Beaujolais & Burgundy, France - Independent Walking Holidays

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Beaujolais Wine Trail: Grand Crus

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5 nights - £565/€635 - 4 days walking between guest houses

Varied independent walking through secluded valleys and beautiful countryside in the famous French wine growing region (vintage Beaujolais crus.) This short break walking holiday will suit those who enjoy wine tasting visits, great local cuisine and relatively easy walks.

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Beaujolais Wine Trail: Chateaux & Medieval Villages

grade moderate guided walking jura

6 nights - £675/€765 - 5 days walking between guest houses

This walking holiday follows on from our Grand Crus wine trail & traverses a number of pretty valleys harbouring pretty chateaux and quaint villages. Your trail then traverses the “Golden stones country” (pierres dorées), so-called due to the warm colour of the limestone in the medieval villages, set in a sumptuous landscape of interlocking hills. Daily wine tasting at your guest houses on vineyards.

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Beaujolais - Medieval village tour

grade moderate guided walking jura

7 nights - £695/€780 - 6 days walking between guest houses

5 nights - £555/€625 - 4 days walking between guest houses

This independent walking holiday involves fairly gentle walking through vines and a collection of unspoilt historic villages built from a warm golden limestone set in panoramic rolling countrside. Historic chateaux, churches and country houses pepper the landscape. Gastronomic region and B&B's full of charm and character.

Jarnioux in golden stones area of Beaujolais in France destination for self guided or independent walking holiday

Beautiful Beaujolais Trail (traverse)

grade moderate guided walking jura

7 nights - £715/€805 - 6 days self guided walk traversing the region

Varied independent walking traversing the best of the Beaujolais region from north to south through a range of beautiful landscapes: upland pasture and forests, open ridges, secluded valleys, sweeping countryside, historic villages and chateaux.

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Beaujolais & Burgundy Uncovered

grade moderate guided walking jura

5 or 7 nights - from £665/€765 - 4 or 6 days self guided, two centre-based walking holiday

This self-guided walking holiday lets you discover two of the prettiest parts of the Beaujolais and Burgundy regions at your own rhythm, whilst indulging yourself at wonderful guest houses.  You’ll stay in two bases, one in an area known as the “Golden stones country” (pierres dorées), due to the warm colour of the limestone which make up a number of remarkable historic villages, the other in the southern Burgundy where you'll walk through Chardonnay vineyards and the Grand Crus of the northern Beaujolais.

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High Beaujolais Hills

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7 nights - £715/€805 - 6 days walking between guest houses

A circular walking trail through the quiet und undiscovered Beaujolais hills which sit above the famous vineyards. Secret valleys liitle changed for centuries with vibrant green pasture in a patchwork of fields, lead to sturdy summits and ridges some cloaked in forest, others offering panoramic trails. Great Beaujolais hospitality in guest houses full of charm and character.

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Lyon's Beautiful Secluded Hills

moderate walking holiday France

5 nights - £585/€660, 7 nights - £745/€840: 4 or 6 days walking between guest houses

The Mont Lyonnais are a series of beautiful rolling hills rising to the west of Lyon, France’s second city. Less well-known than the neighbouring Beaujolais hills, this hidden country is a picturesque rural scene with a patchwork of lush grazing land, cherry orchards and forested tops. Choose between a self-guided 6-day traverse or a 4-day circular walking trail to discover these inviting, off the beaten track hills.

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Burgundy: Chardonnay Wine Trail

grade moderate guided walking jura

6 nights - £795/€895 - 5 days walking between guest houses

This short break independent walking holiday traverses the southern Burgundy through the heart of the Chardonnay wine growing region. These dry and fruity wines have their most famous ambassadors in the Pouilly-Fuisse & Saint Veran labels. As well as the wines, this holiday explores a landscape full of historic treasures. Historic chateaux, villages, and romanesque churches are set in rolling countryside punctuated by a number of rocky outcrops. Great food in lovely guest houses.

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Secret Burgundy - Chardonnay Vines & Historic Villages

grade moderate guided walking jura

6 nights - £785/€880 - 5 days walking between guest houses

The southern Burgundy is a French treasure of historic chateaux, villages, and romanesque churches set in rolling countryside carpeted with vines and forests. A number of rocky outcrops punctuate the vineyards such as the celebrated “roche de Solutré” important for its pre-historic human activity. Your independent walking holiday includes a visit of the historic town of Cluny. Great food in lovely guest houses.

Pierreclos in the southern Burgundy in France for this self guided or independent walking holiday

 

Medieval Burgundy - The Monk's Trail

grade moderate guided walking jura

7 nights - £825/€930 - 6 days walking between guest houses

5 nights - £650/€735- 4 days walking between guest houses

A circular walking trail including the historic town of Tournus famous for its Romanesque Abbey. Your route follows in the footsteps of monks of medieval times crossing valleys and hills with meadows and Maconnais vines, between charming historic villages and hamlets such as Blanot and the fortified town of Brancion. The short break walking holiday takes a linear trail between Tournus and Cluny.

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Beautiful Brionnais: Secret Hills of Burgundy

grade moderate guided walking jura+

7 nights - £750/€845 - 6 days walking between guest houses

A circular walking trail through the secret region of Brionnais in the Burgundy, France. A patchwork of fields in secluded valleys and ridges with vast panoramic views towards the Loire Valley or the hills of the Beaujolais. It also has fine architecture to rival some of the more popular parts of Burgundy. Delightful villages such as Semur-en-Brionnais decorated with lovely floral displays harbour remarkable churches, abbeys and chateaux.

 

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