OrangeSmile Tours Best destinations around the world - Travel Guide
Burgundy

Preparing your trip to Burgundy: advices & hints - things to do and to obey

1.Travelers deciding to buy local wine as a souvenir are highly recommended to go to one of the wineries. All of them have specialty stores, where customers are offered to taste interesting varieties of wine before buying.
2. It won’t be difficult to get from Bourgogne to the capital of the country. There are daily TGV trains from Dijon to Paris; a journey takes no more than 2 hours. This option would be ideal for those who wish to see the sights of Paris and save on accommodation in luxury hotels of the capital.
3. The most popular way to travel is private car, as you can’t get to some small towns and wineries using public transport. You can rent a car in any city of the province; it would require a standard set of documents.
4. Bicycle is a popular mode of transport in Bourgogne; you can travel by two-wheeled transport through the territory of all cities. Every year the system of special lanes for cyclists is upgraded, so clean transport is of great demand.
5. Fans of excursions are recommended to explore the historic district on foot, as important sights can be found at every turn. As for public transport, buses are very common in Bourgogne. Copyright www.orangesmile.com
6. All major cities of the province have great tourist centers; even experienced travelers are recommended to use them. There you can take a free city map and brochures describing sights, and get a lot of useful information about the city's cultural life and coming events.
7. Bourgogne is a perfect holiday destination for fans of event tourism. Various festivals are held there throughout the year. A significant part of holiday performances is absolutely free.
French Bourgogne is situates on the border between northern and southern Europe. A considerable part of its territory is occupied by pristine lakes and rich vineyards; many world famous … Open
8. Beach goers arriving to Bourgogne with children will appreciate the fact that the water in local rivers is perfectly clean. Equipped beaches meet the highest environmental standards, so it’s possible to rest there even with young children.
Burgundy - guide chapters 1 2 3 4 5 6

City tours, excursions and tickets in Burgundy and surroundings

France: travelling advices

5. The older generations of French residents do not speak English. If you do not know French, communicate better with young people in English.
6. Active leisure activities are very popular in France. Tourists can choose any route independently and go on a trip without a tour operator. However, it is important to remember that the entrance to the national parks can be paid.
7. Fishing in France is possible only after purchasing a special license.
8. Summer in France is very hot. The weather varies greatly depending on the region. The best time for a sightseeing trip is May and September-October. … Open
Car rental on OrangeSmile.com Rentals in Burgundy

Photos of Burgundy

Services search (pharmacy, police, parking, banks) on Burgundy map

Address/Sight name City/Region Country Within radius, km
 Types of touristic objects to search for
Hotels & Car rental
Carhire locations
0 star
1 star
2 stars
3 stars
4 stars
5 stars
Touristic places
Art galleries
Churches/Temples
Museums
Castles/Palaces
Monuments
Touristic areas
Sightseeings
Attractions
Attraction parks
Casino
Theaters/Cinema
Disco/Clubs
Parks
Zoo
Aqua parks
Transport
Airports
Train stations
Bus stations
Metro
Parkings
Fuel stations
Ports/Ferries
Open the list of object types
Health/Sport
Open the list of object types
Food/Money
Open the list of object types
Shopping
Open the list of object types
Beauty/Medicine
Open the list of object types
City services
Open the list of object types
Useful services

Tips for the cities around Burgundy

Travelling to Burgundy - advices and tips. What should be provisioned in advance, the rules you might want to follow, and the things you better avoid doing in Burgundy. We help you to make your trip smooth and easy, with no unexpected surprises.
OrangeSmile.com - online travel reservation expert providing reliable car rental and hotel booking services. We feature more than 25.000 destinations with 12.000 rental offices and 200.000 hotels worldwide.
Secure Server
Head office
Weegschaalstraat 3, Eindhoven
5632 CW, The Netherlands
+31 40 40 150 44


Copyright © 2002 - OrangeSmile Tours B.V. | OrangeSmile.com | Under the direction and management of IVRA Holding B.V. - Registered at Kamer van Koophandel (KvK), The Netherlands No. 17237018