OUR ITINERARIESBordeaux, Burgundy & Champagne

French Side Travel welcomes you to travel to the French wine country. Our tours of Bordeaux, Burgundy, and Champagne are ever-popular destinations producing world-class wines.

 

Enticing Bordeaux is one of France’s most attractive cities. Praised for being a gastronomic hot spot, oenophiles flock to this region to explore its famous vineyards which include the Médoc, Saint-Émilion, and Graves AOCs. Gothic castles, the delightful Bay of Arcachon, and the Dune of Pilat, Europe’s highest sand dune, make this region along the Atlantic coast a must-see.

 

Burgundy is famous for its lush vineyards, beautiful villages, and concentration of medieval castles and churches. Wine enthusiasts will appreciate the renowned Chablis, Beaune, Mâcon, and Nuits-Saint-Georges AOCs. The vineyards privileged location and favorable climate produce fine wine that is recognized worldwide. Walking through the vines with a winemaker gives insight into the fascinating play between grape varieties, terroir, and cultivation and production techniques that influence the final product. Beyond wine, Burgundy has a lot more to offer from large lakes, wild rivers, and rich flora and fauna. Sports and nature enthusiasts can go walking, biking, rafting, canoeing, and sailing.

 

The Champagne region is famous for the luxury, effervescent beverage to which it lends its name. The Route du Champagne will leave you breathless. Through private cellar tours, the secrets of Champagne making will be revealed to you. Oenology classes allow you to become an expert at pairing food and Champagne. The region also offers a rich and diverse cultural heritage. The Reims Cathedral is a mythical site where a millennium of French kings were crowned!

 

The tours listed below are designed to inspire you. Is there something you would like to add? Are there multiple regions that you would like to combine? Everything that we offer at French Side Travel can be 100% customized. Let us know what you’re looking for. French Side Travel can make it happen.

 

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