Luxury holidays in Burgundy

Areas in Burgundy

When to go

ummers are hot and sunny; winters are cold and clear. Spring sees more rainfall but fewer crowds in the towns and cities. The oak and maple forests look spectacular in autumn, and the wine harvest takes place in September and October.

Getting there

  • Planes

    Fly into Dijon-Bourgogne in the north of Burgundy, or Lyon St Exupéry airport if you’re visiting the south of the region. Roissy-Charles de Gaulle and Orly Airports in Paris are within easy reach of Dijon.
  • Trains

    From the UK, take the Eurostar (www.eurostar. com) from London St Pancras to Lyon via Lille (around six hours), or Paris (slightly quicker, but you connect from a different station). The TGV from Paris Gare de Lyon takes two hours (
  • Automobiles

    Burgundy is connected by good roads, and a car is recommended if you want to visit the vineyards, châteaux and historic towns scattered throughout the region. There are multiple rental desks at Lyon Saint-Exupéry airport ( Access Burgundy via the A6 from Paris, or the A7 from Marseille.
  • Taxis

    In Dijon, there’s a taxi rank at the railway station. Otherwise, book one through Taxis Radio Dijon (+33 (0)3 80 41 41 12) or your hotel.