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Wine Tasting Trip to Bourgogne

 

***IMPORTANT UPDATE***

You can now officially reserve your Burgundy ticket at http://www.tweego.com/?page=3&id_type=1&id_trip=16&id_date=21

***FLASH PROMO***

Reserve your ticket before April 11th at a discounted price of €159. Prices go up at 12:00 AM on April 12th! Reserve quickly!!

Save the date!! April 27-28

Let's join Philippe and the Tweego community for an exciting trip to Beaune, Bourgogne--the wine capital of France. We did this trip back in November and it was a HUGE success! The cost of the weekend is TBA, we will have more details coming soon. Hope to see you there!

Our proposed itinerary:

Saturday 
- Saturday: meet at 9 am for a prompt departure at 9.15 am from Opera Garnier. Transportation is ~3.5 hours including stops 
- Welcome picnic and animation in the bus 
- Check-in the hotel around 12.45 PM 
- Guided tour the Hospices de Beaune, a historical and cultural landmark of France 
- Visit the reknown etablissement Bouchard Aîné et Fils for a guided wine tasting tour carried out in the caves 
- Walk through Beaune historical center 
- Wine bar: tasting in a central wine bar of Beaune (not included in the package) 
- Free time to rest, visit other caves or taste more wine 
- The hotel is conveniently located in the city center, within walking distance (5-10 minutes) of the best spots 
- Dinner in an authentic restaurant with typical dishes from Burgundy accompagnied with local wine and cheese 
- Night out all together in the local city wine bars

Sunday 
- Breakfast at the hotel 
- A choice of activities have been organised: 
1. 3 hour biking tour through vineyards including 2 wine tastings (+28 Euros) 
2. A bus ride to the Pommard chateau including a visit and wine tastings (+21 Euros). Cancellations of the bike tour will be accepted up until 2 days prior to the trip- so as to allow better visibility of the weather 
3. Visits and wine tasting in other establishments in Beaune (+9 Euros) 
4. Audio guided tour of the historical downtown of Beaune (+5 Euros)
- Depart at 4.30 PM to Return to Paris arriving by 8PM

Ticket price (TBA) includes:

- Transportation by bus: roundtrip Paris-Beaune 
- lunch, welcome drinks, & snacks 
- Accommodation in twin shared rooms in a 3 star city center, including breakfast on Sunday 
- Visit # 1: Guided tour of the hospices de Beaune 
- Visit #2: wine tasting tour of Bouchard Aîné et Fils establishment (very popular) 
- Dinner with typical meal from Burgundy

Ticket price does not include:

Single room accommodations are available for an additional 30 Eur 
- Additional drinks than those included in the prix fixe menu at dinner 
- Drinks in bars after dinner on Saturday 
- lunch on Sunday 
- Tips to guides, the bus driver 
- Personal expenses 
Some activities on Sunday: 
- 3 hour biking tour through vineyards including 2 wine tastings (+29 Euros) 
- Visiting the Pommard chateau including a visit and wine tastings (+21 Euros). 
- Visits and wine tasting in other establishments in Beaune (+~10 Euros) 
- Audio guided tour of the historical downtown of Beaune (+5 Euros)

 

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