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Champagne & Burgundy Gastronomic Adventure

Tour rating: 4.97 / 5, Based on 9 Reviews
Private tour to France

Dive into the gastronomic heritage of the French Champagne & Burgundy regions with a private itinerary taking you to the most sophisticated wine-growing corners of the country. Enjoy exquisite tastings of wine, champagne, and delicious cuisine. Insightful tours, dinners at Michelin-star restaurants, visits to cellars, and stays at central hotels are included.

Champagne & Burgundy Gastronomic Adventure

7 days3 cities
France1 country
Private tour to France
From
$5,149
Tour rating: 4.97 / 5, Based on 9 Reviews

Dive into the gastronomic heritage of the French Champagne & Burgundy regions with a private itinerary taking you to the most sophisticated wine-growing corners of the country. Enjoy exquisite tastings of wine, champagne, and delicious cuisine. Insightful tours, dinners at Michelin-star restaurants, visits to cellars, and stays at central hotels are included.

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Paris

first destination
2 days in the city
Detailed itinerary
2 nights in a centrally located hotel
Day 1
Bonjour! Arrival to Paris
Transfer
Transfer
City tour
City tour

As they say, Paris is always a good idea! Bonjour and welcome to the most romantic city in the world and the charming capital of France - Paris! Upon arrival, your driver meets you at the arrivals hall of the airport holding a sign with your name on it and takes you to your centrally located hotel for check-in.

Later today you meet your private guide at the hotel lobby and start a 2-hour walking tour of Marais District dedicated to craftsmanship in Paris. Away from the large retailers and avenues today you meet several craftsmen and learn about their original designs and expertise. They tell you all about their passion and present you their creations and masterpieces would it be clothes, hats, leather, coffee, chocolate, metal craft. Enjoy your guided walk in an authentic Paris district.

After the tour, you return to the hotel and have the rest of the day at leisure.

No meals included.

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Day 2
Tour of Versailles Magnifique & Wine Tasting
Day tour
Day tour
Tasting
Tasting

Following breakfast at your hotel, meet your guide in the lobby and have a day tour to the famous residence of French kings. 

Together with your experienced guide, you take a short train ride to taste what it means to be a local, and appear in the heart of Versailles in just 1 hour. You see the Palace of Versailles and admire its grandiose opulence from the inside. You get to walk through its well-known Hall of Mirrors where the Treaty of Versailles was signed and see the actual rooms of the most extravagant king of France, Louis the XIV. You also discover the world famous Le Notre gardens, see the Grand Trianon (exterior) and enjoy an inside visit to Petit Trianon - Marie-Antoinette's estate.

Upon return to the city, you have a walking wine tour in the heart of Paris with a professional English-speaking sommelier. You walk through the narrow streets of the oldest part of Paris, talking about the gastronomic history of France and stopping at the best cheese and wine shops in the area. Here you learn to choose good cheese and a nice bottle of wine and stop in a charming French Bistrot (such as Le Vin Qui Danse) for a wine tasting.

After the tour, you are taken back to your hotel and have the day free.

Breakfast and wine-tasting included.

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Hotel Opera Richepanse, Paris
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The gorgeous Hotel Opera Richepanse boasts a top location right in the center of the prestigious district of Paris. It’s just a 5-minute walk from the amazing Champs Elysees and dozens of luxury shops.

Welcome to Paris

The French capital, Paris is the most beautiful and romantic one of all cities. Dubbed "The Capital of Fashion", it is home to the world's finest fashion designers and a breadth of iconic landmarks, paying ode to more than 15 centuries of history.

train
Paris
Reims
50 min

Enjoy a short train ride through the scenic landscapes of France while onboard a modern comfortable train with all the necessary amenities provided. During the route, you will not only traverse numerous towns in the area but travel along the Montagne de Reims Natural Regional Park as well.

Reims

second destination
1 day in the city
Detailed itinerary
1 night in a centrally located hotel
Day 3
Champagne Tour & Reims Sightseeing
City tour
City tour
Tasting
Tasting

Following early breakfast and check-out, meet your driver for a transfer to the rail station for your train to Reims (1st class train tickets included). Upon arrival, you are met by your guide-driver and go on a sightseeing tour of main attractions of the Champagne region that is bubbling over with heritage sites and fine Champagne.

During the tour, you get to visit two famous Champagne houses as well as one smaller local producer to have an excellent overview of the process of making world-class Champagne, its history and have a Champagne tasting.

Then continue to Reims to see its main sight from inside and outside, the Cathedrale Notre-Dame de Reims. This Gothic cathedral was the site of 25 coronations of the kings of France, from Louis VIII in 1223 to Charles X in 1825.

After the tour, you are taken to the hotel for check-in and have the rest of the day free.

Breakfast and Champagne tasting included.

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4-star hotel
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Enhance your travel with staying in a remarkable 4-star property. As always, the location near all top landmarks, excellent quality service, and top-notch amenities are an indispensable part of your stay. The gallery demonstrates the examples of 4-star hotels we offer to our guests.

Welcome to Reims

Situated in the Grand Est region of the country, the beautiful city of Reims is famous for the UNESCO world heritage listed Reims Cathedral and exquisite champagne!

car
Reims
Dijon
2 hrs 50 min

Let our experienced driver take care of your journey to Dijon, while you gaze through the window and admire the beautiful landscapes. On your way, you will have the opportunity to marvel at the picturesque nature and numerous authentic French towns.

Dijon

third destination
2 days in the city
Detailed itinerary
2 nights in a centrally located hotel
Day 4
Arrival in Dijon & Tour of Côte de Nuits
Transfer
Transfer
Day tour
Day tour
Tasting
Tasting

After breakfast in the hotel, you check out and your driver takes you to Dijon. Upon arrival your meet private driver-guide and start a full day private trip to the Burgundy "Champs-Elysées".

