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

1. 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

2. 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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What people are saying about Beaune

We were picked up at 9:30 as scheduled in front of the tourist office. It happened that nobody else other than my wife and I had booked this tour. Ava, our tour guide was excellent. She has tons of wine knowledge and did not hesitate sharing that with us. We visited a couple of wine makers and walked the famous vineyards. She suggested a lunch place that was very good for the hour we were not together in the center of Beaune. I bought some wine to be shipped - although I have not heard from the shipping company that was supposed to contact me yet! The most important factor is wine selection in Burgundy is “the map”! Have the map of vineyards handy when selecting your Pino. Unlike Napa that is equipped with irrigation system Burgundy relies exclusively on natural climate conditions. Check your years yo make sure too much rain did not make it a bad year!

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!

A truly awesome experience!

Many thanks again to our guide, Avi. She gave us a lot of very useful information with love and dedication which she has for Burgundy wines. It was an amazing tour with lots of tastings and elaborate explanations. Definitely one of the best we took in France.

We had an excellent day on the bike with Florient, a very friendly guide who made us discover his region with passion, addresses of wine producers to remember. We enjoyed a gourmet meal for the afternoon forces. Awesome !

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