Discover many of Burgundy's remarkable historic sights, abbeys, medieval castles and lovely villages in this region, at the heart of French history since the Middle Ages. Explore the Auxois with its lively medieval towns, the Burgundy canal and chateaux. Get to know Beaune, the 'capital' of the great Burgundy wines and then move on to Romanesque southern Burgundy where the essence and colors of southern France become stronger. Find out why Burgundy is known as the home of gastronomic delights and explore some of the cellars where the delicious and world-renowned wines mature to perfection.
Although rich in history and heritage, this is also a wild, rich and surprising land of forests, lakes and valleys; home of the Charolais cattle and where the granite Morven hills dictate the flow of water through France to the North Sea, the Atlantic Ocean and the Mediterranean. Learn about the art of truffle hunting and enjoy a truffle lunch.