Located east of Paris, Burgundy region is famous for its wine making heritage. Visitors to this enticing wine and gastronomic paradise are offer a abundance of accommodations from historic chateaux with magnificent furnishings to family-run charming guesthouses which provide clients with home comfort and allow you to have an unparalleled haven of rest and relaxation in glorious surroundings to make your stay enjoyable, your home away from home and create wonderful memories of your vacation in France with your family and friends. You will visit the Château De Pommard, the Château du Clos de Vougeot, Hôtel Dieu known to the world as the hospices de Beaune, Hôtel des Ducs de Bourgogne, Notre Dame Basilica of Beaune, Fallot mustard factory and enjoy vineyards walk tour around the the prestigious villages of Pommard, Meursault, Volnay, Santenay, Mercurey, Puligny-Montrachet Auxey-Duresse, Savigny Les Beaune, Gevrey-Chambertin, Chambolle Musigny, Morley Saint-Denis escorted by experts.
Burgundy Winery Tour
Profoundly french, Burgundy region is the heart and soul of the country, the land is crisscrossed by a network of canals, glistening lakes and rivers studded along centuries old grand chateaux and abbeys. This place will capture your heart, it is one of most impressive beauty, its unspoiled lush green scenic landscape is blessed with blueberry-covered hills, forested fields, vast vineyards, inland waterways, breathtaking enchanting quaint villages and picturesque countryside. It is a calm cultivated place where nature is serene combined with a rich strong tradition of wine making art for over two thousands years thanks to ancestry knowledge and mastery of techniques with deep attachment to the land, the birth place of two grapes that produce Chardonnay, Pinot Noir, Beaujolais and Chablis giving the world wines of high qualities and diversities. Base on your preferences, you will visit wineries and vineyards along the burgundy wine routes, you will learn and taste the different varieties of wines with a guiding expert sommelier in great trading houses and cellars, some dating back as far as the middle ages, you will have the opportunity to feast on gastronomy of rich culinary tradition inspired by generation of passionate chefs. Registration for cooking classes are available.
A tour of the wine country is a fabulous way to discover the authentic heart of France and savor the regional cuisine in quaint restaurants, meet winemakers in their small estates, enjoy great gourmet experience from truffle hunting to the degustation of different variety of artisan cheese to wine-tasting of Pinot Noir, Pinot Blanc, Gamay, Aligote, Sauvignon Blanc, etc.. Relish on haute traditional trailblazing french cuisine, taste delectable dishes like coq au vin, beef bourguignon, fondue bourgnonne, escargots de bourgogne, oeufs en meurette and gougeres-cheese puffs, nonnette, poires au vin. All specialities of Burgundy cuisine from talented and creative chefs in a friendly atmosphere and take-in the hospitality of this region.
There is no finer corner of France than Burgundy region for lovers of the great outdoors. Embark on a luxury barge hotel cruise adventure through the 155 miles of the Burgundy canal crisscrossing the different famous locks into the heart of the french wine country along the scenic waterways. Explore a authentic travel experience, feast your eyes on the remarkable sight of this region, bisecting farmlands, sheep meadows, cow pastures, lush green ranges. Discover quaint villages, visit local places of interest, hamlets, hinterlands, markets, historic sights, vineyards, châteaux, abbeys and meet the native residents. The enchanting canal route crosses the region by traversing pastureland, slowly winding in smooth curves along the plains and rising steeply with a concentration of canal locks looking like a staircase to paradise before reaching the summit at Pouilly en Auxois.
The barge cruise excursion can be rented privately for daily or weekly accommodation service by a captain and full staff who will guide, navigate and cater while you enjoy the epic journey. The floated hotel come with all of the comfort and amenities that you will expect to find in a great hotel. Enjoy a genuine travel accommodation, immerse yourself in the panoramic beautiful landscapes and be mesmerize, you will definitely be captivated by the spectacular exquisite grandeur charm and magnificent breathtaking region.
Get away on a guided bike trip along the canals through the grapevines whether you want to explore a long distance trip of the region or a day trip. Burgundy is the perfect place for all types of cycling escapade, bike routes piece a scenic view into the heart of the vineyards where you can stop for a rest and wine tasting before getting back on the vine trail.
Discover breathtaking landscapes and surroundings enchanting quaint villages and picturesque scenic countryside. Burgundy is one of the most fascinating region in France, the land of fine art and living, it is full of surprises and contrasts, it is composed of vast and varied landscape with wide fertile river beds, dense forests, granite hills and limestone valleys. Life is easy to enjoy and always at a snail's pace, the secret is great people, good food and wine. Its rich vegetation gently carved by winding country lanes in rolling hillsides and waterways to its iconic vineyards and lush green rows of grapevines stretch into the horizon through slopes rising up and down are one of the many scenes you can expect to see in this great county.
French kings and nobles were in territories fighting for more land domination in this part of France, they build opulent, luxurious, lavish fortresses castles to protect themselves and to exhibit their wealth and prestige as early as the 9th century. Burgundy region has around 100 chateaux dotted across its vineyard landscape and along the Burgundy canal, all of which have their own architecture and charm of Italian baroque and French renaissance style. Come discover and learn the region's history, visit the magnificent chateaux and abbeys.