The region of Burgundy-Franche-Comte consists of the two former regions of Burgundy and Franche-Comte which were merged into one region in January 2016. The region borders Switzerland and the French regions of Auvergne-Rhone-Alpes, Centre-Val de Loire, Ile-de-France and Alsace-Champagne-Ardenne-Lorraine. The former region of Burgundy is famous worldwide for its fine wines and the vineyards attract many tourists, however, much of the rest of the region, especially the Franche-Comte area, is largely unknown. Yet it is home to rolling countryside that varies from the Jura mountain range to large forests, historic châteaux and religious buildings, beautiful villages and a scattering of major towns, including Dijon.
Discover France and the former region of Burgundy famous worldwide for its fine wines and the vineyards that attract many tourists, however, much of the rest of the region that you will see with this Holiday Package. Pick up your car at Paris Airport and start your trip visiting: Chablis Wine Region (historic wine-producing region in northern central France), one of the Burgundy`s white wine outpost; after that, is Beaune (in the heart of Burgundy; is known for its famous surrounding vineyards, medieval ramparts, and celebrated culinary feats) and in eastern France area; Franche-Comte (home to rolling countryside, châteaux and religious buildings, and renowned for its gourmet delights, notably its charcuterie and cheeses). Continue to The "Land of the Good Living; Southern Burgundy (for its prestigious Cote d`Or (“Gold Coast”) vineyards, the rustic countryside, and the epicurean delights found throughout this acclaimed region); and finish this trip in Lyon (the city is recognized for its cuisine and gastronomy, as well as historical and architectural landmarks). This is a flexible vacation package. Select your number of nights in each city, desired hotel and activities.
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Paris - Beaune: 3 hour 46 mins. approx.
Beaune- Paris: 3 hr 45 min approx.
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