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Beaune Luxury Travel
This is the ultimate getaway to the heart of Burgundy. You stay at an intimate pied-à-terre in the historic town of Beaune—a truly special property, owned by the Butterfields. From this ideal homebase, explore the bucolic surroundings at your leisure. Easygoing biking through famous winemaking towns, walks through the vineyards and enjoy tastings either in the fields or the winemaker’s cave. This Burgundy experience offers a rich immersion into this magical region.
We use premium hotels that are unique expressions of the region. Often they’ve had a previous life as a monastery or a castle, but in every case they offer an exceptionally comfortable stay.
These are stylish 4-star properties that offer a casual and comfortable stay. Often without a 24-hour concierge or room service, they tend to be smaller family-run hotels that are perfect for the region.
“I can’t say I really ‘work out,’ but I’m in good shape and am relatively active.”
“I enjoy a good walk or ride, and feel comfortable while on the move.”
“I get moving at least once a week, and don’t mind a little sweat.”
“I get moving a few times per week and enjoy some exertion.”
“I want to feel invigorated each day and going hard is how I like to do that.”
The right number of like-minded travellers to make new friends.
Your dates. Your group. Our expertly-designed itinerary.
Tailored to your interests, a bespoke travel experience.
Combines the hallmarks of any B&R itinerary (excellent hotels and beautiful routes) with the freedom of pacing each day exactly the way you like.
Throughout the day, a knowledgeable local guide provides insider access and expert tips. At night, you can explore and dine on your own.
Our B&R guides are with you throughout, anticipating needs, translating languages, providing advice and—above all—facilitating fun.
5 Days / 4 Nights
Best Time to Visit
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Day by Day
After settling in at your charming and private home-away-from-home, explore Beaune on foot with a local historian and later, dine at your restaurant of choice in town.
Venture through the beautiful Côte de Nuits. Have lunch in Gevrey-Chambertin at the table d'hôte of a famous wine domain, then its back to town for a private tour of the famous Hospice de Beaune.
Visit famous villages such as Pommard, Volnay and Meursault. Experience a fantastic lunch at the well-known restaurant Le Montrachet in Puligny-Montrachet.
Enjoy a picnic in the Parc de la Bouzaise or in your private garden at the bastion and a private and memorable catered dinner in the evening at the Bastion.
Enjoy a farewell breakfast at the Bastion before departing for the train station.
Bastion Ste. Anne, Beaune
Upon turning the key to the Bastion’s outer wall (yes, it has its own stone wall) one feels as though they have entered into a magical fairy-tale setting. Dating back to 1637, the Bastion is an official historic monument that has been transformed into an idyllic retreat. Throughout the house ancient stone walls are juxtaposed with clean contemporary design. Its walled courtyard houses a gorgeous garden that is private just to you! View hotel website »
We can offer both biking and walking routes, and general, we follow small, quiet roads through vineyards, farmland, forests and charming towns. Burgundy has been credited with having the best biking and walking, not just in France, but the world. This is no small claim, but it has been asserted time and again by B&R guides and travellers alike.
- 4 nights accommodation at Bastion Ste. Anne
- Two lunches and one dinner, including wine as selected by B&R
- Services of B&R host and local guides at points of intersection within the itinerary
- Use of a customized B&R bicycle and helmet
- Use of two lightweight, telescoping walking sticks
- Detailed maps, route suggestions and water bottle
- All special events and private tours
- All transportation from rendezvous to drop-off
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We take pride in choosing guides who are not only exceptional travelling companions, but who’ll go far beyond the call of duty to ensure an unforgettable experience.
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