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Explore Beaune in 24 hoursOur tips for a successful day

A day in Beaune

Whether you’re a wine lover, a history buff, or a gourmet in search of the best local flavors, Beaune has everything to seduce you.

Discover our suggestions for a day full of discoveries: explore the town’s emblematic sites, sample tasty dishes in our renowned restaurants, and take advantage of our practical advice to make the most of your visit.

Immerse yourself in Beaune’s unique atmosphere and let yourself be seduced by its exceptional heritage and distinctive terroir.

For a day of peace and quiet

Remember to book your visits

To make the most of your stay in Beaune, we strongly recommend that you book your visits and meals in advance.

Due to the popularity of our town and the places to visit, places for sightseeing activities and restaurants fill up quickly. Be sure to plan ahead to avoid disappointment and have a better experience.

Visit suggestions

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The #1 must-have

Hôtel-Dieu - Hospices de Beaune

Founded in 1443 by Nicolas Rolin, Chancellor to Philippe le Bon, this is a jewel of flamboyant Gothic architecture, with its polychrome roofs and Last Judgement polyptych. This medieval hospital conceals many other treasures…

Immerse yourself in the history of Burgundy wines

The Cité des Climats et Vins de Bourgogne

Would you like to know everything there is to know about climats, the micro-terroir vineyards that have shaped Burgundy winegrowing? Visit the new Cité des Climats et Vins de Bourgogne in Beaune.

Immerse yourself in the world of Burgundy wine and vineyards. Your five senses will follow an immersive and entertaining path. Through captivating stages, you’ll discover aromas, touch materials and perceive the mysteries of a thousand-year-old epic. From geological formation to UNESCO’s World Heritage listing, from the winemaking process to the evolution of grape varieties, each step of the tour immerses you in the region’s winegrowing history.

To crown this adventure, try your hand at wine tasting (or grape juice tasting for children), carefully selected from the Burgundy appellations.

The undisputed visit of

La Moutarderie Fallot

Fallot, Burgundy’s last remaining family-run, independent and traditional mustard factory, invites you to discover this legendary condiment, renowned the world over yet so little known.

There are two routes from discovery to tasting. It’s an immersion in the world of mustard you won’t want to miss!

Let yourself be carried away by

The Visiotrain

Let us take you on a 45-minute tour. Commentary in several languages introduces you to the old town, the main monuments, the vineyards and much more.

Depart from rue de l’Hôtel-Dieu – Hospices de Beaune, opposite the museum.

Visit the house

Widow Ambal

Experience first-hand the creation of a Crémant de Bourgogne! The tour reveals the secrets of the company’s production.

The history of this Living Heritage company is fascinating. And the production process is fascinating to watch in real time, especially for children: ageing cellars, workshops, robots and automatons at the service of the traditional method.

Large-screen projections enhance your visit to the heart of the company. Your visit ends with a personalized tasting of 3 Crémants de Bourgogne in the friendly atmosphere of the Veuve Ambal boutique.

Explore the

Caves Patriarche

Located in the former Convent of the Visitandines, the Caves Patriarche are the largest in Burgundy, housing several million bottles. Enter, cross the labyrinth of tunnels and discover Burgundy’s most prestigious appellations…

A magical, intense, timeless place, a world apart… that epitomizes the marriage of wine and culture.

Use your senses at

Bouchard Aîné & Fils

Personalized guided tour of the cellars. Discover the “Parcours des 5 sens”, a fun and educational way of describing and appreciating wine. Commented tasting at the end of the tour.

Our suggestions for


in the vicinity

Discover Beaune through its welcoming restaurants, where you’ll just have to put your feet under the table. Let yourself be seduced by the local cuisine and Burgundian specialities on offer at our top addresses!

Your contact at the Tourist Office

To help you with your planning

Bérangère CLARA
Tel : ++33 (0)3 80 26 21 34