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DAY 1: 

Arrival in Dijon

Wine tour in Côte de Nuits 

Dinner and Night at Grand Hotel La Cloche Dijon - MGallery Collection

 

DAY 2: 

Tour of Vézelay an the magnificent Basilic designated UNESCO World Heritage 

Meet with Franck Chrétien from Chablis Visitours discussing about his passion and all his knowledges about wine

Dinner and Night at Grand Hotel La Cloche Dijon - MGallery Collection

 

DAY 3:

Departure for « La Route des Grands Crus » from Dijon to Santenay.  50 blissfull miles to discover the « Elysian Fields » of Burgundy.

Stop along the way in Vosne-Romanée to discover the Richebourg Hotel Spa Restaurant.

Burgundy treatement: The spa offers a variety of treatments made with grape and currents from Burgundy. This process is called “Vinesime”

Lunch on location at the restaurant “ le Vin-T-Age

Discovery of Beaune, capital of Burgundian wines with Bérangère Skidmore

Dinner 

Night at Sous le Baldaquin, guest house in Beaune

 

DAY 4: 

Bike ride through the Voie des Vignes : this path will take you onto winding roads that cross through some of the most prestigious vineyards : Pommard, Meursault, or Puligny-Montrachet.

Lunch and tasting at La Table d'Olivier Leflaive

Visit and tasting at Caveau Divin à Mercurey

Dinner at la Table d'Hôte Domaine Charles François & Fils

Night at Domaine de la Combotte

 

DAY 5:

Departure for Arbois.

Spend the day discovering the Jurassien vineyards, notably the AOC Arbois which is celebrating 80 years

Dinner and night at Maison Philippe Le Bon

 

Few suggestions :

Louis Pasteur's birth house : Louis Pasteur also worked in a number of very different areas, studying a variety of subjects such as crystals, silkworm diseases and fermentation in wine and beer

Jacques Tissot's winery

Museum of wines and vines from Jura

Restaurant la Balance Mets et Vins à Arbois

 

DAY 6:

Discovery of Dijon Market place with fresh, seasonal and local products

 

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