North Burgundy

North Burgundy is an ideal destination to rent a house with friends or family.

This french area has a very rich heritage. You can visit beautiful vineyards, historic castles, stroll through the streets of beautiful villages to discover a craft of art very present, or enjoy a gastronomy recognized!

To visit

The villages

  • Mézilles
  • Toucy
  • St Amand en Puisaye
  • Vézelay
  • Auxerre
  • Joigny
  • Noyers-sur-Serein
  • Avallon

The Castles

  • Castle of Saint Fargeau
  • Castle of La Bussière
  • Castle of Ratilly
  • Guedelon, the famous contemporary castle under construction with Middle-Age-style techniques
  • Castle of Giens
  • Castle of Sully sur Loire

The vineyards

  • Sancerre
  • Chablis
  • Giennois

The activities

Sports

  • Horse riding
  • Canoe Kayak
  • Sailboard
  • Bicycle Rentals
  • Bourdon Lake : swimming, fishing, sailing ...

Cutural

  • Visit of the birthplace of Colette
  • Museum in Saint Sauveur en Puisaye
  • Visit of the Pont-Canal de Briare
  • Visit of Rogny-les-sept-écluses

Entertainment

  • Hot air balloon flights
  • Boat trip on the Loire
  • The exceptional spectacle of the Saint-Fargeau Castle
  • The Animal Park of Boutissaint
  • The adventure park of Bois de la Folie

Useful links

Getting here

By car

  • From Paris : via the highway A6 and A77
  • From Lyon : via the highway A6

By train

  • Briare train station : 15 miles
  • Gien train station : 20 miles

  By bus

A daily bus (except bank holidays) leaves Paris Place d'Italie and stops 2h30 later at 100m from the house. Return to Paris is on Sunday afternoon.

Using a car is highly recommended to easily move into Burgundy's different spots and villages.