The great wines of Burgundy by bike, from Dijon to Chalon sur Saône - 5 days

Cycling tour to discover the vineyards of the region


The great vineyards of Burgundy by bike
The Climats, classified as a UNESCO heritage site
The cities of Dijon, Beaune and Chalon sur Saône
The cliffs of Saint-Romain and its panorama
The Castle of Coraboeuf
The Hospices of Beaune

The best of Burgundy between Dijon and Chalon sur Saône

Pedal through the heart of the Burgundy vineyards, discovering the hillsides and villages. A gastronomic escapade awaits you.

This 5-day cycling trip takes you through the Burgundian wine landscapes. A key region for wine lovers, Burgundy is one of the main destinations for discovering the vineyards by bike.

You will follow the Voie des Vignes, a major bicycle route of the region that goes through villages with prestigious appellations as well as the Route des Grands Crus. This itinerary offers an ideal setting to relax and discover charming villages such as Nuits Saint-Georges, Pommard, Meursault or Chagny. By bike, you will ride through the natural landscapes of the Climats of Burgundy classified as a UNESCO World Heritage Site. (In Burgundy, a Climat is a delimited parcel of land with its own geological characteristics and vines of a single variety).

Unmissable places such as the Cliffs of Saint-Romain invite you to admire a breathtaking view of the vineyards. Pastoral walks punctuated by visits to the cellars and tastings of the region’s most famous wines make for timeless days.
To accompany this gustatory awakening, local products such as Dijon mustard or snails will delight your taste buds.

You will also discover the cultural heritage of the region with notably Beaune and its hospices, Chalon sur Saône, city of art and history, the Castle of Corabœuf, classified as a historical monument, or Dijon, international city of Gastronomy and Wine.

This getaway allows you to discover Burgundy by bike, which will never stop surprising you.

Carte Les Grands crus de Bourgogne
Niveau LeisureLeisure
Day 1


Arrive to Dijon on your own.

Welcome with our guide for a briefing before the beginning of your bike trip. Enjoy your evening in the capital of Burgundy.

Meeting with our local guide

Before your first ride, we invite you to meet one of our guides, at your place of departure. A time of exchange, a privileged moment to give you our last practical tips, must-see places and experiences, to answer all your questions, take care of your bike fitting to begin your trip.

Day 2

From DIJON to BEAUNE 52km 338m Niveau Loisir

This stage of the “Voie des Vignes” by bike in Burgundy ensures the transition between the elegant regional capital and the wine villages of the Côte de Beaune. You leave Dijon to reach the vineyards of the Côtes de Nuits. On today’s itinerary, take the time to visit the Clos de Vougeot, the Saint seat of the Climats, as well as the domains of the most famous vineyards in Burgundy, such as Chambolle-Musigny, Gevrey Chambertin or Nuits-Saint-Georges. A very intense oenological journey along small roads that wind between villages with prestigious appellations.

Before arriving in Beaune, you will cross the village of Aloxe Corto and its great wines. Don’t miss the Beaune wine museum.

Day 3

BEAUNE 65km 987m Niveau Forme

This magnificent loop to the southwest of Beaune takes you to the heights of the region’s vineyards.
You will quickly reach the wine village of Pommard and take the direction of the cliffs of Saint-Romain offering a breathtaking view on the vineyards of the Côtes de Beaune. With a little luck you will see peregrine falcons nesting on these cliffs.
You then ride towards the Cirque du bout du monde with its spectacular rocky slopes carved by the Cozanne river into the limestone. Before returning to Beaune, don’t hesitate to add a stop to visit the Château de Corabœuf, a classified historical monument.

Day 4

From BEAUNE to CHALON-SUR-SAÔNE 45km 270m Niveau Loisir

You leave Beaune and its hospices in the direction of Chalon-sur-Saône, the world cradle of photography.
The itinerary leads you to the discovery of the vineyards of the Côtes de Beaune which includes Meursault, Puligny-Montrachet, Chagny, Pommard or Santenay. On the program of this day: visits of cellars and authentic villages, gourmet breaks in the vineyards and panoramas on the mountains of Burgundy.

Enjoy this bucolic day!

Day 5


End of stay after your breakfast. Have a safe journey home!

Essential Range

You want to enjoy your itinerary without anything fancy. Our ”essential” range offers a simple accommodation for a good night’s rest in a simple hotel, guesthouse, rest house or hostel.

Accommodation example
Chambre d'hôtes Couette et Tartine

Starting from 515€/participant in Self Guided option | See detailed prices

Comfort Range

Our quality standard at Abicyclette. This type of accommodation includes 2 and 3 stars hotels. Depending on the itinerary, you might spend some nights in approved guesthouses. You enjoy a double bedroom with private bathroom and toilet and adapted welcome for you and your bikes.

Accommodation example
Chambre d'hôtes l'imprimerie Hôtel le Saint-Georges

Starting from 675€/participant in Self Guided option | See detailed prices

Privilege Range

Opt for total comfort in charming 3 and 4 star hotels which offer all the services you need and a special welcome for you and your bikes.

