Total tour distance: 108 miles
Daily tour distance: 22 miles
Difficulty: 40 / 100
Starting in Dijon, a beautiful city with sites, history, and gateway to vine country, you will make your way across the vineyards of the most famous vignobles. As great wine requires great cooking, you will have many gastronomical experiences in the restaurants we include, but you can also venture out on your own to explore the many excellent choices available in both Dijon and Beaune. The cycling is moderate and is the perfect way to enhance your appetite for the best of Burgundy! This tour is a deluxe program of luxury for those interested in the best of the best!
Day 1 | Arrival Day
Arriving in Dijon, you will go to the centrally located hotel to receive your documentation and bikes for orientation and welcome at 7pm. You can explore the town with your free time before and after. Night in 5-star hotel and dinner out on your own in Dijon.
Dijon began as a Roman settlement called Divio, located on the road from Lyon to Paris, where today lays one of the easiest ways to get from Lyon to Paris, the TGV. This city also has the largest amount of buildings more than 300 years old, which are still standing.
Day 2 | Loop ride around Dijon - 34 km
Riding today will take you out into the countryside of Dijon to get warmed up and to visit some of the nearby vineyards and sites including the Burgundy canal. Return to Dijon and your 5 star hotel, dinner on your own.
Day 3 | Ride to the Cotes de Nuit wine country - 31 or 40 km
You ride into the Cotes de Nuit wine country today passing some of the most famous names in Burgundy wine such as Vosne-Romanee, Chambolle-Musigny & Gevrey Chambertin. Visit Nuits St Georges and stay in a 4 star inn with gastronomic restaurant, (suite), located outside Nuits St Georges.
Day 4 | Loop ride - 33-51 km
Loop ride day from Nuits St Georges. Discover the Burgundy countryside and more vineyards at your own pace; as we propose 3 different cycling options. Visit more vignobles and taste some of the produce at your leisure. Return to your same hotel and another gastronomic dinner.
Day 5 | Ride to Beaune - 28 or 40 km
Leaving your hotel you will pass through the lower vineyard area of Cotes de Nuits and into Beaune, the wine capital of the region. Leave plenty of time to explore Beaune and its many sites including the famous Hotel Dieu, and its many wine caves. You have a deluxe hotel in the town center tonight and dinner on your own.
Day 6 | Loop ride to Cotes de Beaune - 48 or 57 km
Loop ride to the Cotes de Beaune area south of the city: Cote de Beaune, Pommard, Santenay, Chassagne & Puligny Montrachet, Meursault. Return to Beaune, dinner on your own, and night in same hotel.
Day 7 | Departure Day
Departure at your leisure after breakfast. Additional visits and stays can be arranged as well as trains back to Paris with hotel.
- 6 nights of accommodation : 3 star superior hotels of charm with private shower and/or bathroom (or upgraded 4 star hotels)
- Daily breakfast
- 2 dinners
- Orientation with our local guide
- Detailed ROAD BOOK including detailed maps and itinerary, touristic information, detailed itinerary and cue sheets.
- 1 GPS GARMIN OREGON 450 for 2 persons
- All luggage transfers
- Comprehensive trip literature
- Technical and emergency support available at all times
This tour is available as a standard or upgraded version. All lodging regardless of version, include private bathroom and a variety of other amenities.
- Hotel Philippe Le Bon***;
- Hotel Le Richebourg*** (standard rooms);
- Hostellerie des Remparts***.
- Sofitel La Cloche****
- Spa Hotel Le Richebourg****
- Hotel Le Cep****
Please inquire for rate on itinerary with upgraded hotels
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