6 days / 5 nights

School Tours in Burgundy

A discovery of Burgundy in 6 days, and of its very varied cultural richness. You will visit Bibracte – the largest Celtic site in Europe. You will discover castles and chateaux from the Middle Ages to the Renaissance, the spectacular Fontenay Abbey (a World Heritage Site). The wine road from Beaune to Dijon is also part of the tour.


6 days / 5 nights


included, in hotel and youth hostels

Meal plans

Half board

Our programme

Auspice de beaunes

Day 1 – From Paris to Auxerre

  • Morning : Train from Paris to Auxerre and coach transfer to the Ibis Hotel.
    Then visit the Château de St Fargeau. This medieval brick fortress is very attractive and the structure of the beams in the lofts is spectacular.

  • Afternoon : Guided visit of the Château de GuĂŠdelon, a 13th century castle being built under your eyes using the tools and techniques of the time.
    Dinner and night in the hotel

Day 2 - Ancy-le-Franc and Abbaye de Fontenay

  • Morning : Visit of the Château d’Ancy-le-Franc, one of the most beautiful and perfect example of Renaissance châteaux (16th century).

  • Afternoon : Guided visit of the World Heritage Abbaye de Fontenay, a Cistercian abbey built in 1119 by St Bernard.
    Dinner and night in Hotel

Day 3 - Bibracte-Autun and on to Dijon

  • Morning : Leave with luggage for the Oppidum of Bibracte on the Mont Beuvray the museum of Celtic civilization (guided visit).
    Gaul lunch.

  • Afternoon : Visit of the Roman town of Autun, built by Emperor Augustus (Autun’s Roman name was Augustidunum), and its remarquable romanesque cathedral.
    Free for dinner and night in Dijon Youth Hostel.

Day 4 - Dijon

  • Morning : Guided visit of the historical capital of Burgundy using the Owl’s Trail (Dijon’s official walking tour).

  • Afternoon : Visit of the MusĂŠe des Beaux-Arts and guided visit of the Tower Philippe le Bon inside the Palais des Ducs de Bourgogne.
    Dinner and night in Dijon youth hostel

Jour 5 - Beaune and the wine road

  • Morning : Guided visit of the Château du Clos Vougeot, dating back to the Cistercian monks 12th century and a good way of learning about wine making.

  • Afternoon : guided visit of the Hotel-Dieu= les Hospices de Beaune built in 1443 (flamboyant gothic style) with it unique, gigantic, unforgettable roof of coloured tiles.
    Dinner and night in Dijon youth hostel

Day 6 - Short visit and return to CDG airport or Paris

  • Morning : Visit of the Fallot mustard factory, one of the last traditional Burgundy mustard factory.

  • Afternoon : Return by train to Paris or to Roissy-CDG airport.

Your made-to-measure quote

France Heritage Travel offers made-to-measure and personalized tours.


The quote includes
  • 1 teacher FOC for 10 students
  • Half-board in hostels
  • All transport in France
  • Guided visits
  • Reservation of places to be visited
  • Documentation on the tour
The quote does not include
  • One light meal a day
  • Personal expenses
  • Insurance
  • Journey to and from France

6 days/ 5 nights

Price upon request

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