Discover Beaune in Walking Burgundy
Beaune has several museums, and one of them is naturally a Wine Museum. The Fine Arts Museum offers you Flemish and Dutch paintings from the 16th and 17th century, The Beaune Hospice: Gothic architecture and finally you can discover the world of the blackcurrant at « Le Cassissium » or be taken through centuries of traditional and family-run mustard production at The Fallot Mustard Mill.
An active French vacation in walking Burgundy
The Burgundy area is famous worldwide for wine but the local cuisine is worth writing home about as well. Burgundy has a range of culinary specialties like goat’s cheese, Charolais beef, Bresse chicken and Burgundy snails.
And just imagine: you have decided on a walking holiday, so you don’t have to worry about calories – You can spoil your taste buds and walk them off. Great!
Burgundy is a perfect place for an active French vacation. Walking Burgundy means walking among vineyards and rolling hills. Pass through quaint villages in the French landscape and take time at a local cafe – to let it all sink in.
Every Saturday morning you can visit the local outdoor market. Be aware that the city gets very crowed on market days. However a visit is worth the hassle – especially if you are a food lover.
You will find a wide variety of goods, including food, at this market.
Get Access to Walking Burgundy
You can get to Beaune by air, train or car.
The nearest airport is Dijon-Bourgogne. The airport is located 6 km south-east of Dijon, and currently served by flights from 15 French cities and a number of European cities.
By car you take the A-6 from Paris, and the drive is approximately 2 and a half hour.
Have you packed your walking shoes yet?
Be the first to go walking Burgundy and enjoy an active French vacation!
Author: Dorte Holm Jensen
About the Author
Walking Holidays in France is part of the huge world wide travel site « Finca Fantastica Travel » and offers you several French walking destinations to choose from.