8 days in Bourgogne-Franche-Comte Itinerary

8 days in Bourgogne-Franche-Comte Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Cluny
— 1 night
2
Licheres-sur-Yonne
— 1 night
3
Montbard
— 2 nights
4
Besancon
— 1 night
5
Dijon
— 2 nights

1
night
Cluny

Cluny ©
Kick off your visit on the 1st (Tue): take in the spiritual surroundings of Abbey of Cluny, thenexplore the striking landscape at La Roche de Solutre, and then learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Touroparc Zoo.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Cluny sightseeing planner.

Oslo, Norway to Cluny is an approximately 9.5-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from Oslo in August; daily highs in Cluny reach °C and lows reach °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Licheres-sur-Yonne.

Things to do in Cluny

Parks Zoos & Aquariums Nature

Side Trips

La Roche de Solutre, Touroparc Zoo
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Touroparc Zoo ©
Touroparc Zoo
Abbey of Cluny ©
Abbey of Cluny
La Roche de Solutre ©
La Roche de Solutre

1
night
Licheres-sur-Yonne

Licheres-sur-Yonne ©
You've now added Canal du Nivernais to your itinerary. Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Wed): contemplate the waterfront views at Canal du Nivernais, explore the historical opulence of Chateau de Faulin, and then don't miss a visit to Chateau de Druyes les Belles Fontaines.

To see more things to do, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Licheres-sur-Yonne trip planner.

Traveling by car from Cluny to Licheres-sur-Yonne takes 3 hours. Expect a daytime high around °C in September, and nighttime lows around °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 2nd (Wed) early enough to travel to Montbard.

Things to do in Licheres-sur-Yonne

Historic Sites Nature Parks

Side Trips

Canal du Nivernais, Chateau de Druyes les Belles Fontaines
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Canal du Nivernais ©
Canal du Nivernais
Chateau de Faulin ©
Chateau de Faulin
Chateau de Druyes les Belles Fontaines ©
Chateau de Druyes les Belles Fontaines

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nights
Montbard

Montbard ©
Montbard is a commune and subprefecture of the Côte-d'Or department in the Bourgogne region in eastern France.Montbard is a small industrial town on the river Brenne. Start off your visit on the 3rd (Thu): take in nature's colorful creations at Abbaye de Fontenay, take an in-depth tour of MuseoParc Alesia, and then pause for some serene contemplation at Eglise Saint-Genest. On the 4th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Eglise Notre Dame, thenpause for some serene contemplation at Basilique Sainte Madeleine, thenlearn about winemaking at Chablis Vititours, and finally explore the historical opulence of Chateau Ancy-le Franc.

To see ratings, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, read Montbard tour itinerary maker tool.

Traveling by car from Licheres-sur-Yonne to Montbard takes 1.5 hours. In September, daytime highs in Montbard are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Fri) early enough to travel to Besancon.

Things to do in Montbard

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

Basilique Sainte Madeleine, Eglise Notre Dame, MuseoParc Alesia, Eglise Saint-Genest, Chablis Vititours
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Chablis Vititours ©
Chablis Vititours
Abbaye de Fontenay ©
Abbaye de Fontenay
Chateau Ancy-le Franc ©
Chateau Ancy-le Franc

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night
Besancon

Besancon ©
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.
On the 5th (Sat), make a trip to La Citadelle de Besancon, don't miss a visit to Chapelle Notre-Dame du Refuge, thenmake a trip to Temple et galerie du Saint-Esprit, and finally explore the ancient world of Chateau de Montfaucon.

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Traveling by car from Montbard to Besancon takes 2.5 hours. In September in Besancon, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Dijon.

Things to do in Besancon

Historic Sites

Side Trip

Chateau de Montfaucon
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Temple et galerie du Saint-Esprit ©
Temple et galerie du Saint-Esprit
La Citadelle de Besancon ©
La Citadelle de Besancon

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nights
Dijon

Dijon ©
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.
On the 6th (Sun), explore the historical opulence of Chateau de Savigny-les-Beaune, see the interesting displays at Hôtel-Dieu Museum Musée de l'Hôtel-Dieu, pause for some serene contemplation at Collegiale Notre Dame, thenlearn about winemaking at Chateau du Clos de Vougeot, and finally admire the landmark architecture of Eglise Saint-Symphorien de Nuits-Saint-Georges. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 7th (Mon): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cathedrale Saint-Benigne de Dijon, walk along Owl's Trail, admire the local landmark of Jardin Darcy, thenadmire the masterpieces at Musee des Beaux-Arts de Dijon, and finally make a trip to Place de la Liberation.

To see ratings, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Dijon trip itinerary planner.

Getting from Besancon to Dijon by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a train. In September, daytime highs in Dijon are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Mon) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Dijon

Historic Sites Museums Wineries

Side Trips

Beaune, Chateau du Clos de Vougeot, Eglise Saint-Symphorien de Nuits-Saint-Georges
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Hôtel-Dieu Museum Musée de l'Hôtel-Dieu ©
Owl's Trail ©
Owl's Trail
Cathedrale Saint-Benigne de Dijon ©
Cathedrale Saint-Benigne de Dijon

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