Registered guide, entrance fees.
Available from March 1st to December 23rd.
COTE DE BEAUNE
09.30 am: Beaune Tourist Office. (Wednesday and Friday).
Scenic drive through the beautiful villages of Pommard, Volnay and Meursault. Welcome to the spirit of France.
While we are in the vineyards we will give you a clear and entertaining presentation of the difference between the appellations “Village, 1er Cru and Grand Crus”. Here the Chardonnay is at its best!
10.30am: Tour and wine tasting at domain in Meursault.
Meursault is famous for its creamy and delicate chardonnay with famous premiers crus such as “Les Charmes” or “Les Perrières”. In an authentic old burgundy cellar, you will enjoy a wine tasting around the elegant white wines of Meursault but no worries the red will be also in your glass!
12.30: Lunch at leisure in Meursault according to your guide's recommendation
Transfer to the Hospices of Beaune through the Grands crus roads. Sightseeing of the famous Bâtard-Montrachet, Montrachet, Bienvenues-Bâtard-Montrachet and Chevalier-Montrachet.
Guided tour of the Hospices of Beaune.
Typical example of Burgundy flamboyant gothic style, this former hospital founded in 1443 by the chancellor Nicolas Rolin and his wife Guigone de Salins is the testimony of the Flemish influence on the duchy of Burgundy. As far as architecture, it is worldwide famous for its colorful polychromatic glazed tile roofs. The Last Judgment triptych painting by Flemish painter Rogier Van Der Weyden is the highlight of the visit. You will tour the Salle des Pôvres (where the sick ones were looked after), the kitchens, the pharmacy and other rooms exhibiting artifacts and tapestries.
4.00 pm: Tour and wine tasting at a local domain in Beaune.
In the wine capital of Burgundy, you will end your day in a small local domain to understand every steps and secrets of the winemaking. With the winemaker, you will taste different white and red wines from the Côte de Beaune.
05.30 pm: your guide will drive you back to Beaune Tourist Office.
This tour includes
Transportation in an air-conditioned comfortable minivan for the day, English and Spanish speaking guide for the day, entrance tickets and guided tour of the Hospices de Beaune, tour and wine tasting at domain Meursault, tour and wine tasting in Beaune.
8 passengers maximum per vehicle.
Wineries may change according to their availability.
This tour doesn't include
Other drinks, other meals, extras, personal expenses, pick up at your hotel in Beaune area (15,00 € per person).