Highlights
  • Experience the Ride along the Saône River
  • Have a great opportunity to ride the Bike across valleys.
  • Discover France
  • See the Canal de Bourgogne and the magnificent Castle of Châteauneuf

Should you float down the Danube or bike along it? Why not have your Gerbeaud cake and eat it too? Gawk at towering castles from the deck of our world-class Signature Ship one day, cycle the pretty riverbank the next. Our top-notch local guides (hello Jeanette, Silvia, Martin, and Judith!) lead you on show-stopping tours of local culture and cuisine. Pop into castles, towns and abbeys.

Destinations
Cities & Attractions
Flights & Transport
  • Only ground transport
Rivers & Seas
  • Saone River

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Value
4.9 Guide
5.0 Activities
4.9 Lodging
4.9 Transportation
5.0 Meals
4.9
Burgundy Biking

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If you've not taken a trip with Butterfield & Robinson as your guides, you must! October 2016

5.0
  • Value 5.0
  • Guide 5.0
  • Activities 5.0
  • Lodging 5.0
  • Transportation 5.0
  • Meals 5.0
If you've not taken a trip with Butterfield & Robinson as your guides, you must! My husband and I love to travel and are pretty resourceful at finding great hotels and restaurants on our own. However, we just completed our third trip with B&R and are always so impressed and awed at the quality of accommodations, education, and experiences we would not of had on our own.We can't wait and are already planning for the next trip!
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JR

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Thank you B&R! October 2016

5.0
  • Value 5.0
  • Guide 5.0
  • Activities 5.0
  • Lodging 5.0
  • Transportation 5.0
  • Meals 5.0
Just returned from our first B&R trip, a walking tour to Machu Picchu. Our guides, Stephanie and Peter were outstanding. Each day we were surprised with amazing experiences, 5 star accommodations and exceptional food. Our expectations were far surpassed. It is hard to put into words the moment we entered the Sun Gate and first looked down on Machu Picchu. I will only say you will never forget that moment. Thank you, thank you B&R!!!
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Private family hiking trip to Machu Picchu October 2016

5.0
  • Value 5.0
  • Guide 5.0
  • Activities 5.0
  • Lodging 5.0
  • Transportation 5.0
  • Meals 5.0
Just returned from a private family hiking trip to explore Machu Picchu and the surrounding areas. The trip was planned and orchestrated seamlessly - everything was first class+++ Hats off to Veronica for planning, and our guide Peter for his exceptional knowledge, care and enthusiasm!!
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Butterfield and Robinson has changed our lives. September 2016

5.0
  • Value 5.0
  • Guide 5.0
  • Activities 5.0
  • Lodging 5.0
  • Transportation 5.0
  • Meals 5.0
Butterfield and Robinson has changed our lives. The combination of hiking, or biking, or cruise/biking at a slowed-down pace, with the help of their excellent guides, in foreign locations, makes for a relaxed, pleasurable travel experience. We have now travelled ten times with them, and we plan to do more. Their electric bikes (optional) extend our opportunity to travel with them into happy old age. Terry Patrick
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Our Amalfi Coast walking trip was so amazing from start to finish. September 2016

5.0
  • Value 5.0
  • Guide 5.0
  • Activities 5.0
  • Lodging 5.0
  • Transportation 5.0
  • Meals 5.0
This was our first trip with B and R, but it will not be our last. Our Amalfi Coast walking trip was so amazing from start to finish. Our guides (Courtney and Lisa) took such great care to make all of us so comfortable and feel safe and secure. The food, the five star hotels, the sights, sounds, and surprises along the way will leave lasting memories and bring smiles to our faces when we think of our Italian adventure.
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Itinerary

Day 1:

Ride along the Saone River plain to the village of vougeot and its famous 12thC castle. Receive an infonnal lesson in Burgundian wines with international wine expert Jean-Pierre Renard at a small private cellar in Morey-Saint-Denis.

Day 2:

Tour medieval Beaune with our channing local guide- Enjoy a great dinner experience at the oldest local winery (dated from the 18thC!) accompanied by Grand Crus specially picked for you in the cellar below!

Day 3:

Cycle through the fiercely proud villages of La Rochepot, Chassagne-Montrachet_ Volnay and Pommard. Enjoy a fantastic lunch at the well known "Le Montrachet," recently honoured by a Michelin star.

Day 4:

Bike towards the Ouche valley en route to a picnic in the gardens of the Abbey de la Bussiere, 12thC. Dine on superb culinary creations at Michelin-starred Abbaye’s restaurant with Chef Emmanuel Hébrard.

Day 5:

Bike past the quiet and flat Canal de Bourgogne and the magnificent Castle of Chateauneuf—rated one of the most beautiful village of France—or challenge yourself with a beautiful Century Ride.

Day 6:

Enjoy a farewell breakfast in beautiful La Bussiére-sur-Ouche and au revoir in Dijon.

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Details
Trip Includes
  • All hotel accommodation
  • All breakfasts, three lunches, four dinners, including wine
  • Use of a customized hybrid or a racing bike with drop bars, equipped with handlebar bag and helmet
  • Use of a handlebar bag and helmet
  • Services of B&R guide(s) and support van
  • All special events, private tours, guest experts and entrance fees
  • All transportation from rendezvous to drop-off
  • All baggage transportation
  • Detailed maps, route suggestions and water bottle
  • All gratuities for baggage, porters and hotel service
  • Downloadable GPS routes, provided via RideWithGPS (app available for Apple or Android).
Trip Excludes
  • Passport and visa charges
  • Any items of personal nature
Flights & Transport
Only ground transport
Group Size:
Small Group - 24 max
Accomodations

L’Hôtel de Beaune

This beautiful hotel is housed in a 19th century home and is ideally located within steps of the shops and restaurants in the historic centre of Beaune. The courtyard is a great spot to unwind over a glass of wine, and the terrace leads to an incredible view over the city’s medieval rooftops. Set in the heart of Beaune, L'Hôtel is renowned for its privacy and the personalized service.

Abbaye de la Bussière, La Bussière-sur-Ouche

This boutique hotel is a medieval castle that was once a Cistercian monastery and later a hunting lodge. Now, the hotel offers luxurious accommodations within an 18-acre park. Emmanuel Hébrard, the young talented chef of the property’s restaurant, earned his first Michelin star in 2009.

Start City
Dijon
End City
Dijon
Cancellation Policy:

If you have to cancel your B&R trip for a reason not defined in the Trip Mate Travel Insurance Policy, you are entitled to the return of these amounts:

Number of days prior to your trip:

270+ 100% Refund of deposit

96-269 will be 50% Refund of deposit

61-95 is 75% Refund of penalties

31-60 will be 75% Refund of penalties

0-30 is 75% Refund of penalties

Between 270-95 days prior to departure each traveler will be charged $500 to cancel or the traveler may choose to keep the full US$1,000 deposit in a holding account with us for a future trip

Additional Information:

Activity Level:

Enthusiast

The first four days of the trip alternate between relatively flat routes and some hilly rides. Distances range from 27 to 44 km (17 to 27 mi.) with options every day, including the Century Ride of 100 km. In general, we follow small, quiet roads through vineyards, farmland, forests and charming towns. Burgundy has been credited with having the best biking, not just in France, but the world. This is no small claim, but it has been asserted time and again by B&R guides and travellers alike.

Gear:

The Bikes

You can’t enjoy a great biking trip without a really great bike. On this trip you’ll be riding a customized hybrid or a racing bike with drop bars. We also equip you with handlebar bag, helmet and water bottle.

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