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Walks and toursaround Beaune, Nolay, Chagny, Santenay, Meursault, Savigny-lès-Beaune...

Nature and Hiking

Go hiking around Beaune, for a day, a weekend or a longer stay. For families or sports enthusiasts, discover Burgundy’s vineyards on foot or by bike. For peace and quiet, the Canal du Centre offers you the chance to take a trip on the water.

La Voie des Vignes at your own pace

Perfect route for discovering Burgundy via back roads amidst the vineyards. On foot, bike, horseback or scooter, choose your pace to cover the Voie des Vignes. Be prepared to take plenty of breaks: the temptation is great to stop and take a selfie in front of the signs of the great appellations. Should you decide to organize a wine and bike tour for yourself, no problem, you can schedule tastings at the domains on your itinerary.

The Chemin des Grands Crus

Burgundy tour from Dijon to Santenay, via Beaune

You’ll need between 3 and 5 days to complete this grand traverse of Burgundy’s vineyards: Côte de Nuits, Hautes Côtes de Nuits and Côte de Beaune, Hautes Côtes de Beaune. The tour takes you through the famous villages of Gevrey-Chambertin, Vougeot, Nuits saint Georges, Pommard, Meursault, Chassagne-Montrachet. Along the way, you’ll come across winegrowers’ houses, winegrowing châteaux, washhouses and bread ovens. Around these authentic villages, you’ll discover the Climats de Bourgogne, listed as a Unesco World Heritage Site. You’ll learn more about these famous Climats as you walk between the plots with their illustrious appellations.

The Way of Saint James

Pilgrim routes between abbeys and vineyards

Burgundy has long been at the crossroads of several pilgrimage routes. The region is particularly rich in religious heritage. Monks have left their mark with the splendid abbeys of Vézelay, Fontenay, Cluny, Cîteaux. The Chemin des Allemands (from Dijon to Cluny, via Beaune) or “Le Chemin des Abbayes” (from Cîteaux to Vézelay) are spiritual journeys not to be missed.

Canal du Centre

A boat trip between locks and vineyards

Otherwise known as the Canal du Charolais, the Canal du Centre begins in the Saône Valley at Chalon-sur-Saône and joins the Loire Valley at Digoin. Whether on foot or by bike, the itinerary along the Canal is pure pleasure. You’ll come across the barges and other boats that use it for a timeless cruise, at nature’s pace. Stops are either bucolic or gourmet, depending on your mood.

Burgundy from above

The most beautiful panoramic viewpoints

Around Beaune, there are numerous walks leading to superb viewpoints. The landscape changes with the seasons. Discover the paths of the Hautes-Côtes in autumn to admire the golden vineyards. Take advantage of the winter chill to discover Pernand-Vergelesses under a soft frost. And soon you’ll be able to enjoy the panorama offered by the Cité des Climats et vins de Bourgogne, on a summer’s evening, at aperitif time, with a glass of Chardonnay in hand.