Dijon & Beaune’s Truffle Escapade From Lyon

Our Dijon & Beaune’s Truffle Escapade immerses you in the culture, history, and cuisine of the stunning Burgundy region. Explore the city of Dijon, with its elegant medieval streets and gothic architecture, before creating your own Dijon mustard at the 200 year old Fallot Mustard Mill. Journey back in time at the epic Hospices de Beaune, as you wander through the 15th century wards and pharmacy. Top off your adventure with a lesson in truffle hunting, and sample some of the finest produce in Burgundy.

Trip Highlights

  • Exclusive discovery of the Hospices de Beaune
  • Discover the unique crafting of Burgundy mustard
  • Journey through the heritage of Burgundy’s Truffle
  • Stroll through the Medieval town of Dijon

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Trip Inclusions

  • Private Multilingual Guide
  • Private Chauffeur
  •  Mustard Mill Visit and Tasting
  • Exclusive Truffle Hunting and Tasting
  • Skip-the-Line Entrance Ticket to the Hospices de Beaune
  • Bottled Water

Trip Exclusions

  • Lunch

Itinerary

Your guide will meet you at your hotel or residence, and whisk you away to the historical Burgundy region.

Dijon City Exploration

Your guide will lead you through the elegant medieval streets of Dijon, revealing the heritage, history, and of course, cuisine, which made it one of Europe’s most beloved cities. Get up close to the striking Palace of the Dukes and Estates of Burgundy, with its regal gothic architecture, and experience the mighty turrets and domes of the Cathédrale Saint-Bénigne de Dijon. Once you have soaked up the sights, you will head up to the top of Tour Philippe le Bon, where you will be treated to stunning views across the entire city.

Dijon Mustard Mill Workshop & Tasting

Next it’s time to discover Dijon’s most iconic export: mustard. An expert will meet you at the 200 year old Fallot Mustard Mill, and guide you through making your own authentic Dijon mustard. Learn how the sauce is created, and discover how it has helped shape French cuisine. Finish off by tasting a variety of local mustards, and try your own creation!

Town of Beaune & l’Hôtel-Dieu

After your tasting, you will have the chance to explore one of the most spectacular architectural achievements in France: the Hospices de Beaune. In the 15th century this gothic masterpiece was used as a hospital for the poor, and continued to house patients until 1971. As you wander beneath the pitched ceilings you will catch sight of exquisite murals, depicting dragons and grizzly battle scenes, and discover pharmacy shelves still lined with 18th-century flasks and pill bottles.

Exclusive Truffle Hunting & Tasting

Take a journey into the extraordinary world of truffle hunting, and discover why these curious fungi have captured the attention of foodies all over the world. Explore how dogs are trained to hunt truffles, and see the different techniques used to unearth them. Finish the experience with a tasting session, where you will be able to try a variety of local produce.

At the end of your tour, your guide and chauffeur will return you to your hotel or residence.

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