Start: Beaune

Your Itinerary


Burgundy Self-Guided Walking Holiday
Self-Guided | Individual | 8 days | 7 nights | From £739 per person

Walking Tour Highlights
• A great journey for gourmets and wine-connaisseurs
• A tour through one of France’s most stunning regions
• Discover pretty villages, medieval castles and local wines
• Visit ancient market towns and villages

Walking Route features
Comfortable walks on well maintained paths, easily managable with basic fitness level. Daily tours are designed to combine the sheer pleasure of walking with plenty of chances for sightseeing or having breaks at vineyards on the way.

The approximate difficulty level for this tour

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Day-by-Day Walking Holiday Itinerary


1st Day: Individual journey to Beaune

Beaune is Burgundy’s ‚wine capital’ with a lovely old part of town. You have the opportunity to visit the hotel Dieu, the former ‚Hospital of the Empoverished’.

2nd Day: From Beaune to Meursault

As soon as you have explored Beaune sufficiently, start your walk towards Meursault. Gently the trail leads into the well-known wine village of Pommard, where you will have the first opportunity to taste some of the delicious Burgundy wine.

Details: approx. 3 hours | 11 km | Up 230 m / Down 200 m.

3rd Day: Circular Walk Meursault

Today you come across the picturesque village of Saint Romain. Follow the Roman traces within the ruins of the palace. The church dating back to the 12th century is also worth a visit and the village restaurant offers a first class lunch.

Details: approx. 4,5 hours | 17 km | Up 370 m / Down 370 m.

4th Day: From Meursault to Nolay

Leaving the vineyards behind, you walk in the shade of the characteristic oak forest. After that on to La Rochepot village and marvel at La Rochepot palace which is definitely worth a visit. From La Rochepot follow the trail to the ancient market town of Nolay.

Details: approx. 4,5 hours | 18 km | Up 430 m / Down 350 m.

5th Day: From Nolay to Rully/Chassey le Camp

This day commences with a gentle ascent across lovely pastures with the well-known Charolais cows grazing. Once at the top you walk downhill to Santenay village accompanied by marvellous views onto the Saône plain and a glance of the Alps in the distance. Onwards past the ‚Canal du Centre’ and through vineyards to Rully/Chassey le Camp.

Details: approx. 4 to 5 hours | 18 km | Up 530 m / Down 630 m.

6th Day: Circular Walk to Mercurey

Today’s first target is Montaigu palace in the South and follow remote trails past vineyards and forests along the ‚Côtes Chalonnaises’. Past the villages Aluze and Nantoux the path leads you into the well-known village of Mercurey.

Details: approx. 4 to 6 hours | 18 km | Up 530 m / Down 530 m.

7th Day: From Rully/Chassey le Camp to Beaune

Walking through a landscape with lots of hills you return to Beaune. In the course of this you will cross the Canal du Centre in the village of Remigny and walk through the famous vineyards of Chassagne and Puligny Montrachet and then onwards to Meursault. Finally from there you keep going on foot to Beaune or treat yourself to a taxi ride instead.

Details: approx. 5 hours | 17 km | Up 260 m / Down 250 m.

8th Day: Individual departure or extra days.

Map & Route Information

Route Profile
Comfortable walks on well maintained paths, easily managable with basic fitness level. Daily tours are designed to combine the sheer pleasure of walking with plenty of chances for sightseeing or having breaks at vineyards on the way.

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Tour Information

Holiday Information

The Burgundy tour stays in 2* and 3* hotels carefully chosen for their location, hospitality and proximity to your tour route.

Your stay includes the daily transfer of luggage to the next hotel and permanent assistance in case of problems.

Available services

- 7 overnight stays, breakfast included
– 3x half board
– Luggage transfer
– Carefully elaborated route description
– Detailed travel and tour documents
– Service-Hotline

Not included

- Taxi fare from Pommard to Beaune (optional)

Difficulty

Walking ▲▲
Comfortable walks on well maintained paths, easily managable with basic fitness level. Daily tours are designed to combine the sheer pleasure of walking with plenty of chances for sightseeing or having breaks at vineyards on the way.

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Burgundy, 8 days, 7 nights

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Holiday Price: From £739
Single Supplement: £309

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