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.
If you’re coming from Dijon, this is one of the last villages before Beaune. To discover the area and even take the ride a step further, hop on Marc’s “meules”, departing from Chorey-les-Beaune. Live the petrolettes adventure in Côte de Beaune.
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.
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.
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.
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!
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 …
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.