Countryside, picturesque villages, UNESCO

Booking

Country roads and medieval heritage

Highlights

  • Journey through the rolling Auxois countryside, along  the quaint country roads.
  • Discover the 18th century Burgundy canal, picture postcard landscapes along the waterfront.
  • Visit Semur-en-Auxois, a medieval village that has been preserved throughout the ages. Enjoy its picturesque boutiques, cafés and terraces.

    Savor Lunch at a traditional restaurant in the countryside, a perfect setting to immerse yourself in the local culture. Regional cuisine and local cheeses are on the menu. 

  • Drive through Alésia, the famous battleground where Julius Cesar beat Vercingétorix’s gaulois army in the year 52BC.
  • Option 1: Walk through  Flavigny-sur-Ozerain, listed as one of the most beautiful villages in France. This is where the film “Chocolat” was made. Visit the factory and boutique producing the famous “Flavigny aniseed” sweets (depending on opening times). Visit the 12th century Fontenay Abbey, listed as a UNESCO world heritage site. Stroll through its beautiful ornamental gardens and follow the trail of the Cistercian monks.
     
  • Option 2: Stroll through the pretty village of Vézelay and enjoy a spectacular view over the valley. Visit the Basilica of Sainte-Marie-Madeleine, listed as a UNESCO world heritage site.
     

Price: 750 € for 2  people (+125 € per extra person)

Lunch is an additional charge - No wine tasting on this tour

Departure  from Dijon, Beaune & vicinity (20km) 9.30am – return about 5.30pm - 240 km - No wine tasting

For departure from other locations please contact us here

 

Countryside, picturesque villages, UNESCO