Following the longest main road in France, the route to the sun from Paris to Provence, cyclist Adam Ruck makes the most of the vineyards and foodie pit stops that have been refuelling travellers for centuries- see article in Guardian (8 July 2012)
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John & Caroline Scallan are offering a short stay package based around the rest day of the Tour de France in July 2012, allied with a wine tour of the Jura based at their B&B in Burgundy(Sens-sur-Seille 71)
Are you interested in the Tour ide France? Do you like wine? How about a couple of
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visit the world’s largest wine competition in Macon, Burgundy
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now that sounds fun – a wine market in Burgundy!
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In 2012 the Tour starts on 30 June 2012 in Liège. Belgium and finishes in Paris on 22 July.
An opportunity to combine the 2012 Tour de France with a Jura wine tour is offered by John & Carolyn Scallan at their B&B in Burgundy 9-11 July 2012:-
Are you interested in the Tour de
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An English couple ( John & Carolyn Scallan ) run a small B&B (www.bandb-burgundy.com) on the border of Burgundy and Jura and work with various wine makers in both regions. John’s contacts with and knowledge of the local wines enables them to offer an ideal way of getting to know the region and its wines, combined with
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Eastern Burgundy – the area to the east of the A6 autoroute inlcuding the Jura and Saone et Loire departements offers many diversions and many good reasons to break free from the headlong rush south to the Alps and Mediterranean!
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Balloons in Burgundy!
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At Voiteur (39 Jura, Franche Comté) on 2-3 February 2013 the Percée du Vin Jaune festival takes place (and every year on the first weekend in February).
The festival celebrates the piercing or tapping of the barrels of the Jura’s famous “Yellow Wine” (vin jaune) which has spent 6 years and 3 months maturing, to
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The Chalon-sur-Saone Ballloon Festival (71 Saone-et-Loire, Burgundy) takes place from 30 May to 1 June 2009.
This event centres around the Cote Chalonnaise as the balloonists are all lodged in with vignerons. The Saturday night flights all start from their respective villages to cover the Cote with colour. We can cater for those who
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