Hiking and cycling routes to get some fresh air within 10 km of Beaune
Pays Beaunois is full of hiking and cycling trails. I’ve selected 7 walking and 3 cycle routes within a 10-kilometre radius around Beaune:

On foot, with your best hiking boots on

From Beaune


A quiet breakfast on Beaune Mountain

If you want to see the sunrise at 7.00am, head for Notre Dame de la Libération in Beaune. Leave Parc de la Bouzaize on foot and your arrival time will be perfect for a well-deserved breakfast with a great view.
You can find this circuit and its description on the "Balades en Bourgogne" application, downloadable on IOS and Android.

Through some of Beaune’s Premiers Crus

Beaune, the wine capital of Burgundy, offers a great opportunity for you to discover the cradle of Burgundy’s Grands Crus. Follow the route of circuit number 12 from Parc de la Bouzaize, and it will guide you through these vineyard plots with evocative names that awaken the taste buds.

For a walk around the ramparts of Beaune

The Running Tour of the Ramparts is a great way to combine sport and local heritage. How nice to see all these wonderful towers, ramparts and other symbols of this rich historical past! Improve your cardio with all those steps … it's not just your calves that get a work-out. 


For more running ideas, head off with Anne-Laure to Beaune and the surrounding area


A little further, but still less than 10 kilometres from Beaune

The unmissable Tour of the Butte de Corton:

Whether it’s sunny or not, put on your best hiking boots and head off for the tour of the Butte de Corton. This hill with its iconic name on the Côte de Beaune invites you to discover vineyards with appellations people dream of: Corton, Corton-Charlemagne, Les Perrières, Clos du Roi.

You’ll have an incredible view over the vineyards, once you arrive at the Oratoire de Frétille in Pernand Vergelesses.

Within a 10-kilometre radius around Chagny : walking and cycling

Nature and panorama just a few kilometres from Beaune

The Hautes Côtes de Beaune for a nature hike

In the pretty little village of Bouze-lès-Beaune, set off to discover an old quarry, along with its stubble fields, dotted with many rare plants. These are protected species, to admire but not touch. And as well as the stubble, there are great panoramas, too, so take the opportunity to revel in the landscapes of the Hautes Côtes on offer here. The Biques (Goat). Trail is all yours!

Bouze-lès-Beaune and its curiosities: use the hike to discover the village

Hiking between vineyards, Burgundy village and forest

Discover Savigny-lès-Beaune. You can visit this Burgundy village from every angle thanks to the Chemin des Vignes (Vine Route). Cross the forest to recharge your batteries, watch the vines wake up and grow, and end with a walk through this beautiful wine village. 

Get the "Si Savigny m’était conté" tour guide, available at the Savigny-lès-Beaune local tourist office.


Walks around Pommard and Volnay

Browse the vineyards of these 2 renowned wine villages and uncover all their secrets.

Discover also Pommard’s church with its very specific bell tower and that of Volnay, built on the ruins of an ancient Gallo-Roman temple.

  • Start: Pommard, Place de l"Eglise
  • Distance: 11 km
  • Level: Medium
  • Duration: 3 hr

A reward will be waiting for you at Appellation Chocolat.

Information and documentation on hiking in Pays Beaunois is available

If these hikes give you itchy feet and you want more, don’t hesitate to come and buy:

  • our map of 31 hikes in Pays Beaunois (€3)
  • our circuit sheets:
    • €7.50 for the sheets covering Bouilland to Meursault
    • €7.50 for those covering Meursault to Maranges

During lockdown, purchases can be made in the form of Contact & Collect in Beaune (Porte Marie de Bourgogne). If you can"t get about, you can contact us and we’ll mail it to you.

Bike rides between vineyards and heritage

In the tracks of an old railway line

To make a change from hiking, climb on your trusty bike and take the Tacot Way towards Sainte Marie La Blanche to follow this old railway track.

  • Start: Parc de la Bouzaize
  • Distance: 8 km one way
  • Level: Easy
  • Duration: 30 to 40 minutes one way

To see along the way: the Christ of Pity of the Church of Sainte Marie la Blanche


Goal of the bike trip: picnic in Meursault

Head down the Voie des Vignes, towards Meursault, passing through Pommard and Volnay. You’ll love the landscapes you pass through. If you’re near the Friday morning market in Meursault, treat yourself to a well-deserved reward: fine local produce or a nice sandwich at the Meursault bakery, Place de l’Hôtel de Ville (Town Hall Square).

  • Start: Beaune, Parc de la Bouzaize
  • Distance: 8 km one way
  • Level: Easy
  • Duration: 30 to 40 minutes one way

Don’t miss the Friday morning market in Meursault.

For a relaxing end to the day at the Etangs d'Or

You've done a good job and want to stretch your legs. So, after a day at the office, jump on your bike and take the Voie des Étangs towards the Étangs d’Or (Golden Ponds). Once there, take half an hour to walk around the water or meditate a while, rocked by the birdsong, before heading back to Beaune. 

  • Start: Parc de la Bouzaize
  • Distance: 8 km one way
  • Level: Easy
  • Duration: Between 30 and 40 minutes one way

Don't miss: The Etangs d’Or
If you don't have a bike, we have the solution!

Feel free to call Bourgogne Vélo Evasion to rent one, and in addition, they’re located in Parc de la Bouzaize, so ideally positioned: 03 80 26 17 12.
If you set off from the centre of Beaune, you can rent one from Galmard Location.