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The Chemin des Grands Crus

It crosses the mosaic of landscapes of the Côte de Nuits, Hautes Côtes de Nuits and Côte de Beaune. From Dijon to Beaune and on to Santenay, the Chemin des Grands Crus stretches 87 kilometers through the mosaic of landscapes of the Côte de Nuits, Hautes Côtes de Nuits and Côte de Beaune. It’s a route that delivers on all its promises: authentic villages, Cistercian abbeys, châteaux and famous appellations: Chambertin, Pommard, Meursault…

The Chemin des Grands Crus

in Côte de Nuits

From Dijon to Magny les Villers, in the Hautes Côtes de Nuits, you’ll pass through illustrious vineyards and villages: Chambertin, Clos de Vougeot, Nuits saint Georges. In the villages, don’t miss out on the charming little heritage: washhouses, bread ovens…

The Chemin des Grands Crus

in Côte de Beaune

From Aloxe-Corton to the villages of the Maranges, you’ll notice a Burgundy originality, cabotes, small huts made of dry stone from the vines and elegant clos. Along the way, discover villages full of character and numerous visits: Le Musée de l’Hôtel-Dieu – Hospices de Beaune, the Château de Meursault…Time to go down to the cellar at Pommard or Chassagne-Montrachet and you’ve already arrived at Santenay.

Roaming at your own pace

The trail, which can be completed in 3 to 5 days, can be easily split up thanks to the transport network (Transco buses and trains), and varied, characterful accommodation is available in many of the towns and villages along the way. The Chemin des Grands Crus, GR® de Pays, is signposted in YELLOW and RED along its entire length, in both directions.

The Climats of Burgundy

Unesco World Heritage Site

On the Chemin des Grands Crus, you’ll pass through 1,247 parcels of vines, also known as “climats”, carefully delimited over the centuries and laid side by side like a huge jigsaw puzzle. The climats of the Burgundy vineyards represent a unique site in the world, and an exceptional heritage of know-how and tradition.

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