Burgundy

Things to do in winter in Burgundy

Written by on December 3, 2019 in Burgundy
Things to do in winter in Burgundy

Winter is a great time to visit Burgundy. Its vineyards are known throughout the world and a little chill in the air adds something to the sublime wines from Gevrey-Chambertin, Nuits-St-Georges, Vosne-Romanée and Chablis, to name just a few. And, there’s plenty of things to do in winter in Burgundy… Dijon Dijon, the capital of […]

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What to see and do in Dijon, Burgundy

Written by on October 28, 2019 in Burgundy
What to see and do in Dijon, Burgundy

If you love cities filled with beautiful, historic buildings. If you love fantastic food and wonderful wines. And if you love museums, galleries, sitting at terraced cafés watching the world go by as you sip a delicious local wine, impossibly fabulous street markets, great wine bars and a vibrant friendly vibe – then add Dijon […]

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Where to eat out in Dijon Burgundy

Written by on August 19, 2019 in Burgundy
Where to eat out in Dijon Burgundy

Dijon is foodie central. Seriously food is on everyone’s lips, not literally of course, but its the most popular topic of conversation – or at least that’s what it feels like. People in Dijon LOVE good food so there are plenty of eateries from magnificent Michelin starred restaurants to tasty budget bistros. Here’s where to […]

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What to see and do in Beaujolais Burgundy

Written by on August 1, 2019 in Burgundy
What to see and do in Beaujolais Burgundy

France is full of gorgeous wine regions. From Alsace and its fairy tale villages to Cassis and its vineyards that nearly touch the Mediterranean Sea. And then there’s Beaujolais. Its vine-covered hillsides are as pretty as any in France. You’ll find it in the south of Burgundy, a region that’s world famous for its wines. […]

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3 Fabulous chateau hotels in Burgundy

Written by on July 11, 2018 in Burgundy
3 Fabulous chateau hotels in Burgundy

Chateau Vault de Lugny, Yonne Burgundy | A hotel fit for royalty Channel your inner King and Queen at this stunning moated chateau hotel – you can even book the room once reserved for kings. Built between the 13th and 17th centuries the chateau Vault de Lugny oozes charm and history. A roaring open fire […]

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Chateau de Sully, Saone-et-Loire Burgundy

Written by on July 3, 2018 in Burgundy, Museums and Châteaux
Chateau de Sully, Saone-et-Loire Burgundy

Madame de Sévigné, a 17th century aristocrat who is remembered thanks to her fabulous letter writing skills, called the courtyard of the Chateau de Sully “the most beautiful in France”. She wasn’t wrong, it is a huge space, perfect for partying aristos and surrounded by the walls of the fabulous castle. The Chateau de Sully […]

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Chateau d’Ancy-le-Franc Yonne Burgundy

Written by on June 30, 2018 in Burgundy, Museums and Châteaux
Chateau d’Ancy-le-Franc Yonne Burgundy

The Chateau d’Ancy-le-Franc was built in the Renaissance style in the middle of 123 acres of parkland in Yonne, the heart of Burgundy. It is one of the first French castles to have been built to a design that was set out on paper. Before then, castles tended to be designed as they went along. […]

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Chateau de Germolles, Saône-et-Loire, Burgundy

Written by on June 26, 2018 in Burgundy, Museums and Châteaux
Chateau de Germolles, Saône-et-Loire, Burgundy

The ancient chateau de Germolles in Burgundy is really quite extraordinary. Not just for its gorgeous good looks and its wonderful history but because in one of the rooms the original wall decoration dating to the 14th century is still intact and very beautiful. The best preserved residence of the Dukes of Burgundy The Chateau […]

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Biking in Burgundy, along the famous EuroVelo 6

Written by on January 24, 2018 in Active Holidays, Burgundy, Franche-Comte
Biking in Burgundy, along the famous EuroVelo 6

The long-distance cycling route, EuroVelo 6, runs 3,653 km from the Black Sea to the Atlantic, following the course of Europe’s major rivers. Rupert Parker gets on his bike and tries a short stretch along the Saône through Southern Burgundy. EuroVelo 6 from Dole As I’m setting out, the lady from the B&B Maison Curie […]

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Burgundy Travel Guide

Written by on January 2, 2018 in Burgundy
Burgundy Travel Guide

Burgundy has it all: glorious countryside, vineyards, amazing gastronomy, a fabulous history, picturesque villages, awesome towns, the Burgundy Canal and an incredible capital city – Dijon. Wine, chateaux, gastronomy! Of the hundreds of reasons Burgundy, or to give it its French name Bourgogne, will tempt you to visit again and again – these three stand […]

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