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Dijon: Wines of Burgundy Half-Day Tour of Beaune

1. Dijon: Wines of Burgundy Half-Day Tour of Beaune

Travel the Grand Cru wine route of the Burgundy wine lands on a half-day tour from Dijon, and visit the wine capital on a stroll around the historic city of Beaune. You will be in the hands of an expert sommelier, wine collector or producer, traveling along scenic roads that take you past vineyards and rural villages. Discover the vineyards of famous Grand Cru appellations, such as the Romanée Conti, Clos de Vougeot, Chambertin, and Montrachet, passing abbeys, castles, and Roman churches along the way. Stop to taste a selection of Côte de Beaune and Côte de Nuits wines. Your sommelier will introduce you to 5 to 7 white and Pinot Noir red wines, including some extraordinary Premiere and Grand Cru wines. Then, enjoy some free time wandering the historic streets of Beaune, Burgundy’s picturesque capital. Discover traditional shops selling typical produce of the region, including blackcurrant liquor, mustard, honey spice cake, and the aniseed of Flavigny.

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From Beaune: Full-Day Bicycle and Wine Tour in Burgundy

2. From Beaune: Full-Day Bicycle and Wine Tour in Burgundy

This full-day tour takes you into the vineyards of the Côte de Beaune. After adjusting your helmet and a short briefing about how to use the bicycles, you will ride into the heart of the Burgundy wine region. This bike tour in Burgundy has everything from wine tasting, to visiting the charming 13th century medieval castle which was home to a Count and Countess of Burgundy. Enjoy a breathtaking cycle through the hills of the Côte de Beaune passing vineyards, villages, and fields. Take in the sights, smells, and sounds before sitting down to a full lunch at a small restaurant nestled amongst the Beaune hills. After lunch you will ride downhill to the Grand Cru of Puligny-Montrachet. You will enjoy a wine tasting session at the vineyard and learn about the different vines in Burgundy. Here you will understand more about the plant, the soil, and why Burgundy wine is one of the best. A local producer will open his winery for a visit of his estate and stone cellar. Here you will sample 3-4 wines from the area. You also have the chance to buy some bottles directly from the seller – the winemaker will deliver the bottles to your hotel or could send it home for you. You will then go back to Beaune through an easy downhill road.

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From Beaune: Burgundy 10 Wines Grand Cru Tasting Day Trip

3. From Beaune: Burgundy 10 Wines Grand Cru Tasting Day Trip

You’ll be picked up at 9:30 AM at the Beaune tourist office and travel in an air conditioned minivan (maximum of 8 passengers) on this full-day wine tour. The tour begins with a winery visit in Beaune, where you’ll find a wide range of different wines, including several Premiers crus and Grand crus. You'll be introduced to different appellations such as Saint-Aubin, Meursault Premier Cru Les Charmes and Corton-Charlemagne Grand Cru. After the winery visit you'll have free time for lunch and for a visit to the 15th-century Hospices de Beaune (admission to be paid on site). After lunch, you'll head out along the scenic Route des Grands Crus and stop at the famous Romanée-Conti, which produces the most expensive wine in the world. You'll also have guided tours at Clos Vougeot and in Côte de Nuits. Founded in 1098 by monks, the vineyard of Clos de Vougeot covers 50 hectares. The castle houses the brotherhood of the Knights of the Tastevin. Its wines are some of the most famous in Burgundy, including Le Clos Vougeot Grand Cru. At Nuits Saint Georges you'll have the opportunity to visit a wine cellar and share some time with the winemaker around a tasting of his best Pinot Noir wines. At the end of the tour you’ll be transferred back to Beaune and dropped off at the tourist office at 17:30.

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From Beaune or Dijon: Private Full-Day Wine Tasting Tour

4. From Beaune or Dijon: Private Full-Day Wine Tasting Tour

Enjoy a relaxing wine tasting experience and discover a rich diversity of high-quality wines from 2 Cote de Nuits vineyards on a private tour aboard a luxury air-conditioned minivan. Travel along the famous Route des Grand Crus before arriving at your first destination, the Chateau du Clos de Vougeot. Here, immerse yourself in the region's history and culture. Later, stop for optional lunch and tasting at a winery or choose your own lunch venue. Re-energized after lunch, head to a winery in the Vougeot area and sample some of the region's finest wines. Then pay a visit to the Nuits-Saint-Georges area, where you will enjoy another tasting and have the opportunity to admire picturesque landscapes along the way.

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What people are saying about Beaune

Overall rating

4.8 / 5

based on 165 reviews

Excellent tour with Cedric !!! We enjoy every moment.. Cedric explained us everything about Bourgogne wines while we rode our bikes and enjoyed the beautiful landscapes . We tasted good wines . For sure I’ll recommend this tour to ours friends. Good value for money!

the guide was very knowledgeable and gave the facts in an interesting manner. The little towns one travels through are quaint and picturesque. The wines tasted were quality wines and the experience was fun and interesting.

A very enjoyable tour - very informative and very tasty. Our guide Sebastian was excellent: Both knowledgable and passionate about wine and the area. I thoroughly recommend this tour.

Very nice tour guide! The tour is perfect for getting acquainted with the region and its wines. Nice visits to wineries and nice lunch.

Great guide, he really knew the subject and had a most pleasant manner