It was in this valley between Ivry-en-Montagne to the north and Aubigny-la-Ronce, later Santosse, that Julius Caesar fought one of his Gallic Wars. Its viticultural vocation reached its peak in the 17th century, during which, historians say, its vineyards, the most highly-rated on the côte, sold for twice as much per hectare as those of Meursault.

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For hiking

Reach Nolay, Saint-Romain or even La Rochepot to set off on superb hikes in the Hautes-Côtes de Beaune. Whether you’re with the family or on your own, you’ll climb a few hills to access Burgundy’s finest viewpoints.

Please stop by our home office in Nolay to purchase topo guides.

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