Grand Burgundy Tour - MAT-GBT   

The quaint charm and relaxing atmosphere allows for an enjoyable environment to try local and regional food and wines. It will captivate your party as you travel in luxury from village to village, experiencing Burgundy as most can only imagine.

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 Le Creusot

Day 1
You will be met at the location of your choice in Dijon by your driver/guide around midday. We will drive to your charming hotel to leave your luggage and then it will be time for a much anticipated lunch. The rest of the afternoon will be for you to discover this wonderful town.

Day 2
This morning we will leave Dijon driving south along the magical ''Cotes de Nuits'' wine region. Our route will take us through world famous villages such as Gevrey Chambertin, Vougeot, Nuits St Georges, Aloxe Corton and the Romanee Conti vineyard. After lunch you will have plenty of time to discover the picturesque town of Beaune with a Hospice and a little wine tasting before your dinner in town, where we will spend the night.

Day 3
Meursault is an other famous and beautiful village we will see during our scenic morning drive through the ''Cote de Beaune''. We will arrive at the very impressive Château de la Rochepot standing on its rocky peak since the 13th century. Next on our itinerary is lunch in a charming restaurant in Nolay where you will discover a unique 14th century covered market place. In the afternoon we will go to Autun, a very attractive place to visit. The town was once an incredibly active and lively centre in the Roman Empire.

Day 4
After a wonderful lunch together in a local restaurant, we will drive to Chalon sur Saone to visit the picturesque shopping area. Later, we will go all the way down to the popular riverside town of Tournus with its famous Romanesque Abbey Church of St. Philibert and quaint shops, a great place to spend a peaceful night.

Day 5
Today we are going to discover the Bresse region famous for its premium quality chicken. On the way we will discover many beautiful farm houses and stop to have lunch in Bourg en Bresse. We will then take time to discover the historical centre with its medieval timber homes with Renaissance facades. And of course, a visit to the Royal Monastery of Brou is a must. Our memorable day will end in Macon, a charming place to enjoy a beautiful evening.

Day 6
Today is filled with an astonishing scenic drive through backroads to discover hidden hills and villages of this southern wine countryside. We will visit the town of Cluny, the fancy Château of Cormatin and its beautiful gardens, Chapaize church built in the 11th century and Brancion, a romantic 13th century village perched on a hilltop. With our heads full of unforgettable images we will drive back north to spend the night close to the Canal du Centre.

Day 7
After breakfast we will drive down to Le Creusot where you will find the popular and widely used TGV train station enabling quick access to your next destination.

At A Glance

  • Location: Burgundy

  • Access: Dijon TGV Train Station

  • Start City: Dijon

  • End City: Le Creusot

  • Areas Visited: Cote d’Or Wine Country, Southern Burgundy, Saone & Beaujolais
  • Trip Length: 6 Nights & 7 Days

  • Activities & Highlights: Touring of the “Cotes de Nuits” & “Cotes de Beaune” wine region, exploration of picturesque Burgundian towns & villages along the canals & Saone River, discovery of the Maconnais and Bresse regions.

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