The Best of Burgundy and Beaujolais France

Saturday, October 12 – Friday, October 18, 2024


Saturday, October 19 – Friday, October 25, 2024




  • Arrive at the Chateau, enjoy a tour of the grounds and then you will be shown to your rooms. After freshening up, we will all gather in the great room for a Welcome Toast with canapes before we sit down to our gourmet meal and wine pairings prepared by Chef Walter. Please feel free to purchase wines at the winery visits for your after dinner sipping.


  • After breakfast, we will leave the Chateau and head to the city of Lyon for a fun day. First we will visit the town market of Saint-Antoine Célestins and also the Craft Market across the river Saone. We will then have lunch at recommended restaurant*. After this we will meet a local guide who will walk us around the medieval part of Lyon rich in history. Time on your own and then back to the Chateau for Canapes and Cocktails followed by our gourmet dinner with wine pairings. A special highlight will be an introduction to the Beaujolais and Burgundy wine region by our wine expert and dear friend, Cameron Jones, DipWSET (Diploma, The Wine and Spirit Education Trust).


  • After a delicious breakfast we will rejoin Cameron for a day out in the Vineyards with wine tasting and education.
  • We will stop for lunch* at a well loved restaurant and then carry on to another vineyard. 
  • After a full day, we will return to our Chateau to be pampered with Canapes and Cocktails and then our amazing gourmet dinner with wine pairings. 


  • Another wonderful breakfast and we will head out to the Pouilly Fuisse wine region with Cameron.
  • We will have lunch* in local restaurant
  • And then stop in the medieval town of Cluny in Burgundy with a visit to its ancient Abbey (In 910, William I, Duke of Aquitaine founded the Benedictine Abbey of Cluny as the motherhouse of the Congregation of Cluny. The deed of gift included vineyards, fields, meadows, woods, waters, mills, serfs, and lands both cultivated and uncultivated. Hospitality was to be given to the poor, strangers, and pilgrims. It was destroyed during the French Revolution.)
  • Returning home, we will enjoy our hour of Canapes and Cocktails and then our gourmet dinner with wine pairings.


  • After breakfast, we continue our exploration with a visit to the Wine Capital of Burgundy – Beaune – as it has been since Roman times. Here we will explore the town. Our first stop will be a private visit to the famous “Dijon style” mustard maker of Fallot with a tasting.
  • Lunch* at a local restaurant
  • A leisurely visit to the remarkable Hospices de Beaune or Hôtel-Dieu de Beaune is a former charitable almshouse in Beaune, France. It was founded in 1443 by Nicolas Rolin, chancellor of Burgundy, as a hospital for the poor. The original hospital building, the Hôtel-Dieu, one of the finest examples of fifteenth-century Burgundian architecture, is now a museum. Services for patients are now provided in modern hospital buildings.
  • Free time in Beaune
  • Home in the Chateau, we enjoy our Canapes and Cocktails followed by our delicious gourmet dinner with wine pairings by Chef Walter


  • Today, after breakfast, you will enjoy another great wine day with Cameron visiting his hometown area of Beaujolais. We will visit personally with two friends who are wine makers. We will visit their vineyards, taste their wines and get to know them personally. 
  • In between visits, we will enjoy lunch at a famous local restaurant frequented by Cameron and Walter and Kim. 
  • We will then continue on to another winery in another wine region accompanied by Cameron
  • Back to the Chateau for our last Canapes and Cocktails and our fare well dinner prepared by Chef Walter accompanied with wines. 


  • Be prepared for an 8am departure from the Chateau. Our driver will take you back to Paris for your next destination. A Breakfast Bag will accompany you on the drive. 


Each day we will arise to a homecooked breakfast. We will then hop aboard our private transport to different areas highlighting the best of Burgundy and Beaujolais. Lunch out at local restaurants*, more exploration and then home to a multicourse meal prepared by Paris Le Cordon Bleu Chef Walter Eagleton and his staff. Wine is included during dinner and paired with the meals. Please feel free to purchase wines at the winery visits for your after dinner sipping.

*Daily lunches out are not included in the Adventure cost After dinner wines are not included.

Itinerary subject to change

Located in a 70,000 m2 park in the heart of charming Burgundy, the Chateau is a magnificent property dating back to 1571.

The Chateau hosts an impressive seven en-suite bedrooms and offering the most modern facilities along with an amazing range of leisure outdoor and indoor activities.

Surrounded by centenary trees, extensive fields and a private fishing lake, you get the impression of having a kingdom just for yourself.

Tastefully designed and renovated previously by its former Swiss owner,  the château has recently benefitted from the skilled, expert restoration of its current owners. The final outcome is astonishing, with a more than perfect balance between tradition and comfort.

The main features of the property include a gorgeous salt treated, heated swimming pool (11X6m) equipped with an automatic cover. For those who wish to keep fit and relax, there is a luxurious wellness area in the dependences with a Sauna, steam-room and a well-equipped gym.

Amenities include several games such as table tennis, billiard room, play station, chess, board games, volleyball and football areas, bikes and more.

To top it all, the château enjoys extreme privacy, with no neighbours in sight, yet it’s just three minutes away from the gorgeous medieval village of Romenay, where you will find restaurants, shops and other tourist amenities.

This amazing location is on many Bucket Lists. And if you have been in the past, you have not been the Artistic Gourmet Adventures way – Private Villa Accommodations-NO Hotels; Private Transportation-NO Big Buses; Gourmet Meals with Wine Pairings by Le Cordon Bleu-Paris educated Chef Walter Eagleton while dining at Villa-NO Set Dinners in pre-Chosen Tourist Restaurants; ‘slow travel’-NO Rushing to Catch the Bus; Special Surprise Excursions-A Comprehensive Itinerary-Personal Relationships with Locals-Personal Relationships with YOU! Just to name a few!

Price and What’s Included:

  • Luxury Chateau Accommodations with En-suite Private Bathroom

  • All Private Tours, Transportation and Entry Fees During Tours

  • Daily Ground Transportation by Private Van

  • All Homemade Breakfasts, Lunches and Dinners, with Wine and beverages, when dining at Chateau or as mentioned as ‘included’ in the itinerary.

Proof of Travel Insurance is required and can be bought on line from Squaremouth Travel Insurance.

Not Included:

Airfare or rail to or from Adventure. Meals marked with the symbol *.  Any excursions not mentioned as Included in the Itinerary.

$4750 per person double occupancy

$5500 per person single occupancy

Only four bedrooms available

A Non-refundable deposit of $750 pp is due upon booking.

Your balance is due 90 days prior to the first day of your Adventure. (We will send out a reminder letter)