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Touring Routes

Day Trips

Note that in general, places are closed for lunch from 12.00 until 14.00; many of the châteaux have guided tours at set times and museums are shut on Tuesdays.

Dijon to Châteauneuf-en-Auxois   Semur-en-Auxois to Fontenay

Château de Commarin, the medieval village of Châteauneuf-en-Auxois and the Canal de Bourgogne…

 

From the fortress town of Semur-en-Auxois, l’Abbaye de Fontenay, Château de Bussy-Rabutin…

     
Vézelay and the Cure Valley   Beaune west to the famous vineyards

Vézelay with its famous basilica, Les Fontaines Salées, Château Bazoches, Avallon and the Cousin Valley…

 

Cruise past the immaculate vineyards of Pommard, Volnay and Meursault, and go wine tasting at Château de Sully…

     
Tournus to Château Cormatin   Autun and the Southern Morvan

Vineyards of the Mâconnaise, the medieval village of Brancion and one of the finest châteaux in Burgundy…

 

Celtic, Roman and medieval history and architecture unfold, with a visit to a Bhutanese Temple by way of contrast…