Boat trips, villages, wines…oui,oui,oui !
The finest wines of Burgundy
For those who love great wines, gastronomy, history, forests, barge trips and small villages, Burgundy offers a multitude of possibilities to get away and relax.
Discover the « Champs Elysées » of Burgundy wines: Romanée-Conti, Meursault, Chambertin, Clos de Vougeot, Côte de Nuits, Côte de Beaune … give a treat for your senses.
The names of the “Grands Crus” follow one after another along the wine routes of the region.
Get into a tasting course to discover the secrets of the top wineries such as Corton, Montrachet, Chambertin or more simply the AOC Pouilly-Fumé or Irancy, thanks to an expert ‘sommelier’.
Would you prefer to have a private visit, with the wine-maker himself/herself, to exchange, to look, to taste…sharing a few secrets, sometimes hundreds of years old ?
Burgundy is a land of wine and gastronomy. You will find many excellent restaurants, Michelin-star chefs and food specialties : Époisses cheese, mustard from Dijon, Anis de Flavigny, Andouillette from Chablis, chicken from Bresse …
Experience local markets where the French make their weekly “courses” (fresh food shopping). Push the door of gastronomic restaurants where tradition, excellence and taste buds will meet so nicely.
Would you fancy joining a Michelin starred Chef into his culinary world – from buying products to its final transformation in the restaurant? He will give you detailed technical lessons of French cuisine and introduce you to some traditional dishes and, sometimes, as a bonus, he can take you on a tour of local market…
A boating paradise !
With nearly 1,200 km of rivers and canals, Burgundy is a boating paradise: river cruises on hotel barges, to navigate in comfort; a houseboat to enjoy the freedom of a cruise or excursion with family or friends.
Famous aqueducts, fascinating towns, historic villages, beautiful vineyards will appear as you travel along the canals of Burgundy.
You can make some stops for visiting a historical town or a vineyard, having a dinner in an excellent restaurant or bike riding in the countryside … We’ll build a road-trip itinerary : just take your time, make your trip unique and enjoy yourself !
Religious heritage: In the footsteps of the monks and Dukes of Burgundy !
Immerse yourself in the tranquillity of the great centres of Christianity of Burgundy : the abbeys of Cluny and Citeaux were among the greatest spiritual, intellectual, artistic and even political centres in Europe from the 10th to 12th centuries.
Travel through the region to discover lovely Romanesque churches, impressive Hôtels-Dieu and some vineyard inheritate from the monks, including the famous Clos de Vougeot.
Welcome to the land of the Dukes of Burgundy: medieval towns and ducal vineyards, Gothic churches and castle fortresses await you.