Find Luxury Property For Sale in the Burgundy to Beaujolais Region
Burgundy is well known around the world for fine wines and gastronomic foods, but this stunning region in the heart of France has so much more to offer: the rolling countryside dotted with beautiful villages and impressive chateaux, the huge swathes forests, lakes, rivers and canals in a largely unspoilt landscape.
Burgundy is divided into four departments – Côte d’Or, Saône-et-Loire, Yonne, and Nièvre. Dijon is the historical and administrative capital. The best known wine regions are located between Dijon and Macon, with Beaune widely known as the wine capital.
Burgundy is really in the heart of France, around 3 hours from Paris by car. This wonderful region offers year round activities, there are wonderful chateaux, medieval villages and local markets to discover, lakes, rivers and canals to navigate, this is also a stunning region for cyclists and walkers.
To the south of Burgundy, you will find the Beaujolais region which is packed with charming villages, just perfect for a stroll and a leisurely meal with some of the beautiful wine that the area is famous for. But the best part of a visit to Beaujolais is driving through the countryside and seeing those rolling hills, covered with their lovely green vines. The vineyards of Beaujolais amount to more than 21,000 hectares! From the hillsides of the Beaujolais mountains to the famous town of Macon to the north of Lyon.