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Who Goes on Our Tours

Burgundy Vineyards Villages and Cities Tour

Be a part of a group of 7 active, adult travelers to experience the magnificent scenery, food and wine of this UNESCO world-heritage region.  Our itinerary includes overnight stays in Beaune, Dijon and Meursault.

  • High speed train journey – depart from Paris by high-speed train, through the French countryside, and enjoy a train-picnic lunch along the way, just as the French do.
  • Carefully-selected overnight destinations in Burgundy:  2 nights each in Beaune, Meursault and Dijon to experience rural village-life, as well as small cities, rich with medieval history.  Plus, 2 nights in Paris.
  • Full Day wine-tasting tour:  With our private guide, travel by van through the Burgundy countryside to discover stunning, centuries-old villages.  We will visit family Domaines to taste Village, Premier Cru and Grand Cru appellation wines.  A 3-course lunch with wine, featuring typical Burgundian cuisine, is included.
  • Walking tours of medieval Beaune and Dijon: Led by our local French guide, you will experience these magical cities and learn of the area’s proud traditions of wine, gastronomy and architecture.  We will also enjoy an afternoon wine tasting in Beaune.
  • A Walk through the vines:  Enjoy a slower pace as we travel from Beaune to Meursault on-foot.   Walking through the rolling countryside along a paved path, we will see the vines in their Fall colors, and ancient wine domaines up-close.  No need to worry about your luggage, as it will be transported separately.
  • Also:  During your stay in Paris, an enchanted evening Seine River Cruise to enjoy a sparkling Eiffel Tower.
What's Included?
  • 8 Nights’ accommodation at centrally located hotels in Paris, Beaune, Meursault and Dijon.  
  • Breakfast is included.
  • Professional guide services.  A tour leader is with the group 24/7.
  • Full day wine tasting tour, with lunch.
  • Train or private transportation between cities and for excursions.
  • Tips for guides and drivers.  Tour leaders do not accept tips.
What Makes this Tour So Special?
  • A region of France that many have seen on wine labels, but have never visited.
  • A mixture of visits to small cities and rural villages to learn about daily French life.
  • An itinerary that allows you to slow down and relax, or gives you the option to see and do more.
  • Everyone feels welcome with a small group of 7 friendly travelers.
  • Each tour is different, but usually half of our travelers are solo women travelers.
  • Personal Service:  The Professor makes sure you are well-prepared for the tour.  We advise on all aspects of the trip such as air itineraries, money matters, packing, passports, and what to expect on this tour.  We are here to help – call us (413) 528-2125 or email us with your questions. 
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Hotels and Important Info
  • Leading this tour is Laura Keefe Junod.  She is with the group 24/7.
  • Travelers depart from their home city and meet at the hotel in Paris.  
  • Airfare is not included.  The Professor helps in planning airfare between y city and Paris.
  • Travelers must be able to walk 2 to 6 miles per day and have no mobility issues.

Hotels

2021 Tour Dates and Pricing
  • Starts Sunday October 3, 2021 in Paris.  Ends Monday October 11, 2021 in Paris.
  • Price:  $3,299 per person, double occupancy. Have your own room for $499 more.