you out into the countryside around Dijon. Peaceful environment and sites including the Burgundy canal. Return to Dijon. Dinner at the restaurant in the town and overnight at the same hotel.
Tuesday — DAY 3 Dijon – Cote de Nuits vineyards – Beaune ~ 40-50km
Meeting with your guide after breakfast. Leaving Dijon behind, you navigate out of the city and cycle into the countryside where the Route de Grands Crus begins. Arrive into the region of Gevrey Chambertin, the largest appellation in Côte de Nuits, Pinot Noir country, and where you find some of France’s most famous wines including Vosne-Romanée, Fixin, Chambertin-clos-de-Bèze, Flagey-Echézeaux, Vougeot, Richebourg. Cycle on through the wine regions of Morey Saint Denis, Chambolle-Musigny and Vougeot with vineyards all along the way on either side of you offering breathtaking scenery and crisp, fresh air! You continue through the highlands further on to Beaune. Overnight stay at 3* hotel centrally situated.
Wednesday – DAY 4 Loop ride south from Beaune – Cote de Beaune vineyards ~40-50km
Today’s ride will take you through the famous vineyards of Pommard, Volnay… the kingdom of Burgundy Red wines. The ride is nice and flat all day long, and then curves back in towards the famous vineyards of Meursault and Puligny-Montrachet, charming villages which make the best white Chardonnay wines in the world. Back to Beaune in the afternoon. Overnight stay in the same hotel. A gourmet dinner included tonight.
Thursday – DAY 5 Beaune to Chalon sur Saône – Cote Chalonnaise vineyards ~40-50km
Meeting with your guide after breakfast and departure for another bike ride. You definitely enter another vineyard region today, by visiting the spectacular vineyards of Cote Chalonnaise …. and leisurely stroll on the towpath of the Canal du Centre from Santenay to Chalon sur Saone. Dinner included tonight. Overnight stay in a 3* hotel.
Friday – DAY 6 Departure after breakfast
• 5 B&B overnights : room and breakfast in 3* hotels
• Welcome briefing meeting on the day of arrival
• 4 lunches (drinks excluded)
• 3 dinners (drinks excluded)
• 3 visits and wine tastings at local wine estates
• Escort bike guide during 5 days
• Bike assistance & mechanic
• 4 days route support van
• 4 Days bike rental
• Luggage transfers
• Detailed maps & route suggestions
• Hotel taxes
• Permanent assistance in case of problems
WHAT'S NOT INCLUDED
- 2 dinners
- drinks during meals
- Transportation from start and departure of the tour
6 Days / 5 Nights
In 3* hotels
The cycling, the food and the wine
This tour could be customized.
You have self guided option or fully guided option.