Accommodation example
Hôtel Restaurant Le Saint-Régis

Starting from 890€/participant in Self Guided option | See detailed prices

Price includes

  • Accommodation: 4 nights in a Double room
  • 4 breakfasts
  • Luggage transfer
  • Phone assistance 24/7
  • Access to our exclusive travel application to follow your route, inform you about places of interest, restaurants, facilitate your assistance in case of emergency, find all your travel documents and our practical advice.
  • Application fee
  • Taxes
  • The trip itineraries available on the following supports:
    • Loan of a Bicycle GPS uploaded with full itinerary of the trip
    • Cycling practical guide including topo maps, restaurant recommendations for lunch & dinner
  • Additional services included:
    • Day 1 : A personalized greeting with our team at the beginning of the trip to receive your travel documents
  • Price does not include

    • bike rental (see option)
    • Breakfast on day 1
    • Lunches
    • Dinners not included in "Price includes"
    • Drinks, visits & other personal expenses

    Homemade and fully tested itineraries
    • Routes selected for their cycling and touristic interest entirely tested and away from traffic
    • Accomodations selected for their hospitality, atmosphere, services and quality meals
    • A flexible organisation to suit you needs and wishes: You choose the date you want to you leave on! We check the availability of each accomodation to make sure it is possible.

    Close assistance
    • One of our guides greets you on your first day. He will hand out all the needed documents for the trip (hotel vouchers, maps of the area,GPS, practical guide), get you settled on your bikes (for rental bikes).
    • Phone assistance, you can reach the Abicyclette team whenever you need
    • A Luggage transfer service which respects your hours of rest (we pick them up after 10:00 and deliver them before 16:00)

    Follow your itinerary anyway you like – modern, practical, traditional

    appareil GPS TwoNav Cross

    • We loan you a GPS so that you can easily follow your itinerary without having to look for your way around (bike support included)
    • A practical cycling guide with all the useful information (addresses, highlights for the day, topo maps, and touristic information)


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    On our guided tours (for groups on demand), we accompany you every step of the way
    • One of our state qualified instructor and professional cycling guide accompanies you every step of the way
    • Full board (all meals covered unless asked otherwise)
    • A picnic buffet set up for lunch with a wide choice of fresh and local produce

    We offer a high-end bike rental service. Our bikes are suited for road and gravel road long-distance cycling. Fully equipped and highly reliable, they are faithful travel companions.

    Touring bike

    Aluminum frame
    Shimano 24 speed
    Disc brakes

    Supplied equipment per bike

    • 1 rear bag
    • 1 front bag
    • 1 repair kit
    • 1 pump
    • 1 anti-theft device (for 2 bikes)
    • 1 helmet
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    Aluminum frame
    Shimano 9 speed
    Bosch Active Plus 250W motor, 400W battery
    Disc brakes

    Supplied equipment per bike

    • 1 rear bag
    • 1 front bag
    • 1 repair kit
    • 1 pump
    • 1 anti-theft device per couple
    • 1 helmet
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    Children's Bike

    Supplied equipment per bike

    • 1 child helmet
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    Child trailer

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    Tag along bike

    Supplied equipment per bike

    • 1 child helmet

    Getting here

    Departure city : DIJON

    Coming by car

    • at 2h from LYON
    • at 3h15 from PARIS
    • at 6h from BORDEAUX

    Coming by train

    • Dijon train station - 2h45 from Paris

    Coming by plane

    • Lyon Saint Exupéry airport
    • Bâle airport
    • Geneva Airport
    • Paris Charles de Gaulle airport

    Arrival city : CHALON-SUR-SAÔNE

    Coming by car

    • at 3h30 from PARIS
    • at 6h from BORDEAUX
    • at 1h30 from LYON

    Coming by train

    • Chalon-sur-Saône train station - 3h from Paris

    Coming by plane

    • Lyon Saint Exupéry airport
    • Geneva Airport
    • Bâle airport

    *Parking: Since many of our clients travel by train or plane, we do not include parking in our packages. In addition, many accommodations don’t have the capacity to park a vehicle for the duration of your cycling vacation. So if you’re planning to arrive by car, we suggest you check parking options when you make your reservation. If you reserve a parking space at the first or last accommodation of your stay, you must pay the accommodation provider on site.

    * Abicyclette Voyages accompanies you on demand, including transportation solutions.

    How to get back to the starting point

    • By train from City of Dijon to Town of Chalon-sur-Saône in 0h40 (hotline)
    • Return by car in 1h00 to your starting point
    • Private shuttle: see detailed fares or contact us

    Recommended equipment


    • Hybrid Bike or Touring Bike or Gravel Bike
    • 18 to 30-speed transmission
    • 26- to 29-inch wheels
    • Tires: 35 to 42 section, reinforced against punctures
    • Disc brakes recommended
    • 2 bottle cages
    • Bell
    • Front and rear lighting

    Clothing and equipment

    • Helmet (supplied with bike rental unless otherwise specified locally)
    • 1 bike mount for smartphone to use the mobile route planner application
    • Suitable cycling clothing:
      • bib, shorts or tights: elastic and breathable, to facilitate movement and wick away perspiration
      • Breathable T-shirts, synthetic or merino wool
      • Breathable windbreaker
    • Thermal or fleece jacket
    • Waterproof jacket
    • 1 pair of sunglasses
    • 1 pair of cycling shoes
    • 1 backpack or 1 or 2 carrier bags
    • 1 or 2 water bottles (supplied with bike rental in France)
    • 1 lock (supplied with bike rental)
    • Technical details, recommended by the team for optimum comfort:
      • 1 pair of gloves or mittens, depending on season and destination
      • Padded bib (chamois)
      • High-visibility vest or fluorescent belt
      • Neck warmer and cap

    Bike maintenance

    • Emergency repair kit: 2 or 3 inner tubes, patches, pump, tire levers, multi-tools
    • Maintenance kit: rag, oil, brake pads


    • A suitcase for your belongings carried in the vehicle (limited to one per person)
    • Street clothes
    • 1 pair of evening shoes
    • Fleece jacket for the evening
    • Toiletry bag
    • Telephone and charger

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