A very well reconstructed historic site, well designed museum, activities in summer.
Even if Alesia is a little distant, the site is worth the detour.
Suitable for all: adults and children
The cathedral and its surroundings, the Roman and Gallic remains, the ramparts, the pleasant shopping streets...
A nice view and walk from the village of Couhard.
Peaceful atmosphere as you get away from the city.
The visit to the Hospices, the Collegiate Church of Notre-Dame, a visit to a wine cellar, the castle of Savigny-les-Beaune nearby ...
Beaune is only 30km from the cottages.
Our advice: visit the Hospices on a sunny morning
A unique and crazy place : a medieval castle, a huge park that houses collections of fighter planes, racing cars, fire trucks...
Our tip : visit the Hospices in the morning, before this castle.
A hill with many excavation sites, rich and varied information, a very educational and attractive museum, surprising trees, a beautiful walk with magnificent views from the summit ...
Here you will learn the origin of the trees with the amazing shapes.
Quiet and picturesque hill site only open to pedestrians with an almost abandoned village and its castle, a Romanesque chapel with a superb view. It’s possible to walk around the hill.
Do not miss Chapaize chapel (and restaurant) a few kilometres away
You must stop at Buxy and walk around the church which is so rich in surprises. The surrounding villages also conceal hidden treasures (Montagny, Bissy/Fley, Culles-les-Roches ...).
The Voie Verte passes nearby.
A peaceful atmosphere, almost the South!
The market near the cathedral, the free museums (Nicéphore Niepce and Denon), the historic centre and its pedestrian streets, guided tours of the city and the Saône ...
For families: the aquatic centre and the Georges Nouelle Park
Some interiors of the castle are superb, the visits are of well conducted and the gardens are worth the visit alone.
Artisanal gallery in Cormatin, in anold factory for making silk thread.
The visit to the castle is very varied and well adapted to children.
In the neighbourhood: Mount Rome, the Canal du Centre, the standing stones…
Jazz at the beginning of July
3km away, an exceptional visit is conducted by the owner, atireless researcher and discoverer of the stories of Burgundy.
Accessible by bike from the cottages.
Unfortunately, the castle is closed because the owner is in prison! It is still worth going there as it can be admired from the outside. A jewel with glazed tiles!
Take the opportunity to visit Nolay, 4km.
The pedestrian center of Nolay is a walk back in time. Nice bike path to Santenay and starting point to the cirque du Bout du Monde (hiking, climbing and views).
Charming and a little touristy
The quality of light of the Basilica of the Sacred Heart is close to that of Tournus, several points of interest on the route (Romanesque churches, museums, eco-tourism).
Canal bridge of Digoin a few kilometres away
The castle is visited mainly in summer. A pleasant shady park.
Departure point for the walk to the grottes of Agneux (tour of Rully).
For a breathtaking view, arrive at the castle from the direction of "Le Petit Blanc" restaurant.
Large village near the Voie Verte, full of history. Nothing spectacular, just the pleasure of going off the beaten track and sometimes back in time.
Plenty to see for the observant walker
You are not able to visit the Chateau but there is a very good view from the road between Buxy and Cormatin. The wooden ‘hourd’ on top, is probably the only one still intact in France.
Just the most beautiful castle in the world !
The pilgrimage to the summit can be combined with the tour of the 2 rocks. The prehistoric museum is very well designed.
A space dedicated to eco-tourism is near a charming bar/restaurant.
The most beautiful place in Burgundy?
The abbey of Saint-Philibert and its buildings. A tour of the city through the small pedestrian streets to the Hotel Dieu and the museum Greuze is very pleasant.
The Brancion site is not very far.
Many walks or bikerides from the cottages. Discover our gentle hills (classified Natura 2000), where vineyards, pastures and forests mingle.
12km from Chalon/Saone, 2km from Mercurey and 6km from Givry