This tour is a sample of Burgundy, with scenic views, wines, food and winemakers. After a transfer by minivan from Beaune, you’ll ride your bike mostly downhill. This tour is unique!
After a briefing about how to use the bicycle and adjusting your helmet, we will be riding in the heart of the Burgundy wine region, World Heritage classify UNESCO (Climats de Bourgogne). Our single day bike tour in Burgundy has everything from wine tasting, to visiting a charming XIIIth century medieval castle.
Our Burgundy bike tour takes us on a breathtaking cycle through the hills of the Cote de Beaune passing vineyards, villages and fields. Taking in the sights, smells and sounds, enjoy a scenic downhill before to cross the plots of Montrachet Grand Cru.
After lunch, we will be riding to an easy cycle path crossing famous wines villages. On our way, we will have a wine tasting at the vineyard, which is a good excuse to talk about the different vines in Burgundy. You’ll understand and learn about the plant, the soil and why Burgundy wine is the best!
A local producer will open his winery for a visit of his estate and stone cellar. You will taste at least 4 wines from the domain. For sure you may be able to buy some bottles. The winemaker will deliver the bottles directly to your hotel or could ship it home. Then, from Pommard we’ll go back to Beaune by minivan.
We assure unforgettable memories and great pictures during this unusual tour! Fun guaranteed.
HIGHLIGHTS – Biking into the vineyards and pass small villages as Pommard, Volnay, Meursault, Puligny Montrachet, St Romain – Taste wine into the vineyard – Visit the Castle of La Rochepot or a Castle in Chassagne with 4 wines tasting included - Enjoy a lunch to a restaurant in Puligny Montrachet (price of lunch not included) – Discover the best vineyards of the world classify UNESCO with a guide – Meet local producers – Visit the wineries – Taste Burgundy wines and have fun
Terrain: Flat and mostly downhill, well surfaced roads with light traffic or biking path
Difficulty: Easy with a few little hills that can be walked (2 minutes) or by van on private tour
Distance: 25 kms or 15 Miles