Day 1: Arrival in Beaune
Arrival in Beaune a lovely town in the middle of the vineyards.
Overnight in Beaune.
Day 2: Beaune loop ride (18 miles/28 km or 25 miles/40 km)
There are so many things to do in Beaune, that it won't be too much to stay here another day. Hospices de Beaune visit is a must to get introduced to the Burgundy atmosphere. For children (or adult as well) possibility of a fun visit to the Mustard factory. Or for those who came for cycling, there will be some loop rides suggested.
Overnight in Beaune.
Day 3: Beaune – Chassey le Camp (17 miles/28 km)
After breakfast, you will start your bike ride through the vineyards on a bike path passing through wine-making villages Pommard, Volnay, and the Grands crus vineyards (Montrachet, Batard Montrachet, etc.). Many wine tasting options all along the way until Santenay.
Then a short portion of the cycling path alongside the canal, before you reach your destination situated at the beginning of the Cote Chalonnaise.
Overnight in Chassey le Camp.
Day 4: Chassey le Camp – Dracy Le Fort (20 miles/32 km)
After breakfast, you will cycle through small countryside routes to join another cycling track alongside the "Canal du Centre" to reach Chagny, pass near Rully (winemaker village) and Chalon Sur Saone area. Dracy Le Fort is a small village on the border of the Côte Chalonnaise vineyards.
Overnight in Dracy Le Fort.
Day 5: Dracy Le Fort – Cluny (28 miles/46 km)
After breakfast, you will join the "Green Way" in Givry (winemaking village producing the favorite red wine of the French King Henri IV). This bike path is built on an ancient rail line which was the first bike path of France. You will appreciate the peaceful and lovely roman architecture in Buxy, St Gengoux Le National, Malay. Arrive in Cormatin, the perfect place to have lunch and have a visit of the castle before you head up to Cluny. The Abbey of Cluny and the stud farm will be another must-see.
Overnight in Cluny.
Day 6: Cluny – Macon (17 miles/28 km)
After breakfast, you will get back on the cycling path to ride until Macon. The landscape starts to be hillier even if your ride on the easy cycling path. On the road the Castle of Berze Le Chatel is such a romantic place to visit, the lovely view from the road will invite you to do a detour for a short visit. You will also cross the longest European tunnel open for cyclist and continue the ride through the val Lamartinien with gorgeous view of the Solutre Rock.
Overnight in Macon.
Day 7: Departure
Departure after breakfast.