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Gastronomic Burgundy Walking - Short Break

Gastronomic Burgundy Walking - Short Break

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  • Holiday typeSelf-guided walking
  • Duration4 nights
  • Accommodationhotel-to-hotel
  • Activity level
  • From $2045per person, tour only
  • Departures
    Every two days from 7 May '19 to 8 Sep '19
  • What your holiday price includes
  • 4 nights hotel-to-hotel accommodation in a mix of hotels
  • All continental breakfasts and gastronomic evening meals
  • Services of your local Headwater Representative
  • Headwater Wine Collection Service
  • Route directions and maps
  • Standard transfers at the start/end of the trip
  • Luggage transfers between hotels
  • Walking transfers
  • Optional Upgrades
  • Room upgrades and extra nights at selected hotels
  • City break add-ons in Paris
  • Excellent choice for
  • Food lovers, wine lovers, flora & fauna, bird spotting opportunities, art & history, couples

France: Burgundy

Gastronomic Burgundy Walking - Short Break

  • Lovingly restored C18 hotels, each with its own unique history
  • Fine, gastronomic menus featuring regionally sourced ingredients
  • Varied walking on vineyard tracks,hilltop trails and woodland paths
  • Traditional Burgundy chateaux and unspoilt mediaeval villages
  • Sun-drenched wine estates and prestigious appellations
  • Based on our popular 6 night, Gastronomic Burgundy Walking

This four night gastronomic walking holiday invites you to discover the essence of Burgundy; a place where centuries-old culture and practices meet the modern world in a region world famous for its traditions of wine and gastronomy. Here you'll find mediaeval Beaune, whose walled old town houses the immaculately preserved C15 Hospices de Beaune, picture-perfect Meursault and a host of authentic Burgundy chateaux; this region has more chateaux than any other in France. To the north, past the Combe Lavaux - Jean Roland Nature Reserve, where wildflowers grow and peregrine falcons and eagles nest, lies the regional capital of Dijon. The city boasts a rich blend of architecture alongside the magnificent palace of the Valois Dukes, now home to the Museum of Fine Art.

The walks provide a wonderful balance of quiet country lanes, vineyard tracks and woodland trails taking in sleepy, unspoilt villages, majestic vine-clad hills and ancient oak forest. Sample fine wines in C13 cellars and enjoy lunch in a selection of mediaeval towns including world-renowned Nuits-St-Georges. Walk the historic streets of Dijon and hunt for truffles with Yann and his dog Elfe in the grounds of a secluded chateau.

This area is popular with gastronomes and for good reason! You can look forward to fine dining on Filet de Boeuf flambe a la sauce creme de truffe or Sandre aux echalotes confites et au Pommard and sampling some of the regional cheeses - Brillat Savarin and Epoisses - accompanied by the region's incredible Pinot Noir and Chardonnay wines. You'll stay in wonderful hotels including an elegantly renovated farmhouse with picturesque gardens, a lovingly restored former winery and a modern 4 Star hotel complete with spa facilities.



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Day-by-day itinerary



Walking information

Walking is along a mixture of small country roads, vineyard tracks, and woodland or forest paths. Walking boots are recommended.




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Day 1: Arrive in Montagny-les-Beaune

Arrive at your lovingly restored C18 hotel, a former farmhouse in Montagny-les-Beaune, in time for your first gastronomic dinner at a local restaurant.
You stay at the Hotel Le Clos (breakfast at the hotel, evening meal at a local restaurant)

Day 2: Montagny-les-Beaune to Gevrey-Chambertin 14km/9mi/3.5hr

This morning we'll take you to the start of your walk. You'll begin by crossing over the northern tip of the limestone escarpment of the Cote-d'Or to gain wonderful views across the plain as you descend to the village of Chenove. From here turn south and wind your way along the Chemin des Grand Crus, passing the vineyards of Couchey and Fixin and continuing along to the famous wine village of Gevrey-Chambertin. Here you'll find your hotel, a beautifully restored C18 former winery, with an extremely warm welcome from the owners, Paul and his wife Jolanta.
You stay at Les Deux Chevres (breakfast at the hotel, evening meal in a local restaurant)

