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Self-guided Cycling Tours in Burgundy
Sample a tantalizing taste of such famous wines as Meursault, Pommard, Puligny-Montrachet, Vougeot, and cycle through their vineyards of origin in Burgundy
Discover France Adventures
If you are coming cycling in Burgundy for the first time and have a limited amount of holiday, booking a tour is the foolproof solution. On a self-guided tour your hotels are organized for you, the baggage is transported and all the necessary homework has been done ahead of the trip to make for a stress-free break and maximise your relaxation time. You have the freedom to set your own schedule, explore at your own pace and a back-up service is provided, should the need arise.
For nearly two decades, Discover France Adventures has been the leader in self-guided bicycle tours throughout France. Combining sightseeing, adventure, and cultural discovery they design itineraries to get the most out of a region in a relatively short time with value for money as the watchword. And it is wine and food that Burgundy is famous for and which form the basis of their trips in this area.
'It is our mission to provide exceptional cycling and hiking services that allow our clients to experience their destination in their own unique way', says Alexia Nestora. 'Helping people discover the beauty of France is more than just our job – it’s our passion!'
The Burgundy itineraries will take you through the Route of the Grands Crus, some of the most famous wine growing areas in the world. For cyclists, the terrain is flat or rolling and classed as level 1-2 on the difficulty scale.
Burgundy Vineyards Tour
The Burgundy region is known for its fine wine and friendly people – and both are combined on this tour. Awaken your senses and delight your palate with some of the best wines in the world. Sample a tantalizing taste of such popular names as Meursault, Pommard, Puligny-Montrachet, Vougeot, and more, all set amidst the magnificent backdrop of rolling pastures and lush vineyards. Explore too the charming city of Beaune, with its famous Hospices, fascinating museums and quaint cobblestone streets.
Level: moderate (1-2) Flat to rolling countryside throughout.
Burgundy Gastronomy and Wine Tour
Staying in some of the region's finest hotels, this cycling tour provides the perfect combination of the best in the region's wine and food to delight even the most distinguishing palate. Explore the delightful city of Dijon (right), known as the gateway to wine country, and make your way to beautiful Beaune. Sample the many fine wines that have made the area famous, and pair them with gastronomic pleasures that will send your senses reeling. It’s the perfect reward after a day of cycling adventure. For those who want to experience true luxury, a deluxe package
Level: moderate (2)
They’ve Got You Covered
Discover France Adventures is a leader in providing cutting edge, advanced technology on the self-guided and custom guided tours that allow clients to use the best equipment available. They provide GPS units which are simple to use, easy to read, yet sophisticated devices on nearly all of the tours. The road books are regularly updated to provide complete packages of information that will help you navigate through the detailed itineraries. Finally, there is always someone on standby to support self-guided clients.
Guided touring trips for groups are another possibility. Here you can experience the luxury of having your own expert guide to reveal the area’s rich history and hidden treasures.
For more information: www.discoverfrance.com