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Wine Tasting - Cote de Nuits Region with One Cellar Visit
"Today you will journey through the vineyards of the Cote de Nuits wine district traveling through the villages of Fixin Gevrey Chambertin Morey Saint Denis Chambolle-Musigny Vougeot Vosne-Romanee and Nuits St Georges on the Route des Grands Crus and along small vineyard roads.Your wine specialist-guide will explain the different varieties and wine qualities as well as different tasks performed throughout the year to care for
From EUR62.00
 
Wine Tasting - Cote de Nuits Region with Two Cellar Visits
"Today you will journey through the vineyards of the Cote de Nuits wine district traveling through the villages of Fixin Gevrey Chambertin Morey Saint Denis Chambolle-Musigny Vougeot Vosne-Romanee and Nuits St Georges on the Route des Grands Crus and along small vineyard roads.Your wine specialist-guide will explain the different varieties and wine qualities as well as different tasks performed throughout the year to care for
From EUR72.00
 
Private Tour: Full Day Wine Tasting Tour from Dijon
"Your 7-hour private tour begins when your chauffeur picks you up and drives into the softly rolling hills of Côte de Nuits and Côte de Beaune in Burgundy. Your bilingual wine maven will enlighten you about the region’s world-renowned grapes vintners and wines. Learn how the winemakers care for the vines harvest the grapes and bottle these high-quality wines. Enjoy a leisurely ride through the picturesque countryside to the village of Gevrey-Chambertin which specializes in fine pinot noirs. Admire the stately chateaux and sprawling vineyards en route to other villages like Morey St Denis Chambolle-Musigny Vougeot
From EUR103.00

More Things to Do in Besançon

FORTIFIED TOWERS

Listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site is the Besancon Citadel. Created by Vauban in the 17th century, it's considered to be one of the finest in France. The site is encircled by ramparts topped by...
balhannah
Nov 08, 2015

MARKETS

Located in Place de la Revolution in the historic centre of Besancon is where "The all kinds of things" markets are held on Tuesdays 7 - 1pm, Fridays 7 - ?, Saturdays 7 - 7pm.I was there on a wet...
balhannah
Nov 07, 2015

MODERN ART AROUND BESANCON

A walk around Besancon led me to a nice garden with a modern sculpture, beds of flowering annuals and plenty of seating. I don't know what the sculpture depicts, but the second photo is done in the...
balhannah
Nov 07, 2015

ST. FRANCIS XAVIER CHURCH

The St. Francis Xavier Church was built thanks to Antoine-François Gauthiot Ancier donating his entire fortune to the Jesuits of Comtois, on the sole condition they erect a church annex Victor Hugo...
balhannah
Nov 07, 2015

ST. PETER'S CHURCH

St. Peter's Church was built in the IV century and has been rebuilt many times. .In 1780, plans were presented for a new church to be built in the shape of a Greek cross in the heart of the city. The...
balhannah
Nov 07, 2015

LE MINOTAURE

As I walked beside the River I came across what looked to be a sculpture, I really couldn't make out what it was as it was in the middle of the River Doubs. I have since discovered it is a modern...
balhannah
Nov 07, 2015
 
 
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NOTRE- DAME REFUGE CHAPEL

Located a little further on from the St. Jacques Hospital gates is the Chapel of Our Lady of Refuge or Notre-Dame du Foyer. The Chapel is attached to what was once the "convent of Refuge" in 1709 and...
balhannah
Nov 07, 2015

SAINT JACQUES HOSPITAL

It was the beautiful gates that made me stop and take a look at the Saint-Jacques Hospital in Besançon. Blacksmith, Nicolas Chapuis was the maker of these gates. On the pediment of the main grid is...
balhannah
Nov 07, 2015

THE COURTHOUSE

Built in 1585 and used by the Parliament of Besancon, this building is now used as the Besancon Court-house. It's called a Palace. For me, this was the most attractive building in Besancon. The...
balhannah
Nov 07, 2015

THE GRAND RUE

The Grand Rue is a name derived from the Gallo-Roman era. It happens to be one of the oldest routes of the city. It is the main street of Besancon and leads into Revolution Place. This street is lined...
balhannah
Nov 07, 2015

VICTOR HUGO

Victor Hugo, the Poet/Writer was born at 140 Grande Rue, Besancon on February 26, 1802.. There you can visit his house and see four rooms with four different themes.* free speech * the triptych...
balhannah
Nov 07, 2015

FOUNTAIN DES EAUX ARCIER

Another fountain I came across in Besancon was the fountain Des Eaux Arcier, only this wasn't the original built in 1560, not the replacement from 1743, nor from 1822 or 1854 but from 1860. The 1743...
balhannah
Nov 07, 2015

CLARRISES FOUNTAIN

Also known as the fountain of the Poor Clares, this public fountain is located near the entrance of the old school of artillery of Besancon. The Convent of Poor Clares was situated here, now all that...
balhannah
Nov 07, 2015

DOUBS RIVER WALKS & CRUISES

Entering Besancon we found where-ever we went there was water, this was because the old town of Besancon is situated in a loop of the River Doubs.I walked alongside it for quite a way and saw one of...
balhannah
Nov 07, 2015

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