Day 3: Gevrey-Chambertin to Vosne-Romanee 12km/7.5mi/3.5hr

Leave the vines behind today and head up into the woods where you'll follow an old disused railway track. Wind through shady, protected woodland before emerging back into the sun-soaked vines behind tranquil Morey-St-Denis, a good place to enjoy a coffee break. Continue on through the sleepy village of Chambolle-Musigny to Vougeot and visit the historic Chateau du Clos de Vougeot which produces one of the world's most celebrated Grand Cru wines. From here it's just a short distance to Vosne-Romanee where your 4 Star hotel and restaurant await.
You stay at Le Richebourg (breakfast and evening meal)

Day 4: Vosne-Romanee to Montagny-les-Beaune 16km/10mi/5.5hr or 22km/14mi/6.5hr

A 25-minute transfer takes you to Pernand-Vergelesses to follow vineyard tracks past the Hill of Corton, once owned by Holy Roman Emperor Charlemagne. Then it's on to mediaeval Savigny-les-Beaune for a morning coffee next to the impressive chateau, which houses a collection of vintage cars, motorbikes and planes. Walking up through woodland, you emerge above Beaune with spectacular views over the town and its surrounds. Descending into the vineyards you can visit the Parc de la Bouzaise or Beaune before continuing on to the hotel.
You stay at the Hotel Le Clos (breakfast at the hotel, evening meal at a local restaurant)

Day 5: Leave Montagny-les-Beaune



If you'd prefer a slightly longer holiday, take a look at our 6 night Gastronomic Burgundy Walking.

Where you stay

During your holiday you stay at the following hotels. If you'd like to extend your time at any of these or, if you'd like to enhance your stay with an upgraded room, just let us know at the time of booking.

To find out more call our sales team on 1-800-267-3347, use our live webchat or email usa@exodustravels.com


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Hotel le Clos, Montagny-les-Beaune

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This charming 4 star hotel is a beautifully restored former C18 farmhouse, set within its own gardens just 10 minutes from the centre of historic Beaune. The natural surroundings match perfectly with the cosy interior, which is finished with wood, terracotta, refined fabrics and a variety of original antique furniture. The friendly owner, Alain Oudot, is happy to offer a selection of drinks from the hotel's small but well stocked bar while Mme. Oudot can often be found tending to the hotel's well looked after garden. In the morning, breakfast can be taken on the terrace among the flowers and scents of the herb garden, and in the evening an aperitif in the courtyard provides a perfect accompaniment to the last rays of the day's sun.


Room upgrades: Suite.
The duplex suite offers a more spacious room spread over two floors.

Extra nights: Please contact us for details.


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Les Deux Chevres, Gevrey-Chambertin

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Les Deux Chevres is an elegant former C18 winery providing luxury boutique accommodation in the famous ancient wine village of Gevrey Chambertin. Lovingly restored in 2013 by Paul and his wife Jolanta, the property occupies a beautiful location in two historic buildings in the 'Old Quarter' of the village.

Rooms here display many of their original architectural features such as wooden beams and stonework and they are tastefully decorated with antique furniture and original artwork. The majority of rooms also enjoy views over the courtyard, the garden or the vineyards.


Room upgrades: Comfort Room or Superior Room .
The comfort room provides more space and a bath and the superior is larger again and offers vineyard views.


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Le Richebourg, Vosne Romanee

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Lying right alongside the vineyards of Vosne Romanee (home to the world's top two most expensive wines!) and just off the Route des Grands Crus wine route (which runs from Dijon to Santenay), this relaxed, modern 4 star hotel offers refined rooms furnished with colorful fabrics, flat-screen TVs, free Wi-Fi and minibars. The hotel serves continental breakfast and dinner is taken in the fine-dining restaurant. There is also a piano bar, a garden terrace, and a spa with a whirlpool, sauna, steam room and treatment rooms. Our standard room here comes with a private terrace at the back of the hotel.

