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.
A Five-Day Wine Tour of Burgundy
Just two hours away from Paris, this is prime wine country. This five-day tour takes you for tastings of some of the finest Côte de Nuits and Côte de Beaune wines. Get to know appellations including Pommard, Meursault, Chassagne-Montrachet, Gevrey-Chambertin, and Romanée-Conti. The schedule also permits time to visit charming medieval Beaune and Dijon.
Art of Living, WIne Tours 5 Days From 1,299 €Ask us for a quote Ask us for a quote
Luxury Short Break in Burgundy
Beaune is considered Burgundy’s wine capital. You’ll spend four nights in the region’s most luxurious hotel, a 5-star property with a Michelin-star restaurant. Tour with a local wine expert tasting your way through the Burgundy vineyards. There is, however, more to Burgundy than wine. Other days take you around gorgeous Beaune, to quaint medieval villages, by imposing châteaux, and to sample great food. These ingredients make Burgundy unmissable.
Charm & Luxury, Wine Tours 5 days From 2,799 €Ask us for a quote Ask us for a quote
The Best of Beaujolais, Burgundy, and Champagne
This tour is our wine tour par excellence. You’ll learn to better appreciate the beguiling drink on this two-week sojourn through world-class vineyards. Start in Lyon, France’s favorite foodie destination, before winding your way through Dijon and finishing off in style with an immersive Champagne experience. Along the way, you’ll enjoy guided tours of prestigious Beaujolais, Burgundy, and Champagne wineries.
Luxury & Charm, Wine Tours 12 days From 3,199 €Ask us for a quote Ask us for a quote
The Essential Bordeaux
Enjoy the best that Bordeaux has to offer in 6 days and 5 nights. Bordeaux is a charming city brimming with beautiful 17th-century architecture, great food, and world-class wine. Just outside of the city the natural beauty impresses from the seaside Arcachon and the Dune of Pilat to the vineyards. This tour highlights this enchanting destination. Wine tours help develop your palette and expand your knowledge of the region’s wonderful whites and reds.
Art of Living, Wine Tours 6 days From 1,499 €Ask us for a quote Ask us for a quote
Luxury Short Break in Bordeaux
Enjoy a luxurious six days and five nights in Bordeaux. Based in an intimate 5-star hotel just off the Place des Quinconces, you are well-placed to take advantage of this wine and gastronomy paradise. Your private local guide leads two days of tasting the best wines that Saint-Emilion and Medoc have to offer. Another day takes you along the Atlantic coastline to the tallest sand dune in Europe and the seductive Arcachon Bay. This is a place with spectacular sandy beaches and some of France’s best oysters.
Charm and Luxury 5 days From 2,699 €Ask us for a quote Ask us for a quote
An Exclusive Foodie and Wine Tour of Bordeaux
Bordeaux is exemplary of French wine country, with access to some of Europe’s finest beaches and perhaps France’s best food. This tour allows you to immerse yourself in the world’s most celebrated red wines.
Art of Living & Culture, Wine Tours 8 days From 2,599 €Ask us for a quote Ask us for a quote
Gastronomy Tour in Paris, Champagne & Bordeaux
Discover authentic French gastronomy on a tour of Paris, Champagne, and Bordeaux! Local guides and producers let you in on the secrets of France’s numerous culinary specialties. This trip is all about food tours, cheese tastings, wine, champagne, and eating well. Enjoy private tours of Champagne Houses and Saint-Emilion vineyards. A tour to Archacon and the Dune of Pilat to go oyster tasting rounds out the trip.
Charm and Luxury 10 days From 5,399 €Ask us for a quote Ask us for a quote
Culture and Wine Tour in Paris, Normandy & Champagne
Discover history and vineyards in France! You will spend a few days in Paris and visit the capital’s most famous sights. How about a night tour in a traditional oldtimer or a dinner cruise on the Seine? You cannot not fall in love with the City of Lights. After a few days in Paris, you will visit Normandy and its historic battlefields and cemeteries from WWII.
Charm and Luxury 10 days 3,999 €Ask us for a quote Ask us for a quote