Cycling through the Best of Burgundy

Cycling through the Best of Burgundy

Burgundy is an ideal combination of stunning countryside, fine cuisine and splendid art treasures. You will discover the region’s wealthy past, uncover its history and glide through its little villages on this trip that starts and ends from Beaune. At times you will cross paths with river Saône, though our guess is that you may enjoy the famous wines of Côte d’Or more than anything else on this trip full of variety.

Day 1 : Arrive in Beaune

Arrive in Beaune, the wine-capital of Burgundy and a picturesque old town.

Meals: None.


Day 2 : Beaune - Buxy region; Cycle (Approx. 50 km)

Cycle via Chagny to castle Rully, along the cycle path of Voie Verte to the picturesque wine growing town of Buxy.

Meals: Breakfast.


Day 3 : Buxy region - Cluny; Cycle (Approx. 40 km)

Today you take an easy and relaxed route along Voie Verte to Cluny via Cormatin. Visit the biggest castle of Burgandt at Cormatin followed by the famous monastery and church at Cluny.

Meals: Breakfast.


Day 4 : Cluny - Macon; Cycle (Approx. 35 km)

Today cycle along the Voie Verte, cross the railway tunnel of Bois Clair, and reach the valley of Macon in the Maconnais region. It is recommended to visit the old city and historic bridge.

Meals: Breakfast.


Day 5 : Macon - Louhans; Cycle (Approx. 65 km)

Cycle along the weekly market of Via Pont-de-Vaux and Bresse to get into the farm region of Ferme-de-la-Foret. Louhans, the capital of Bresse is the place where you take an overnight stop.

Meals: Breakfast.


Day 6 : Louhans - Chalons-sur-Saône; Cycle (Approx. 55 km)

As you cycle along the Louhans-Chalons-sur-saone route, take some time out to visit St. Loup-de-Varennes, the place where photography was invented. Later, continue along river Saône to reach Chalons-sur-Saône for your overnight stay.

Meals: Breakfast.


Day 7 : Chalons-sur-Saône - Beaune; Cycle (Approx. 55 km)

Today you ride along the river valley of Saône, springing in the Vosges and mouthing into river Rhone near Lyon. Reach Beaune for your overnight stay and celebrate the successful end of this beautiful trip with a glass of burgundy wine.

Meals: Breakfast.


Day 8 : Departure from Beaune

Your cycling trip ends today, but your vacation doesn't have to. Extend your stay in Beaune or further customize the rest of your trip.

Meals: Breakfast.


  • All accommodation as per itinerary based on twin sharing basis.
  • All meals as mentioned in the itinerary.
  • Detailed itinerary and elaborate route information including maps, route description, tourist attractions and important telephone numbers.
  • Personal welcome briefing.
  • Local service hotline in Europe.
  • Bike Rental - Quality and well maintained bicycles with gears.
  • Luggage transfer between hotels.
  • GPS-Tracks on request available
  • Additional services for Guided Tour:
  • Tour guide ( english speaking)
  • Tour-bus (during the whole tour)
  • Wine tasting
  • Guided city tour in Cluny and Hotel Dieu in Beaune and wine tasting Chateau de Rully in Rully
  • Entrees as mentioned in the program
Exclusions:
Any airfare, train fare, travel insurance, airport taxes & visa. Any meals not mentioned in the itinerary. All items of personal nature & tips. Optional arrival and departure transfers or transfer costs to the starting point of the vacation. Entrance fees to attractions not specified in the itinerary. Extra nights at the beginning or the end of the trip. Any natural calamity which is beyond the control of the tour operator. Anything not mentioned in "Package Includes". Rooms are subject to availability. GST 5%. Any Increase in the rate of exchange leading to an increase in land arrangements and high season surcharge if any, will have to be borne by the client. Standard terms & conditions apply.
Disclaimer:
Prices are per person on twin share basis including bike rental. Operates daily. Travel Insurance covering medial and evacuation expenses is mandatory for all travelers. Triple reduction, upgrade to electric bike, single room & dinner supplement costs are available on request. Package valid till 15th October 2017. Any Increase in the rate of exchange leading to an increase in land arrangements and high season surcharge if any, will have to be borne by the client. Standard terms and conditions apply.