Burgundy – Dijon to Beaune

Dijon, France

Holiday overview




Self Guided, Wine Tours


Easy to Moderate


Mar - Oct


£ 675 pp


5 nights

This walking tour will lead you from Dijon to Beaune, capital of Burgundy wine, passing through the Côte de Nuits and the Côte de Beaune vineyards. Following sections of the Grand Cru Route, you will discover enchanting landscapes and the prestigious Burgundy vineyards.

This walking tour will lead you from Dijon to Beaune, capital of Burgundy wine, passing through the Côte de Nuits and the Côte de Beaune vineyards. Following sections of the Grand Cru Route, you will discover enchanting landscapes and the prestigious Burgundy vineyards.

Departures every day except Sundays, March – October.
Stay in 3* and 4* hotels

Discover prestigious Burgundy vineyards, sample the wines and local Burgundy cuisine, and marvel at the fascinating cultural sites.



£675 per person based on two people sharing

Single room supplement: £310

Dinner included: £220

Supplement for one person walking alone: Price on request



5 Overnight stays (3 and 4 star hotels)

Welcome meeting
Breakfast each morning
Daily luggage transfer to your next hotel

Transfers as mentioned in the itinerary (days 2 & 4)
Route notes, maps and tourist information

Assistance in case of any problems.


Not Included:

Outward or return transport, dinner unless booked as an extra, lunches, drinks with meals


DAY 1 Arrival in Dijon
Arrival and afternoon meeting with our local representative who will brief you on the route and provide the road book, maps and walk information.

This town, steeped in history, is its own outdoor museum. Explore the old city, the neighborhood of the Palais de Justice, and the beautiful Palais des Ducs et des Etats de Bourgogne (Palace of the Dukes and States of Burgundy) home to the Musée des Beaux Arts.

Lodging and breakfast in a 3-star hotel.


DAY 2 Marsannay – Gevrey-Chambertin 11km
Continue exploring Dijon in the morning where there is plenty to see, including the Archeological Museum and the Sacred Art Museum in Sainte Anne‘s Chapel.

Late morning a taxi transfer takes you to Marsannay-la-Côte. From Marsannay, a city reputed for its rosé wines (unique in the Burgundian region), you will walk towards Fixey, where a 10th century church stands, the oldest in the region. You reach Gevrey-Chambertin, a wine town still guarded by an ancient, fortified castle.

Lodging and breakfast in a 4-star hotel.


DAY 3 Gevrey-Chambertin – Nuits-Saint-Georges 14km

Pass by the village of Chambolle Musigny, at the beginning of a narrow valley, and head to one of the more famous sites of Burgundy, the majestic Château de Clos Vougeot. A visit to the château reveals a 12th century wine cellar and gigantic wine press. Your path continues across the Echezeaux and Grand Echezeaux vineyards and then brings you to hallowed ground and the heart of some of the world’s greatest vineyards: La Romanée, Romanée-Conti, Richebourg, la Tâche.

Lodging and breakfast in a 3-star hotel.


DAY 4 Nuits-Saint-Georges/Chaux – Beaune 19km
Today’s walk takes you uphill (after a morning transfer), past vineyard-covered slopes, to the Hautes-Cotes de Nuits. The landscape is delightful, with beautiful views across the valley. Pass through the village of Villers-la-Faye, with its 11th century church sitting upon Mont Saint Victor, and then to Magny-les-Villers. Descending into the Côtes de Beaune, you reach Pernant-Vergelesses and one of the most picturesque little villages in the area, Aloxe-Corton, famous for white wines like Corton-Charlemagne, one of the best in Burgundy. Your day ends in Beaune, a magical Burgundian city of medieval charm, famous for its hospices and ramparts.

Lodging and breakfast in a 3-star hotel for 2 nights.


DAY 5: Beaune
Free day is Beaune.

Explore the narrow streets lined with beautiful houses, some of which date back to the Renaissance


DAY 6: Departure

You can return by train to Dijon.


Getting there:

Arrival by train:
Dijon train station at 15mn’s walk from the hotels. There are taxis at the train station.
High speed trains from Paris to Dijon or regional train from Paris to Dijon
High speed trains from Lyon or Macon to Dijon
Regional train from Lyon or Macon

Departure from Beaune:
Beaune train station at 15mn’s walk from the hotels – Please contact us for transfers (see options below)
Regional train from Beaune to Dijon – High speed trains from Dijon to Paris
Regional train from Beaune to Lyon or Mâcon


Optional Extras:

Wine tasting (on DAY 2 or 3) £25 per person
Cold wine tasting lunch (on DAY 2) approx £85 per person
Wine tasting lunch with 6 wines (on the DAY 4) approx £100 per person

Taxi transfer from Beaune hotel – train station £30



DIJON. Hotel des Ducs ***
The hotel des Ducs is a nice hotel, located in the historical center of Dijon, 100 meters from the Tourist Office, the Dukes’ Palace and the Fine Arts Museum. The rooms are well decorated, and modern, with all the comfort needed. Customers will have breakfast in a pleasant conservatory.
GEVREY-CHAMBERTIN. Hotel Arts et Terroirs****
This hotel is situated not very far from the center town of Gevrey-Chambertin. Customers will appreciate the peaceful atmosphere of this hotel. It offers comfortable and cozy rooms, decorated in a French style. Customers will enjoy the wooded garden where they will be able to taste a glass of wine (from the domaines around).
NUITS-ST-GEORGES. La Gentilhommière***
The hotel La Gentilhommière is located in the countryside, out of the village of Nuits-St-Georges. The hotel is housed in a former 16th century hunting lodge, in the heart of a forest and a magnificent 13-hectare park. Customers will enjoy the outdoor swimming-pool, and tennis court and a nice garden with a terrace. The rooms are well decorated and very comfortable. The hotel has a restaurant.
BEAUNE. Hostellerie de la Bretonnière***
Nice hotel, hosted in an ancient relay station from 17th century, at about 5 minutes’ walk from the center town. It is a family hotel, in a very peaceful place despite its location in town. The hotel has a nice garden, a conservatory, a terrace, a bar and a parking.
➔ In case of unavailability of the first hotel, we suggest an alternative hotel of the same standard. If the same hotel category is not available, then, we try in the upper category hotel. In that last case, there may be an additional cost, which we will make you aware of in advance.