Meet your guide at the Maison Divia in Place Darcy (400 metres from Dijon station) to begin the tour at 1.30pm.
Leave the city behind and escape into the peaceful, scenic Auxois valleys. Follow the Burgundy canal and gentle, rural roads, though the villages at the heart of the French countryside.
Take a stop in the medieval town of Semur-en-Auxois. Enjoy delicious local patisseries, overlooking the town's magnificent fortress walls.
Visit the 12th century Abbaye de Fontenay with its beautifully landscaped gardens. The Abbaye is the oldest preserved Cistercian monastery in the world and also listed as a UNESCO world heritage site.
Next stroll along the cobbled streets of one of “the most beautiful villages in France”, Flavigny-sur-Ozerain, where « Chocolat » was filmed. Enjoy the fascinating architecture and splendid views out over the valley. The village is home to the famous « Flavigny aniseed » sweets, sample an array of flavours.
No wine tasting