Cycle tour around Beaune and its prestigious vineyards

from 250 € / pers.
(on the minimum basis of 2 pers.)
Reference : BU2
3 days / 3 days riding
Difficulty : Easy
Star tour
From April to November 2019
Departure: daily
Electric bike rental possible > Book this trip

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Your cycling tour in the great Burgundy vineyards:

Enjoy a stay in a town with glorious history, in the heart of the great Burgundy vineyards !
Located close to the historic walls of Beaune, your hotel will be the ideal starting point to cycle from chateaux to wine properties.

From « Côte de Nuits » and « Côte de Beaune », you will ride along the routes close to Clos Vougeot or château de Meursault, and you will cross the famous Gevrey-Chambertin, Vosne-Romanée and Pommard vineyards ….
A stay to discover the authentic warmth and refinement of the Burgundian way of life.

Day 1 : Arrival in Beaune + excursion « Côte de Beaune » | 45 km ( option Nolay 8 km)


The undisputed capital of Burgundy, Beaune is also one of France’s prettiest towns, with an important artistic and historic legacy: its hospital, crowned with a roof of glazed tiles, is known throughout the world, and its wine museum is a must !

Follow the picturesque ‘Voie Verte’ (cycling path) which goes through the pretty « Côte de Beaune » and the great vineyards such as Meursault, Puligny-Montrachet or Pommard. You will also have the opportunity to visit the Château de la Rochepot : a magnificent 13th and 15th century fortress with roofs made of glazed tiles, before reaching Auxey-Duresses and then Beaune.

OptionCommented wine tasting at the Domaine de Chassagne-Montrachet (Included in the "Châteaux Package")
dégustation Chassagne Montrachet

chât. de Chassagne-Montrachet

Walk around the cellars of the domain of Chassagne-Montrachet; then, we propose a commented tasting of five great wines of the family Picard’s domain’s, to discover the Chassagne-Montrachet, Saint-Aubin’s terroir.

Day 2 : Excursion Beaune – « Côte de Nuits » | 53 km ( option 12 km)


Excursion devoted to the discovery of the famous area “Côte de Nuits” known for its vintage wines and more especially for its red wines: Chambolle Musigny, Vosne Romanée and the morst expensive wine of Burgundy: Romanée Conti.
You will also discover some prestigious places such as Château du Clos Vougeot, the town of Nuits Saint Georges or the château de Gevrey Chambertin.

OptionVisit of the chateau du Clos de Vougeot (Included in the "Châteaux Package")

Bénédicte Manière – Clos de Vougeot

Visit the castle of le Clos du Vougeot (cloister, the former fermenting room, cellars, inside rooms, Benaton’s carrier). You will discover the castle thanks to a new system of touch-sensitive screens set all over the area. They give all the necessary information to understand this amazing place.

Day 3 : Excursion Beaune – Bouilland | 34 km and departure


Leave the vineyards of Savigny-les-Beaune to find the green forests and ride along the graceful river ‘Rhoin’ up to  the ruins of the Ste Marguerite abbey. Then come back to Beaune through the ‘Hautes-Côtes-de-Beaune’ vineyards.
Departure at the end of the excursion.

Possibility to plan an extra night in Beaune.

OptionWine tasting in Beaune (Included in the "Châteaux Package")
degustation Beaune

Patriarche Père et fils

Visit one of the biggest wine cellars of Burgundy, 4 little movies tell the story of Père & Fils House all along the visit route. You will be able to taste 10 of the greatest Burgundy wines with a tastevin offered.

The little extra with Biking France:


Our “Châteaux & wine tasting package”, with entrance fees to

. Patriarches Père & Fils (wine tasting in Beaune)
. château du Clos de Vougeot
. château de Chassagne-Montrachet (commented wine tasting)

Select your category

standard category
Reference: BU2 STD
superior category
Reference: BU2 SUP
deluxe category
Reference: BU2 LU
Low season
  • from April 6th to November 30th 2019
  • Departure: daily
 
 
 
2 persons basis :(price per person)
250 € / pers.
445 € / pers.
570 € / pers.
Single supplement
80 € / pers.
265 € / pers.
140 € / pers.
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Children discount :from 0 to 2 years old : free / from 3 to 11 years old : - 50% / from 12 to 17 years old : - 20%
(Only if the triple or quadruple rooms are occupied by 2 adults minimum. )

Your accommodation


standard category


Your hotel is a post house 18th century coaching inn located in the center of Beaune. Your hotel has soundproofed and air-conditioned rooms, with private bathroom. You can relax in the courtyard or on the sunny terrace and enjoy your breakfast in the bright conservatory.
superior category


