11 days in Bourgogne-Franche-Comte Itinerary

11 days in Bourgogne-Franche-Comte Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Cluny
— 2 nights
2
Beaune
— 3 nights
3
Besancon
— 2 nights
4
Chablis
— 2 nights

2
nights
Cluny

Cluny ©
Venture out of the city with trips to Pont acqueduc Digoin (in Digoin), Mont-Saint-Vincent (in Mont-Saint-Vincent) and Paray Le Monial (Chapelle de Romay, Tour Saint-Nicolas, &more).

For maps, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Cluny trip itinerary maker site.

San Francisco, USA to Cluny is an approximately 17-hour combination of flight and car. Traveling from San Francisco to Cluny, you'll lose 9 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from San Francisco in January, expect Cluny to be slightly colder, temps between °F and °F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Beaune.

Things to do in Cluny

Historic Sites Parks Nature

Side Trips

Paray Le Monial, Pont acqueduc Digoin, La Roche de Solutre, Mont-Saint-Vincent, Eglise Saint-Martin
Highlights from your plan
Abbey of Cluny ©
Abbey of Cluny
Mont-Saint-Vincent ©
Mont-Saint-Vincent
La Roche de Solutre ©
La Roche de Solutre

3
nights
Beaune

Beaune ©
The Wine Capital of the Burgundy region in the Côte-d'Or department, Beaune is a walled city with features remaining from the pre-Roman and Roman eras in eastern France.
Change things up with these side-trips from Beaune: Pinard Bridge (in Semur-en-Auxois) and Dijon (Paroisse Notre-Dame De Dijon, Tour Philippe le Bon, &more). The adventure continues: see the interesting displays at Hôtel-Dieu Museum Musée de l'Hôtel-Dieu, do a tasting at La Cave de l'Ange Gardien, and admire the striking features of Eglise Saint-Symphorien de Nuits-Saint-Georges.

For reviews, where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, read Beaune visit planner.

You can drive from Cluny to Beaune in 1.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of taxi and train; or do a combination of bus and train. In January, daily temperatures in Beaune can reach °F, while at night they dip to °F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Besancon.

Things to do in Beaune

Museums Wineries Historic Sites

Side Trips

Dijon, Pinard Bridge, Eglise Saint-Symphorien de Nuits-Saint-Georges
Highlights from your plan
Hôtel-Dieu Museum Musée de l'Hôtel-Dieu ©
Owl's Trail ©
Owl's Trail
La Cave de l'Ange Gardien ©
La Cave de l'Ange Gardien

2
nights
Besancon

Besancon ©
Proclaimed the first "green city" of France and labeled a "Town of Art and History," Besancon has plentiful mountain and river activities for you to enjoy.
On the 21st (Tue), take in panoramic vistas at La Roche de Hautepierre, thenmake a trip to Chapelle Notre-Dame du Refuge, and then make a trip to La Citadelle de Besancon. Keep things going the next day: get a sense of history and politics at Palais de Justice de Besancon, see the interesting displays at Musee du Temps et Palais Granvelle, delve into the distant past at Chateau de Montfaucon, thensnap pictures at Pont des Capucins, and finally examine the collection at La Grande Saline - Musée du Sel.

For where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Besancon road trip planning tool.

Getting from Beaune to Besancon by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or do a combination of bus and train. In January, plan for daily highs up to °F, and evening lows to °F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Wed) early enough to travel to Chablis.

Things to do in Besancon

Museums Historic Sites

Side Trips

La Grande Saline - Musée du Sel, La Roche de Hautepierre, Chateau de Montfaucon, Pont des Capucins
Highlights from your plan
La Grande Saline - Musée du Sel ©
La Grande Saline - Musée du Sel
La Citadelle de Besancon ©
La Citadelle de Besancon
Musee du Temps et Palais Granvelle ©
Musee du Temps et Palais Granvelle

2
nights
Chablis

Chablis ©
Chablis is a town and commune in the Yonne department in Burgundy in north-central France.
Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Thu): admire the landmark architecture of Basilique Sainte Madeleine, thendon't miss a visit to musee du costume Avallon, and then admire the natural beauty at Abbaye de Fontenay. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: stop by Yazmhil Et Brice Corman, Maroquiniers Createurs, thenlearn about winemaking at Domaine Celine & Frederic Gueguen, thendo a tasting at Chablis Vititours, and finally do a tasting at Domaine PL & JF Bersan.

For maps, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Chablis trip planner.

Getting from Besancon to Chablis by car takes about 2.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around °F in January, and nighttime lows around °F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Chablis

Historic Sites Wineries Parks

Side Trips

Domaine Celine & Frederic Gueguen, Yazmhil Et Brice Corman, Maroquiniers Createurs, Basilique Sainte Madeleine, Domaine PL & JF Bersan, musee du costume Avallon
Highlights from your plan
Chablis Vititours ©
Chablis Vititours
Abbaye de Fontenay ©
Abbaye de Fontenay
Domaine PL & JF Bersan ©
Domaine PL & JF Bersan