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Friendly B and B:Bazoches

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Bazoches castle is located a few kilometers from Carpe Diem, our friendly b and b in Burgundy.

The feudal château of Bazoches was built in the XII century on an ancient Roman post in the Morvan. In 1675, Marshal de Vauban takes ownership and  transformed  it into a military garrison.

The current owners, descendants of the family open the doors of their castle where you can explore the Marshal’s room, signed furniture, the room models to understand the genius of Vauban, paintings, ...

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Welcoming B and B:Pontigny Abbey

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Close to our welcoming b and b in Burgundy, is the former abbey of Pontigny one of the oldest sites of the Cistercian order.

Discover the biggest Cistercian church in the world. 

Second foundation of the Cistercian monastery of Citeaux. Established in 1114 on the borders of the old diocese of Sens, Auxerre and Langres, between Champagne and Burgundy. It was founded by Hugues de Macon, Saint Bernard companion. The large church, still intact today is 120 meters long.

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Pleasant b and b:Chastellux

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Located in Burgundy, in Yonne. A few miles from our pleasant b and b, this chateau  built 1,000 years ago, has always belonged to the same family. Impressive fortress has 8 towers that give it its fairy tale side.

This chateau, listed as a historical monument, is privately owned. It is open to visitors and its 20-acre park designed by Le Nôtre.

The Family of Chchateau-chastellux-bed-and-breakfast-burgundyastellux has marked the history of France ...

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Warm b and b:Canals of Burgundy

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Our charming warm  b and b is an ideal place to stay before or after a cruise on the canals of Burgundy.

Built between the 17th and 19th centuries. Burgundy’s canals came up against competition from the railways. Today they bear witness to the history of the “regions” through which they pass.

The canal du Nivernais was used to transport wood from the Morvan towards Paris. In Clamecy you can find out more about the famous “wood floaters”.

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Enjoyable B and B:Tanlay

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The château of Tanlay, located a few kilometers form our enjoyable b and b, is truly a manifesto of the French Renaissance in Burgundy.

Built between the XVI and XVII century, it is surrounded by moats and a beautiful park. Inside, admire the trompe l’oeil room and the tower of the Ligue with its surprising frescoes…

Did you know? During the wars of religion, it was a meeting place for the Hugenot leaders.

The former manor of Tanlay, attested from the nineteenth century ...

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Welcoming guest house-St. Pere

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Located close to Saint Père near our welcoming guest house, in the southeastern part of the Yonne district in Avallon, 2 km from Vezelay’s Basilica.

fontaines salees saint pere sous vezelay guest rooms

Excavations of Les Fontaines Salées reveal an archaeological site of great importance. These excavations, begun in 1934. It allowed the discovery of an extensive set of thermal Gallo-Roman times. It was due to the presence in the permanent sources of ...

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Elegant bed and breakfast: Ancy

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An amazing Renaissance palace on the lands of the Dukes of Burgundy near our elegant bed and breakfast.

The biggest collection of Renaissance murals in France make Ancy-le-Franc a direct contender of the Fontainebleau chateau.

The castle is the masterpiece of the famous Italian architect Sébastiano Serlio; He was a master of symmetry and of 16th century architecture, who was summoned to the French court by François I.

The Chateau of Ancy-le-Franc is a Renaissance jewel, set in the center of a large park in Burgundy. ...

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Welcoming bed and breakfast:Auxerre

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Experience the Art and History close to our welcoming bed and breakfast in Burgundy.

The winding streets of Auxerre and rich heritage make the capital of Lower Burgundy a city of art and captivating story.

guest rooms near Auxerre in Burgundy

 A few kilometers from Chablis vineyards, a place to explore and enjoy without moderation …
Since the 1st century Auxerre takes advantage of the river trade. In the Middle Ages, the renowned St. Germain ...

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Comfortable bed and breakfast:Flavigny

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A must see in Flavigny sur Ozerain, located not far from our comfortable bed and breakfast in Burgundy.

Flavigny-sur-Ozerain was an Auxois stronghold on which the Gallo-Roman period, the rise of Christianity in Europe and the royal power of the Renaissance have all left their mark.

Medieval walls began to be built in the 8th century around the Benedictine abbey.

With its charming narrow streets of Flavigny-sur-Ozerain wind past Medieval and Renaissance houses. Today lovingly cared for by their devoted owners.

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Pleasant bed and breakfast:Vezelay

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Located a few kilometers from our pleasant Bed and Breakfast labeled « 4 Epis Gîtes de France » in Burgundy. The basilica of Ste-Marie-Madeleine a UNESCO World Heritage Site is a « must ».

In the 12th century Bernard of Clairvaux preached the Second Crusade in Vezelay. The village harbored the relics of Mary-Magdalena and became a major spiritual centre on the Santiago of Compostella pilgrim way.

It was restored by Viollet-le-Duc. Take time to admire its imposing narthex before entering the great nave, flooded with light…The church ...

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