One-of-a-kind format is both inspirational and practical.Full-color, packed with gorgeous photos and vivid prose.The suggested locations are all imbued with the spirit of the region. Some are romantic, some are offbeat; all will capture travelers' imaginations and send them packing.Practical planning chapters help readers create a memorable escape with full-color maps and brief descriptions of nearby sights, plus lodging and dining ideas in one easy place.Perfect package: lovely enough to cherish as a dream book, yet durable enough to withstand the rigors of travel.As the birthplace of French culture, Burgundy is known for its fine wine, centuries of well-preserved Western history, and relaxed provincial way of life. All of which can be experienced through the sumptuous photos and beguiling text of Fodor's Escape to Burgundy. Experience Burgundy's wild, heavily forested landscape on horseback or from a hot-air balloon. Indulge your sensuous side at a luxurious 15th-century inn with a three-star chef. Or go back in time at the grand basilica of Vezelay abbey, the starting point of the Crusades. Fodor's Escape to Burgundy inspires with these and other dreamy spreads of Burgundy experiences, while its practical information section provides all the details travelers need to know to turn dreams in to realities.