Burgundy 4-Day Bike Tour

  • Region: France
  • Destination: Burgundy
  • Duration: 4 days / 3 nights
  • Level: One
  • Price From: $3495
  • Single Supplement: $450
Tour Dates
May 8 - May 11, 2016 $3495 Book Now
Jun 12 - Jun 15, 2016 $3495 Book Now
Jul 3 - Jul 6, 2016 $3495 Book Now
Aug 7 - Aug 10, 2016 $3495 Book Now
Sep 25 - Sep 28, 2016 $3695 Book Now

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MDU_LogoAwards2015_v3Ride over gently rolling hills and through wooded paths, passing vineyards as far as the eye can see on our Burgundy Bike Tour where DuVine laid its roots over 20 years ago. Explore lush, green acres of the most esteemed vineyards in France. Experience two millennia of viticulture, tasting some of the finest Pinot Noirs and Chardonnays in the world. Our cycling vacation traces the saga of wine itself, from Beaune, Meursault to Aloxe-Corton and along le Route des Grands Crus. Sampling the fruits of centuries of labor, enjoy tastings in Pommard, Chassagne-Montrachet, Savigny-les-Beaune, Gevrey-Chambertin, and more. Delight in our accommodations at kingly châteaux and dine in the region’s finest restaurants, including a Michelin starred meal.


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Tour by Day

Day One: Welcome to Burgundy
Your guides will greet you at the train station in Beaune where the adventure begins. Nestled inside massive fourteenth-century ramparts, this medieval town is the wine capital of Burgundy. Toast your arrival with a sparkling Crémant de Bourgogne before a relaxed, scenic spin through the vineyards of the Côte de Beaune. Enjoy a wine tasting in the quiet center of Meursault, enlivening our palates with a hearty Pommard, an elegant Volnay, and a buttery Meursault. Pedal back to Beaune through these legendary vineyards. Tonight our first gourmet Burgundian feast awaits at at Le Benaton, a Michelin-starred restaurant in the heart of Beaune.

Meals: Light Lunch / Dinner
Destinations: Beaune, Pommard, Volnay, Meursault
Accomplished: 12 miles / 19 km, elevation gain: 122 meters
Accommodations: Le Cep

Day Two: Explore the Hautes-Côtes de Beaune
Start the day in Beaune, cycling through the picturesque villages of the French countryside. Enjoy extraordinary views of St. Romain’s thirteenth-century castle ruins. Pedal past Charolais cows, the château at La Rochepot, and the hamlet of Orches. A leisurely downhill ride finds us at Saint Aubin, home to a grand Romanesque church. Indulge in a gourmet picnic in Chassagne-Montrachet before a delicious wine tasting of the estate’s vintages and some wine shopping in town. Cycling through towns like Puligny Montrachet, Volnay, and Pommard, we’ll arrive back in Beaune. Tonight unwind at the hotel before another truly elegant dinner in town.

Meals: Breakfast / Lunch / Dinner
Destinations: Beaune, St. Romain, Orches, La Rochepot, Saint Aubin, Chassagne- Montrachet, Puligny-Montrachet, Meursault, Volnay, Pommard
Accomplished: 27.3 miles / 44 km, elevation gain: 465 meters
Accommodations: Le Cep​

Day Three: The Vineyards of the Côte de Nuits
Enjoy a breakfast of fresh croissants and other French specialties in the hotel’s sixteenth-century courtyard. We’ll start with a tasting at the best Crémant producer in Burgundy, Parigot and Richard, before riding to the village of Nuits-Saint-Georges. Our ride will then take us along tranquil roads through golden wheat and sunflower meadows passing through Charlemagne’s favorite vineyard: Corton-Charlemagne. Continue through Aloxe-Corton and Comblanchien past exquisite examples of Burgundian tiled roofs and villages that barely survived WWII. After a café lunch, spin past the world-famous Romanée Conti vineyard on our way to our next accommodations. Tonight our Chateau’s chef will cook us an exquisite Burgundian dinner.

Meals: Breakfast / Lunch / Dinner
Destinations: Savigny-les-Beaune, Aloxe-Corton, Nuits-St.-Georges, Vosne-Romanée, Vougeot, Chambolle-Musigny
Accomplished: 16.3 miles / 26 km, elevation gain: 150 meters
Accommodations: Castel de Tres Girard

Day Four: Le Route des Grands Crus
Ride a section of Route des Grands Crus, passing some of the most expensive vineyards in the world before saying au revoir to Burgundy. Savor one last taste of Morey St. Denis before your guides see you off from the Dijon train station.

Meals: Breakfast
Destinations: Morey-St.-Denis, Chambolle-Musigny
Accomplished: 13 miles / 21 km, elevation gain: 204 meters

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