loading Ophorus Please wait
USE PROMO CODE SPRINGTIME23: 10% DISCOUNT ON SELECTION OF TOURS
logo Ophorus Tours Your order is being processed, please wait loading Ophorus
Ophorus Tours -  Burgundy

Burgundy

Discover Burgundy in France, a region famous for its world-renowned wines, charming small towns and Medieval Abbeys. Tour the vineyards & wineries of Côte de Nuits and Côte de Beaune to taste red and white wines, including Pinot Noir or Chardonnay. Visit the medieval abbeys of Fontenay & Cluny. Explore Dijon, the capital of Burgundy, or Beaune with its historic Hôtel-Dieu - Hospices de Beaune know for its wine auction.

31 trips match your search criteria

Duration
  • 0 - 3 hours
  • Half day
  • Full day
  • Multi-day
Participants
-
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 > 8
+
Tour type
  • Tickets
  • Activities
  • Shared Tours
  • Private Tours
  • Multi-Day Tours
  • Shore excursions
Categories
  • Wellness
  • Christmas Markets
  • Multi-regional
  • Packages
  • Food & Wine
  • Cultural
  • Day Trips
  • Family
  • Luxury
  • Exclusive Travel
  • Honeymoon
  • Arts & Crafts
  • Shore Excursions
  • Sightseeing
  • Battlefields
  • Active
  • Walking Tours
  • Tickets
  • Special Offers
Regions
  • Burgundy
  • Alsace
  • Aquitaine
  • Brittany
  • Champagne
  • Dordogne
  • French Riviera
  • Languedoc
  • Loire Valley
  • Normandy
  • Provence
  • Île-de-France
Cities
  • Aix-en-Provence
  • Avignon
  • Bayeux
  • Beaune
  • Bordeaux
  • Colmar
  • Dijon
  • Marseille
  • Nice
  • Paris
  • Reims
  • Sarlat-la-Canéda
  • Strasbourg
  • Toulouse
  • Tours
View more +
  • Amboise
  • Arcachon
  • Caen
  • Cannes
  • Carcassonne
  • Cognac
  • Montpellier
  • Mulhouse
  • Riquewihr
  • Saint-Émilion
  • Trémolat
  • Versailles
  • Épernay
View less -
Intensity
  • Active
  • Quiet
  • Relaxed
Price
  • 0 - 100€
  • 100 - 200€
  • 200 - 500€
  • 500 - 750€
  • 750 - 1000€
  • 1000+ €
Load More

Learn more about Burgundy

Burgundy World-Class Wine RegionStunningly Beautiful CountrysideRustic & Tasty CuisineHistorical Towns & Cities Best Time to Visit Burgundy: The best time to visit Burgundy is in the spring (April-June) or fall (September-November) when the weather is mild, and the vineyards are at their most beautiful. However, summer (July-August) is also a popular time to visit, but be prepared for higher crowds and temperatures. Best Places to visit in Burgundy: 1. The Hospices de Beaune - a medieval hospital with a beautiful Gothic architecture and a fascinating museum. 2. The Abbaye de Fontenay - a well-preserved Cistercian monastery dating back to the 12th century. 3. The Chateau de Cormatin - ...

Burgundy

  • World-Class Wine Region
    Stunningly Beautiful Countryside
    Rustic & Tasty Cuisine
    Historical Towns & Cities

Best Time to Visit Burgundy:

The best time to visit Burgundy is in the spring (April-June) or fall (September-November) when the weather is mild, and the vineyards are at their most beautiful. However, summer (July-August) is also a popular time to visit, but be prepared for higher crowds and temperatures.

Best Places to visit in Burgundy:

1. The Hospices de Beaune - a medieval hospital with a beautiful Gothic architecture and a fascinating museum.

2. The Abbaye de Fontenay - a well-preserved Cistercian monastery dating back to the 12th century.

3. The Chateau de Cormatin - a stunning Renaissance chateau with beautiful gardens and frescoes.

4. The Cote d'Or vineyards - a must-visit for wine lovers, where you can take wine tours and tastings.

5. The Canal de Bourgogne - a scenic canal that runs through Burgundy, perfect for cycling, walking or boating.

Best things to do in Burgundy:

1. Wine Tasting - Burgundy is famous for its Pinot Noir and Chardonnay wines, and there are plenty of vineyards and wineries to visit.

2. Culinary Delights - Burgundy is known for its delicious cuisine, including escargots, boeuf bourguignon, and coq au vin.

