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France - Vintage Burgundy - Self-Guided Leisure Cycling Holiday

Holiday Highlights

  • Numerous churches and cathedrals in Dijon, including St. Benigne, Notre-Dame, St. Etienne, and St. Michel
  • Cycling to the vineyard of the chateau of Aloxe Corton, which produces the best red wines of Côte de Beaune
  • Wine tasting in Nuits Saint Georges
  • Seeing the famous 15th century ancient hospital Hôtel Dieu – a magnificent masterpiece of Gothic art
  • Riding through two of the most famous wine villages in the world – Meursault and Puligny
  • The Côte Chalonnaise located between the hills of the Morvan Mountains and the plains of the River Saône

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Day Description Distance Meals
1 Arrival in Dijon    
2 Dijon to Beaune 27 Miles / 43 Kms Approx. B  
3 Beaune to Chassey-le-Camp 17 Miles / 28 Kms Approx. B  
4 Chassey-le-Camp to Cluny 40 Miles / 65 Kms Approx. B  
5 Cluny to Tournus 23 Miles / 37 Kms Approx. B  
6 Tournus to Chalons-sur-Saône 21 Miles / 34 Kms Approx B  
7 Chalons-sur-Saône to Dijon (via Beaune) 32 Miles / 51 Kms Approx. B  
8 Departure from Dijon   B  

Key: B - Breakfast, L - Lunch, D - Dinner

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Holiday Information

This self-guided cycling holiday in France visits one of the country's most beautiful areas - Burgundy. France is a country that is synonymous with idyllic cycling holidays and where quiet country lanes and backroads lead you through unspoilt countryside where cyclists are welcome, and the pleasures of the palate are daily rewarded. This part of France is famous for its warm hospitality and inimitable knack for enjoying life. Burgundy is rich in tradition, gastronomy, history and excellent wines. For centuries people have been lured to this beautiful land of gently rolling landscapes, sleepy villages, rivers and canals. Burgundy is the old France, a land of culture, countryside, fine food and wine and there's no better way to explore it than by bike.
Stately historic castles, miles of straight Roman roads and magnificent Romanesque churches give constant reminders of Burgundy’s heritage. The tour is designed for those who want to take their time cycling and enjoy a land rich in tradition and of course the fine wines of Beaune and Maconnais. During your day on the bike, there are only a few large hills to climb and so it's suitable for those after an easy paced cycling holiday.
Our French cycling holidays are all about good food, comfortable accommodation and beautiful cycling routes which create a memorable cycling holiday experience. Whether travelling to France by plane, driving or taking the train, a warm welcome will greet you at your first night's accommodation. You will be staying in carefully selected small 2 and 3 star hotels and guesthouses. This holiday is available for Friday, Saturday and Sunday departures for a minimum of two people. We book all your accommodation, transfer your luggage and provide you with cycling routes and a detailed itinerary. Just contact us with your preferred dates.

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Departure Dates:

Duration: 8 days
Return: 08/01/2050

Prices From:

£915 p.p.

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Holiday Summary

Duration:
8 days
Prices From:
£915
Estimated flight price
£200

Optional

Bike Hire
£115
Electric Bike Hire:
£215
Electric Bike Hire:
£215
Single Room:
£355
Single Room:
£355
Insurance - Europe 10 Day:
£47
Insurance - Europe 10 Day:
£47

Holiday Details

Place to place

7 nights hotel accommodation

6 days riding

Breakfast

Self-guided

Route notes and maps provided

Luggage transfers

Minimum 2 people

Friday, Saturday and Sunday departures

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