* Cycle through a green countryside and medieval villages
* Discover historic castles, cloisters and the city of Beaune
* Enjoy culinary specialties
* Taste burgundy's famous red and white wines
Arrival in Beaune, the unmistakable wine capital of Burgundy. Have you got some time left after your check-in then visit the artistic and historic heritage of the town, such as the impressive “Hospice de Beaune”. Be sure to pay a visit to the wine museum.
This route crosses the well-known wine region 'Côte de Nuits'. Here the dominant grape in the vineyards is the Pinot Noir, from which the splendid red Burgundy is made. You pass the world-famous Chateau Clos du Vougeot and will overlook the rolling vineyards producing one of the most expensive wines of the world: Romanée Conti.
Challenge: 56km, 306m ascent, 310m descent
A nice and relaxed trip through the “Côte de Beaune” where prestigious, white wines like Meursault and Montrachet are made from the white Chardonnay grape. First you will visit the historic Château Savigny-les-Beaune. Then you cycle along famous wine villages like Pommard, Meursault, Chassagne-Montrachet an easy route!
Challenge: 45km, 531m ascent, 536m descent
Today, you leave the vineyards to explore the green forests and cycle along the river ‘Rhoin’ to reach the ruins of the Sainte Marguerite Abbey. The return to Beaune is through villages of the “Hautes-Côtes-de-Beaune” vineyards. End of your trip once back in Beaune.
Challenge: 41km, 530m ascent, 538m descent