Beaune and Walking the Grand Cru Vineyards

Start: France Finish: Burgundy

Visiting: Burgundy


Duration: 7 Nights

Physical rating: Leisurely / Moderate

Special diets catered: Please inform Exodus of specific dietary requirements

Tour Operator: Exodus

Age range: 12 to 99

Tour operated in: English


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Tour Overview

The walks provide a wonderful balance of quiet country lanes, vineyard tracks and woodland trails taking in sleepy, unspoilt villages, majestic vine-clad hills and ancient oak forest. Sample fine wines in 13th century cellars and enjoy lunch in a selection of medieval towns including world-renowned Nuits-St-Georges. Walk the historic streets of Dijon and hunt for truffles with Yann and his dog Elfe in the grounds of a secluded chateau.

Highlights

  • iconVaried walking: vineyard tracks, country lanes, waterside paths and greenways
  • iconLovingly restored historic hotels and a perfectly located Beaune hotel, two minutes from the stunning Hospices de Beaune
  • iconDiscover Beaune, the wine capital of Burgundy

Places You'll See

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Itinerary

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icon Day 1 : Arrive in Beaune

Wander the streets of Beaune and marvel at the multi coloured roofs of the 15th Century Hospices de Beaune. Overnight at the perfectly located Hotel Le Central and take your pick from the plethora of local restaurants nearby. *(Staying at Hotel Le Central)*

icon Day 2 : At Beaune

Meals: breakfast

Continue to explore Beaune and it's architecture, Gothic chapels and renaissance mansions.* (Staying at Hotel Le Central)*

icon Day 3 : Beaune to Gevrey-Chambertin

Meals: breakfast

You'll begin by crossing over the northern tip of the limestone escarpment of the Cote-d'Or to gain wonderful views across the plain as you descend to the village of Chenove. From here turn south and wind your way along the Chemin des Grand Crus, passing the vineyards of Couchey and Fixin and continuing along to the famous wine village of Gevrey-Chambertin.* (*Staying at Rotisserie du Chambertin*)*

icon Day 4 : At Gevrey-Chambertin

Meals: breakfast

Options today include taking the train to Dijon or Beaune. In Dijon stroll the history-filled streets and alleyways with 12th-15th century timbered houses to see the Church of Notre Dame, cathedral and the grand Palace of the Dukes of Burgundy. *(*Staying at *Rotisserie du Chambertin)*

icon Day 5 : Gevrey-Chambertin to Vosne-Romanee

Meals: breakfast

Leave the vines behind today and head up into the woods where you'll follow an old disused railway track. Wind through shady, protected woodland before emerging back into the sun-soaked vines behind tranquil Morey-St-Denis, a good place to enjoy a coffee break. Continue on through the sleepy village of Chambolle-Musigny to Vougeot and visit the historic Chateau du Clos de Vougeot which produces one of the world's most celebrated Grand Cru wines. *(Staying at Le Richebourg)*

icon Day 6 : At Vosne-Romanee

Meals: breakfast

There are two options for your 'rest day'. You could walk up through the woods to a secluded chateau in the hills, behind the vineyards of Vosne-Romanee - here you have the opportunity to learn about truffle hunting in the chateau grounds with Thierry, his son Yann and their specially trained dog Elfe (Thursday to Monday only). Alternatively take a stroll through the vines to the world-famous medieval town of Nuits-St-Georges. Explore the town and enjoy lunch here, then maybe a spot of wine tasting in one of the many local caves.* (Staying at Le Richebourg)*

icon Day 7 : Vosne-Romanee to Beaune 16km/10mi/5.5hr or 22km/14mi/6.5hr

Meals: breakfast

A 25-minute transfer takes you to Pernand-Vergelesses to follow vineyard tracks past the Hill of Corton, once owned by Holy Roman Emperor Charlemagne. Then it's on to medieval Savigny-les-Beaune for a morning coffee next to the impressive chateau, which houses a collection of vintage cars, motorbikes and planes. Walking up through woodland, you emerge above Beaune with spectacular views over the town and its surrounds. Descending into the vineyards you can visit the Parc de la Bouzaise or Beaune.* (Staying at Hotel Le Central)* Optional shorter walk: 5.5hrs, distance 16km/10mi

icon Day 8 : Leave Beaune

Meals: breakfast

Leave Beaune

What's Included

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    Continental breakfasts

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    Walking transfers

What's Not Included

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    Supplement for single traveller (includes single accommodation supplement)

Your Peace of Mind Options

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    Low Deposit

    Exodus requires a deposit of 20% to secure a place on this tour, and the final balance is not due till 70 days before departure..

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    Secure payments

    All payments to TourHub are deposited into an externally regulated Trust account.


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