Interactive maps of hiking and biking routes around Burgundy1. You can zoom in/out using your mouse wheel, as well as move the map of Burgundy with your mouse.
2. This interactive map presents two modes: 'Biking Routes' and 'Hiking Routes'. Use the '+' button on the map to switch between them.
Railway and landscape maps of Burgundy areaThis Burgundy map has two modes: 'Railway Network' and 'Landscape & Rural Map'. Use the '+' button on the map to navigate.
City tours, excursions and tickets in Burgundy and surroundings
France - moving around the countryAll major cities of France have their own airports, which control not only the vast majority of domestic, but also overseas flights. If you come to France in the warm season, an excellent transportation option will be to rent a bicycle. Almost all over the country you will find special bike paths that connect some cities with others. If you want to travel along the coastal regions of France, you can use the ferry service. There is also in Paris, trips made by a lot of small excursion boats and cruise ships. … Open
Nature and parks of FranceBetween Grenoble, Briancon and Gap is the national park of Ecrins, in the territory of which there are at once 3 four-thousandths - Barre-des-Ecrins, Dome de Neige des Ecrins and Peak Lorik. The area of the park is occupied by pine and oak forests, alpine meadows; glaciers are located on the hills. There are more than 30 trails laid in the park which are in excellent condition. On the island of Corsica is the Kalanka National Park. It is a deep valley filled with the sea. The valley is surrounded by orange and pink rocks, which spectacularly rise above the sea line at an altitude of about 300 meters. The rocks were heavily eroded, and therefore took quite original and unusual forms. This unique and incredibly beautiful landscape is inscribed on the UNESCO World Heritage List. … Open
Photogallery of Burgundy sights
Our guide to Burgundy
Travel guide to Burgundy
In Beaune, that is considered as a wine capital of the region, there are a lot of unique historical sites too. The spectacular monument in the Gothic style is the Hospices de Beaune. The annual charity fair is constantly held here. Winemakers from all over the world take part in it. They present the best wines from their cellars. All the proceeds will be used for charitable purposes. Many travelers know … Open
Advices for travellers
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 … Open
Traditions and mentality of Burgundy
The cultural calendar of Bourgogne is full of various holidays. We can say without a doubt that there celebration on every event. Many amazing festivals are devoted to grapes; one of them called Fleurs de vigne takes place in Auxerre in May. As you may guess, the event would be incomplete without tasting of local wines accompanied by live music and entertainment events. Gourmets would enjoy visit to Soulier that … Open
Cuisine and top restaurants
Tourists visiting one of Bourgogne towns on the third Thursday in November could taste wine and take part in joyous recreational activities. Numerous restaurants of Bourgogne invite visitors to taste delicious drinks; all the restaurants participate in the festival; ‘Le Beaujolais est arriv?!’ is inscribed on every sign plate. As for the culinary delights, there is priority to meat dishes. Boeuf … Open
Attractions and active leisure
Going for vacations, all travelers are wondering how to diversify their leisure. As it would be hard to surprise modern travelers with an abundance of restaurants, entertainment venues and sports centers, Bourgogne would offer some pretty unusual ways of leisure. One of the main distinguishing features of the province is a number of pristine rivers, which in warmer months become attractive for fans of beach rest. … Open
Cultural excursion through Burgundy - things to see
Dijon is very interesting in terms of sightseeing, so the usual walk along its ancient streets can turn into a fascinating tour. Palais Ducal has remained one of the main symbols of the city for many years. Currently it is the seat of the Museum of fine and applied arts. It's worth noting that all exhibits of the museum once belonged to owners of the castle. One of the oldest towns in the province is Avallon; in the … Open