Couple in front of the fountain in Savigny-lès-BeauneCouple in front of the fountain in Savigny-lès-Beaune
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7 favoritesFor a romantic stay in Beaune

Burgundy escape to disconnect

Dreaming of a romantic stay in Beaune? The wine capital is ideal for unforgettable moments for two. Route des Grands Crus, castles and breathtaking scenery, historic medieval sites and gourmet gastronomy… Burgundy has no shortage of assets to get together. Between relaxing activities, strolls and hikes… Discover the unique, unusual and magical escapades to share as a duo to get away from routine and give yourself a breath of fresh air. Here’s a closer look at our top picks for a successful trip as a couple to Côte-d’Or.

01. Live your moments of well-being


Need to relax after a day exploring Beaune and the surrounding area? Just a few steps from the Hospices de Beaune, not far from the Loiseau des Vignes restaurant, enter the Marie de Bourgogne spa. The wellness center at Le Cep ***** invites you to combine a Burgundian stay with relaxation. On the program: massages based on pinot noir, blackcurrant and chardonnay buds, hammam sessions, relaxing baths, ayurvedic treatments and cryotherapy… There’s no shortage of services to make your time together unforgettable. Relax in the fitness areas and let yourself be carried away by the restful atmosphere.


2. Hiking with a view

in the Beaune region

Couples of hikers, take to the paths overlooking the villages of Pernand-Vergelesse or Saint-Romain. From the church of Saint-Romain, follow a pretty path along the edge of the cliff and take in the breathtaking view over the Saint-Romain valley! You might even spot a peregrine falcon hunting above the Hautes-Côtes de Beaune vineyards. Take the time to commune with nature for a moment, hand in hand.

A few kilometers from the center of Beaune, Pernand-Vergelesses, a pretty winegrowing village, awaits you for a bucolic stroll. As you climb up to the Oratoire de Frétille, you’ll discover a magnificent panorama overlooking the beautiful winegrowers’ houses of Pernand and the clos de la Côte de Beaune. A picture-postcard landscape for nature lovers. An ideal itinerary for an impromptu picnic, with a glass of Chardonnay and a slice of ham.

Hiking in Saint-RomainHiking in Pernand-Vergelesses

3. Treat yourself to a tasting lunch

at Leflaive

Olivier Leflaive? He’s the man behind Burgundy’s Grands Crus blancs… And the preferred address for epicurean couples and wine lovers. Book your tasting lunch at his restaurant Le Bistro d’Olivier. In Puligny-Montrachet, let yourself be carried away by the story of this family,owner of parcels of Puligny-Montrachet, Chassagne-Montrachet and Meursault.

The experience is accompanied by quality bistro cuisine, with seasonal, homemade dishes. The sommelier will suggest you taste his selection of 4 wines, from Domaine Olivier Leflaive. You’ll discover a passion for pinot noirs and chardonnays in a warm atmosphere conducive to declarations of love.

4. Join us for an Apéro Vigne

with My French Tour

Envy of an unusual and romantic outing in Beaune? Contact My French Tour. Mélanie is passionate about winegrowing, and she’ll know how to organize an aperitif in the vineyards in a 2 CV! It’s a crazy, vintage idea that’s not to be missed, as you enjoy a tasting of some of Burgundy’s finest local produce.

After a guided tour inside a dapper deudeuche and a few photo stops in the region’s prestigious plots, settle into one of the most beautiful natural settings for an aperitif surrounded by grapes. And it’s all taken care of! Between the staging and the basket filled with a good bottle of wine and local specialties… you’ll take the time to succumb to all the grace of the moment and fall in love all over again. This activity is an original appetizer before heading off to dinner in a restaurant to end the evening on a high note!

5. Dare to ride in a horse-drawn carriage

on the wine route

Climb aboard a horse-drawn carriage to survey the route des vins? It’s an idea for a timeless outing in Burgundy to experience an unforgettable moment as a couple. Departing from Beaune and at the pace of the horses, let the coachman guide you through the famous vineyards of the Route des Grands Crus. To the sound of hooves, this atypical ride unveils all the region’s winegrowing riches. From classified climats to prestigious estates, the circuits découvertes en calèche take you along wine trails, between famous clos, wine châteaux and family estates. The ride will be punctuated by a wine tasting.

6. Fly over Beaune in a hot-air balloon

What if you took to the skies to visit the Côte-d’Or? Hot-air ballooning remains the most pleasant way to (re)discover all the charm of Burgundy. What a view of Burgundy’s landscapes, vineyards and monuments. Beaune from the sky is undoubtedly a breathtaking activity!

Dropped off at the site in the early hours of the morning, watch as the canvas is prepared on the ground and the spectacular balloon is inflated. Once the balloon is erected, climb inside the basket where the burners spit out impressive flames… And off you go!”

Slowly carried by the winds, take to the skies for an undeniable romantic experience. That of the terres de Bourgogne warmed by the light of the first rays of sun.

You’ll be able to contemplate the villages and vineyard plots of the Côte de Beaune. Depending on the wind, you may come across the glazed roofs of wine-growing châteaux or the square bell tower of L’Eglise de Pommard. You’ll certainly float above the historic monuments in the center of Beaune and enjoy the magic of a splendid aerial journey…

7. Brunching in Côte d'Or villages

A weekend in Burgundy is the perfect timing to give in to the call of brunch! In the region of art de vivre and gastronomy, brunch is an opportunity for late risers to surround themselves with sweet and savory dishes made in Burgundy! Combine breakfast and lunch, and enjoy an orgy in the hotels that offer this option on Sundays in the late morning and early afternoon. We also reveal a few secret addresses for a successful brunch.

Between Beaune town center and the Gare, La Cantine de l’Imprimerie prepares brunches that will easily enter your list of best brunches. And for lovers of Burgundy wines, Le Cep offers Oeno-brunch. Tasting a choice of 2 white and 2 red wines, you’ll discover the richness of Burgundy wines.

Away from Beaune, you can head to the Abbaye de La Buissière, whose restaurant Le 1131 serves brunch in an exceptional setting. And if you’re a golf fan, then head to Château de Chailly. Their brunch is served with a variety of fresh, seasonal produce. You can practice the green after your visit to the vaulted room of Rubillon, their restaurant.

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Still hesitant to plan a stay in Burgundy with your loved one? Whether you’re planning a surprise weekend for Valentine’s Day, an anniversary or a declaration of love, pack your bags and head for our romantic province to experience your most beautiful moments together!