Accommodation for cycling in Burgundy

Published by Lyn on 21 May 2017

Find bike-friendly hotel, B&B, gite and campsite accommodation for cycling in Burgundy, including Côte-d'Or, Nièvre, Saône-et-Loire, Yonne, the Burgundy canal and wine routes.

Avallon - Les Capucins

Local hotel offering a warm traditional stay

6 Avenue Président Doumer
89200 Avallon
Yonne, Burgundy

Price from: €54

Open: All year

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This is a basic but clean local hotel that is part of the Logis Hotel group (it meets their bike-friendly criteria and often welcomes cyclists on the Burgundy wine trail). There is an onsite restaurant that serves local cuisine and, unusually for France, it makes a point of catering for vegetarians. There is also a garden, where it's possible to eat in summer. Free wifi. Family rooms as well as doubles and twins. Disabled access also. Bike hire can be arranged locally for rides out to Vézelay or Chablis. French and English spoken.

Bike facilities

  • Secure bike parking
  • Bike hire on site or available locally
  • Local maps and route information
  • Laundry facilities

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Beaune - Golf Hotel Colvert

Bike-friendly hotel outside the Beaune city centre

Rue du Golf
21200 Levernois, Beaune
Côte-d'Or, Burgundy

Price from: €79

Open: All year

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The Golf Hotel Colvert overlooks a golf course (hence the name) on the outskirts of Beaune, near the river Bouzaise. This is a nice alternative to a city centre hotel. The staff here are used to welcoming cyclists who are riding Burgundy's wine and canal routes. "You can rent bikes at the hotel," their director, Agnès, told me. "We can provide maps. We have a secure garage where our customers can put their bikes, and also a small room that can take several bikes. It is also possible to park the bikes on the terraces of the rooms (first and second floor), which are not accessible from outside." Buffet breakfast. Heated swimming pool. French and English spoken.

Bike facilities

  • Secure bike parking
  • Bike hire on site or available locally
  • Local maps and route information
  • Basic maintenance/repair tools
  • Laundry facilities

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Beaune - Hotel des Remparts

Traditional French hotel in the heart of Burgundy's wine capital

48 rue Thiers
21200 Beaune
Côte d'Or, Burgundy

Price from: €99

Open: All year

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A great base in Beaune's old city centre, and perfect for exploring Burgundy's wine routes by bike. Hotel des Remparts is a 17th-century private mansion that's been converted into a traditional French hotel. There's an interior courtyard with a bike shed, plus there is bike hire available from the hotel reeption. Doubles, twins and triple rooms, all individually decorated (some have original fireplaces). Lounge bar for drinks. Breakfast served daily and room service is also available. Transfer shuttles to airports and train stations are available upon request. Free wifi. Slovak, French, English and Czech spoken.

Bike facilities

  • Secure bike parking
  • Bike hire on site or available locally
  • Local maps and route information
  • Laundry facilities

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Bourbon-Lancy - Grand Hôtel

Character-filled hotel on the Burgundy bike route network

Rue du Parc
71140 Bourbon-Lancy
Saône-et-Loire, Burgundy

Price from: €53

Open: All year

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A hotel worthy of its Grand name, this hotel still carries with it much of its history and charm, being set in old 18th century convent buildings. There are 26 rooms, some with views out over the cloisters. The hotel, which is set in a thermal park (it has an onsite spa with swimming pool, sauna and fitness centre), is part of the Logis group, and meets their bike-friendly criteria. The onsite restaurant has an excellent reputation locally. Wifi, terrace and garden. Disabled access.

Bike facilities

  • Secure bike parking
  • Bike hire on site or available locally
  • Local maps and route information
  • Basic maintenance/repair tools
  • Laundry facilities

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Burgundy - La Chouette Qui Chante (Morvan National Park)

Look over the Morvan valley whilst you eat breakfast

7 Rue des Bordes
21210 La Motte Ternant
Côte-d'Or, Burgundy (Bourgogne-Franche-Comté)
Phone: +33 (0)7 88 16 80 03 (France), +44 (0)7577 528861 (UK)
Email: [email protected]

Price from: €65 per night B&B, €70 per night for 1 bedroom gite, €90 per night for 2 bedroom gite. €395 per week for the gite, €495 per week for the 2-bed cottage

Open: April to October

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This charming English-owned bed and breakfast is situated in the village of La Motte-Ternant on the edge of the beautiful Morvan National Park, a place where you can explore rivers, lakes and forestsYou can hire bikes in Pouilly-en-Auxois and cycle for hours along the Burgundy Canal, or you can use one of the many local routes around the area. The local town of Saulieu has numerous cafes and restaurants including the 3-star Michelin restaurant, Bernard Loiseau. Dijon and Beaune are also within reach if you have a car and you're after fixed base rides. The B&B has three king-size rooms and one twin room all with ensuite shower or bathrooms. The two-acre garden has been planted with beautiful trees and borders and provides views of the river valley. Breakfasts come complete with fabulous view of the gardens, Serein valley and the Morvan Park. Free wifi.

