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Parcours St Nicolas - Cave

Beaune Underground

Architecture ,  Wine - Oenology ,  Historic ,  Leisure and science ,  Cultural ,  Culture and tradition ,  Art de Vivre ,  Guided tour in Beaune
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  • It's hard to imagine, as you walk through the streets of Beaune, that underneath your feet lies a labyrinth of cellars.
    It is precisely here, underground, that we have chosen to take you on a journey to discover these underground treasures. A guide will be at your side to walk through the secret cellars of the wine houses and estates, and share with you the winegrowing history of these places, usually closed to the public.

    4 tours are available:

    - THURSDAY 9 JUNE, 16h30-18h30
    rdv : Porte...
    It's hard to imagine, as you walk through the streets of Beaune, that underneath your feet lies a labyrinth of cellars.
    It is precisely here, underground, that we have chosen to take you on a journey to discover these underground treasures. A guide will be at your side to walk through the secret cellars of the wine houses and estates, and share with you the winegrowing history of these places, usually closed to the public.

    4 tours are available:

    - THURSDAY 9 JUNE, 16h30-18h30
    rdv : Porte Saint-Nicolas - Rue de Lorraine, 21200 Beaune

    "Faubourg St Nicolas: old winegrowing district" - new tour
    This is the historic winegrowers' quarter in Beaune! The houses and shops bear the traces of this history, provided you know how to decipher them. This tour will reveal this history and open the doors of the old winegrowers' courtyards, the Saint-Nicolas cellars (Maison Albert Bichot), the Besancenot estate and the former Carmelite convent, which houses the precious Chapel of the Christ Child.

    - THURSDAY 23 JUNE, 16h30-18h30
    rdv : Maison Bouchard Père & Fils - 15 Rue du Château, 21200 Beaune

    "The largest network of cellars in Beaune
    In the 18th century, wine houses were born and prospered in Beaune. After the French Revolution, they bought up historic monuments with fabulous underground passages. The Bastion de l'Oratoire, the Visitandine convent and the old Château de Beaune became the property of the Maison Chanson, Patriarche and Bouchard Père et Fils respectively.

    - THURSDAY 30 JUNE, 16h30-18h30
    rdv: Place Morimont, 21200 Beaune

    "Three emblematic Beaune figures: Champy - Jadot - Vergnette de Lamotte" - new tour
    The 18th and 19th centuries were the golden age of the Climats. The wine houses developed, bringing notoriety and recognition to the Climats. Scientific research was booming. Wines were invited to the Universal Exhibitions... Relive this era by visiting the Maison Champy, Louis Jadot and the exceptional opening of the Vergnette de Lamotte room.

    - THURSDAY 7 JULY, 16:00-18:00
    rdv: Parvis de la Collégiale - Pl. du Général Leclerc, 21200 Beaune

    "Between the divine and wine" - new tour
    As major owners of vines and property, the abbeys set the seal on Beaune's winegrowing history. Discover this fabulous history through a visit to the old cellars linked to the canons (Maison Joseph Drouhin) and to the collegiate church of Notre-Dame, to the former abbey of Maizière and to the Convent of the Visitandines (Maison Patriarche).

    Visits limited to 20 people.
    In French only.

    Reservation required.
    Ticket office at the Beaune Tourist Office.

    Please arrive at the meeting point 15 minutes in advance with your ticket.
  • Spoken languages
    • French
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  • Rates
  • Base rate
    8.50 €
Schedules
Schedules
  • On June 9, 2022 from 4:30 PM to 6:30 PM
  • Each thursday from June 23, 2022 until June 30, 2022 from 4:30 PM to 6:30 PM
  • On July 7, 2022 from 4:00 PM to 6:00 PM