This hotel is situated in a quaint cobbled street, in the heart of Beaune center-town. It is an ancient Cistercian abbey dating back to the 12th century, converted into a luxury boutique hotel. The spacious rooms mix to the perfection, authenticity and modernity. You will spend a stay outside of time in this uncommon charming hotel!
deluxe category


Ideally situated in the heart of the medieval city of Beaune, very closed to the famous Hospices de Beaune and the basilica Notre-Dame, your 5-star luxury hotel is a charming and warm establishment. Settled in an ancient property, the hotel has spacious and cozy rooms with air-conditioning. Each room is unique, decorated with a great deal of character.
Pictures for indicative purposes. Depending on the availability.

Your cycle hire

SCOTT hybrid bike - 24 speed gears

Man or Lady frame

  • 1 rear saddlebag
  • 1 front saddlebag
  • 1 repair kit
  • 1 pump
  • 1 map holder
  • 1 lock per couple
  • 1 helmet
  • 1 counter
Possibility to rent an electric assistance bike :

PEUGEOT e-bike

E-bike

Universal frame

  • 1 rear saddlebag
  • 1 front saddlebag
  • 1 repair kit
  • 1 pump
  • 1 map holder
  • 1 lock per couple
  • 1 helmet
  • 1 counter

Practical details

  • Bikes will be delivered at the 1st hotel.
  • At the end of the tour, leave the rental bikes at your hotel, we will pick them up.
> Your journey
> How to arrive in Beaune
> Return

Your journey

Tour description:

Small traffic roads and some signposted routes for cyclists on the ‘Côte de Beaune’ VéloVoie.

GPX files:

Besides the maps and detailed itinerary, we can provide on request the GPX files of your bike stages, as well as a suggestion of free mobile application.

How to arrive in Beaune

By car:
From A6 highway > Exit n° 24 « Beaune Nord ». Then follow direction « centre ville ».

 By train:
From Paris Gare de Lyon train station >> Dijon ville train station (by TGV train) >> Beaune train station (by train).
For more information, do not hesitate to visit : www.sncf.com/en

By plane:

  • From Orly airport:
    – Taxi transfer to Paris Gare de Lyon train station >> Dijon ville train station >> Beaune train station.

– Bus shuttle (Orly Bus) : from Orly Sud > > Paris centre – stop ‘Denfert Rochereau’ >> Metro line 6 + line 14 >> Paris Gare de Lyon  train station >> Dijon ville train station >> Beaune train station.
http://aeroportorly.paris/orlybus.php

– Orly Val (automatic metro): from Orly Sud or Ouest >> Paris – stop ‘‘Chatelet les Halles’ >> RER D – stop ‘Paris Gare de Lyon’ >> Dijon ville train station >> Beaune train station.
http://aeroportorly.paris/orlyval.php
www.transilien.com/en
www.ratp.fr/en/plans-lignes

  • From Beauvais airport:
    – Taxi transfer to Paris Gare de Lyon train station >> Dijon ville train station >> Beaune train station.

– Bus shuttle >> Paris – stop ‘Porte Maillot’ >> Metro line 1 >> Paris Gare de Lyon  train station >> Dijon ville train station >> Beaune train station.
www.aeroportparisbeauvais.com/en/acces-et-transports/navettes/

Return

If you have to return to Paris (city centre) / Paris Airports:

  • This return can be carry out by RandoVelo/Biking France: please contact us!
  • A return transfer by train is possible and organised on your own. Please visit: www.sncf.com/en
    Plan to go to the train station with your luggage (and your potential own bike)
    (Personal bike return costs are on your responsibility.)
    – Beaune train station >> Dijon ville train station >> Paris Gare de Lyon (by train + TGV train).
    – Beaune train station >> Dijon ville train station >> Roissy Charles de Gaulle T.2 train station (by train + TGV train).

Nearby Airport:
– Lyon – Saint Exupéry Airport : www.lyonaeroports.com


Trip overall rating : / 3 testimonials

Daniel
France
travel date: 13 August 2018.
" A recommander! "

Circuits très bien expliques par carte et détails sur papier a travers les vignes parmi les grands crus de Bourgogne. Très bon séjour.

Pierre
France
travel date: 11 July 2018.
" Superbe expérience "

Parcours très agréable. Nous avons été enchanté de nos trois jours de vélo.

Anne-Claire
France
travel date: 06 July 2015.
" Très belle expérience "

Nous avons vécu une très belle expérience. Les paysages de vignobles sont pittoresques. Bien sûr le beau temps était avec nous.