Burgundy 4-Day Bike Tour

  • Region: France
  • Destination: Burgundy
  • Duration: 4 days / 3 nights
  • Level: One
  • Price From: $3495
  • Single Supplement: $450
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Aug 7 - Aug 10, 2016 $3495 Call to book
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Ride 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.  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 is yours to enjoy one of the many excellent restaurants in Beaune.

Meals: Breakfast / Picnic Lunch
Destinations: Beaune, Saint-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 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-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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