Burgundy Travel Guide
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Fodor's France 2014
Plan Your Burgundy Vacation
Producing a rarefied concentration of what many consider the world's greatest wines and harboring a knee-weakening concentration of magnificent Romanesque abbeys, Burgundy hardly needs to be beautiful—but it is. Its green-hedgerowed countryside, medieval villages, and stellar vineyards deserve to be rolled on the palate and savored. Like glasses filled with Clos de Vougeot, the sights here—from the stately hub of Dijon to the medieval sanctuaries of Sens, Auxerre, Vézelay, and Cluny—invite us to tarry and partake of their mellow splendor.
Burgundy is perhaps one of the best-served regions of France in terms of accommodations. The vast range has everything from simple gîtes d'étape (bed-and-breakfasts)...read more
For many French people, mention of Burgundy's capital, Dijon, conjures up images of round, rosy, merry men enjoying large suppers of bœuf à la Bourguignonne...read more
Things To Do in Burgundy
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In a land where glorious wines define both lifestyle and cuisine, you'll find savory, soul-warming dishes, from garlicky escargots to coq au vin... Read more
Sip your way through Burgundy vineyards: They are among the world's best, so take the time to stroll through Clos de Vougeot and really get a... Read more
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