Bourgogne Off The Beaten Path

  • Chateau de Rully near Beaune
    Chateau de Rully near Beaune
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    Chateau Sully
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Bourgogne Off The Beaten Path

  • Maison d'Abraham ,Sens

    the house of Abraham at Sens. A unique house to see and marvel.The house is from the 16C call the «Maison d’Abraham »,it was destine for the leather tanners and on its corner you see a sculpture in wood the tree of Jessé.The house is also, call, the "Maison des Quatre Vents",house of the four winds because it is at a crossroad, and there is a...

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  • Petit Théatre de Nevers

    This is a small theater located at the place des Reines de Pologne in Nevers. One of my passing thru the wonderful cities of France.Its a nice building and I will give you a bit of history I like The theatre was built by the municipality from 1809 to 1823, work started on November 25, 1809, and then were interrupted on July 1, 1815 by the arrival...

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  • Porte du Croux, Nevers

    Porte or gate or Door of the Croux ,is an old gate tower at drawbridge and machicolation built at the end of the 14C the Port of Croux owes its name to the wet terrain formed by the waters of the Passiere, now underground. It was in 1847 that the baron of Vertpré acquires the building to offer it to the town of Nevers it ensures its restoration as...

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  • Church Saint Pierre, Nevers

    An interesting Church passing by in Nevers. The Church of Saint Peter/ Saint-Pierre, is at the street rue des Ardilliers, and is of a classical style dating from the 17C. It was the old chapel of the Jesuists destroyed by bombing of WWII in 1944.The Church still conserves the Italians paintings and its trompe l’œil. Trompe-l'oeil frescoes were...

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  • Porte Saint André, Autun

    yep the Romans were by here too,and left the city with many beauties, i could only find this picture of the Porte Saint André. here is something on it.The Porte/door Saint-André is part of the Roman walls of the city. It is located at the East exit of the city, on the ancient Decumanus Maximus and the road leading to Besançon (Vesontio) and Dijon....

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  • Watch them build a 13th-century chateau

    They are building a chateau using only 13th century methods and materials at Guédelon. You can visit over and over because it's an ongoing project and is different each time you visit. It's fun to watch the castle growing. The given address is route D955, Treigny but that's a tiny town and hard to find. We drove to St. Sauveur-en-Puisaye and...

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  • See the Dance of Death At La...

    La Ferte-Loupiere (pop. 630)is 11 milles southwest of Joigny. As its name indicates, it was formerly a fortified town. It has an old church of the 12 and 15 C which has been restored in the 20C because of its famous wall paintings of the Danse Macabre, plus other related ones. This is one of eight such ancient curiosities in France, of varying...

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  • The Brionnais Is Full of Small...

    The Brionnais region (south of Paray-le-Monial) has been a rich agricultural area for Burgundy since before the year 1000. It is also the land of the Charolais beef. In the 11 & 12C Cluny was headed by Abbot St.-Hughes whose family was the powerful nobles of Semur and so his concepts of Benedictine Cluniac expansion were first directed at the...

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  • Zervos Fondation

    Christian & Yvonne Zervos Fondation is situated in Morvan Regional Park 3,4 km from Vezelay in small La Goulotte village.Picasso scholar and magazine editor Christian Zervos was born in Greece in 1889.Zervos began writing art articles for the magazine L'Art d'aujourd 'hui, later founding his own journal Cahiers d'art in 1926. The Cahiers featured...

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  • Petanque

    The game of boules, otherwise known as pétanque , is perhaps the sport that is closest to French hearts. Similar to British lawn bowling or Italian "bocce" , the French version is traditionally played with metallic balls on a dirt surface beneath plane trees, with a glass of pastis at hand. Petanque is played everywhere in France but most of all in...

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  • Pierre-Qui-Vire Abbey

    The Pierre-Qui-Vire (Twisting Stone) abbey is well-known for its publishing house for sacred art (éditions du Zodiaque) and, more recently , for its organic cheese products.

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  • Arcy-sur-Cure caves

    Arcy-sur-Cure cave with its marvellous limestone concretions and stalagmites is situated between Auxerre and Avallon and offers 900 m of subterranean walk. This cave is second in Europe with after the Cave of Chauvet for the age of its painting.

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  • The Presidential Cars Museum

    In the heart of Burgundy near Vezelay, in the restores stables block of a marvelous 18th century Montjalin castle, there is a unique "one of a kind" in the world museum. This head of States Limousine Museum displays the parade cars of French Presidents such as General de Gaulle and Giscard d'Estaing, US Presidents Eisenhower and John F.Kennedy and...

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  • Pierre-Perthuis

    This village (17 km from Avallon) is famous by two bridges (les deux ponts): big one (Grand Pont, finished in 1874, appr.25 m higher than the small one) and small one (old pedestrian arch bridge completed in 1770) and allows to admire the view of Cure river and rocks.

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  • Cousin Valley

    Marvellous place between Avallon and Morvan Regional Park with mountain river (Cousin). One of my favourite place in Burgundy for pleasant walks,climbing and bicycle trips! More of this place - in the travelogue below.

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  • Island

    One of the gates to huge Morvan National Park! Island is a little village 6 km from Avallon where I spent much time.The village has more than 500 years old castle - hotel at the moment.

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  • Chateau Chateauneuf

    Seen from a distance, across the Burgundy countryside, you know you've just GOT to visit!The town surrounding this castle is a good place for a lunch, or even just a beer or glass of wine. The castle is the big draw, though. I'll put together a travelogue because there is so much to share about this place!

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  • Ancient pottery come to life again ...

    The town of St. Amand en Puisaye is in the heart of the old French pottery business. The town is a dream for anyone interested in ceramics. There is a wonderful museum (in an old chateau), lots of shops and studios to visit, a historical pottery that is open for tours AND a working wood-fired salt kiln from the 1700's ...The local potters have...

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Bourgogne Hotels

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  • Mercure Dijon Clemenceau

    The quality of Mercure Hotels from group Accor do vary. The one at the Centre Clemenceau was on the...

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  • Hotel Grillon

    We've stayed at Hotel Grillon four times now and absolutely love it. Mme. Grillon speaks Excellent...

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  • Hotel Parc des Marechaux

    We came upon this hotel by chance, and, I'm so pleased we did, because it not only had parking...

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  • L'Esperance

    Route de Vezelay, St-Pere-en-Vezelay, Vezelay, Burgundy, 89450, France

    Satisfaction: Poor

    Good for: Business

  • Logis de La Tete Noire

    3,rue de l'Arquebuse, Autun, 71400, France

    Satisfaction: Excellent

    Good for: Solo

  • Kyriad Hotel Nevers Centre

    35, Boulevard Victor Hugo, Nevers, 58000, France

    Satisfaction: Excellent

    Good for: Families

  • Hostellerie Le Potin Gourmand

    Place du Champ de Foire, Cluny, 71250, France

    Satisfaction: Excellent

    Good for: Couples

  • Inter Hotel De L Ecu

    7, rue Auguste-Carre, , Montbard 21500

    Satisfaction: Very Good

    Good for: Families

  • Hotel Aux Terrasses

    18 avenue du 23 Janvier, Tournus, 71700, France

    Satisfaction: Excellent

    Good for: Solo

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