Beaune and Dijon: Monasteries, burgundy wine and mustard

A fascinating tour with a tasting of Grand Cru category Burgundy wines along the famous Route des Grands Crus (Burgundy Wine Route) with a visit to the wall-enclosed vineyard Clos de Vougeot and the world-famous wine-growing villages of Gevrey-Chambertin, Mori-Saint-Denis, Vougeot and others, as well as the town of Beaune, an ancient residence Dukes of Burgundy. The visit to Beaune includes the tour of the medieval almshouse Hotel Dieu, which is a monument of world historical significance with the famous altarpiece “The Last Judgment” of Rogier van der Weyden of the 15th century.

Dijon

The ancient capital of the Grand Duchy of Burgundy is a city of narrow medieval streets and numerous Gothic chapels. The Dijon Cathedral ( the Cathedral of Saint Benignus of Dijon), the Carthusian monastery “The Chartreuse de Champmol” and the famous Burgundy wines admired by the Old and New Worlds

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