You drive through the scenic Grands Crus Wine Road passing Vosne-Romanée, Gevrey-Chambertin, Chambolle-Musigny, and have a stop off at Romanée Conti.

As a highlight of the day, you have a prestige tasting in a private wine cellar and tasting of a range of vintages (red wines) at an estate. Enjoy lunch in a wine estate and relax in the afternoon around the vineyards: castles, Romanesque churches, winemaking villages.

Upon return to Dijon, you check-in to the hotel and in the evening you have a gourmet adventure once you visit one of the Michelin star restaurants for dinner.

Breakfast, lunch, dinner, and wine-tasting included.

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Day 5
Tour to Côte de Beaune
Day tour
Day tour
Tasting
Tasting

Following breakfast at the hotel, you meet your private driver-guide and travel to Ladoix-Serrigny and the hillsides of the Maranges in the gorgeous Côte de Beaune wine-growing region.

It produces red and white wines that are internationally renowned and their reputation also extends to the town of Beaune, a historical center where you discover all the secrets of the Bourgogne wine-growing region. During the tour, you visit three family Estate wineries for a personal tasting and lunch. Today you get a chance to witness the beauty of Hautes Côtes de Beaune as today you also visit this region.

Upon return, you have free time before visiting one more Michelin star restaurant for dinner.

Breakfast, lunch, dinner, and wine-tasting included.

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4-star hotel
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Enhance your travel with staying in a remarkable 4-star property. As always, the location near all top landmarks, excellent quality service, and top-notch amenities are an indispensable part of your stay. The gallery demonstrates the examples of 4-star hotels we offer to our guests.

Welcome to Dijon

Located in eastern France, Dijon is the capital of the well-known Burgundy region. It is the perfect place for exploring the beautiful sites and getting acquainted with the history of the area.

train
Dijon
Paris
1 hr 40 min

A train is one of the best ways to explore France, as it is fast, comfortable and provides with truly scenic routes for you to admire. Enjoy the pleasant train ride from Dijon to Paris to discover the beauty of the country.

Paris

fourth destination
2 days in the city
Detailed itinerary
1 night in a centrally located hotel
Day 6
Tour to Maconnais & Departure to Paris
Day tour
Day tour
Tasting
Tasting

After breakfast and check-out, meet your private driver-guide and travel through the hilly, rocky landscapes to the vineyards of the south of Burgundy: Maconnais and Beaujolais.

On the way, you discover the wine growing of Côte Chalonnaise, where the monks of Cluny began planting vines over 1,000 years ago. Here you enjoy a wine tasting in a family estate.

Then you drive past the Roche de Solutré for a glimpse of this site of outstanding natural beauty which overlooks the vineyards of Pouilly-Fuissé and have lunch in a charming local restaurant.

Afterward, you learn about the Gamay grape used in the Beaujolais appellations from Nouveau to village Crus and visit a wine cellar to taste wines from the Burgundy and Beaujolais vineyards.

Right after your trip you have a transfer to the rail station for a train back to Paris. Upon arrival, your driver meets you and takes you to your centrally located hotel for check-in. In the evening you have dinner at an authentic Parisian restaurant to farewell an amazing trip.

Breakfast, lunch, dinner, and wine-tastings included.

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Day 7
Departure
Transfer
Transfer

This is the last day of your gastronomic tour of France. Your driver meets you at your accommodation and takes you to the airport for your flight back home.

We wish you a safe flight and hope to work on your future vacations!

Breakfast is included.

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4-star hotel
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Enhance your travel with staying in a remarkable 4-star property. As always, the location near all top landmarks, excellent quality service, and top-notch amenities are an indispensable part of your stay. The gallery demonstrates the examples of 4-star hotels we offer to our guests.

Welcome to Paris

The French capital, Paris is the most beautiful and romantic one of all cities. Dubbed "The Capital of Fashion", it is home to the world's finest fashion designers and a breadth of iconic landmarks, paying ode to more than 15 centuries of history.

What's Included

What's Included

  • Accommodation at remarkable downtown hotels in Paris, Reims and Dijon;
  • Breakfasts at the hotels, lunches, dinners, and tastings according to the itinerary;
  • Airport, rail station transfers and all transportation according to the itinerary;
  • Breathtaking sightseeing tours according to the itinerary with professional English-speaking guides;
  • Entrance tickets to Versailles;
  • Private day trips in Reims and Dijon with driver-guide;
  • Support line during the trip.

Note: hotels availability is subject to change. In case current hotels are booked out we will provide alternative hotels of an equal value for you.

Note: we include 1 vehicle for your arrival and departure transfers. If multiple vehicles are required additional transfer costs will apply.

Not included: international flights, multiple arrival/departure transfers, other meals not mentioned in the program, optional tours and services, all personal expenses.

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Tour Highlights

  • Fully tailor-made program according to your interests
  • Your own professional local guides
  • Full flexibility of hotel options
  • An exploration of Paris & wine tasting
  • A tour to the royal estate of Versailles
  • Champagne tour & Reims sightseeing
  • Trips to Côte de Nuits, Côte de Beaune & southern Burgundy's Maconnais and Beaujolais

What To Know

  • You can expect to find some shops, restaurants, and museums closed for lunch between 12 p.m. and 2 p.m.
  • French breakfast is not as heavy as other European breakfast meals, it usually includes sweet pastries, toast, fruit, yogurt, cereal
  • Tipping in restaurants might be included in the bill, "service compris" (tip included) or "service non-compris" (tip not included), but in any case, if you liked the service you can leave few Euros on the table either way
  • Most communication equipment takes 220/110 volts, you will need an adapter plug (type E) to make your plug fit into the socket
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