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The region of Bourgogne (Burgundy) is famous for its good food and good wine. Wanting to enjoy both these things today, we started out with a morning visit to the Dijon markets, and then took a hike around the vineyards of the nearby Côte-d’Or. 1,052 more words


It's always a good time for a French vineyard

“You are going to Beaune?” said the French sisters, their fine Parisian brows lifting in Gallic surprise.
“Yes. Why? Is it…not nice?” My slight trepidation. 421 more words


5 Reasons to Fall in Love with Beaune in Burgundy, France

Small Town Charm

Thank God we found out about Beaune! It’s a quick train ride from Paris, perfect for a few nights away, but it couldn’t be more of a world away from a bustling, international city. 1,242 more words


A classic France Passion location near Beaune.

I’m a big fan of France Passion which lets you stay FOC on vineyards, farms and other places too. Here I am on a vineyard outside Beaune – classic France I would say!

Christopher Macgowan


Christopher Macgowan

St Tropez

Am spending some time in France and am right now at the amazing KonTiki site on the beach outside St Tropez. It’s a stunning site with brilliant facilities but, above all, it’s the location of course. 140 more words

Christopher Macgowan

Playing French, eating like a Bourgondier

Belgians consider themselves quite the lovers of good food and drink. So much so, that they created a term for that side of themselves. Know what they chose? 604 more words


Beaune, Burgundy

Most of the Aires in the south will probably be packed with visitors, therefore we are heading north.

We have been driving for Four – five hours, on and off toll roads, through busy Lyon; we really need to stop for the night. 129 more words

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