2 days in Burgundy

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Date
02/11/2022 - 03/11/2022
8 h 00 - 19 h 15

Porte d'Italie


2 days in Northern Burgundy

The little known Puisaye region is just 2 hours away south from Paris, in the Yonne département.

We’ll stay for the night at the charming Medieval village of Saint Fargeau, quite famous for its 15th century beautiful chateau, which tour of is of course on the agenda.

The first visit is for the chateau de Guédelon. This Medieval castle is being built since 1997 by a team of 70 passionate volunteers with 13th century techniques, dress and materials. This experimental archeology project, highly successful has now been studied all over and used as a reference for important reconstruction projects like at Notre Dame Cathedral.

The next day, A tour of the nearby village of Saint Sauveur en Puisaye, specially to visit the author Colette‘s home in the town. It has been turned into a museum dedicated to her life and work.

In the afternoon, we’ll head for the small town of Briare to see the canal bridge but also, to experience local Loire coast wines

400€/person: Two-day stay with guiding and accompaniment in English with a private coach throughout, from and back to Paris, a hotel room with a large bed and breakfast, and all activities included. Meals are on our own but as usual, arrangements have been made at local, charming places.

     

Les réservations sont closes pour cet évènement.