Stop off at one of the11 villages around Beaune

Near Beaune

As the capital of Burgundy wines, Beaune attracts a lot of attention. But the surrounding Burgundy countryside is full of charming villages, both wine-growing and otherwise.

1. Chevigny-en-Valière

If the climbs of the Hautes-Côtes de Beaune scare you away from cycling, you can head for Chevigny-en-Valière. At the eastern end of the Beaune territory, this pretty little town flirts with the Dheune.

3. Combertault

The Romans have been there. Why shouldn’t you? You don’t have to ride a chariot. Cycling is an excellent alternative.

By bike

to the villages of the Côte de Beaune

The Voie des vignes between Dijon and Santenay, and even further south, the Voie verte from Santenay to Nolay… Burgundy is a region for cycling enthusiasts. Getting started?

4. Corberon

The variety of Burgundy’s landscapes is an incredible asset. From vineyards to cliffs, from cliffs to plain, from plain to forest… that’s what a trip through the Pays Beaunois is like. At Corberon, the forest awaits you.

5. Corgengoux

Don’t forget your fishing rod. Corgengoux and its three rivers await you. Let us know how the fishing went. Visit us on our Instagram page,


6. Levernois

Levernois is a kind of holiday resort for golf-lovers from Beaune. It’s also a break on the vacation highway. Some holidaymakers stop off at the‘Hostellerie de Levernois to fill up on Burgundy before heading for the Côte d’Azur.

7. Marigny-lès-Reullée

We’re not far from Cluny and its reputation in the horse world. In Pays Beaunois, we have our world-renowned Haras: the Haras de Marigny, which prepares horses for the world’s most popular races.

8. Meursanges

Have you given in to the temptation of a house with a garden for the kids? And Madame is urging you to start a vegetable garden, raise chickens and keep bees? Start by coming to the Meursanges plant market to get an idea of what your garden could look like.

9. Rufffey-lès-Beaune

Leave the vines for a few hours and escape into the forest of Ruffey-lès-Beaune. You’ll be able to stay in this pretty, welcoming village and visit Beaune in the afternoon.

10. Sainte-Marie-la-Blanche

The people of Sainte Marie la Blanche are dynamic and love fireworks. The 14th of July is always a great event and well worth a visit.

11. Vignoles

Vignoles is a great place to take a stroll. In fact, a new trail has just been laid out: the Sentier des petites vignes. Learn more about this pretty village and its history.

In search of

the best aromas

After this brief overview, you’ll soon realize that there’s not just one Burgundy, but many. Allow yourself to make discoveries, stroll through unspoilt countryside and be surprised by encounters with winegrowers, cultural gems and fine products to taste. There’s so much more to experience in the Pays Beaunois!

Must-see villages

To say the least, the Pays Beaunois offers visitors a mosaic of landscapes steeped in history, painting a picture that’s both bucolic and pictorial, enhanced by the meticulous work of vineyard craftsmen. Discover the must-see villages of the Pays Beaunois and escape to Burgundy …

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Near Chagny

Chagny is 20 minutes from Beaune. It’s a pretty little town in Burgundy where life is good. And don’t be fooled by its provincial airs, Chagny is full of surprises, and you’ll be amazed by its dynamism. In its wake are a number of pretty Burgundy villages. Here are our favorites.

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Near Meursault

A village with 19 1er Crus, Meursault lies halfway between Beaune and Chagny. Its vineyards, almost all white (Chardonnay), cover just under 400 hectares. In other words, it’s all about the vines in the surrounding villages. But some have much more to offer, and we’d like to tell you more.

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Near Santenay

Head south on the Route des Grands Crus. You’ll arrive in Santenay. This town is surprising. Undeniably a wine town with its Châteaux viticoles (Château Philippe le Hardi, Château de la Crée), it’s also a spa town with the Valvital center. All around are the prestigious appellations of Burgundy wines, and the villages that have given them their names. Let’s get to know them.

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Near Savigny-lès-Beaune

Coming from Dijon, don’t continue on to Beaune, but stop a few kilometers before Savigny-lès-Beaune, at Ladoix-Serrigny. Start your itinerary from the picturesque villages of the Côte de Beaune to the Hautes-Côtes. You’ll finish your tour with a well-deserved aperitif on the square in Savigny-lès-Beaune.

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Near Nolay

If you’re looking for nature, wide open spaces and authentic encounters, discover the Hautes-Côtes de Beaune and the plains and valleys of the Burgundy bocage. Their landscapes will sink deep into your heart, and once you’re back home, you’ll want to come back again and again. Top departure from Nolay, a medieval town in the Hautes-Côtes region.

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