Burgundy Bike Tour

Couples, Friends & Solos

Small Group Adventures for:

Couples, Friends & Solos Adults 18+

Women's Adventures Women 18+

Families with Young Adults 20s & Beyond Best for ages 20+ (min. age 18)

Families with Older Teens & 20s Best for ages 17-23 (min. age 14)

Families with Teens & Kids Best for ages 9-17 (min. age 4)

From $5,599 - $6,049 /person

6 days

5 nights

Activity Levels 1-4

We categorize our trips based on a range of activity levels from leisurely (1) to avid (5) with plenty of options in between.

Premiere Hotels

Premiere Hotels - From lavish luxury to on-trend boutique, offering experiences as unique as the regions we explore.

Casual Plus Hotels - A step above Casual but not quite Premiere.

Casual Hotels - Known for their character, charm and proximity to outdoor adventures and Backroads activities.

Small Luxury Ships - Unpack once and cover more distance on an intimate ship with spacious staterooms and superb amenities.

Burgundy Bike Tour

Couples, Friends & Solos

Small Group Adventures for:

Couples, Friends & Solos Adults 18+

Women's Adventures Women 18+

Families with Young Adults 20s & Beyond Best for ages 20+ (min. age 18)

Families with Older Teens & 20s Best for ages 17-23 (min. age 14)

Families with Teens & Kids Best for ages 9-17 (min. age 4)

6 days

5 nights

Activity Levels 1-4

We categorize our trips based on a range of activity levels from leisurely (1) to avid (5) with plenty of options in between.

Premiere Hotels

Premiere Hotels - From lavish luxury to on-trend boutique, offering experiences as unique as the regions we explore.

Casual Plus Hotels - A step above Casual but not quite Premiere.

Casual Hotels - Known for their character, charm and proximity to outdoor adventures and Backroads activities.

Small Luxury Ships - Unpack once and cover more distance on an intimate ship with spacious staterooms and superb amenities.

2024: Apr-Oct

From $5,599 - $6,049 /person

Quaint French Villages & World-Class Vineyards

There’s a special flavor here. A blend of excellence and tradition. Yes, it’s in the wine, but it transcends everything. It’s in the gracious demeanor of the people. It’s in ancient villages and medieval châteaux that sit quietly among the vineyards. You sense Burgundy’s rich flavors as you ride toward the colorful tile roofs in Beaune. And you quickly understand that the wine is only where Burgundy’s story begins.

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Highlights

  • Explore Burgundy's Côte d'Or wine regions, where forests, lakes and farmlands make for tranquil rides
  • Discover some of France's most picturesque villages, including Flavigny, Noyers, Vezelay and Châteauneuf
  • Bike along the most lavish vineyards in the world through the Route des Grands Crus and Morvan’s fairytale landscape
  • Access an exclusive wine tasting with a local expert and tour acclaimed wineries Les Hospices de Beaune and Clos de Vougeot
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France

Start/End Dijon

Airports & Travel details*

* Start/End locations may vary. Do not book flights until your trip details are confirmed.

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Itinerary

Days 1-2

Description

Start your journey through Burgundy with a visit to preserved Noyers, one of France’s designated Plus Beaux (Most Beautiful) Villages • By bike, discover a breathtaking landscape with lush forests, green farmland and peaceful babbling streams • Arrive in Morvan, a region with enchanting rivers and hidden castles • Cycle through a château-dotted valley to charming Vézelay—another Plus Beaux town—and explore its 12th-century Benedictine abbey, a World Heritage site • Looking for a great photo? One stunning vista follows another as you ride across rolling pastures past historic manors and fortresses.

Accommodations

Nights 1-2

Château de Vault de Lugny
Avallon
Premiere Hotel

A moated 16th-century castle with a 13th-century dungeon, this family-run hotel brims with charm, from its fine antiques and tapestries to the ducks and peacocks roaming its grounds. (pool)

Hotels may vary based on departure. Any variations will be displayed when selecting a departure under Dates & Prices.

Day 3

Description

Ride from one postcard-perfect village to the next as you make your way along the Burgundy Canal from Flavigny-sur-Ozerain to Châteauneuf • Follow forested bike routes through a pastoral landscape that is home to world-class vineyards • Relax by the river Ouche at our palatial 15th-century abbey-turned-hotel.

