Discover the hidden treasures of Burgundy

from 1 185 € / pers.
(on the minimum basis of 2 pers.)
Reference : BU7
8 days / 6 days riding
Difficulty : Sustained
Round trip
From April to November 2019
Departure: daily
Electric bike rental possible > Book this trip

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BU7 Map

Your cycling tour in Burgundy:

Burgundy : its châteaux, its wines, and a series of amazing landscapes. Take your time to appreciate an authentic rural environment, to explore a whole network of country roads and lanes.

Day 1 : Arrival in Beaune


The undisputed capital of Burgundy, Beaune is also one of France’s prettiest towns, a source equally of art and of history: its hospital, crowned by a roof of glazed tiles, is known throughout the world, and its wine museum is a must!

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

Day 2 : Beaune – Châteauneuf en Auxois | 38 km


Still travelling through the famous Burgundy vineyards, you will reach the Ouche Valley and cross the Canal de Bourgogne to arrive in Châteauneuf, a picturesque old village perched on high, protected by its château dating back to the 12th and 15th centuries!

OptionVisit of the Hospices de Beaune (Included in the "Châteaux Package")
Hôtel Dieu - Beaune

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Follow the ‘decouvertes tour’ and the playful and interactive scenography of the mustard’ history; we propose to watch short movies, to make your own mustard, and to taste some ‘amuse-bouches’ and mustards. You will know everything about the last independent mustard factory in Burgundy.

Day 3 : Châteauneuf-en-Auxois – Semur-en-Auxois | 56 km


This route leads you through Pouilly en Auxois then follows the canal of Burgundy on a peaceful ride at the rhythm of slow house boats cruises to reach Semur en Auxois.

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Forteresse de Châteauneuf en Auxois

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The chateau de Châteauneuf opens its doors to make you travel in time: From 12th to 18th century, the castle has been built, converted, developed according to the needs of each one of its owners. You will visit the donjon, the Philippe Pot manor, the Main building, the chapel, the south tour… and will discover its amazing history through the ages.

Day 4 : Semur-en-Auxois – Vézelay | 62 km


A ride through the countryside which leads you to Epoisses known for its very tasty cheese. Further on, situated on the top of a hill, Vézelay appears in front of you and guides you towards the wonderful roman basilica classified as world heritage by UNESCO. Outside this monument, a beautiful view over the valley and the vineyards. Enjoy a moment of serenity in the garden of this basilica showing you the deep nature of this area.

Day 5 : Vézelay – Saulieu | 50 km


After the peaceful countryside of the Burgundy area you will reach the regional park of Morvan. Enjoy the natural landscapes surrounding you and continue in the direction of Saulieu. This small village has been highlighted thanks to the very famous French Chef ‘Bernard Loiseau’ where is its high level gastronomic restaurant.

Day 6 : Saulieu – Autun | 50 km


Enjoy a ride through the valley along a small river. Discover typical small villages and the atmosphere of the French way of life in rural areas. You will pass the villages Chissay en Morvan and Lucenay l’Evêque proceeding to Autun. Autun is a city of culture, categorized as a city of art and history, with numerous testimonies of 2000 years of history.

Day 7 : Autun – Beaune | 64 km


Today’s journey takes you back to the vineyards via the Renaissance Château de Sully and the pretty town Nolay: a charming village which has preserved its 14th-century covered market, and bordered by the “Hautes Côtes de Beaune” vineyards. Continue via the Château de La Rochepot (a magnificent fortress with glazed tile roofs), and the “Côte de Beaune”, famous for its prestigious white wines such as Meursault, Puligny Montrachet, Chassagne Montrachet, etc … a last taste of sheer Burgundy delight!

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Château de Sully

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Follow your guide to visit the private chateau of Sully; it is a majestic chateau surrounded by water, nestle in a green setting. The discovery of the park and the vegetable garden will be the opportunity of a pleasant walk.

Day 8 : Departure during the day


The little extra with Biking France:


Our “Châteaux Package” – with entrance fees to

. Patriarches Père & Fils (wine tasting in Beaune)
. Hospices de Beaune
. château de Châteauneuf-en-Auxois
. château de Sully

Select your category

standard category
Reference: BU7 STD
superior category
Reference: BU7 SUP
Low season
  • from November 1st to 30th 2019
  • Departure: daily
 
 
2 persons basis :(price per person)
1 185 € / pers.
1 595 € / pers.
Single supplement
280 € / pers.
525 € / pers.
High season
  • from April 6th to October 31st 2019
  • Departure: daily
 
 
2 persons basis :(price per person)
1 215 € / pers.
1 630 € / pers.
Single supplement
280 € / pers.
525 € / 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


These hotels offer all the comfort and well-earned rest after a cycling day (private bathroom). A perfect place to enjoy all the centres of interest around.
superior category


These hotels provide charming services on high quality as well as a great location.
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

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 or 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