Chateau de Sully, Saone-et-Loire Burgundy

3 Jul

Madame de Sévigné, a 17th century aristocrat who is remembered thanks to her fabulous letter writing skills, called the courtyard of the Chateau de Sully “the most beautiful in France”. She wasn’t wrong, it is a huge space, perfect for partying aristos and surrounded by the walls of the fabulous castle. The Chateau de Sully […]

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Chateau de Germolles, Saône-et-Loire, Burgundy

26 Jun

The ancient chateau de Germolles in Burgundy is really quite extraordinary. Not just for its gorgeous good looks and its wonderful history but because in one of the rooms the original wall decoration dating to the 14th century is still intact and very beautiful. The best preserved residence of the Dukes of Burgundy The Chateau […]

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Biking in Burgundy, along the famous EuroVelo 6

24 Jan

The long-distance cycling route, EuroVelo 6, runs 3,653 km from the Black Sea to the Atlantic, following the course of Europe’s major rivers. Rupert Parker gets on his bike and tries a short stretch along the Saône through Southern Burgundy. EuroVelo 6 from Dole As I’m setting out, the lady from the B&B Maison Curie […]

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Join a Unique, luxury tour through Burgundy and Provence

8 Sep

  Join a once in a lifetime experience. Exclusive, luxurious with the best French wines, gourmet food and Michelin star restaurants in enchanting Burgundy and Provence. This is a 6 star trip for those who really want to experience the luxury lifestyle. Don’t expect a regular cruise with half a day at a port here […]

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Why Burgundy should be top of your house hunting in France list

10 May

Burgundy (Bourgogne in French) offers some of France’s most gorgeous countryside. Rolling green hills peppered with medieval villages and the architecturally and culturally gorgeous capital, Dijon. Great wine and food are important components of daily life here and it’s a great place to live. We talk to local Benjamin Haas of France4U about expat life […]

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Oingt a gem of the Beaujolais area and day trip from Lyon

27 Feb

Following the Route des vins du Beaujolais, I could not stop admiring the landscapes and view of the countryside. Then I reached a tiny village situated high on a hill in the middle of what is called the Pierres Dorées, or Golden Stones. I fell in love with this place called Oingt at first sight. […]

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