This is the ultimate getaway to the heart of Burgundy. You stay at an intimate pied-à-terre in the historic town of Beaune—a truly special property, owned by the Butterfields. From this ideal homebase, explore the bucolic surroundings at your leisure. Easygoing biking through famous winemaking towns, walks through the vineyards and enjoy tastings either in the fields or the winemaker’s cave. This Burgundy experience offers a rich immersion into this magical region.
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After settling in at your charming and private home-away-from-home, explore Beaune on foot with a local historian including a private tour of the famous Hospice de Beaune. Later, dine at your restaurant of choice in town.
Market days in Beaune are the complete experience. Here you’ll be able to buy anything and everything you need to set up your own picnic lunch in the Bastion’s stunning grounds! In the afternoon enjoy a loop walk or bike ride from your hotel.
Visit famous villages such as Monthélie, Chassagne-Montrachet and Puligny-Montrachet. Experience a fantastic lunch at the well-known restaurant Le Montrachet in Puligny-Montrachet.
Bike through the world renowned vineyards of the Côte de Nuits—from Romanee Conti, Clos Vougeot, Richebourg and more. Dinner tonight is at the Caves Madeleine, a delicious experience you’re sure to remember!
Enjoy a farewell breakfast at the Bastion before departing for the train station.VIEW MAP CLOSE Want to see a full
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.