North Burgundy

Lush diversity in northern Burgundy

Chablis, Pinot Noir, Crémant de Bourgogne: each of these wines makes the heart of wine lovers beat faster. Enjoy these and other fine wines on your journey from Charité-sur-Loire to Auxerre through charming northern Burgundy. You will drive past dense forest areas, through picturesque river landscapes, French villages and small towns with castles and magnificent churches that are UNESCO World Heritage Sites. You will spend the night in cosy hotels. You can look forward to the French way of life and culinary delights. A richly laid table, Burgundy specialities and fine wines await you time and again. This is a good way to live and travel.
Easy to moderate
  • 8 Days / 7 Nights
  • Self-guided tour
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Arrival at the hotel in the centre of La Charité sur Loire. The church of Notre-Dame de La Charité is a World Heritage Site.

Along the Loire you will travel through the region around Sancerre. It is one of the most beautiful wine-growing landscapes in the world and home to good cheese and white wine.

Today it is worth taking a detour to Cosne sur Loire to visit the Museum of the Loire in an old Augustinian monastery. Your destination is a cosy hotel in Batilly-en-Puisaye.

Before todays tour start, possibility to visit the castle of Saint Fargeau and continue as already described in the original text to St. Fargeau and further to Lainsecq.

In Vézelay, the Basilica of Sainte Marie-Madeleine, a masterpiece of Romanesque architecture, now a UNESCO World Heritage Site, awaits you.

In the countryside around the Yonne River and the Canal du Nivernais, you cycle to Vermeton. Your tour leads through picturesque towns such as Chatel-Censoir, Saussois and Mailly-le-Chateau.

A feast for wine connoisseurs. Today you reach the village of Irancy, famous for its Pinot Noir, and Chablis in the world-famous wine-growing region of the same name.

Today you visit a wine cellar in a cave in Bailly and taste the sparkling wine Crémant de Bourgogne before you reach the picturesque old town of Auxerre. Individual return journey or start of your extension.

The route

Easy to moderate difficult cycle tour with occasional small climbs in hilly countryside. The route leads along quiet side roads and towpaths.

Prices and events

All data for 2024 at a glance
Place of arrival: Auxerre
  Season 1
10.03.2024 - 27.10.2024

Wonderful North Burgundy 8 days, FR-BURAA-08X
Base price
Surcharge single room 361.00
Season 1
Mar 10, 2024 - Oct 27, 2024
Wonderful North Burgundy 8 days, FR-BURAA-08X
Base price
Surcharge single room
21-gear unisex
Electric bike free wheel (€250,- deposit to be paid on site by credit card on arrival)
Prices per person in EUR

Services & Extras



  • 7 Overnights in hotels of the booked category incl. breakfast buffet or extended breakfast
  • Luggage transfer from hotel to hotel
  • Per person 1x voucher for a wine tasting in Chablis
  • Per person 1x voucher for a wine tasting of Cremant de Bourgogne in Bailly incl. guided tour
  • At best elaborated route with maps (GE,EN,FR)
  • Detailed travel documents with maps 1x per room (GE,EN,FR)
  • GPS-Tracks on request available
  • For rental bikes, rental bike insurance
  • 7-days-service-hotline

Not included:

  • Arrival and departure
  • Costs for parking
  • City tax
  • Transfers
  • Optional sightseeings
  • City maps
  • Repairs of own bike
  • Travel Insurances
  • Costs of the private requirements

French hotel classification


Category X: Overnight stays in good quality hotels of the 2*/3* category and Chambres
d’Hotes. All rooms with shower/bath and WC.

Important notes

Further important information according to the package travel law can be found here!

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