To wine enthusiasts from all over the world, Burgundy France or Bourgogne in French, is a small but highly influential region in the world of wine. It’s known to produce some of the best Chablis and Chardonnay wines. And perhaps a little known fact: it’s where the infamous escargot is from. While it’s true that most of the travellers come to Burgundy on a wine pilgrimage, our Burgundy Travel Guide will also show why even those indifferent to fine wine would enjoy this beautiful region.
Where to stay in Burgundy France
Dijon‘s claim to fame is strong mustard but it’s also thought to be one of the best places on earth for wine. Being in the world-famous wine region of Burgundy, Dijon is on the route des Grand Crus and notable vineyards such as the Vosne-Romanee and Gevrey-Chambertin are reachable within 20 minutes from the city center. The same is true for the walled city of Beaune and the colorful Macon. These are some of the best places in the region where you should stay or at least make stops for.
Things to do in Burgundy France
If you’re wanting to see breathtaking natural landscapes and stunning vineyards, we urge you to take a trip around Burgundy. Hitting the A6 highway from Paris to Beaune will only take you a 3 to 4-hour drive. It’s easy to just rent a car around Paris Gare du Nord station, traverse the whole city and starting your perfect journey to the countryside! There’s a lot of good food to eat and even better wine to drink! Here, we share the best things to do while you’re in the region. We’ve also created short itineraries for a 1, 2, and 3-day stay in Burgundy France! We’ve also included the neighboring city of Reims that is best known as the champagne capital of the world! Check out our INSIDR Free Travel Map to discover all the attractions in the city!
Burgundy France travel links and resources
Burgundy France Tourism official website
Dijon Tourism official website
Beaune Tourism official website
Macon Tourism official website