Known as “The Wine Capital” of the French region of Burgundy, Beaune Town is one of the most popular destinations for food and wine lovers. A Beaune Town holiday does not just have to be about delicious wine and great food though; there are plenty of other things to see and do in the town and the surrounding area. One thing is for sure, a Beaune Town holiday rental house is the ideal place to kick back with a nice bottle of wine, watching the sunset and recounting the day’s events.
As well as sampling the best wine that Burgundy has to offer, a Beaune Town holiday is ideal for those who want to spend their days indulging in a variety of other pursuits. Amongst the activities available in the town are swimming, walking, cycling, fishing, tennis, golf and horse riding. One of the most popular activities on a Beaune Town holiday is taking to the skies in a micro light or hot air balloon and flying over the vineyards that surround the town in the beautiful green countryside.
If you decide to travel further afield than your Beaune Town holiday rental house then you will discover some great places not only in the Cote-d’Or Department but in the neighbouring rural department of Nievre. In particular, the town of Bazoches, which is about an hour and a half away from Beaune, is popular with visitors. This is because it is home to the beautiful Bazoches Chateau, which was once occupied by the prestigious military engineer, the Marquis de Vauban. Indeed, the chateau has seen over 40 owners, mainly passing between two families, the Vauban and the Chastellux. Visitors can see the 12th Century castle in all its glory with many beautiful furnishing and paintings, not to mention the well-kept gardens.
If the weather is a major factor in deciding whether you book a fantastic Beaune Town holiday rental house or not then you will be delighted to hear that you can expect to enjoy warm summers and cool winters. Most travellers tend to have a Beaune Town holiday during the warmest summer months of July and August when the temperature during daylight hours reaches as much as 26°C. The colder months of January, February and March see the daytime temperature drop to anywhere between 0°C and 7°C. The annual rainfall amount for the town is 20 inches.
Travellers on a Beaune Town holiday can arrive at Lyon Airport (LYS) which is approximately 111 miles away from the town. Airlines that offer cheap, regular flights to the area include Air France, British Airways, BMI and easyJet. Passengers can leave the UK from various airports such as Edinburgh (EDI), London Gatwick (LGW), Manchester (MAN) and Birmingham (BHX).