Burgundy 4-Day Bike Tour

Côte de Beaune and Grands Crus in Brief

4 days / 3 nights Level: 1Price from: $3,495Collection: ClassicNon-Rider Options

Tour Highlights

  • Taste sparkling Crémant with our friend, a local winemaker
  • See how oak barrels are handcrafted at François Frères in in Saint-Romain, the world’s most famous cooperage
  • Cycle la Route des Grands Crus, lined with the most esteemed vineyards of the region
  • Indulge in at Le Benaton, Beaune’s Michelin-starred institution

Eat

Coq au vin, boeuf bourguignon, escargot, Jambon Persillé, foie gras, andouillette sausage; cheeses like chevre, Époisses, bleu de Bresse, and Citeaux

Drink

Sparkling Crémant de Bourgogne, robust Pinot Noir Grand Cru wines from Aloxe-Corton and Montrachet, and smooth, well-aging Chardonnays from Puligny-Montrachet and Chassagne-Montrachet

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  • Day 1

    Welcome to Burgundy

    Your guides will greet you at the train station in Beaune where the adventure begins. Nestled inside massive 14th-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, indulge in a gourmet Burgundian feast at Le Benaton, a Michelin-starred restaurant in the heart of Beaune.

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

  • Day 2

    Explore the Hautes-Côtes de Beaune

    Start the day in Beaune, cycling through the picturesque villages of the French countryside. Pedal past Charolais cows, the château at La Rochepot, and through the charming hamlet of Orches. Indulge in a gourmet picnic before a leisurely downhill ride into Saint-Aubin, home to a grand, Romanesque church. In Chassagne-Montrachet we will have a delicious wine tasting of the Chateau’s vintages and some wine shopping in town. Cycling through towns like Puligny-Montrachet, Volnay and Pommard, we’ll arrive back in Beaune where we encourage you to sip wine and chat with the locals. Tonight’s dinner is at a restaurant beloved by locals in the center of Beaune.

    Meals: Breakfast / Lunch / Dinner
    Destinations: Beaune, Saint-Romain, Orches, La Rochepot, Saint-Aubin, Chassagne- Montrachet, Puligny-Montrachet, Meursault, Volnay, Pommard
    Accomplished: 27 miles / 43 km, elevation gain: 465 meters
    AccommodationsLe Cep

  • Day 3

    The Vineyards of the Côte de Nuits

    Enjoy a breakfast of fresh croissants and other French specialties in the hotel’s 16th-century courtyard. We’ll start the day with a visit to the Hôtel-Dieu, a free hospital built in 1443 by the chancellor of Burgundy, which stands as one of the finest examples of 15th-century French architecture. After the visit, we’ll enjoy a tasting at the best Crémant producer in Burgundy, Parigot and Richard before riding to the celebrated village of Nuits- Saint-Georges. Our ride will 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 stylish accommodations. Tonight’s dinner is at one of our favorite local restaurants.

    Meals: Breakfast / Lunch / Dinner
    Destinations: Savigny-les-Beaune, Aloxe-Corton, Nuits-Saint-Georges, Vosne-Romanée, Vougeot, Chambolle-Musigny
    Accomplished: 16 miles / 26 km, elevation gain: 150 meters
    Accommodations: La Rôtisserie du Chambertin

  • Day 4

    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-Saint-Denis before your guides see you off from the Dijon train station.

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

DuVine itineraries may be subject to slight route changes, hotels substitutions, and other modifications.

Airport Information

Arrive

Airport City: Paris, France
Pick-Up Location: 11:00am at the Beaune Train Station or a Beaune city center hotel

Depart

Airport City: Paris, France
Drop-Off Location: 12:00pm at the Dijon Train Station or a Dijon city center hotel

Any scheduled tour can be made private. Your group, your dates.     Go Private

2018Single Supplement From: $450

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Accommodations

  • Thoughtfully selected accommodations that reveal the true character of the region
  • Luggage transfers

Meals

  • Daily breakfasts, all lunches, nutritious snacks, and après velo cocktails
  • 3 gourmet dinners at our favorite local restaurants and renowned culinary establishments
  • Carefully selected local wines with every meal

Gear

  • Top-of-the-line bicycle selection and bike helmet
  • Complimentary DuVine gear, including a custom cycling jersey, DuVine t-shirt, water bottle, and drawstring bag
  • GPS in most destinations

Support

  • Expert bilingual guides with extensive local knowledge
  • Support vehicle that follows the day’s route, distributes refreshments, and offers lifts
  • Pick-up and drop-off before and after your tour from predetermined meeting points
  • Daily bike maintenance to ensure optimal performance

Activities

  • Wine tastings and activities as outlined in the tour itinerary
  • Entrance fees to historic sites, museums, parks, and all other exclusive events
  • Gratuities for baggage, porters, and hotel service

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