Cycling the Burgundy Wine Route – France, September 2017

Bonjour la Bourgogne!

On September 29th, 2017 we set out for the next stage of our self guided cycle tour, The Burgundy Wine Route. We cycled from Dijon to Beaune. (Alsace wine region was the first part of our trip).Image result for map of france burgundy wine route

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In planning the Burgundy Wine Route we dealt with the cycle company, Bike Tours. The  company arranged our lodging, bikes, bike bags, GPS, luggage transport to each destination, route planning, suggested highlights to visit and an emergency hotline. 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 kms of cycling each day . We determined our own pace and we did a lot of stops along the way. This tour highlights the wines of Burgundy and it’s cuisine.  🍷😊For this self guided tour we decided to choose the deluxe package which included upgraded accommodations and included two dinners at the Château de Gilly in Vougeot.

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