Travel Blogs from Beaune, France

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Beaune, Beaune, France travel blog

Beaune

A travel blog entry by meganandkevin

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... bottles of wine. Just one of many locations they have all over the city (well under the city). The cellars and caves in Beaune are compared to the Catacombs in Paris but lined with wine bottles instead of human bones. It felt like we were walking forever ...

Day 6 - Paris to Beaune, Beaune, France travel blog

Day 6 - Paris to Beaune

A travel blog entry by ruth-bill

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... a very nice, fun cafe, where Bill was able to get his longed-for boeuf bourguingon, and it was delicious.  We discovered that Beaune is quite the party town.  We passed by a private celebration that was just getting started at around 9:30 and we ...

Bonjour France, Beaune, France travel blog

Bonjour France

A travel blog entry by tania3

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... the spiral staircase led to the dining room, we enjoyed a nice breakfast. We then drove into the nearby town of Beaune (pronounced "Borne"). It's a charming town. We had no itinarary, so we enjoyed wondering around the narrow, medievil streets and ...

Wine Tasting in France, Beaune, France travel blog

Wine Tasting in France

A travel blog entry by beccaboyer

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... house (up in the mountains) it was sunny and beautiful. By the time we got into town, it was cloudy and freezing! People in France take the longest lunch breaks in the history of the world, so our wine tasting was pushed off until around 2:00 (thank God). ...

Travel to Burgundy, Beaune, France travel blog

Travel to Burgundy

A travel blog entry by rjsands

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... a bright side to this: after carrying her suitcase to the top, Pat swears she will pack lighter next trip. After unpacking, we hit Beaune. Pat and Kathy went shopping to look for a pair of jeans and some comfortable shoes for Pat. Hard to believe with a ...

A quick update so far, Beaune, France travel blog

A quick update so far

A travel blog entry by kyria

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... a beautiful home (Les Hetres Rouges). Actually even tastier confiture was on offer with Julien Clerc playing in the background. Into Beaune, which like all of France so far, is shut.So, in the freezing cold and rain, decided to take a drive out to ...

Une tres bonne journee!, Beaune, France travel blog

Une tres bonne journee!

A travel blog entry by guilerkj

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... from everyone, and I feel popular when I open my site and have new comments! Today was a GREAT day in France. The Dijon group went on a little daytrip to Beaune, a small town south of Dijon. We started off at a really cool place-- Hotel Dieu, a HUGE ...

Day 8 There are no whines in the heart of Burgundy, Chalon-sur-Saône/Beaune, France travel blog

Day 8 There are no whines in the heart of Burgundy

A travel blog entry by ruth-bill

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... .  The cork allows the wine to continue to breathe. One highlight of the tour was the Hotel-Dieu de Beaune, a hospital built by Nicolas Rolin,. Rolin was born into a bourgeois family in Burgundy and ultimately became Chancellor of ...

Give a Dog a Beaune, Beaune, France travel blog

Give a Dog a Beaune

A travel blog entry by shiiuga

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... leg of the trip I actually stayed in Dijon, but because I engaged in precisely zero activities there, I thought I would log it as Beaune instead, where I did the wine tasting. Got the train down from Reims to Dijon yesterday.  It was quite a long ...

Too bad NL., Beaune, France travel blog

Too bad NL.

A travel blog entry by joeljenaturner

... the fast rhythm of their traveling, as it is so different from how we were going. This day we had come into a town called Beaune (Boon) and it is a little ancient town where the tag alongs had a bed and breakfast. The owners were very lovely to us and ...

Beaune, Beaune, France travel blog

Beaune

A travel blog entry by megs-anoop

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... in French mustard comes from Canada (Saskatchewan and Manitoba to be precise). Previously, all the mustard seed was grown in France on land used by “charbonniers”, charcoal burners. The chemical balance in the soil was perfect for growing ...

Return to Beaune and on to Amiens, Beaune, France travel blog

Return to Beaune and on to Amiens

A travel blog entry by megs-anoop

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... catch up on writing blogs when I wasn’t looking out the window. We saw lots of vineyards on our way out of the Beaune area with chateaux nestled in amongst them. We thought that this would be an area to explore further during the fall, when the ...

Wine, wine, wine, Beaune, France travel blog

Wine, wine, wine

A travel blog entry by rjsands

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... ). Our guide Stephanie picked us up at our hotel for our 1/2 day wine tour of Burgundy. She is British but has lived in France for many years. She is an expert on Burgundian wines. We drove south from Beaune into the Cote de Beaune wine area. We ...

Oui, c'est très Beaune !, Beaune, France travel blog

Oui, c'est très Beaune !

A travel blog entry by viaggiatore87

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... back and write this as if I'm sitting in Beaune...whereas in fact I am in Padova, as always.   "This weekend" I "am going" to France.  So I went to Grenoble on Thursday, and after a longgg train ride, I arrived in Grenoble, where my friend Alex is ...

Into the Wine Caves..., Beaune, France travel blog

Into the Wine Caves...

A travel blog entry by sparsel

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... train station, which was quite close.  We then got on the train and yet again we got another free train ride! Here in France--unlike Italy--they haven't been stamping our Eurail passes and we have just been changing the dates on the tickets.  In fact, ...

