For most visitors, Burgundy equals one thing—wine. This region is a wine lovers paradise. Base yourself in Dijon, and spend days (or weeks) touring the vineyards and sampling the wines in everything from grand châteaux to humble farmhouses. Beyond the wine, there are superb museums and churches to explore.
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- Food and Wine
- Natural Beauty
- Dijon boasts a charming old town and plenty of art museums. The churches and ducal palace are must-sees.
- Follow the 37-mi/60-km Route des Grands Crus to tour some of the most popular vineyards and sample bottles of chardonnay, Pouilly-Fuissé, and pinot noir.
- Visit the ancient hilltop town of Vézelay, famous for its basilica and Romanesque sculptures, as well as cellars that once sheltered pilgrims.
- There are countless wine-tasting events and tours. Highlights include the Wine and Folklore Festival of Baroque Music as well as the International Gastronomic Fair in November.
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