Bike facilities

  • Secure bike parking
  • Bike hire on site or available locally
  • Local maps and route information
  • Laundry facilities

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Canal du Nivernais - Charity Cottage

Burgundy cottage free of charge in exchange for a charity donation

Maré le Bas
58800 Cervon
Nièvre, Burgundy
Phone: +33 (0)3 86 20 25 50
Email: [email protected]

Price from: The accommodation is available free of charge, with guests asked to make a donation to Combat Stress, the UK charity that supports ex-service personnel

Open: Year-round

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Stay just 4 miles from the beautiful Canal du Nivernais and support a good cause while you're there. Rosemary and John Rabson offer their cottage in the beautiful Morvan National Park area of Burgungy free of charge; instead of paying rent, guests are asked to make a donation of their choice to Combat Stress, the charity that works with ex-servicemen and women. (Gift Aid can add to the donations of UK taxpayers.) The cottage, which sleeps up to five people and is just 4 miles from the Canal du Nivernais, has secure bike parking in the locked garage. Rosemary and John can offer local advice and support during your stay.

Bike facilities

  • Secure bike parking
  • Local maps and route information
  • Laundry facilities

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Cluny - Hostellerie d'Héloïse

Family hotel on the Chalon-sur-Saône to Mâcon voie verte

7, route de Mâcon
71250 Cluny
Saône-et-Loire, Burgundy

Price from: €63

Open: All year

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The Hostellerie d'Héloïse – on the banks of La Grosne and metres from the Chalon-sur-Saône to Mâcon voie verte – has been a hotel in one format or another since the 1800s. The hotel is part of the Logis hotel group and meets their bike-friendly criteria. The owners, Nathalie and Patrick, have a shed for bicycles and the onsite restaurant serves up plenty of nourishing fuel for riders passing through (there's even a special menu for mini-cyclists). There's also a lounge bar area for relaxing (and for sampling Burgundy's best wines). Doubles, triples and family rooms. English and French spoken. 

Bike facilities

  • Secure bike parking
  • Bike hire on site or available locally
  • Local maps and route information
  • Laundry facilities

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Corbigny - Hotel de L'Europe Restaurant Le Cepage

Affordable base on the Canal du Nivernais bike route

7 Grande Rue
58800 Corbigny
Nièvre, Burgundy

Price from: €71

Open: All year

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This is a welcoming 18-room hotel-restaurant in the centre of Corbigny, and slap bang on the Canal du Nivernais bike route. It's a traditional, old-style hotel – nothing fancy but good, solid accommodation and hearty restaurant meals using local produce (you can eat on the terrace when the weather is good). It's part of the Logis group and meets their bike-friendly criteria. It's also 29km from Vézelay on the Santiago de Compostella route. Disabled access rooms. Free wifi.

Bike facilities

  • Secure bike parking
  • Bike hire on site or available locally
  • Local maps and route information
  • Laundry facilities

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Dijon - Grand Hotel La Cloche

A stylish base from which to explore one of France's finest cycling areas

14 place Darcy
DIJON Dijon
Côte-d'Or, Burguundy

Price from: €145

Open: All year

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The elegant Grand Hotel La Cloche de Dijon is located in the heart of Burgundy's capital, Dijon, close to the old town. It is an ideal base for exploring the vineyards routes and châteaux. Built in 1884, the historic hotel is set in a listed heritage building, and its original features have been carefully blended with modern technology and decor. Enjoy one of the hotel's 2 restaurants, both offering sophisticated French cuisine created from local products, or relax on the garden terrace with a glass or two or fine Burgundy wine. Management advises that reception can help with a secure, lockable room for bike storage. Fitness centre with sauna and massage area. Free wifi. French and English spoken. The official website offers a best-price guarantee.

