Beaune is a key wine center of Burgundy in the Cote d'Or department in eastern France. It is located between Paris and Geneva. It is surrounded by some of the world's most famous wine villages; the facilities and cellars of many producers large and small are in Beaune.
Beaune is a walled city: about half of the battlements, ramparts, and the moat, remain in good condition. The central "old town" is extensive. Landmarks in Beaune include the Halles, the Hospices, the Beffroi, and Notre Dame.
Things to see and do
* Old town
* Hotel -Dieu
* Local wineries
* Outdoor market – every Saturday morning
Cruise Season – March - Dec
Currency – Euro (EUR)
Language – French
Land Area – 31.30 km²
Population – 25,000 approx
Electricity – 2 round pins European style.
Time – UTC plus five hours
International Country Telephone Code – + 44
Travel Links – Beaune is accessible by train from Paris via TGV high speed train.
Nearest airports are Dijon and Lyons.