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Châteaux and Vineyards of Burgundy in Style

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  • Walking the ‘Chemin des Grand Crus’ through Burgundy’s vineyards
  • Tasting world-famous wines such as Pinot Noir reds and Aligoté whites
  • Explore the medieval cities of Dijon and Beaune
  • Enjoying local delicacies like classic beef bourguignon
  • Visit historic Châteaux and atmospheric wine caves en route
Discover the very best of Burgundy on this inn to inn walking holiday, from Dijon to Meursault. Walk through UNESCO world heritage designated vineyards and peaceful woodland on the ‘Chemin des Grands Crus’; a trail through Côte d’Or wine country passing the famous Côte de Nuits and the Côte de Beaune regions. Stop along the way for tastings in local caves and relax at the end of the day in charming hotels and guesthouses. A gastronomic hot spot, enjoy some of the most decadent and imaginative dishes France has to offer, as well as hearty classics like beef bourguinon.
This walking tour in France’s Burgundy region is perfect for wine connoisseurs and foodies. The walking is easy-going with ample opportunity to stop for wine tastings along the way. You will be walking on a mixture of paved/unpaved quiet country roads and woodland trails. Stay in a mix of 3* standard hotels and guesthouses. A free day in Beaune allows plenty of time for discovery or relaxing.

Tour Style:

Self Guided | Go at your own pace on an independent tour.


Inn to Inn Walking | A classic point to point walking trip, staying in a different location each night

Ideal if you have an interest in:

Foodie Adventures, Wine, Whiskey & More...

As a guide, we would suggest that the minimum age of traveler this tour would be suitable for is: 12 Years

Activity Level & Terrain

This trip is graded ‘easy-moderate’ with average daily distance being 14km. The walking is mostly flat, and two rest days are included. While there are a few hills, these are short and nothing too strenuous. The trails are a combination of tarmac country roads, dirt trails and woodland trails. This tour is suitable for walkers with good physical fitness. 


All trails are way-marked, and together with access to our GPS-following app, maps and route notes you will have no problem finding your way.


Stay 3 nights in 4* standard hotels, 3 nights in Châteaux hotels and 1 night in a 4* standard guesthouse. In the itinerary you will find an example of the accommodations we use on this trip. These accommodations are subject to availability and therefore alternatives of an equal standard may be offered. 

Single Rooms & Solo Walkers

If you require single rooms we would be happy to accommodate you although there is a single room supplement payable. We also welcome solo walkers on this tour, again a supplement is payable.


Breakfasts are included each day, as well as 1 dinner in a Michelin listed restaurant in Beaune. On all other nights dinner can be purchased in each town with several options being available in each town- you will be spoilt for choice! Beaune is home to two Michelin star restaurants and Dijon has several - so why not treat yourself to the ultimate gastronomic experience? Packed lunch items can be bought locally from supermarkets or the local boulangerie.



  • 4 Nights accommodation in 4* standard hotels, 2 nights in a 4* Châteaux hotel and 1 night in a 4* standard guesthouse
  • 7 Breakfasts
  • Gastronomic dinner on day 4
  • Luggage transfers
  • Transfers as per the itinerary
  • Detailed information pack, route notes and maps
  • GPX tracks and access to our GPS navigation app
  • 24/7 telephone support from our UK office
  • Travel insurance (required)
  • Travel to Dijon
  • Travel from Beaune
  • Lunches
  • All other dinners
  • Drinks and snacks
  • Personal equipment
  • Additional nights before, during and after the walk

When To Go

This tour is available from mid-May to mid-October. Any time within this period is ideal for walking. The grape harvest tends to take place the last week of September (variable) so please note that the vineyards will be busy during this time, with a lot of activity going on. This is an interesting time to be in the area, but be aware that there will be more vehicles on the small country roads than normal. 

Getting to the Start

Fly: into Paris Charles de Gaulle, Orly or Beauvais airports. Take a train or bus from the airport to the city centre and from the centre (Gare de Lyon) take a direct TGV train to Dijon (approx. 1 hour 40 mins). Train times and details can be found at

You could also fly into Lyon or Geneva and take the train from there (3 hours/3 hours 30 mins)

Train: Eurostar from London St-Pancras International to Paris (Gard du Nord). Change here and travel to Paris Gare de Lyon (by RER) From Gare de Lyon, take a direct TGV train to Dijon Ville (approx. 1 hour 40 mins). The total journey time is approx. 5 hours and the whole trip can be booked at

Drive: From Folkestone, take the Eurotunnel shuttle to Calais, and continue driving from here. From Calais, it is about a 5 hour drive to Dijon. Booking and more info can be found at

Drive and Ferry: Drive to Dover and take the ferry to Calais (approx. 1 hour 15 mins crossing). Then drive onto Dijon (approx. 5 hours drive). Ferry info and booking can be found at

Getting from the End

On day 7, you will be transferred from your hotel in Meursault to Beaune train station. From here you can take a train back to Dijon (approx. 30 mins). Train details can be found at From Dijon you can take a TGV train to many locations in France and Europe, or continue home via one of the methods mentioned in the ‘Getting to’ section. 

General Information

Wine Tour 

We will arrange a guided wine tour of the Bernard Rion vineyard followed by a visit to the winery and its cellar. You will sample a selection of 5 wines grown in the area,  including the famous Clos de Vougeot Grand Cru. 

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Day 1 Arrive Dijon Day 2 Transfer to Marsannay-la–Côte and walk to Gevry-Chambertain 6 miles / 10 km Day 3 Walk to Nuits-Saints-Georges & Wine Tour 9 miles / 14 km Day 4 Walk to Beaune 9 miles / 14 km Day 5 Free Day Beaune Day 6 Walk to Meursault 9 miles / 15 km Day 7 Free day in Meursault or loop walk 4 miles / 7 km Day 8 Onward Travel

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