Wine, culture and gastronomy in Burgundy

2 day trip from Paris with the TGV

World known destination for its vineyards, Burgundy offers its gourmet treasures to epicureans and displays its architecture treasures to the art amateurs. The good road infrastructure allows easy star shaped excursions. The lavish hotel offer can be satisfied everyone: countryside hotels and restaurants with a good capacity, comfortable modern hotels in the cities or in luxury accommodation in prestigious sites. Regional cooking is excellent and French art of life is waiting for you whether in a simple restaurants or in renowned tables.


Day 1: Paris - Dijon

Around 8:00am departure by TGV from Paris Gare de Lyon train station to Dijon. After 1:40 minutes of comfortable journey aboard the high-speed train, arrival in Dijon and welcome by your local guide. City tour of the former capital of Burgundy with Notre Dame church, the courtyard of the Burgundian Dukes and other artful monuments. Then drive along the wine route to Gevrey Chambertin for lunch in a renowned gourmet restaurant. Afternoon visit the castle of Clos Vougeot seat of the Confrérie des Tastevins (Brotherhood of Wine connoisseurs) and wine tasting at two winemakers with explanations on winemaking. Continue to Nuit-Saint-Georges and Beaune. Hotel check-in and evening at leisure in Beaune.


Day 2: Beaune

Visit the city of Beaune: the old mansions museum, the Basilica of Notre Dame and the Hospice de Beaune, a gothic masterpiece of Flemish architecture. Then drive south of Beaune through famous wine villages such as Pommard, Volnay, Meursault, Puligny Montrachet. Wine tasting and lunch in Chassagne Montrachet where a winemaker of the wine domain leads us in the mysteries of the wine selection. Afternoon we still have time to visit the middle age castle of La Rochepot before you return to Dijon. Around 18:00pm return to Paris by TGV.

 

Our services :

  • TGV ride Paris-Dijon-Paris
  • Private coach and wine specialist guide during the whole stay from/to Dijon train station
  • 1 x overnight with breakfast in Beaune
  • 1 x lunch in a gourmet restaurant in Gevery Chambertin
  • 1 x wine tasting with lunch with wine introduction in a wine domain in Chassagne Montrachet
  • 2 x wine tasting in Clos Vougeot and Nuits-Saint-Georges
  • Admission to the Clos Vougeot castle, Hospice de Beaune and Chateau La Rochepot

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