Burgundy is a long, narrow wine region in eastern France, southeast of Paris. The French call the region Bourgogne.

Chardonnay Grapes
Chardonnay Grapes

Many wine lovers claim that Burgundy wines — from the Burgundy wine region of France — are the greatest red wines in the world. However, Burgundy also offers extremely good white wines.

Some of the most famous wines include:

  • Chablis
  • Côtes de Nuit
  • Côte de Beaune
  • Beaujolais

Check out the video below which will give you a good impression of the Burgundy-region:


Dijon is the capital of Burgundy, where once upon a time, the Dukes of Burgundy ruled.

Dijon has a lot to offer: Whether you like historical buildings, art, romantic walks, good food, relaxing, shopping, music or parties, you will definitely find it here!

For more information about Dijon, please visit the website VisitDijon.com



Beaune is a beautiful city in Burgundy, with about 22.000 (permanent) residents, which is known for extremely good wines and the annual wine sales that take place in the city.

One of the most important tourist attractions of Beaune is "Les Hospices Civils de Beaune" or "Hotel-Dieu de Beaune", a former charitable almshouse in BeauneFrance. It was founded in 1443 by Nicolas Rolin, chancellor of Burgundy, as a hospital for the poor and needy. The original hospital building, the Hôtel-Dieu, one of the finest examples of French fifteenth-century architecture, is now a museum.


For more information about Beaune, please visit the website Beaune-Tourism.com

More information

For more information about Burgundy, we would like you to visit the Official website of the French Government Tourist Office.


If you would like to cross Burgundy by bike, make sure to visit this website: Burgundy-by-bike.com.