Bike facilities

  • Secure bike parking
  • Bike hire on site or available locally
  • Laundry facilities

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Dijon - Hostellerie du Chapeau Rouge

Modern hotel that's been recommended to us by cyclists

5 rue Michelet
21000 Dijon
Côte-d'Or, Burgundy

Price from: €100

Open: All year

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This really is a nice place to stay (checkout that bathroom above!) It was recommended to us by cyclists who stayed here at the end of their Burgundy cycling holiday. This is a private house that's been converted into a small, modern hotel that's very welcoming to cyclists. When I contacted the management, they said they could store some bikes in the hotel; if they have groups in, they use a locked room in a secure public parking complex near the hotel. They also provide maps ("with pleasure!" they said) and can help with bike hire.  The onsite restaurant is also a treat with Michelin stars and a wine list with a who's who of local winemakers.  Free wifi. Spa and wellness centre (free for guest use with hamman).

Bike facilities

  • Secure bike parking
  • Bike hire on site or available locally
  • Local maps and route information
  • Laundry facilities

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Dijon – hotelF1 Dijon Nord

Ultra cheap and basic hotel on the outskirts of Dijon

3 Rue des Ardennes
21000 Dijon
Côte-d'Or, Burgundy

Price from: €19 for a triple room

Open: All year

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Ultra budget hotel offerng hostel-style accommodation on the northern fringes of Dijon, 6km from the city proper. Free wifi. Accessible 24/7. Communal bathroom and shower facilities. Café and all-you-can-eat breakfast buffet. 80 rooms, making it suitable for groups looking for a budget place to stay. Management says bikes can be securely stored in bedrooms overnight.

Bike facilities

  • Secure bike parking
  • Bike hire on site or available locally

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Ligny-Le-Chatel - Relais Saint Vincent

Small local hotel-restaurant serving cuisine from the region

14, Grande rue
89144 Ligny-Le-Chatel
Yonne, Burgundy

Price from: €67

Open: All year

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Set in a 17th century building, this clean and friendly local hotel is part of the Logis Hotel group, and the hotel meets the group's bike-friendly criteria. There is an onsite restaurant that serves highly regarded local cuisine along with local wines. There's also a garden, where it's possible to eat in summer. Free wifi. Family rooms as well as doubles and twins. French and English spoken.

Bike facilities

  • Secure bike parking
  • Bike hire on site or available locally
  • Local maps and route information
  • Laundry facilities

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Montbard - Hôtel de l'Ecu

Well located local hotel for cycling Burgundy's canals

7 rue Auguste Carré
21500 Montbard
Côte-d'Or, Burgundy

Price from: €78

Open: All year

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Between Auxerre and Beaune, this is a basic local hotel that is part of the Logis Hotel group and meets their bike-friendly criteria. It's a family run hotel and has been in the same family since 1952. It often welcomes cyclists riding the Burgundy wine trails. Also close to La Brenne Nature Reserve and Parc Buffon. There's an onsite restaurant that serves local cuisine. Free wifi. French and English spoken.

Bike facilities

  • Secure bike parking
  • Bike hire on site or available locally
  • Local maps and route information
  • Laundry facilities

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Nevers - Hotel de Verdun

Quirky bike-friendly hotel in the centre of Nevers

4 Rue de Lourdes
58000 Nevers
Nièvre, Burgundy

Price from: €69

Open: All year

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This hotel wears its heart on its Twitter account, proudly exclaiming that it welcomes cyclists (and cats). It's a good spot, too, in the middle of Nevers, near the Parc Roger Salengro and a short bimble from the Loire, the cathedral, the train station and other sites in the city. The breakfast is made for cycling: cakes, homemade jams, fresh juice and – yes! – eggs. Half-board accommodation options available with evening meals, or settle for just B&B. Free wifi. On the off chance you're riding with a cat in your basket, you can ask for your own at cat tree, plus water and food for your four-legged friend. Free wifi + an iPad for guest use. You can also use the house bikes if you don't have your own.

Bike facilities

  • Secure bike parking
  • Bike hire on site or available locally
  • Local maps and route information
  • Laundry facilities

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Nuits Saint Georges - Ibis

Cycle-friendly hotel on the Burgundy Wine Route

1 Avenue de Chamboland
21700 Nuits Saint Georges
Côte d'Or, Burgundy

Price from: €62

Open: Year round

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Nuits-St-Georges is on the Burgundy Wine Route, with some pictureque rides in this area. The hotel is located 500m from the Nuits Saint Georges train station; 15km from Beaune city centre. On site bar and restaurant. Free wifi. There is a room inside the hotel where bikes can be securely locked. This is an ideal budget base for exploring the Burgundy wine trail. 

