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Private Tour: Wine and Châteaux in the Beaujolais
"Meet your guide at your predetermined meeting point then begin your journey. Reach the southern reaches of the Beaujolais in only a few minutes’ drive through into the ""land of golden stones"". After winding through local villages you will stop in Oingt labeled as one of the most beautiful villages in France. Then visit an artisan chocolate factory in the village that will show you how cacao is transformed into chocolate. The journey continues with the discovery of different chateau's along the way including Bagnols Jarnioux and Montmelas. Break for lunch a typical Auberge
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Private Tour: Wine and Châteaux in the Beaujolais
"Meet your guide at your predetermined meeting point then begin your journey. Reach the southern reaches of the Beaujolais in only a few minutes’ drive through into the ""land of golden stones"". After winding through local villages you will stop in Oingt labeled as one of the most beautiful villages in France. Then visit an artisan chocolate factory in the village that will show you how cacao is transformed into chocolate. The journey continues with the discovery of different chateau's along the way including Bagnols Jarnioux and Montmelas. Break for lunch a typical Auberge
From EUR890.00
 
Private day trip to Burgundy from Paris
"The tour starts at 7am with direct pick up at your centrally located Paris hotel/ you will be travelling in a luxury minivan Mercedes Benz and our driver/guide will accompany you throughout the whole day on which he will entertain you with the stories ab the history of the region or with many anecdotes of today's France. The tour is private and therefore you will not share it with other guests. This makes the tour more personal and flexible!- Visit and tasting at Chateau Pommard (€20 depending on availability)- sightseeing of the region + time for photos- stop in the vineyards""""Private driver/guide trip to the famous Burgundy wine region in France. The day tour involves a visit of the historic city Beaune and its famous hospital ""Hospice de Beaune"" where the world famous wine is still being produced plus other interesting sightseeing through the countryside and the villages such as Chassagne-Montrachet Volnay
From EUR1,063.00

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Tour des Fromages

The best place to get an overview of Cluny and the remains of the abbey is the Tour des Fromages (Cheese Tower) in the centre of town. It's part of the same building as the tourist information, and...
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Abbaye de Cluny

Cluny was the centre of the Christian world for half a millennium. When the abbey was founded by William the Pious (in French: Guillaume le Pieux) in 910, he dispensed with any secular interference...
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Place Notre-Dame

Place Notre-Dame with Eglise Notre-Dame and some lovely old houses (among them Maison des Griffons with some dragons as decoration) makes up one of Cluny's nicest squares. It has a Mediterranean feel...
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Rue du Merle

The main thoroughfare of the old town is Rue du Merle, a 200m long street with lots of old houses lining its sides. Most of them can be found at the corner of Rue du Merle and Rue Joséphine Desbois...
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Be sure to visit the Abbey Museum

The Musée Ochier, in the abbey palace, has remains of Romanesque sculptures. Remains of both the abbey and the village constructed around it are displayed, as well aspart of the Monks' Library.There...
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Beausoleil
Apr 04, 2011

Market Day

The Market in Cluny was of the better ones we attended in Burgundy. Very good fresh produce were on sal, and the whole town came alive.Saturdays are market days.
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Mar 07, 2009
 
 
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Study the Maquettes in the Fariniere

Careful models of how Cluny III looked before its devastations, were made by Conant and his helpers. These are now exhibited with the recovered stonework in the Fariniere. They help a visitor to...
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Nov 16, 2008

Look at the Figured Capitals

It is important to realize that the carving of capitals began shortly after 1050 after centuries of an absence of sculptural technic. It began in a workshop (or two) in the Moissac and Toulouse area....
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hquittner
Nov 15, 2008

The Flour Store (Fariniere) Is a Museum

The 13C Flour Store being utilitarian was not destroyed during the Revolution. It retains its original chestnut roof on the upper story and today houses most of the sculptural finds (capitals and...
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hquittner
Nov 15, 2008

Find the Chapel of Jean de Bourbon

The Chapel of Jean de Bourbon was added to the South side of the shorter eastern second transept in 1456-85 and is in late Gothic style. Jean was the first commendatory Abbot and with his appointment...
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hquittner
Nov 15, 2008

Enter the South Transept Arm

Essentially built between 1088 and 1130 (with additions) , Cluny III was at the time the largest Catholic church in Europe, 600 feet long and 100 feet high in the South Tower. The remains of the...
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hquittner
Nov 15, 2008

Visit the Abbey-complex - Intoduction

Do give yourself enough time to visit the abbey. The 'tour' starts at the museum - you will find directions all over town 'abbey-tickets'. The tours are only in French, although you will pay the same...
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PierreZA
Sep 18, 2007

Visit the abbey

Take the guided tour of the abbey. Our guide was very enthusiastic even if his english was not always up to the task.The abbey was huge, you can only get an idea of its size from todays remains. The...
reenby
Jul 16, 2007

Solutre

Do visit this important archeological site. It is only about 30 minutes drive from Cluny. The museum is well designed and very informative. Audio is available in English.After visiting the museum, you...
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PierreZA
May 22, 2007

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Place du Champ de Foire, Cluny, 71250, France
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"Cluny: Horses,History ,Food and Wine"
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"Cluny in Burgundy"
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"A small town with an impressive past"
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"Tourists, tourists everywhere"
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