Mont Blanc Ascent

Firstly may I just say I absolutely loved the Mont Blanc trip, and when talking to the other climbers who had gone with other agencies, our trip had the best mix of mountain huts, walks and training, so thank you, it really was superb.

J Kamming | United Kingdom

Wine Lovers Burgundy

Burgundy is to wine what Darjeeling is to tea. The Côte d'Or is where Burgundy's most exclusive wines are found and is the focus of this cycle trip, where 'Grand Cru' wines are aged between 10 and 20 years and are identified only by the name of their vineyard. To get you started, a private cellar tour and lunch with tasting is included in a small winery as an introduction to the region. And whilst the focus is firmly on wine, the other attractions of the region are not forgotten. The relaxed pace of the cycle leaves plenty of time to visit the small villages which typify Burgundy, the chateaux, the canal paths and the many attractions of Beaune. Staying in specially selected hotels, with most dinners included in the hotel or a quality local restaurant, this cycle trip offers the full smorgasbord including fine French cuisine, classic scenery of vine covered rolling hills, rambling chateaux and peaceful villages coupled with a lively cultural heritage to explore.

Brief Itinerary

DAY 1 Arrive Beaune, the wine capital of Burgundy
DAY 2 Explore the Cote de Beaune - Chardonnay's Kingdom. Private cellar tour, lunch and wine tastings at a small winery, continue to Chagny (31km)
DAY 3 Cycle along the Canal du Centre through the vineyards of the Cote Chalonnaise (31 or 45km)
DAY 4 From the Cote de Beaune to the Cote de Nuits - choose from two different routes (38km)
DAY 5 Explore the Grand Cru vineyards of Gevrey Chambertin (31km)
DAY 6 Cycle to Beaune via the Hautes Cotes de Nuits (33km)
DAY 7 Optional cycle to villages of St Romain, afternoon tour of the Hospices de Beaune
DAY 8 Trip concludes

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Trip Code: WLB
Trip Grading: Introductory to Moderate
Duration:  8 days
Activities:  Cycling
Next Trip:  Daily from 1 Apr to 31 Oct


price: £1,190.00 GBP

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