Cycling the Burgundy Wine Route – France, September 2017

Bonjour la Bourgogne!

On September 29th, 2017 we headed out for the second part of our self-guided bike tour, which was the Burgundy Wine Route. We would cycle from Dijon to Beaune. (The Alsace wine region had been the first part of this trip, see previous post for more detail).Image result for map of france burgundy wine route


In planning for this Burgundy Wine Route we had dealt with a bike tour company called, Bike Tours. This company arranged for our lodging, bikes, GPS and luggage transport to each destination. The difficulty level we decided to go with was level 3 (out of 5) which was described by the company as “rolling, hilly terrain”. It was approx. 40 km of cycling each day. We determined our own pace and we made a lot of stops along the way. This tour highlighted the wines of Burgundy and its cuisine.  🍷😊For this part of the trip, we decided to choose the deluxe package which gave us upgraded accommodations and included two dinners at the Château de Gilly in Vougeot.

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