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Activities and leisures

Our estate is near all the famous sites of Burgundy. Great for lovers of history and architecture. But there are lots of other things to do nearby: sports, walks, curiosities, celebrations… there’s something for everyone. Please ask us for information about the “must see” sights and the special events in the area.

PHOTO SAFARI

In the Grande Garenne Park

The estate guards will take you to a lookout point where you can observe animals and take photos.

2 people per lookout point, €20 for 1 hour and 30 minutes up to 2 hours of observation.

LEISURE

Near the estate

There are any number of activities right on our doorstep: hikes or outings on mountain bikes, on well‑signposted paths, horse-riding, river fishing, bike trips along the Burgundy canal on the towpaths. Swimmers can go to the pool at Is-sur-Tille, just 10 minutes away.

SALIVES GOLF COURSE

18 minutes away on the D996

Calling all golfers, come to Salives! This rolling, natural 9-hole site is 2800 metres long, and beautifully situated among copses, majestic oaks and beeches. Its many ups and downs will suit players of all levels.

THE BEZE CAVES

30 minutes away by the D901 and the D959

The Beze caves is a sumptuous amphitheatre of rocks, with illuminations all along the sides. The caves and their underground river are part of the unusual “must see” sites of the Côte d’Or region. Part of the visit is on foot, and part by boat. You’ll admire all the stalagmites and stalactites but also the purity of the water, through which you can see 6 or 7 metre deep siphons.

WINE ROUTES

Nearby

When you’re in Burgundy don’t miss driving along the “Route des Grands Crus”. It is known as the “Champs‑Élysées of Burgundy”, and covers a 60 km signposted itinerary along the Côte de Nuits and the Côte de Beaune and you will recognise the names of famous wines from the 37 towns and villages: Pommard, Vosne‑Romanée, Beaune, Chambolle‑Musigny… Don’t hesitate to meet the wine growers who will be pleased to let you taste their best crus.

DIJON

35 minutes from the estate, via the D901

Visit Dijon, the former capital of the Dukes of Burgundy, and its exceptional historic and architectural heritage, particularly the Palace of the Dukes and the Burgundy States, the Fine Arts Museum, Notre‑Dame church, the archaeology museum… Enjoy leisure activities and gastronomy… Take the time to wander through the lively streets of the town centre, in the many parks and gardens, and don’t forget the Kir Lake and all the many activities there, including Dijon Beach.

BEAUNE AND THE HOSPICES

55 minutes from the estate, via the A31

Beaune is the capital of Burgundy wines, and a charming town, with a prestigious heritage. Discover its history, its historic centre, architecture, leisure activities… Take the time to wander through the typical streets, meet the wine growers and sellers who will let you taste their wonderful wines. Don’t miss a visit to the crown jewel of the town, the Hôtel‑Dieu, better known as the Beaune Hospices, founded in the 15th century, and classified as a historic monument, which was used in the making of the famous French comedy “La Grande Vadrouille”.

FONTENAY ABBEY

55 minutes from the estate, via the D901 and D19

Fontenay Abbey is a historic monument and a Unesco World Heritage site. It is the world’s oldest Cistercian abbey. This beautiful building is in the village of Marmagne, near Montbard, in upper Côte‑d’Or, and nestles in an unspoilt valley covering over 1200 hectares.

ALÉSIA

50 minutes from the estate, via the D901 and the D6

Discover the statue of Vercingétorix and the Muséoparc Museum, which are in the municipalities of Alise‑sainte‑Reine and Venarey‑Les Laumes. The Muséoparc will plunge you into history as the scenes are set for the Gallo‑Roman town, antique objects, models, reconstitutions of fighting machines… and make the most of all the interactive events for both adults and children.

AND ALSO

The Côte d’Or is full of interesting sites. You can also visit the Creux-Bleu and its wash house, an underwater caving site and picnic area in Villecomte, 5 minutes from the estate, and also the Sources of the Seine, less than 30 minutes away, or the wonderful regional Nature Park of the Morvan, 1 hour away.

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