Please note that the spa facilities at the hotel will not be available from 3rd to 6th Sept 2018 inclusive.


Room upgrades: Terrasse Room, Junior Suite or Cocoon / Sauna Room.
The Cocoon room comes equipped with a private infrared sauna, offering the same benefits as a traditional sauna, but at a more tolerable temperature.

Extending your stay

If you'd like to extend your trip with extra nights at the start or end, or if you'd like to arrange a stop off point en-route, then we recommend the following hotels.


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Hotel Le Senat , Paris

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The 4* Le Senat is simply stunning! There are just 41 rooms, all stylishly furnished and a couple of suites with terraces, if you really fancy splashing out! All have satellite television, mini bar, air-conditioning, safe and hairdryer, plus Internet access.

The hotel has its own small bar - adorned with photographs of eminent artists, being in the heart of the artists' quarter - plus a reading room with complimentary internet access.

Breakfast is taken in the basement, where you'll find a copious buffet of viennoiseries, cereals, fruit salad, ham, cheese, bread, yoghurt, bacon, eggs, sausage, fruit juices, tea or coffee. If you prefer, you can have a continental breakfast served to your room at no extra charge.

Le Senat is perfectly located on a quiet side street just a stone's throw away from the Luxembourg Gardens and metro, and a five-minute walk from the vibrant Latin quarter, where you'll find a plethora of restaurants to suit all budgets.

Travel

Transfers included from Beaune train station at 16:58 Mon-Fri, 14:29 Sat & Sun and back to Beaune train station at 09:15 all days except Mon, Thurs & Sat when 08:30.

Please call our sales team on 1-800-267-3347 or email usa@exodustravels.com to arrange connecting flights.

Reviews

Here at Headwater we thrive on feedback from our customers. It's the only way we can continue to develop, and where necessary improve, our services and ensure our holidays continue to be the best they can be. However, as this is a relatively new holiday, we don't yet have any customer reviews available.

Dates and prices

You can be confident that our pricing includes all the standard requirements of your holiday and many additional extras. Always ensure that you are comparing like for like when booking your holiday.

Find out about The Headwater Price Promise to ensure you're getting the very best value for money.

This 4 night self-guided walking holiday includes:

Hotel-to-hotel accommodation in a mix of hotels

All continental breakfasts and gastronomic evening meals

Services of your local Headwater Representative

Headwater Wine Collection Service

Route directions and maps

Standard transfers at the start/end of the trip

Luggage transfers between hotels

Walking transfers


How to book:

For further details, or to check availability, speak to our sales team on 1-800-267-3347 or complete our holiday enquiry form (we'll contact you at a time that's most convenient for you).

To enquire about this holiday, or for further information, call our sales team on 1-800-267-3347 or complete our holiday enquiry form.

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The prices quoted for each individual departure supercede those published in our current brochures. Air prices are subject to change and we advise early booking to obtain the best prices. Please see our Planning your holiday and What's included in the price? pages for additional information.

Holiday details

Children
Please contact us for child prices.

Holiday type
Self-guided walking Managed locally by Headwater appointed rep.

Departures
Every two days from 7th May 2019 to 8th Sep 2019, for 4 nights. All dates are subject to availability, please contact us to check.

Meals
All continental breakfasts and gastronomic evening meals

Tailor-made travel

Tour only
Transfers included from Beaune train station at 16:58 Mon-Fri, 14:29 Sat & Sun and back to Beaune train station at 09:15 all days except Mon, Thurs & Sat when 08:30.

How to book

For further details, or to check availability, speak to our sales team on 1-800-267-3347 or complete our holiday enquiry form (we'll contact you at a time that's most convenient for you).

To enquire about this holiday, or for further information, call our sales team on 1-800-267-3347 or complete our holiday enquiry form.

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