60 days in Bourgogne-Franche-Comte Itinerary

60 days in Bourgogne-Franche-Comte Itinerary

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Fly to Lyon Saint-Exupéry Airport, Drive to Cluny
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Cluny
— 5 nights
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Nevers
— 7 nights
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Treigny
— 4 nights
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Chablis
— 6 nights
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Belfort
— 6 nights
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Morteau
— 4 nights
Drive
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Le Frasnois
— 7 nights
Drive
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Besancon
— 11 nights
Drive
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Dijon
— 9 nights
Train to Paris CDG, Fly to Manchester

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Cluny

— 5 nights
Explore Cluny's surroundings by going to Coal Mine Museum (in Blanzy), Chateau des Broyers (in La Chapelle de Guinchay) and Touroparc Zoo (in Romaneche-Thorins).

For traveler tips, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Cluny trip planner.

Manchester, UK to Cluny is an approximately 7-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Manchester to Cluny due to the time zone difference. While traveling from Manchester, expect somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Cluny, ranging from highs of 22°C to lows of 8°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Fri) to allow time to drive to Nevers.

Things to do in Cluny

Historic Sites · Parks · Museums · Nature

Side Trips

Find places to stay May 29 — Jun 3:

Nevers

— 7 nights
Nevers is the prefecture of the Nièvre department in the Bourgogne-Franche-Comté region in central France. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Nevers: Lac des Settons (in Montsauche-les-Settons), Musee du Septennat (in Chateau Chinon) and Musee de la Mine (in La Machine). There's much more to do: take in the spiritual surroundings of Saint Gildard Convent & Museum, relax in the rural setting at Le Safran du Nivernais Morvan, steep yourself in history at Tour Goguin, and don't miss a visit to Espace Bernadette.

To find maps, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Nevers trip maker website.

Traveling by car from Cluny to Nevers takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and train. Expect a daytime high around 27°C in June, and nighttime lows around 14°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Fri) so you can go by car to Treigny.

Things to do in Nevers

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Nature

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jun 3 — 10:

Treigny

— 4 nights
Venture out of the city with trips to La Pyramide du Loup (in Toucy), Chateau de Faulin (in Licheres-sur-Yonne) and Les Caves de Clamecy (in Clamecy).

For other places to visit, more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Treigny online trip itinerary builder.

You can drive from Nevers to Treigny in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and taxi; or do a combination of bus and taxi. In June, plan for daily highs up to 27°C, and evening lows to 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Tue) so you can drive to Chablis.

Things to do in Treigny

Historic Sites · Museums · Shopping · Childrens Museums

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jun 10 — 14:

Chablis

— 6 nights

Golden Gate of Burgundy

Chablis is a town and commune in the Yonne department in Burgundy in north-central France.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Chablis: Grottes d'Arcy-sur-Cure (in Arcy-sur-Cure), Abbaye de Fontenay (in Montbard) and Chateau Ancy-le Franc (in Ancy-le-Franc). There's much more to do: learn about winemaking at Chablis Vititours, brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Valour-Lemaire, see the interesting displays at Ma p’tite ecole, musee des ecoles, and awaken your taste buds at some of the top wineries in the area.

To see photos, traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Chablis journey builder website.

Getting from Treigny to Chablis by car takes about 1.5 hours. In June in Chablis, expect temperatures between 27°C during the day and 13°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Mon) early enough to travel to Belfort.

Things to do in Chablis

Historic Sites · Museums · Wineries · Parks

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jun 14 — 20:

Belfort

— 6 nights
Belfort is a city in northeastern France in the Bourgogne-Franche-Comté région, situated between Lyon and Strasbourg. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Belfort: Chapelle Notre-Dame du Haut (in Ronchamp), Musee Departemental de la Montagne - Albert et Felicie Demard (in Haut-du-Them-Chateau-Lambert) and Cascade du Rummel (in Lepuix). And it doesn't end there: make a trip to Belfort Citadel & The Lion of Belfort, learn about all things military at Musee du Combattant de la Haute-Saone, admire the landmark architecture of Immeuble du Lion Peugeot, and grab your bike and head to EuroVelo 6 - Montbeliard/Dole.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Belfort trip planner.

You can drive from Chablis to Belfort in 3.5 hours. In June in Belfort, expect temperatures between 28°C during the day and 14°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Morteau.

