14 days in Bourgogne-Franche-Comte Itinerary

14 days in Bourgogne-Franche-Comte Itinerary

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Treigny
— 1 day
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Paray Le Monial
— 2 nights
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La Chaux-du-Dombief
— 2 nights
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Besancon
— 2 nights
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Beaune
— 3 nights
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Chablis
— 3 nights

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Treigny

Treigny ©
On the 13th (Thu), step into the grandiose world of Guédelon and then step into the grandiose world of Chateau de Saint-Fargeau.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Treigny trip planner.

Salt Lake City, USA to Treigny is an approximately 18-hour combination of flight and car. The time zone difference moving from Mountain Standard Time (MST) to Central European Standard Time (CET) is 8 hours. Prepare for a bit cooler weather when traveling from Salt Lake City in June: high temperatures in Treigny hover around 74°F and lows are around 53°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Thu) so you can travel to Paray Le Monial.

Things to do in Treigny

Historic Sites

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Castle
Guédelon
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Paray Le Monial

Paray Le Monial ©
Paray-le-Monial is a commune in the Saône-et-Loire department in the region of Bourgogne-Franche-Comté in eastern France.GeographyThe river Bourbince flows northwestward through the commune and crosses the town.HistoryParay existed before the monks who gave it its surname of Le Monial, for when Count Lambert of Chalon, together with his wife Adelaide and his friend Mayeul de Cluny, founded there in 973 the celebrated Benedictine priory, the borough had already been constituted, with its ædiles and communal privileges. On the 14th (Fri), learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Le Pal. Keep things going the next day: explore the historical opulence of Chateau de Cormatin, steep yourself in history at Abbey of Cluny, then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Montagne du Dun, and finally admire the landmark architecture of Hotel de Ville.

For maps, more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Paray Le Monial travel route planner.

Traveling by car from Treigny to Paray Le Monial takes 3 hours. In June, plan for daily highs up to 76°F, and evening lows to 53°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Sat) so you can travel to La Chaux-du-Dombief.

Things to do in Paray Le Monial

Parks · Zoos & Aquariums · Theme Parks · Historic Sites

Side Trips

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Zoo
Le Pal
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Mountain
Montagne du Dun
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Religious Site
Abbey of Cluny
3.6

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La Chaux-du-Dombief

La Chaux-du-Dombief ©
Kick off your visit on the 16th (Sun): tour the pleasant surroundings at Pic de l'Aigle, admire the sheer force of Cascades du Hérisson, and then admire the sheer force of Reculee et Cascade de La Frasnee. Here are some ideas for day two: trek along Randonnee des Quatre Lacs, then contemplate the waterfront views at Belvedere des Quatre Lacs, then make a trip to Routes des Lacs, and finally take in the dramatic scenery at Source de la Saine.

To find maps, ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our La Chaux-du-Dombief trip planner.

You can drive from Paray Le Monial to La Chaux-du-Dombief in 2.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 76°F in June, and nighttime lows around 55°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Mon) early enough to drive to Besancon.

Things to do in La Chaux-du-Dombief

Parks · Nature · Wildlife · Outdoors

Side Trips

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Mountain
Pic de l'Aigle
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Waterfall
Source de la Saine
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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.
Kick off your visit on the 18th (Tue): explore the fascinating underground world of Grottes d'Osselle, then make a trip to La Citadelle de Besancon, and then take a leisurely stroll along Quai Vauban. Here are some ideas for day two: examine the collection at La Grande Saline - Musée du Sel, then admire the sheer force of Source du Lison, then take in the dramatic scenery at Creux Billard, and finally make a trip to Chapelle Notre-Dame du Refuge.

To see traveler tips, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Besancon trip builder site.

You can drive from La Chaux-du-Dombief to Besancon in 1.5 hours. In June, daytime highs in Besancon are 75°F, while nighttime lows are 56°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Beaune.

Things to do in Besancon

Nature · Parks · Museums

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Geologic Formation
Creux Billard
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Waterfall
Source du Lison
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Beaune

Wine Capital of Burgundy

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.
Escape the urban bustle at Owl's Trail and La Voie des Vignes. Explore Beaune's surroundings by going to Dijon (Place de la Liberation & Musee des Beaux-Arts de Dijon). Dedicate the 21st (Fri) to wine at some of the top wineries in the area. There's much more to do: examine the collection at Hôtel-Dieu Museum Musée de l'Hôtel-Dieu, look for gifts at Athenaeum, learn about winemaking at Les Caves de l'Abbaye, and stop by Marche aux Vins.

For ratings, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Beaune trip planner.

Traveling by car from Besancon to Beaune takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of train and bus. Expect a daytime high around 76°F in June, and nighttime lows around 54°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Sat) so you can travel to Chablis.

Things to do in Beaune

Wineries · Tours · Museums · Outdoors

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Wine Tour / Tasting
Wine Tours & Tastings
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Trail
Owl's Trail
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Chablis

Chablis ©

Golden Gate of Burgundy

Chablis is a town and commune in the Yonne department in Burgundy in north-central France.
On the 23rd (Sun), take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilique Sainte Madeleine, have fun and explore at Musee de l'Automobile du Chateau de Montjalin, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Abbaye de Fontenay, and finally step into the grandiose world of Chateau Ancy-le Franc. Keep things going the next day: take in the dramatic natural features at Rochers du Saussois, then do a tasting at Domaine Clotilde Davenne, then learn about winemaking at Domaine Celine & Frederic Gueguen, and finally learn about winemaking at Chablis Vititours.

To see where to stay, more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Chablis tour itinerary maker tool.

You can drive from Beaune to Chablis in 1.5 hours. In June, daytime highs in Chablis are 74°F, while nighttime lows are 53°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 25th (Tue) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Chablis

Parks · Historic Sites · Nature · Wineries

Side Trips

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World heritage site
Abbaye de Fontenay
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Winery / Vineyard
Chablis Vititours
4.9