Private Day Tour, Registered guide, Chauffeured tour, Entrance fees for Hospices de Beaune & tastings at two local domains.
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Pick up is at 09:30AM in Beaune or Dijon train station or at your hotel located in Beaune or Dijon area.
Guided tour of the Hospices de 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.
Picturesque drive through the famous villages of Pommard, Volnay and Meursault. Sightseeing in the vineyard.
Tour and wine tasting at a local domain in Meursault.
The notion of “terroir” is essential in Burgundy. It is the foundation of the wines expression. The vines of the Chateau de Meursault are ideally situated and sheltered from the winds by the mountains on the west .At Meursault, they spread over the quarries. The earth is rich in calcite and well drained, which gives the land all its wealth.
Tour and wine tasting lunch at a local domain.*
*optional tour and wine tasting lunch at 115,00 € per person
In October 1984, Olivier Leflaive, with the help of his brother and uncle, decided to create a new famous appellation for the wines of Burgundy. He had one ambitious objective in mind: to apply all the « savoir-faire » acquired from the Domaine Leflaive to the vinification of various different red and white Burgundy « appellations ».
After lunch, transfer to Beaune.
Tour and wine tasting at a local domain in the city centre of Beaune.
This domain is an important vineyard in the Côte de Beaune. The wine cellars and the winery are located in Beaune, in the Place Saint-Jacques. Its owner, Yvonnick, has extensive experience in the wine world, having worked for twenty years in sales of Burgundy wines on the French market. The area offers a wide range of different wines, classified under various names, including several 1st Crus and Grand Crus, whether white or red.
A rigorous attention to detail, self-imposed discipline, a desire to learn, a rigorous sense of values, passion and daring, are the qualities that have been handed down through the generations, together with the art of winemaking and a never ending search for quality.
Drop off is at 05:30 PM back to your hotel or to the train station.
This tour includes
- Transportation in a comfortable full option minivan
- English speaking driver guide for the full day (8 hours per day)
- Entrance tickets and guided tour of the Hospices de Beaune
- Sightseeing in the vineyards with your wine expert guide
- Tour and wine tasting at a domain in Meursault and at another local domain
This tour does not include
- Tour and wine tasting lunch (optional 115,00 € per person)
- Other meals and drinks
- Personal expenses
- Accommodation, train tickets
- Extra hour is 75 € (with a maximum of 2 hours per day)
- Expert guide gratuities
Wineries are submitted to change according to the availability.