Sample the best of Burgundy from your base just outside of Beaune, a famous and pleasant town, situated in the heart of the C么te d鈥橭r vineyards. Stroll through the charming medieval quarter, with its narrow cobblestone streets, welcoming squares, and buildings topped with gleaming roof tiles. Cycle along quiet country roads past world-famous vineyards and through charming old villages. Or hop a train to nearby Dijon, the capital of Burgundy.

Location

C么te d鈥橭r South

C么te-d'Or, France

Day 1, 2 and 3

Beaune

Beaune, France

Day 4

What鈥檚 Included in the Cost of Your Trip?

INCLUDED IN聽REGULAR TRIP

3 nights hotels
All breakfasts
Use of a high quality performance hybrid or road bike and accessories
Comprehensive Tour Details with detailed pre-trip information
Detailed route instructions and map
Personal meet & greet with our local Area Manager
Area manager available on call throughout the tour
Access to Loyalty Program and other exclusive benefits

Particulars

EVENT DATES

Start any date between May 1 and October 31
Custom trips also available and can start any day. Call or email for details.

TOTAL DAYS

4 days / 3 nights

ARRIVE / DEPART

Beaune

ACTIVITY LEVEL

Cycling is the activity available for this Short Escape. The day rides vary from 16 to as much as 62 km (10 to 39 miles) depending on your level of accommodation and the routes you select. Your Route Descriptions will provide you with information on distances and terrain and each day you can choose which ride to take.

TERRAIN

Mainly flat to moderately hilly, but there are options for rides with climbs.

COST

Casual/B&B Accommodation: US$795
Single Supplement: US$160

Classic聽Accommodation:聽聽聽US$845
Single Supplement:US$225

Luxe Accommodation: US$1325
Single Supplement: US$350

Please note: Final itinerary is subject to revision; any changes made are done so in an attempt to provide the best possible trip given route conditions and available services. Due to the nature of our business and exchange rates, prices are subject to change. All prices quoted are U.S. dollars but we gladly accept payment in Canadian dollars also. If you have any questions before making your reservation, please contact us.
Getting There Beaune is located about 320 km southeast of Paris and can be easily reached from Paris via Dijon. It is also close to the international airports in Lyon and Geneva. Connections from southern France, especially Provence, are very convenient.

1

Day 1

Arrive in Beaune. Wander through the picturesque narrow streets of this pretty town with its magnificent old buildings, pausing perhaps to indulge in some wine-tasting. Your bicycle is waiting for you, so you can also enjoy a short ride south to Pommard and back.
Ride Distance: 10 km.*

2

Day 2

Explore the vineyards of the C么te d鈥橭r South among wine villages with names familiar to wine lovers around the world. Head as far as Meursault or Puligny-Montrachet.
Ride Distance: options from 30 km to 50 km.*

3

Day 3

Head into the C么te d鈥橭r North. Explore more wine villages as you bike to Aloxe-Corton, a famous wine town. Take it easy along a short, flat route.
Ride Distance: options from 38 km to 58 km.*

4

Day 4

Enjoy an easy, mainly flat ride into the countryside east of Beaune, among wheat and canola fields through charming villages like Verdun-sur-les-Doubs, famous for its fish stew . Then depart for your next adventure.
Ride Distance: options from 30 km to 50 km.*

*Distance and elevation gains may vary depending on hotels chosen for specific departure.

Casual/B&B

Chambres d鈥橦么tes Fare Nui, Montagny-l猫s-Beaune

This charming bed & breakfast is located in a hamlet outside of Beaune. The rooms are comfortable and the proprietors friendly. There is table-d鈥檋ote (dinner) available.


Classic

H么tel des Remparts, Beaune

Situated inside the historic remparts of Beaune (hence the name), close to restaurants and cafes, this 17th century building was renovated into a traditional 3-star hotel, preserving the charm of the ancient mansion, with modern comforts. Straight Talk: This hotel鈥檚 style is more traditional than contemporary and some guests comment that it could use an updating.


Luxe

H么tel Le Cep, Beaune

Originally built in 1442, this 5-star hotel features a magnificent tower and a beautiful stone staircase, as well as two historical courtyards and a picturesque garden. Rooms are decorated in the traditional French style. Member: Small Luxury Hotels of the World; Chateaux & Hotels Collection


Randonnee Tours offers cycling and hiking tours in France, Burgundy
Trip starting at
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Tour Reviews

April 4, 2019

“Burgundy exceeded by far over expectations. Food and wine out of this world and wonderfully welcoming people. Our best cycling tour in France from all over 6 times.”

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