Things to do in Belfort

Parks · Museums · Outdoors · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jun 20 — 26:

Morteau

— 4 nights
Morteau is a commune, in the Doubs department in the Bourgogne-Franche-Comté region in eastern France.GeographyThis little city is situated in a widening of the Doubs river valley.The proximity of Switzerland (11 km to Le Locle, 21 km to La Chaux-de-Fonds) gives jobs to trans-border workers, as well as providing clientele for the businesses of the Morteau valley.HistoryThe Roman expansion began the decline of the Celts. Venture out of the city with trips to Mouthier-Haute-Pierre (Cascade Syratu & La Roche de Hautepierre), Ecomusee L'Abeille du Haut-Doubs (in Aubonne) and Via Ferrata des Echelles de la Mort (in Charquemont). There's still lots to do: see the interesting displays at Musee de l'Horlogerie, Head underground at Grotte-Chapelle de Remonot, admire the sheer force of Saut du Doubs, and don't miss a visit to Eglise Notre-Dame-de-l'Assomption de Morteau.

For where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Morteau itinerary planner.

You can drive from Belfort to Morteau in 1.5 hours. Expect slightly colder weather when traveling from Belfort in June: highs in Morteau hover around 22°C, while lows dip to 13°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 30th (Thu) early enough to travel to Le Frasnois.

Things to do in Morteau

Museums · Parks · Nature · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jun 26 — 30:

Le Frasnois

— 7 nights
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Le Frasnois: Orgelet (Lac de Vouglans & Eglise Notre-Dame de l'Assomption), Sanctuaire de Villards d’Heria (in Saint-Claude) and Musee du Jouet (in Moirans-en-Montagne).

To find reviews, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, use the Le Frasnois trip planner.

Getting from Morteau to Le Frasnois by car takes about 1.5 hours. When traveling from Morteau in June, plan for somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Le Frasnois: temperatures range from 29°C by day to 15°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Besancon.

Things to do in Le Frasnois

Parks · Nature · Wildlife · Outdoors

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jun 30 — Jul 7:

Besancon

— 11 nights
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.
Change things up with these side-trips from Besancon: Salins-les-Bains (Mont Poupet & La Grande Saline - Musée du Sel), Arc-et-Senans (Eglise Saint-Benigne d'Arc-et-Senans & Royal Saltworks of Arc-et-Senans (La Saline Royale)) and Arbois (Pont des Capucins, Maison de Louis Pasteur, &more). There's still lots to do: admire the striking features of La Citadelle de Besancon, see the interesting displays at Musee du Temps et Palais Granvelle, don't miss a visit to Quai Vauban, and stop by Quartier Battant.

To see other places to visit, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Besancon trip planner.

You can drive from Le Frasnois to Besancon in 1.5 hours. In July, daily temperatures in Besancon can reach 30°C, while at night they dip to 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Dijon.

Things to do in Besancon

Historic Sites · Parks · Museums · Nature

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jul 7 — 18:

Dijon

— 9 nights

Gateway to Burgundy

Perhaps best known for its locally produced mustard, Dijon also makes a wonderfully flavorful crème de cassis, or blackcurrant liqueur, and boasts excellent examples of regional architecture with polychrome roofs made of tiles in terracotta, green, yellow, and black placed in geometric patterns.
Get out of town with these interesting Dijon side-trips: Beaune (La Cave de l'Ange Gardien, Les Caves de l'Abbaye, &more), Meursault (Hotel-de-Ville Meursault, Eglise Saint Nicolas, &more) and Chateau de Savigny-les-Beaune (in Savigny-les-Beaune). Dedicate the 25th (Mon) to wine at some of the top wineries in the area. The adventure continues: make a trip to Owl's Trail, admire the masterpieces at Musee des Beaux-Arts de Dijon, steep yourself in history at Cathedrale Saint-Benigne de Dijon, and appreciate the extensive heritage of Reculee de Baume-les-Messieurs.

To find photos, reviews, maps, and other tourist information, use the Dijon trip maker site.

Traveling by car from Besancon to Dijon takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In July, daily temperatures in Dijon can reach 30°C, while at night they dip to 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Dijon

Wineries · Museums · Historic Sites · Tours

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jul 18 — 27:

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