Bike facilities

  • Secure bike parking
  • Bike hire on site or available locally
  • Laundry facilities

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Pouilly-sur-Loire - Hôtel le Relais de Pouilly

Hotel used by pro riders on the east bank of the river Loire

Quai de Loire
58150 Pouilly-sur-Loire
Nièvre, Burgundy

Price from: €58

Open: All year

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If it's good enough for the pros cyclists Orica–GreenEDGE, who've parked their bus here, then it's probably good enough for the rest of us too. Hôtel le Relais de Pouilly is a three-star hotel on the east bank of the Loire south of Nevers. The onsite restaurant serves a hearty regional menu (which you can eat on the terrace in summer). Don't forget to try the local Pouilly-Fume wine, made from  sauvignon blanc grapes just up the road (the hotel can arrange cellar tastings). This is a really family friendly hotel, with an outdoor play area ever-popular with mini guests. Free wifi. Singles, doubles and triples. French and English spoken.

Bike facilities

  • Secure bike parking
  • Bike hire on site or available locally
  • Local maps and route information
  • Laundry facilities

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Semur-en-Auxois - Hotel de la Côte d’Or

Small and character-filled hotel on the Burgundy Canal bike route

1 Rue De La Liberté
21140 Semur-en-Auxois
Côte-d'Or, Burgundy

Price from: €90

Open: All year

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Small hotel with 15 rooms on the Burgundy Canal bike route. The Hotel de la Côte d’Or is actually an old coaching inn that's believed to be the oldest hotel in Semur. It's full of character, having been tastefully restored and modernised. It's also a good stop of cyclists and regularly hosts cycling tour groups as well as solo riders. Singles, doubles/twins plus triples. All rooms are en suite. There's a bar area used for tapas as well as for afternoon teas and night-time relaxation. Free wifi. French, English, Spanish and German spoken.

Bike facilities

  • Secure bike parking
  • Bike hire on site or available locally
  • Local maps and route information
  • Basic maintenance/repair tools
  • Laundry facilities

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Vauclaix - Hotel de la Poste

Comfortable, friendly hotel in the Morvan national park

Le Bourg
58140 Vauclaix
Nièvre, Burgundy

Price from: €66

Open: All year

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Hotel de la Poste is a friendly hotel in the relatively undiscovered hilly Morvan national park, which is the northern part of the Massif Central. This is a handy spot for mountain bikers looking to ride the extensive trails in the park or take on the Grande Traversée du Morvan à VTT. The hotel has a highly regarded restaurant serving local specialties, which can be enjoyed on the terrace near the heated pool. This hotel is part of the Logis group of privately owned hotels, and it meets their bike-friendly criteria guaranteeing safe parking and other support services for cyclists. Free wifi. French and English spoken.

Bike facilities

  • Secure bike parking
  • Bike hire on site or available locally
  • Local maps and route information
  • Laundry facilities

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Venoy - Hôtel le Moulin de la Coudre

Old watermill in green setting

8 rue des Gravottes
89290 Venoy
Yonne, Burgundy

Price from: €81

Open: All year

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About 10km from Auxerre, the Hôtel le Moulin de la Coudre is a member of the Logis group of privately run hotels and it meets their cycling hotel criteria. It has a reputation for really friendly staff which, when combined with the restaurant serving traditional Burgundy dishes, make this a good option for both fixed base cycling holidays or stopovers. The start of the Canal du Nivernais is within reach, offering lovely route for all ages and abilities. The building itself is an old water mill and there are adjoining gardens and a terrace to relax in. Free wifi. French and English spoken.

 

Bike facilities

  • Secure bike parking
  • Bike hire on site or available locally
  • Local maps and route information
  • Laundry facilities

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Vosne-Romanée - Le Richebourg

Lovely 4* between Beaune and Dijon

Ruelle du Pont
21700 Vosne-Romanée
Côte-d'Or, Burgundy

Price from: €99

Open: All year

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The hotel Le Richebourg – just over midway between Dijon and Beaune – is used to welcoming cyclists as it's often used by bike tour companies in the Burgundy region. It offers lots of facilities, including a spa and restaurant, and the elegant rooms and suites have air-conditioning (some with views of the surrounding vineyards and village, so it's not at all a bad spot to enjoy one of the best wine-producing areas in the world). Bike rental can be arranged via the hotel. Free wifi. French, English and German spoken by the friendly staff.

Bike facilities

  • Secure bike parking
  • Bike hire on site or available locally
  • Local maps and route information
  • Laundry facilities

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