Activities and places to go to

DAY 1

 

Welcome and settling in the house, taking possession of the place and wonder about the environment of the premises and the serenity that emanates from the walls.

Burgundy is available to you : just let go.

Evening comes and plan your dinner  in one of the many restaurant surroundings : The Bouzeron in Bouzeron is highly recommended.


DAY 2

A tour at Chalon sur Saône Market , a visit at the Cathedral St. Vincent , lunch in one of the many restaurants in the heart of the old town, a visit at the Niepce Museum and back to Mercurey vineyards  for a few hours of well deserved rest. Dinner at La Garenne restaurant, 4 km away, accompanied by a delicious Pouilly-Fuissé Domaine de la Garenne of course !


Day 3


Departure for the Market in Louhans : the medieval town of 157 arcades and its traditional Monday morning market, ranked one of the best markets of France (food and poultry : the famous Bresse chicken) , quaint and animated trip in the Bresse region. Lunch in the town to discover the famous local "calf's head" recipe. Back in Mercurey for an afternoon tour/tasting at Château de Chamirey , one of the flagship estate of the appellation Mercurey : visit wineries, reading of terroirs , wine tasting of five family estates : immersion in wine lands. A pleasant evening dinner at the Clos du Roi 's house after going to "La Marmite de Caro" caterer to select nice local dishes or still appeal to the "Chef Tomas" for making a home meal with subtle and delicate taste. Another beautiful day ends ...


Day 4

And if the day was intended to laze in the Clos du Roi 's house, reading books, walks between vineyards and crucifixes : a whole day to discover Mercurey and its appelation. lunch at  the Table d'Hôtes of Château de Chamirey  accompanied with great nectars from Côte Chalonnaise and its Burgundian secrets. The dinner will be held, at l'Annexe restaurant located in Givry, with some Givry wines, which were the wines favorite of King Henry IV ! Moderate carbon footprint for these few hours without cars!


Day 5

Between North and South balances my heart : Dijon or Macon, just 40 minutes by car to reach either of these beautiful Burgundian capitals. The city center and cobbled streets will seduce you and you will enjoy following in the footsteps of "Owl circuit" in Dijon or to cool off on the terrace at "La Maison de Bois" in Macon . Of course, you are sure to do a little shopping and bring back some local sweets ... After this "urban" getaway, back to the countryside to recharge before a dinner at Lameloise in Chagny (7 km), the *** Michelin restaurant voted best restaurant in the world !



Day 6

Today, let's hit towards famous Beaune : it's Hospices, its wine museum and without forgetting the discovery on foot of this pretty little town well situated at the edge of the largest vineyards in the world ! You will not miss the lunch at "Les Cocottes" or if your appetite is ready to settle for a gourmet lunch you should go to l'Hostellerie de Levernois a few laps of the historic center of Beaune.


Day 7

A passage in southern Burgundy could not be complete without a visit to Cluny and its abbey founded in 910 who knew from the next century  an exceptional influence that extended to the entire Christian Europe . En route, you can stop to discover the Château de Cormatin and it's unexpected green labyrinth. You will discover along the way, one of the finest route crossing Burgundy, via Tournus and joining via Chapaize . So go ahead and drive ...


DAY 8

Fairy tales and vacations always come to an end then for the latter to be happy and memorable, we invite you to take time to relax and enjoy your accommodation and a wonderful view over the vineyards of the Côte Chalonnaise and its great wines. Before you pack you will not forget to leave some generous and extensive comments about your stay and your country break on our website. See you soon back again!