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Burgundy Beaune-Cluny 6-day Self-guided Walking Tour Level 2
This route coincides with what was known as 'German Way of St. James' or the 'Hungarian Way of St. James' to Santiago de Compostela. Apart from the many historical associations, this is of course a wonderful wine route - walking from village to village, following hillside paths that cross the famous wine 'crus' of the “Côte de Beaune” and the “Côte Chalonnaise”, including Pommard and Chassagne-Montrachet, and enjoying beautiful scenery traced with stone walls. A highlight is completing the journey at one of the great places of pilgrimage - Cluny.
5 B&B overnights: room and breakfast, (in 2* or 3*hotels, and 1 night in Guest House)
daily luggage transfer to the next hotel
description of the tour, maps, and scenic information
permanent assistance in case of problems
transport to/from beginning/end of trail
lunches, dinners, meal drinks, extras, bar expenses
visits or activities suggested on the tour
Half board 210€
Extra B&B night in Beaune 75€
Extra B&B night in Cluny 64€
Wine tasting (on DAY 2 or 3) 15€
Wine tasting lunch with 6 wines (on DAY 2) 85€
Departures every day except Sunday from April to 31 October 2019
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Arrive at your hotel in Beaune, known as the capital of wine. You will be met here and everything you need for your holiday will be handed over. Places to visit: the “Chapelle Saint Jacques”, the “Commanderie du Temple” and the “Hospices”.
Beaune - Chagny 18 km
Your first walking day will take you across the vine-clad hills of the Côtes de Beaune and through villages from Volnay to Meursault where you will find the remains of an ancient castle. Finish at Chagny, with its XVth century observation tower and fine architecture.
Chagny – Dracy le Fort 19 km
Continue through vineyards via Rully and a Gallo-Roman camp, known as the “Camp de César” and the charming village of Mercurey and its ramparts. Pass ancient crosses, old communal wash houses and vintner houses, to arrive in Givry.
Dracy Le Fort – Saint Gengoux le National 20km
This route along the “Voie Verte” will bring forest scenery and country villages with “cadoles” (small stone huts built by vine growers) ... once you get to Saint Gengoux le National you will be able to visit its Romanesque Church, its ramparts, its gargoyles and its belfry.
Saint Gengoux le National - Cluny 23km
The countryside is hillier in the area. Worth visiting the chateau of Cormatin and the great place of pilgrimage of Taizé. You will end your walk in Cluny, the spiritual centre of Europe in the Middle Ages, with a huge influence on religion, intellect, art and politics. Places to see include the Abbey, the fortification remains, the “Haras National”(Stud farm).
Departure after breakfast or stay extra days.
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