You are in Burgundy to visit the hill ? To see atypical landscapes? To taste the greatest wines of France? To discover the many culinary specialities?
Buy yourself an unique cultural and culinary escapade composed by 60 km of vineyards, villages and cities. Live a gastronomic adventure out of the ordinary.
A welcoming region nurture by Burgundian History
Known for its vineyards, this region offers to its travelers 60km of unforgettable moments. Vineyards as far as the eye can see, exceptional panoramas and wine estates with a worldwide reputation.
À 1h40 de Paris en TGV, la Route des Grands Crus vous propose un circuit de découverte organisé autour des neuf communes connues pour la qualité de leurs 1h40 from Paris by TGV, the Grand Crus Road presents a discovery tour organized around nine communes known for the quality of their wines (Aloxe-Corton, Richebourg, Pommard, Nuits-Saint-Georges, Gevrey-Chambertin, Meursault, Puligny-Montrachet, Romanée-Conti). This road is an unique opportunity to learn about oenology and the greatest secrets of this industry.
At the gates of Dijon, the vineyards of named Côte de Nuits roll out more than 20 km. The amateur oenologists recognized it for the quality of its Grands Crus and Premiers Crus, also called « the Champs-Elysées of Burgundy ».
Further south, after Ladoix-Serrigny, you will discover plateaus and hillside, typical landscapes of the Burgundian tradition, which make up territory identified as Côte de Beaune. Within these lands, terroir and character wines are made such as Volnay, Meursault Premier cru or Montrachet.
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An amazing journey through the Burgundian landscapes and buildings
In addition to theGrand Crus Road, Burgundy is overflow with tourist sites, streets with medieval architecture, buildings and tourist circuits.
This capital provides a whole circuit of discovery around the history of the Dukes of Burgundy. The Owl Trail in the heart of the historic center of Dijon is an authentic walk dotted with medieval architecture and typical half-timbered houses. The route has 22 stages that offer the possibility to the most intrepid succumb to the charm of the metropolis.
Few kilometers away, you can discovered Beaune and its Hôtel-Dieux. This former hospital is one of the main buildings of the famous Hospices de Beaune. Founded in 1443 by the chancellor of the Duke of Burgundy, Nicolas Rollin, this gothic style building will enthrall you with its colorful roofs and its medieval style.
On the « Route des Grands Crus », enjoy the greeneries, the vineyards and the reliefs. The cliffs of Saint-Romain or the quarries of Comblanchien deliver dazzling panoramas and more than 150 km of trails for hiking enthusiasts. Beyond Dijon, at the level of Santenay, the famous bike road will be suitable for the lovers of two wheels.
You want more? Why not travel the Grand Crus Road in a small train, in a gyropod, in a hot air balloon or on board a helicopter?
The Imaginarium and the Cassissium in Nuits-Saint-Georges
For a total immersion in the mysteries of Burgundy wines and sparkling wines, with family or friends, come and visit the two emblematic museums of Nuits Saint Georges.
The Imaginarium, dedicated to wines and sparkling wines (such as Crémant de Bourgogne) and the Cassissium, dedicated to blackcurrants (an iconic cultural symbol of Burgundy). The merge of these two creations will shape the best Kir de Bourgogne.
Several activities are available to have good time with family or friends.
Burgundy is full of mysteries, delights and expeditions! It’s your turn to discover them!