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Burgundy Wine Road

Dijon - Nuits Saint Georges - Beaune - Chagny

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Burgundy Wine Road ACTIVATE MAP Stages3 km71 h/stage0.9

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Road Trip Costs

How much does it cost to go on a Burgundy Wine Road in France?

Economy
Low budget options by car rental, accommodation and catering. In- and Out-bound travel expenses are not included.
rent & more 45EUR drive & more 13EUR sleep & more 77EUR eat & more 96EUR Total (est. for 2 prs.) 186EUR Total (est. for 2 prs.) incl. rented car 231EUR
Standard
Mid budget options by car rental, accommodation and catering. In- and Out-bound travel expenses are not included.
rent & more 63EUR drive & more 13EUR sleep & more 132EUR eat & more 144EUR Total (est. for 2 prs.) 289EUR Total (est. for 2 prs.) incl. rented car 352EUR
Premium
High budget options by car rental, accommodation and catering. In- and Out-bound travel expenses are not included.
rent & more 126EUR drive & more 13EUR sleep & more 209EUR eat & more 192EUR Total (est. for 2 prs.) 414EUR Total (est. for 2 prs.) incl. rented car 540EUR
Camper
On the road in RV, overnight at camp grounds with self-catering. In- and Out-bound travel expenses are not included.
rent & more 225EUR drive & more 25EUR sleep & more 55EUR eat & more 96EUR Total (est. for 2 prs.) 176EUR Total (est. for 2 prs.) incl. rented car 401EUR
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Burgundy Wine Road Itinerary

Take a journey through the stunning Burgundy Wine Road, a 71 km route in France that starts in the vibrant city of Dijon and ends in the charming town of Chagny. Along the way, you will be able to explore the many attractions of the towns of Nuits Saint Georges and Beaune. The best time to take this road trip is during the summer months, when you can truly appreciate the beauty of the landscape. Although the roads are partly narrow, the overall driving conditions are good. This road trip is the perfect way to experience the culture and beauty of the Burgundy region, while creating unforgettable memories. Suitable for drivers of all levels, you can enjoy this journey without breaking the bank.
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route length 71 km route length
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accident level low accident level

START Dijon

Distance 71 km Driving time 2.6 h Pace: slow 16.3 kWh Airports DIJ , DLE
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Dijon is the perfect starting point for the Burgundy Wine Road. Located in the heart of the Burgundy region, the city is home to a wealth of architectural and cultural attractions. The city is full of culinary delights and is the ideal place to begin a gastronomic tour of the region. Visitors to Dijon can explore the city's cobblestone streets, admire its impressive historical monuments, and sample its famous mustard. The city is full of beautiful parks and gardens, as well as plenty of shops and cafes. A must-see is the Ducal Palace, which houses the Musée des Beaux-Arts de Dijon, a vast collection of artworks from the Middle Ages to the modern day. Those looking to explore the region by car can fly into Dijon Bourgogne Airport (DIJ) and rent a car onsite. From here, the Burgundy Wine Road is easily accessible. The route takes in the vineyards of the Côte d'Or, where you can sample some of the finest wines in the world. Along the way, you can also explore the picturesque villages of the region and visit the Château de Pommard, one of the most renowned wineries in the area. For the perfect introduction to the Burgundy Wine Road, start your journey in the beautiful city of Dijon.

1 Dijon - Nuits Saint Georges

Distance 25 km Driving time 1.0 h Pace: slow 5.8 kWh View map Itinerary
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Embark on a road trip from Dijon to Nuits Saint Georges, a journey of 25 km that will take you less than an hour. On this short journey, you will be able to take in some of the most beautiful French countryside as well as some of the most historical sites. Starting from Dijon, you will pass by the majestic Dijon Cathedral and the Ducal Palace, two of the city's most iconic landmarks. As you drive further, you will be able to admire the stunning landscapes of the Côte de Nuits vineyards and the Hautes-Côtes de Nuits. The road will be narrow in sections, so be sure to pay attention to your surroundings. You will be able to take in some of the most picturesque villages, such as Fixin and Vougeot, before arriving in Nuits Saint Georges. Here, you will have the chance to visit the 12th century castle, the Church of Saint Symphorien, and the famous Caves de Nuits Saint Georges. For more information on attractions, accommodation options, recommended restaurants, and campsites along the route, please check the Itinerary of this stage. Enjoy your journey!

2 Nuits Saint Georges - Beaune

Distance 21 km Driving time 0.6 h Pace: slow 4.8 kWh View map Itinerary
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Welcome road-trippers! Get ready to explore the charming towns of Nuits Saint Georges and Beaune, just 21km apart and a drive of no more than an hour. Along the way, you'll pass through some of the most beautiful French countryside, with rolling hills, lush vineyards, and historic sites. Keep an eye out for narrow sections of the road, and don't forget to take in the breathtaking views. As you make your way from Nuits Saint Georges to Beaune, be sure to take some time to explore the charming villages and countryside. Enjoy the local cuisine, sample the famous Burgundy wines, and visit the historical sites. In Beaune, make sure to check out the Hospices de Beaune, a 15th-century charity hospital. For more information on attractions, accommodation options, recommended restaurants, and campsites along the route, be sure to check the "Itinerary" of this stage. Bon voyage!

3 Beaune - Chagny

Distance 25 km Driving time 1.0 h Pace: slow 5.7 kWh View map Itinerary
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Embark on an unforgettable road trip from Beaune to Chagny! This 25km journey will take you less than an hour, winding through the picturesque towns of Santenay and Chagny. The roads are narrow in sections, so take care when driving. But don't worry, you'll be rewarded with beautiful views of the French countryside. Along the way, make sure to stop in Santenay and Chagny to explore all of their unique attractions. In Santenay, visit the Church of Saint-Nicolas and the Château de Santenay. In Chagny, explore the Château de Gilly and the Musée de la Vigne et du Vin. For more information on attractions, accommodation options, recommended restaurants, and campsites along the route, be sure to check out the Itinerary for this stage. So what are you waiting for? Get ready for an unforgettable road trip from Beaune to Chagny!

  Chagny

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Chagny is a charming town located in the Burgundy region of France, and is the perfect ending point of the renowned Burgundy Wine Road. This scenic route consists of a variety of charming small towns, picturesque vineyards, and of course, plenty of delicious wines. When in Chagny, travelers can visit the beautiful Chagny Abbey, with its stunning architecture, or take a stroll through the picturesque town center. The town also offers many unique local specialties such as the famous Burgundy snails, which can be found in many of the local restaurants. For those looking to explore the region, the Chagny area is home to numerous wineries, offering tastings and tours of their vineyards. The town is also close to the city of Dijon, home to the impressive Palace of the Dukes of Burgundy. For those traveling to Chagny by car, the town is easily accessible from the A6 motorway. For those traveling by air, the closest international airport is the Dole-Jura Airport (IATA: DLE). Chagny is the perfect ending point for the Burgundy Wine Road, offering travelers a delightful mix of history, culture, and gastronomy. Whether you’re looking for a leisurely stroll through the town center or a full day of winery tours, Chagny is sure to have something special to offer.

Burgundy Wine Road at a glance

Facts for safer driving in France

drink drive limit drink drive limit 0.5
max speed urban max speed urban 50 km/h
max speed rural max speed rural 90 km/h
max speed highway max speed highway 130 km/h
headlights at daytime headlights at daytime off
fire extinguisher fire extinguisher no
tolls tolls yes
seat belts seat belts yes

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