3. Cycling - Burgundy is a popular destination for cycling enthusiasts, with plenty of scenic routes to explore.

4. Hot Air Balloon Ride - For a unique perspective of the region, take a hot air balloon ride over the vineyards.

5. Relaxation - Burgundy is the perfect destination to unwind and relax, with many spas and wellness centers.

Where to Stay:

There are plenty of accommodation options in Burgundy, from charming bed and breakfasts to luxury hotels. Some of the best areas to stay include Beaune, Dijon, and the vineyards themselves.

Tips for Visitors:

1. Learn some French - While many people in Burgundy speak English, it's always appreciated if you make an effort to speak some French.

2. Book Burgundy Wine Tours in Advance - Wine tours and tastings are popular, so make sure to book in advance to avoid disappointment.

3. Dress for the Weather - Burgundy can have unpredictable weather, so make sure to pack layers and appropriate clothing.

4. Be Prepared for Sunday Closures - Many restaurants, shops, and attractions are closed on Sundays in Burgundy, so plan accordingly.

Burgundy is a wonderful destination for wine lovers, foodies, and those looking to explore France's beautiful countryside. By following the tips and recommendations in this travel guide, you're sure to have a fantastic trip to Burgundy in 2023.

Burgundy Wine Tours from Beaune or Dijon

The centuries-old tradition of Burgundy wine making is evident in the bountiful vineyards stretching across the landscape. Burgundy boasts some of the most acclaimed and luxurious wines in the world. Departing from either Beaune or Dijon, we offer a large number of small group private tours and shared tours for both novice and wine lovers alike.

Our Burgundy private day trips from Beaune or Dijon include wine tasting tours to both côte de nuits and côte de beaune vineyards that are known to produce some of the best red wines and white wines in the world. A typical exclusive half or full day private wine tour from Dijon or Beaune with Ophorus includes tours and tastings at famous wine cellars or wineries located along the Route des Grands Crus. Other famous wine appellations include Vosne Romanée, Chateau de Vougeot, Gevrey-Chambertin, Aloxe-Corton, Montrachet and so many more.

During the tastings, experience Grands Cru and Premier Cru Wines of Burgundy to understand the differences in aromas and tastes. For lunch on a private full day tour, your guide will certainly recommend local restaurants that specialize in food and wine pairing that will enhance your dining experience.

Our Burgundy small group shared tours departing from Beaune are a perfect introduction to the wines of Burgundy. On a half day or full day option, you will discover the craft of wine making in traditional family owned domains. All our shared tours also include stops in small charming villages as well as great photo opportunities in the vineyards or next to world renowned wineries.

Other travel options while in Burgundy

If wine is not your priority, Burgundy offers the visitor a multitude of sightseeing options, such as the Palace of the Dukes, the gothic Cathedral of Saint Bénigne, the Romanesque churches of Burgundy, including the remarkable Abbaye de Vézelay (UNESCO World Heritage Site) and Les Hospices de Beaune, a medieval hospital that was in use until the 20th century and now functions as a museum of Flemish art. The region is also dotted with a very large amount of stunning medieval villages that are such a delight to stroll through.

Whether you´re eager to sample Burgundy wines and discover what makes them some of the world´s most famous, wander the medieval streets and uncover Burgundy´s historical secrets, or a combination of both, Ophorus provides tours to meet every traveler´s need. Enjoy the attention of our professional English-speaking guides and let us help you experience the best this region has to offer.

Show more
Show less

FAQ

  • What is Burgundy wine?

    Burgundy red wines are made with the Pinot noir grape variety while Burgundy white wines are made with the Chardonnay Grape variety.
  • Where is Burgundy France?

    Burgundy is a region located in the central eastern part of France. The capital of the region is Dijon and the area is famous for producing red and white wines. The best attractions and top sights of Burgundy include: 1. Hôtel-Dieu Museum - Hospices de Beaune 2. Guédelon castle 3. Vézelay Abbey 4. Fontenay Abbey 5. Clos de Vougeot
  • How far is Burgundy France from Paris?

    The Burgundy region of France is located at about 190 miles (305 kms) from Paris. The region can be reached by car via the A6 highway in about 3 hours. The fastest TGV train from Paris to Dijon will take you to Burgundy in 1h30 minutes.
Ophorus trusted reviews

Secured payments

Ophorus trusted reviews

easy cancellation

Ophorus trusted reviews

trusted reviews