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Burgundy Heritage

Let yourself be transported to the heart of Burgundy’s medieval heritage by combining for a unique journey between wine and Burgundy’s heritage.

You will discover the musts of Burgundy wine and the historical facts that have made its richness. With your wine expert guide have a rustic crossing in the heart of the wine-producing villages of the northern Côte de Beaune. Take advantage of this moment to stop on the hillside of Corton. You will discover a unique and unmissable place in Burgundy for its excellent red and white wines. Your visit promises a tasting of prestigious wines such as the elegant Pinot Noir or unoaked white wines.

Why not opt for lunch in a gastronomic vineyard restaurant? A degustation that will be the time to savour traditional cuisine with gourmet dishes in an idyllic setting typical of the Burgundy countryside. After this delicious lunch, you will be on your way to the “Champs-Elysées” of Burgundy along the Côte de Nuits Grands Crus wine route: Vosne-Romanée, Gevrey-Chambertin, Chambolle-Musigny, … Stopping for a moment at the Romanée Conti and the Clos de Vougeot. Experience a stroll among the most beautiful vineyards of Burgundy with such restful landscapes. Explore the local viticultural practices and the historical heritage transmitted by the wines of Burgundy. Pinot Noir lovers will appreciate the private tasting organised in a traditional cellar. In the company of the winegrower, visit a cellar-boutique and discover the most beautiful grape varieties of the Burgundy terroir.

Your next day will be punctuated by a discovery of the country roads and the medieval heritage of Burgundy. Start your day with a trip through the Auxois countryside on a picturesque route. Immerse yourself in a postcard world with the 18th century Burgundy canal with its magnificent waterfront. Visit the medieval village of Semur-en-Auxois. A preserved site with its picturesque shops, cafés and terraces.

With your guide, visit the famous battlefield of Alesia, where Julius Caesar defeated the Gallic army of Vercingetorix in the year 52 BC. Let yourself be carried away by a walk through Flavigny-Sur-Ozerain, classified as one of “the most beautiful villages in France”.  At the end of the day visit the 12th century Fontenay Abbey, listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site.

 

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