Les Résidences du Château
Guest house | 10 bedrooms | sleeps 18
Les Résidences du Château de Vianges is more than a family home. Guests can base themselves in Vianges (inside the Regional Park du Morvan) to travel across the magnificent Bourgogne Region, when visiting Saulieu (in particular we reciprocate guests with Bernard Loiseau) or the Route des Grands Crus towards Beaune and Dijion. It is worth the experience: hills, lakes and forests, rivers with plenty of opportunities for fishing, walking or riding, playing golf and taking part to cultural activities, as well of learning how to fly planes in the nearby private airport of Liernais (please e-mail us).
The Residences du Château de Vianges gives you the feeling of being at home, as guest of the Chateau. Instead of crowded hotels or secluded apartments, there are 4 Hectars of walled garden, a Jardin d'Hiver (in 2013 a Spa will be created) and for now you get all the comfort you need when returning from excursions and visits to cities, towns and villages, vineyards, parks.
Share "Les Residences" with your family and friends a nourishing travelling experience of culture, history, strong values and tradition, somehow forgotten, that you will re-discover and keep in your hearth and mind when back in everyday noisy and crowded lifestyle. Make it a memorable holiday.
|Size||Sleeps up to 18, 10 bedrooms|
|Will consider||Corporate bookings, Long term lets (over 1 month), Short breaks (1-4 days)|
|Nearest Amenities||6.8 km|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: Dijon Airport, Longvic 79.4 km, Nearest railway: Montbard (TGV Station) 62.4 km|
|Family friendly||Great for children of all ages, Suitable for people with restricted mobility|
|Notes||Pets welcome, No smoking at this property|
Features and Facilities
|Luxuries||Log fire, Internet access, DVD player|
|General||Central heating, TV, Video player, CD player, Telephone, Fax machine, Satellite TV, Wi-Fi available|
|Standard||Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer|
|Utilities||Dishwasher, Cooker, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine|
|Rooms||10 bedrooms, 7 bathrooms of which 3 En suites and 4 Shower rooms|
|Furniture||2 Sofa beds, Single beds (6), Double beds (2), Cots (1), Dining seats for 18, Lounge seats for 12|
|Outdoors||Private garden, Shared garden|
|Further details outdoors|
According to the historic Côte-d'Or Departmental Archives, a local family has owned Vianges’ maison-forte until the 13th century when the property is transferred to the Cussigny family. It was Philipe Saladin de Cussigny who transformed the property from a military structure (with a defensive purpose, walls, ditches with two bridges) into a more stylish and elegant castle, following Renaissance architectural taste and fashion of that time.
The maison-forte had a secret tunnel and double water ditches (unique in the Côte-d'Or) around the main rectangular building, that has on the south side, two granges (barns) that at that time served as apartments for the local garrison.
In 1704, the castle is bought by Claude de Morey who become Marquis de Vianges in 1723 and Governor of Vézelay. In 1755 the Marquis of Mac-Mahon become propriétaire du Château ; the property will remains in the hands of the Dukes of Magenta and the Mac-Mahon family (owners of the Château de Sully), until 1998.
Today the castle still displays both 17th and 18th century perfectly restored facades, with large windows, preserved roofs and towers like in the original structure, including a characteristic pigeonnier and two portals, one facing North and the other, with turrets, facing East.
Over the last ten years Château de Vianges, already registered and listed in the exclusive French Monuments Historiques, has been currently owned and inhabited by an aristocratic family, as a private country house retreat.
Apartments Sizes in Sq. Feet / Meters
Apartment Chateau 1,184 (110 SQM) - Suitable for 4 Guests
Apartment Village 1,292 (120 SQM) - Suitable for 5 Guests
Suite Verte 732 (68 SQM) - Suitable for 2 Guests
Jardin d'Hiver 592 (55 SQM) - Shared Garden inside main building
Chambre Mauve 258 (24 SQM) - Suitable for 2 Guests
Chambre Rouge 258 (24 SQM) - Suitable for 1 Guest
Chambre Jardin d'Hiver Rouge 280 (26 SQM) - Suitable for 2 Guests
Chambre Jardin d'Hiver Verte 280 26 SQM) - Suitable for 2 Guests
The Burgundy region
GPS: 47 09 55 N / 04 19 67 E
Google Maps: http://maps.google.fr/maps/ms?hl=fr&client=firefox-a&ie=UTF8&msa=0&msid=112644690688629299626.00044f2ebe1aa1812a152&ll=47.15843,4.326897&spn=0.006442,0.016501&t=h&z=17
The Morvan National Park is governed from the Maison du Parc at St. Brisson where there is a tourist office and a Resistance Museum. The religious sites of Vézelay and l’Abbaye de la Pierre-qui-Vire lie within the Morvan Forest, with the towns of Avallon and Autun defining the north-south boundaries.
Experience a day or more around the Parc Naturel Régional du Morvan (Maison du Parc, 58230 SAINT-BRISSON, Phone : +33 03 86787900) or check the official website.
The Morvan Regional Park is the perfect place to practice outdoor sports like:
• horse riding
• balloon riding
Around Vianges, you can enjoy day trips to visit to:
We recommend you visit:
• Beaune to Dijon | Route de Grands Crus | Cote de Nuits
• Mâcon Cluny Tournus | Romanesque picturesque
• Chablis Auxerre Joigny area • Sens
• Vézelay Avallon Ancy-le-Franc | medieval arts
• Semur-en-Auxois Saulieu | Morvan Nature Park
• Autun Couches Le Creusot | heart of Burgundy
• Nevers Cosne-Cours Decize | Loire river
• Château-Chinon Montsauche Luzy | green peace
• Charolles Paray Bourbon | spas & spirituality
• Dijon town
• Dijon area | along river banks & canals
• Côte Chalonnaise | La Bresse
• Beautiful villages
• Castles & Château
• Historic buildings
• Leisure parks & gardens
• Museums & art galleries
• Sights & nature parks
Vianges is a small, peaceful rural village where to enjoy a naturally preserved countryside, surrounded by the inspiring and breathtaking hilly landscapes of Burgundy (in French, Bourgogne).
As you may know, this inland Region is located in east central France, south-east of Paris, and it is mostly famous for its Grand Cru wines, nature and architecture with remarkable buildings, castles and Roman churches scattered around in a timeless, almost magic environment. It is an ideal location to enjoy a comfortable, private, deluxe relaxation holiday, surrounded by green nature, unique skies, clean air and the chatty sound of birds.
Guests of Les Residences du Château can based themselves here to travel across the Bourgogne Region when visiting lakes and forests, rivers with plenty of opportunities for fishing, walking or riding, playing golf and taking part to cultural activities.
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