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Leisurely and affordable bike tours in Burgundy

Beautiful family-owned vineyards. Delicious cuisine. Bountiful country roads. The Burgundy region of France is perfect for cycling, and there is no better time to book a bike tour in France than now. With the dropping Euro and some amazing tour options, France has never looked so good! Our local operator partner Active Tours offers leisurely and affordable bike tours in the region.

“With warm, comfortable weather most of the year, cycling in Burgundy can be an outstanding activity for travelers seeking self-guided tours in wine country,” said Catherine Brossais of Active Tours. “Wines, wonderful cuisine, a remarkable network of quiet country roads and just a few hours away from Paris — all this makes Burgundy an ideal location for a cycling holiday!”

Top picks for Burgundy

  • Best of Burgundy Tour: This 7-night self-guided tour takes you from Dijon through Beaune (the wine capital of Burgundy) to Macon. You’ll enjoy the best of local cuisine – snails, Charolais beef, Bress chicken and wonderful cheeses. And of course, the wonderful wines! From €800/person.
  • Burgundy Wine Trails: On this 6-night self-guided tour, you’ll ride through some lovely French towns such as Pouilly Fuisse, Saint-Veran, Givry, Santenay, Puligny-Montrachet, Pommard and many more. Cycle along a peaceful bicycle path while taking in Burgundy’s natural beauty. From €625/person.
Flexibility and a leisurely pace
These tours offer you the freedom to go your own way! For example, you can add extra nights in any of the overnight locations if you want to build in a rest day without cycling.
The relatively short daily riding distances offer leisurely 9 a.m. or 10 a.m. starts on travel days, and like all self-guided bike tours, you set the pace once you’re rolling. Your only job is to pedal, absorb your surrounding, and make it to the next hotel by nightfall, where your luggage will await!
Pièce de résistance
Add-on options include:

– Cooperage workshop (how to make a wine barrel)
– Truffle search with a dog followed by a meal based on truffle products
– Hands-on cooking classes
– Wine tastings at small, family-owned wine estates
– Wine tasting lunches

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