Accommodations

Night 3

Abbaye de la Bussière
La Bussière-sur-Ouche
Premiere Hotel

Once a 12th-century Cistercian abbey, this enchanting renovated country home has kept its air of tranquility and idyllic gardens. A Relais & Châteaux member.

Hotels may vary based on departure. Any variations will be displayed when selecting a departure under Dates & Prices.

Days 4-6

Description

Delve into the venerable winemaking tradition in the Côte de Nuits at iconic Clos de Vougeot, a restored medieval château and vineyard • Explore Beaune, the lively capital of the Côte d’Or • Enjoy private cellar tours and wine tastings that highlight the quality and extraordinary variety among Burgundy wines • Bike the Côte de Beaune’s Route des Grands Crus to the famed towns of Gevrey-Chambertin and Puligny-Montrachet • Journey deeper into the Hautes-Côtes de Beaune • Take a private tour of the Hospices de Beaune, a tile-studded showcase of Flemish-Burgundian architecture • Sample the region’s superb and nuanced varietals.

Accommodations

Nights 4-5

Hostellerie Cèdre & Spa
Beaune
Premiere Hotel

This elegant hotel located in the historic heart of Beaune, features modern design elements and a lovely courtyard. (spa)

Hotels may vary based on departure. Any variations will be displayed when selecting a departure under Dates & Prices.

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We want to make sure you're on the trip that's right for you. Every Backroads trip is unique and this one is no exception.

Limited & Fixed Menus

On many nights, the gourmet restaurants where we dine offer specially prepared limited or fixed menus featuring a delicious selection of authentic regional cuisine.

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Hotels

World-Class Hotels

Our hand-selected Premiere hotels offer exceptional hospitality and experiences as special as the regions we explore.

Hotels may vary based on departure. Any variations will be displayed when selecting a departure under Dates & Prices.

Nights 1-2

Château de Vault de Lugny
Avallon

Premiere Hotel

A moated 16th-century castle with a 13th-century dungeon, this family-run hotel brims with charm, from its fine antiques and tapestries to the ducks and peacocks roaming its grounds. (pool)

Night 3

Abbaye de la Bussière
La Bussière-sur-Ouche

Premiere Hotel

Once a 12th-century Cistercian abbey, this enchanting renovated country home has kept its air of tranquility and idyllic gardens. A Relais & Châteaux member.

Nights 4-5

Hostellerie Cèdre & Spa
Beaune

Premiere Hotel

This elegant hotel located in the historic heart of Beaune, features modern design elements and a lovely courtyard. (spa)

From $5,599 - $6,049 /person

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Bikes

Choose Your Perfect Bike

Our bikes are designed and built with specific cyclists and riding styles in mind, so we can always offer you a perfect ride. Please note that bike requests are subject to availability and prioritized based on the date they're submitted.

Backroads Performance Racer 2.0
Backroads Next Generation Performance Road Bike

Included in your trip price

  • Ideal for avid cyclists
  • Redesigned for 2024
  • Next gen titanium frame with carbon wheels
  • Responsive, efficient and comfortable
  • Drop handlebars only
Backroads Touring Bike
Backroads Touring Bike

Included in your trip price

  • Suited for a wide range of cyclists
  • Comfortable ergonomic seat
  • Long wheel base adds to the bike's control and stability
  • Upright handlebars only
Backroads Electric-Assist Bike
Backroads Electric-Assist Bike

Included in your trip price

  • One of the lightest e-bikes available
  • Provides plenty of power and more than enough battery
  • Lower top tubes for easier mounting and dismounting
  • Upright handlebars only

Min. age to ride e-bike: 16+

Cannondale Synapse Pro Carbon Bike
Carbon Bike
  • $650 rental fee; subject to availability
  • Ride like a pro with the top-of-the-line carbon Cannondale Synapse Hi-Mod Red ETAP AXS
  • Delivering phenomenal acceleration and handling in a light and powerful package
  • Built for hard-core riders
Co-Motion Torpedo Tandem Bike
Tandem Bike
  • $400 rental fee
  • Hand-built frame features Co-Motion's custom-designed Cro-Moly steel tubeset, powerful Avid disc brakes, Shimano Ultegra drive train
  • Custom upgraded wheelset
  • Best for riders with some tandem experience.

From $5,599 - $6,049 /person

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