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Burgundy Region, France
Yes, great wine is definitely on the menu when travelling through Burgundy’s cycling trails, but it isn’t all. The cycling trails from the region’s elegant capital Dijon, down to the celebrated wine towns of Nuit Saint Georges and Beaune can take you way beyond the vineyards, through a rich historic heritage of lakes, canals and clifftop villages. For the pedaling wine lover, there’s the 44-km ride from Beaune into the spectacular Ouche valley along the villages of Nantoux and Bessey-en-Chaume. Catch a wine auction on your way and try the wine pairings with the cuisine of this region, like Bresse chicken with Époisses sauce and a pot of Burgundy snails with ground hazelnuts.