Sightseeing Itinerary Map for Day Trip in Beaune

Old hospital

Beaune

Check Point
・Famous wine town in Burgundy

・Old hospital with a distinctive patterned roof

・Local cuisine using wine

【City description】

It’s one of wine towns in the Bourgogne region. There are many wine shops where we can taste Bourgogne’s wine in the town surrounded by walls. The old hospital where it has been open for free for a longtime is the most famous sightseeing spot and this hospital has gained the money by selling the wine. If you like the wine, you should visit this town.

【Overall rating】

 ★★★☆☆

【Time required】

 4 h 30

【Budget】

 18 euros

【Fatigue】

 ★★★☆☆



Itinerary Map

Navigation

【Start】
①Beaune Station

★Go to 8 September 1944 Avenue in front of the station and turn left to go to Maréchal Joffre Boulevard. It takes 10 minutes by walk.

②Tourist Information Center

★Continue to walk on the boulevard and turn right at the first crossroad. It takes 5 minutes by walk.

③Wine Market

★Enter the building opposite the market

④Old Hospital

★Go to the street in front of the old hospital and when you arrive at a forked road, go to the right way of République Avenue. Then, turn right at the first crossroad. It takes 5 minutes.

⑤Notre Dame Cathedral

★Go to Paul Laneyrie St beside the cathedral and turn right at the corner.

⑥Bourgogne Wine Museum

★Continue to walk on the street in front of the museum to arrive at Halle Square. Then, go to Carnot St to visit the central area. When you arrive at Monge Square, turn left. It takes 10 minutes by walk.

⑦Clock Tower

★Go to Lorraine St and turn right before a gate to go out of the town. It takes 10 minutes.

⑧City Hall

★Return the street and turn left at the first crossroad to go to Rousseau Deslandes St as far as a square. It takes 5 minutes by walk.

⑨Wall painting of the film of the Great Stoll

★Go straight on Château St to go back to the station for 15 minutes.

【Goal】
Beaune Station


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【Start】

①Beaune Station

Gare de Beaune

★Go to 8 September 1944 Avenue in front of the station and turn left to go to Maréchal Joffre Boulevard. It takes 10 minutes by walk.


②Tourist Information Center

Time required: 5 min

Admission fee: 0 euro

Get information on maps, wineries and more here.


★Continue to walk on the boulevard and turn right at the first crossroad. It takes 5 minutes by walk.


③Wine Market

Boutique Marché aux Vins

Time required: 30 min

Admission fee: 0 euro

Opening hour: 10 am – noon / 2 pm – 7 pm
(10 am – 7 pm in summer)

Close: national holidays

You can buy Bourgogne wine. You can also sample the wine, so you can find the one you like. There are many other wineries in the area, so we recommend taking a walk and visiting the shops.


★Enter the building opposite the market.


④Old Hospital

Old hospital

Hôtel Dieu

Time required: 60 min

Admission fee: 12 euros

Opening hour: 9 am – 11 h 30 am / 2 pm – 6 h 30 pm
(9 am – 7 h 30 pm between March and September)

Close: No

This hospital was founded by Nicolas Rolland, chancellor of Burgundy. Although the building dates back to the 15th century, it was used as a hospital until the 20th century. Inside, there is a reproduction of what the hospital looked like back then, and you can learn about what life was like at the time. The main attraction is the courtyard, where you can see the roofs typical of Burgundy. A must-see exhibit is the decorative folding screen depicting Roger Weiden’s “The Last Judgment.”


★Go to the street in front of the old hospital and when you arrive at a forked road, go to the right way of République Avenue. Then, turn right at the first crossroad. It takes 5 minutes.


⑤Notre Dame Cathedral

Notre Dame Cathedral

Cathédral Notre Dame

Time required: 15 min

Admission fee: 0 euro

Opening hour: 8 h 30 am – 6 pm

Close: No

It is a simple church with almost no decoration on the stained glass.
The red color of the altar is emphasized on the sacred structure, which is based entirely on white.


★Go to Paul Laneyrie St beside the cathedral and turn right at the corner.


⑥Bourgogne Wine Museum

Musée du Vin de Bourgogne

Time required: 60 min

Admission fee: 6 euros

Opening hour: 10 am – 1 pm / 2 pm – 5 pm
(until 6 pm in summer)

Close: Tuesday, 5/1

A museum where you can learn about wine from the Burgundy region. Many exhibits include its history and the tools used in wine production.


★Continue to walk on the street in front of the museum to arrive at Halle Square. Then, go to Carnot St to visit the central area. When you arrive at Monge Square, turn left. It takes 10 minutes by walk.


⑦Clock Tower

Clock Tower

Paroisse

Time required: 5 min

Admission fee: 0 euro

This is a stone clock tower located in a corner of the town. It is not accessible to the interior.

★Go to Lorraine St and turn right before a gate to go out of the town. It takes 10 minutes.


⑧City Hall

City Hall

Hôtel de Ville de Beaune

Time required: 5 min

Admission fee: 0 euro

The city hall has a beautiful symmetry that surrounds a courtyard. The illumination at night is also beautiful and worth seeing.


★Return the street and turn left at the first crossroad to go to Rousseau Deslandes St as far as a square. It takes 5 minutes by walk.


⑨Wall painting of the film of the Great Stoll

Wall painting of the film of the Great Stoll

Mural de La Grande Vadrouille

Time required: 5 min

Admission fee: 0 euro

This mural depicts the filming of the 1966 French comedy film “The Great Stoll”. The actual filming took place at the Old Hospital. The movie is a popular work that still ranks fifth in the box office rankings in France.


★Go straight on Château St to go back to the station for 15 minutes.



【Goal】

Beaune Station



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