Welcome to Burgundy


Two great French passions, wine and food, come together here in a particularly enticing way. Burgundy's vineyards have been granted Unesco World Heritage status in recognition of the region's centuries-old history of viticulture and the remarkable diversity of its winegrowing terroir (land).

Burgundy's four départements (Côte d'Or, Yonne, Saône-et-Loire and Nièvre) are a paradise for lovers of the great outdoors. You can cycle through venerable vineyards, hike the wild reaches of the Parc Naturel Régional du Morvan, glide along tranquil waterways in a canal boat, or float above it all in a hot-air balloon.


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$154.48 Food, Wine & Nightlife

Burgundy Small-Group Wine Tour, Côte de Beaune, from Dijon

Meet your guide in the morning near the train station in Dijon and take a seat in your air-conditioned minivan. Then, head off into rural Burgundy — where lush vineyards line the rolling hillsides. Along the way, admire sweeping views over the Corton Grand Cru region in beautiful Côte de Beaune. First, explore the pretty town of Beaune as your guide sheds light on the region’s winemaking traditions and history. Stroll along winding, cobbled streets where life ticks past at a relaxing pace, and soak up the atmosphere in this impossibly beautiful corner of central France. Next, visit the cellars of a local boutique winery, where a variety of vintages lie slowly maturing in gigantic oak barrels. Sample some of the delicate Premier Cru and Grand Cru red and white wines in production at the winery, and gain insight into the complex flavors in your glass. Explore Beaune further at your leisure during free time, and maybe try other local produce such as blackcurrant liquor, spiced honey cake or aniseed candy. Perhaps visit La Moutarderie Fallot (own expense) — where delicious Burgundy mustard is made — and sample some of the diverse mustards in production. Then, return to your starting point in Dijon to conclude your tour.

$85.56 Day Trips & Excursions

Wine Tasting - Cote de Nuits Region with Two Cellar Visits

Today you will journey through the vineyards of the Cote de Nuits wine district, traveling through the villages of Fixin, Gevrey Chambertin, Morey Saint Denis, Chambolle-Musigny, Vougeot, Vosne-Romanee and Nuits St Georges on the Route des Grands Crus and along small vineyard roads.Your wine specialist-guide will explain the different varieties and wine qualities as well as different tasks performed throughout the year to care for the vines, the harvest, and historical aspects of the vines and villages.The tour stops for two guided cellar visits and comprehensive wine tasting where everything you've learned throughout the day comes together.Enjoy the delights of Burgundy - one sip at a time!Hotel pickup is available, please click on 'View Additional Info' below for full list of hotels included.

$77.24 Food, Wine & Nightlife

Burgundy Wine Tasting Small-Group Tour from Dijon

Following a pickup in central Dijon, hop aboard your minibus and travel out of the city into the rolling hills of Burgundy — widely considered among France’s finest winegrowing regions. Along the way, admire sweeping views over the fertile vineyards coating the landscape. First, visit a local winery and explore the cellars with your guide. Gain insight into the winemaking process, and sample a selection of Premier Cru red and whites. Learn how to pair wines with your meals. Head onward to a second Burgundy winery and learn of the estate’s rich family history. Taste a diverse range of Pinot Noir wines, developed in harmony with the region’s rich traditions. On route back to Dijon, visit the charming village of Gevrey-Chambertin then return to central Dijon to conclude your tour.

$285.19 Food, Wine & Nightlife

North Burgundy and Chablis Wine Tasting Tour from Paris

You will meet your Sommelier in Paris. After a 2-hour ride in a air-conditioned van with a maximum of 8 people, you will arrive in the lovely village of Chablis. Your first wine-tasting takes place at a famous Chablis producer, where you will visit the caves, see the fermenting tanks, barrels, old vintage bottles, and finish with various wine tastings. You will then head to a typical village of Burgundy, where ancient grapes varieties are still grown. You will enjoy your second tasting during a wine,cheese and meet pairing lunch at a family-run producer.After lunch break, your sommelier will drive you through the vineyards area to another Burgundy appellations famous for its great Pinot Noir wines.  You will learn about french wine labels, "terroirs", Burgundy grapes varieties and also about the epic history of the Knights Templar and Cistercians monks. Your final tasting will take place in a historic wine cave from the XI century built by monks. Return to central Paris around 7pm.

$85.56 Food, Wine & Nightlife

Burgundy Small-Group Wine and Cheese-Tasting Tour from Dijon

Your half-day, small-group crash course in French wine and cheese begins with pickup by air-conditioned minivan in central Dijon. Relax on a leisurely ride through the French countryside. If you’ve ever wanted to know more about Burgundy’s wines and cheese, this is a great introduction.Learn from your guide about Burgundian wines like pinot noir and the importance of terroir with a Côte de Nuits vineyard tour. Visit classic wine-producing villages and see some of the region’s historic memorials during the scenic ride. Note the castle-like buildings, vineyards, and quaint signs with grape bunches marking the Route des Grands Crus (Route of Great Wines). Follow your wine specialist into a caveau, or wine cellar, to try sips of the wines as you learn about them. Toward the end of the tour, sample a delicious plate of local artisanal cheeses paired with two wines from the Côte de Nuits. The cheeses sampled might include such standouts as Epoisses or Chaource, among others. Then settle in for the drive back to Dijon. If you weren’t a Francophile before this tour, you’re sure to be one by the end.

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Avignon and Provence Day Trip from Paris by TGV Train

Boarding the TGV (high-speed train) in Paris, you'll start your day trip by heading south to Avignon, passing by the beautiful landscapes of Burgundy and the Rhone Valley. When you arrive in Avignon, visit the Popes' Palace (Palais des Papes), one of the biggest Gothic palaces in Europe. As you explore this fascinating palace on your own, listen to audio commentary about the history of the building and how Avignon became the City of Popes. You'll have free time for lunch (own expense) and a stroll through the city center before boarding an air-conditioned coach to continue your day trip with an expert local guide.Enjoy a photo stop at Nostradamus’ birthplace, the UNESCO World Heritage-listed St Rémy de Provence -- better known for its Roman ruins (Les Antiques) and the surrounding olive trees that were painted several times by Van Gogh. Then move on to Les Baux de Provence, a picturesque medieval village built on a rocky ledge more than 800 feet (245 meters) high. Your expert local guide will introduce you to the village on a comprehensive walking tour, before allowing you time at leisure to explore on your own. Discover Les Baux's historical center and its traditional village market stalls that sell shimmering palettes of traditional Provencal souvenirs, including perfumes, handcrafts and olive oil.Your full-day tour continues to the famous Pont du Gard, a fantastically preserved Roman aqueduct and UNESCO World Heritage Site. Have free time to enjoy this amazingly tranquil place before returning to Avignon for your high-speed train ride back to Paris.