Table Art: When All There is to Do is Taste, Beaune, France travel blog

Table Art: When All There is to Do is Taste

A travel blog entry by the_stamms

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... ) are the Côtes de Beaune vineyards to the south of Beaune and the Côtes de Nuits vineyards to the north of Beaune. Within the regions are villages, sometimes hyphenated with the name of its most famous vineyard. The local maps and train stations are ...

To Spit or to Swallow? That is the Question, Beaune, France travel blog

To Spit or to Swallow? That is the Question

A travel blog entry by danschedler

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... system of classifying wine regions; the aforementioned Appellation d'Origine Contrôlée. Today there are 450 different wine appellations in France. The Burgundian appellations are divided into four main categories. At the low end of the spectrum are the ...

Enjoying the finer things in SE France, Beaune, France travel blog

Enjoying the finer things in SE France

A travel blog entry by kskye1

After our wonderful week in Paris, my folks rented a car and we started making our way down through the SouthEastern corner of France with the final destination being Nice. We had about 6 days to make the trip, which as it turns out, had us moving down ...

Cluny and Beaune, Cluny and Beaune, France travel blog

Cluny and Beaune

A travel blog entry by patti-k

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... with a vendor who traded a handful of cherries for a treat from his stand. After lunch back at the ship, we headed to Beaune, the capital of the Burgundy wine region, and a town with numerous architectural treasures, as well us a wine tasting Mecca. We ...

Survived our first circuit, Beaune, France travel blog

Survived our first circuit

A travel blog entry by boyd-annette

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Boyd is having a nap beside me after our 60 km bike ride vice 55. You guessed right we lost our bearing a couple of times. The wine country was breathtaking, even though it was overcast we enjoyed the scenery and were taken by the great bike path. We ...

Short drive to Beaune, Beaune, France travel blog

Short drive to Beaune

A travel blog entry by stef5353

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... to Frances and Kevin we got rolling a bit after 1.00 PM and found the Hotel without too many hassles. Being a public holiday in France we couldn't go shopping so we just took it easy and ate at the Hotel. The next morning we headed off to the shops ...

Burgundy, Beaune, France travel blog

Burgundy

A travel blog entry by onighjoy

... however I wasn't expected anything super for the price. For lunch we also went to Bissoh. Excellent Japanese food in countryside France, a million miles from Tokyo. We didn't eat the sushi but the Tonkatsu and the maki were excellent. We might head back ...

Day at the Spa, Montagny-lès-Beaune, France travel blog

Day at the Spa

A travel blog entry by sabrina.catlin

... to long days to get to a booking, but slow down a bit and just stay where we are. Our little village was just out of Beaune so perfect for our exploring of this wine growing region. After checking it out, we extend to 2 days and head along the road 50 ...

Beautiful Beaune, Beaune, France travel blog

Beautiful Beaune

A travel blog entry by sabrina.catlin

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... clever. A benefit of paying the it extra for audio tour as there was no English info as you went around anywhere in France, and even the French info displays are sometimes brief. After we finished walking the entire outside perimeter of the city walls we ...

Cycle Tour, Beaune, France travel blog

Cycle Tour

A travel blog entry by boyd-annette

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Met with our coach to nite and we are all set to hit the road early tomorrow for a 55 km bike ride. The town of Beaune is in the heart of the Burgundy region so wine cellars and restaurant of haute cuisine are prominent. We spent the day discovering it ...

Lyon, Macon, Beaune, Dijon, Beaune, France travel blog

Lyon, Macon, Beaune, Dijon

A travel blog entry by billnpat

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... morning… well, much of the day, at the Musee des Beaux Arts in Lyon. They claim to be the second most important museum in France, to the Louvre. Could be! It is in a 18th C Monastery building in downtown Lyon, and covers two and a half floors. It ...

Underground, Beaune, France travel blog

Underground

A travel blog entry by coach27

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... drive to the other side of Grenoble was a drag. Nearly 2 hours later, and we collected our hire car, and hightailed it for Beaune in wine-famous Burgundy. Daragh had been collected at 7.30am, and was cooling his heels in Lyon, waiting for his flight ...

Food glorious food, Beaune, France travel blog

Food glorious food

A travel blog entry by onighjoy

... an amazing two days of eating and a devastating two days for my weight control. I've concluded that most restaurants in Beaune are extremely touristy, poor quality and value. On the other hand, there are many restaurants in the countryside that rely on ...

Camping les cent-vignes, Beaune, France travel blog

Camping les cent-vignes

A travel blog entry by wobbleywalkers

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     We've found a campsite some 25 miles south of Dijon ( Camping les cent-vignes ) looking to stay 4-5 days and take in some of the local tourist sights, Before making the final journey either to the tunnel crossing or the ...

Big road trip, Beaune, France travel blog

Big road trip

A travel blog entry by buckgw

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... between Bordeaux and Strasbourg is about as far as you can go in France (about 1100 Km) and so we decided to stay overnight in Beaune - about two thirds of the way. Sandy found a great hotel called  Hotel De La Cloche  - good, clean room, ...

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