At B&R we make it incredibly easy for you to journey with your friends, family, colleagues or on your own. Create your own private trip by taking over one of our dates—or we can request a fresh one. Prices are sliding scale to suit the number of travellers. Interested in tweaking the itinerary? We can do that too. Ask us for details!
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.
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.”
In Vino Veritas
We spent one day in Burgundy decades ago, and decided to never leave. You’ll spend five—so consider yourself warned. We coast from one heavenly (and world-famous) vineyard to the next, clinking glasses with our expert friends along the way. Explore historic Beaune, where our hometown-advantage grants us access to exclusive events and illustrious hosts.
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Day by Day
Ride past the most famous vineyards of the Côte de Nuits en route to Beaune. Receive an informal lesson in Burgundian wines with international wine expert Jean-Pierre Renard.
Cycle through the villages of Saint-Aubin, Chassagne-Montrachet and Puligny-Montrachet—home to the region's finest producers of liquid gold. Later, savour exquisite Burgundian fare in the company of a wine-maker.
Pedal into the countryside, passing charming Burgundian villages before feasting on perfectly prepared regional specialties while discovering the exceptional wines of a passionate young micro-négociant!
Bike towards the Ouche Valley en route to a bistro lunch. Then revel in the gardens of the Abbey de la Bussiere (your new home) and chef Guillaume Royer's amazing Michelin-starred menu.
Set out on a loop ride towards Châteauneuf, one of the "prettiest villages in France." Round out the week in the company of a count at his private residence—a stunning château dating back to the Dukes of Burgundy!
Enjoy a beautiful farewell breakfast in the Abbaye and au revoir in Dijon.
Roll through wine country.
L’Hôtel de Beaune
With just 13 darling rooms, the L'Hotel de Beaune is an intimate boutique hotel in the heart of historic Beaune. Exquisitely restored from its days as a 19thC manor, the property pays tribute to both the traditional and modern and features an outstanding gastronomic restaurant. From the steps of the front door, the cobbled, storied beauty of Beaune awaits. View hotel website »
Abbaye de la Bussière, La Bussière-sur-Ouche
Once a Cistercian monastery and later a hunting lodge, this meticulously restored Relais & Château property offers luxurious accommodations within a beautifully manicured 15-acre park. A superb Michelin-starred restaurant combined with the utmost attentive staff have elevated this little piece of paradise to one of the finest hospitality experiences of the region. View hotel website »
Riding up to the Abbey for the first time was magical and absolutely breathtaking. To be in Burgundy and see for myself the beauty of the region was priceless. A must-do for any level of cycling enthusiast!— Julie Polios
Burgundy is also Butterfield & Robinson country, where the award-winning travel company started its path to becoming the pace-setter in luxury active travel.Recommend.com
The first portion of this trip alternates between relatively flat routes and some hilly rides. Distances range from 27 to 44 km (17 to 27 mi) with options every day, including the Century Ride of 100 km. In general we follow narrow, quiet roads through vineyards, farmland, forests and charming towns. Burgundy has been credited with having the best biking, not just in France, but the world.
“I bike about once a week at home.”
Gently rolling countryside, with occasional longer climbs to points that are well worth the effort. Layover days accommodate varying preferences.Read more on our Activity Levels
What’s included? Everything you need. Plus everything you’d
want. Plus a few things you never knew you wanted ‘til you got them.
In a word: everything. In ninety words? Signature B&R guides; local experts; unique, unforgettable biking and walking routes; private tours; authentic local cuisine; lessons and demonstrations; local artisanal wines; wine tastings; all victuals and libations; all the endorphins you can handle; new insight; interesting, fun and like-minded travel companions; a feeling of total freedom. In short: an extraordinary, hassle-free journey of discovery.
- All hotel accommodation
- All breakfasts, three lunches, four dinners, including wine
- Use of a customized hybrid or a racing bike with drop bars, equipped with handlebar bag and helmet
- Use of a handlebar bag and helmet
- Services of B&R guide(s) and support van
- All special events, private tours, guest experts and entrance fees
- All transportation from rendezvous to drop-off
- All baggage transportation
- Detailed maps, route suggestions and water bottle
- All gratuities for baggage, porters and hotel service
- Downloadable GPS routes, provided via RideWithGPS (app available for Apple or Android).
You can’t enjoy a great biking trip without a really great bike. On this trip you’ll be riding a customized hybrid or a racing bike with drop bars. We also equip you with handlebar bag, helmet and water bottle.
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Sometimes your B&R trip simply isn’t long enough! Extend your stay for the best vacation possible. If you wish to spend a few days in region either before or after your official B&R trip, and need assistance making those plans, your B&R Travel Advisor can help.
Call us to create an independent travel experience that fits your needs—we can also arrange for a local guide.
Spend more time in Paris
We absolutely recommend that you spend time in Paris at least a day before or after your trip, as the French capital has much to offer the visitor, first-timer or otherwise. We will happily organize a city guide if you want an insider’s tour of Paris.
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