Along the A6 between Paris / South of France
from £85 /night help Price for guests, Nights
from £85 /night help Price for guests, Nights
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This charmingly renovated stone house is in the village of Brianny, a few kilometres from the medieval town of Semur-en-Auxois, located in the region of Burgundy, in the Departement of the Cote d'Or, 250 kms from Paris. Accessible by bullet-train (TGV) from Paris via the Montbard train station 30 kms away : Paris is 1h away and Roissy-Charles de Gaulle Airport is 1:15 hrs.
The guest house is in an enclosed garden, with a southern exposure and a view of the twin Thil hills with their XI century castle and church.
On the first floor : A fully furnished kitchen with a stone bread oven and a wood burning stove. In the living room there is a large wood burning chimney with an insert that heats the bedroom above. An office/tv room equipped with high-speed internet access and satellite television. A king size bed or two twins on a mezzanine above. A bathroom with a separate toilet, and a washing-machine and dryer.
On the second floor : A room with a king size bed for adults near a children's room with two single beds. A bathroom with bathtub, sink, and toilet.
Cultural activities,The medieval town of Semur-en-Auxois, The cistercian abbey of Fontenay, Castles : Commarin, Epoisses... Miscellaneous activities,Wine tours, Restaurants : «Bernard Loiseau »..., "Vide-greniers”, Sports...
|Size||Sleeps up to 7, 3 bedrooms|
|Rooms||3 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms of which 2 Family bathrooms|
|Nearest beach||Lake de Pont 10 km|
|Will consider||House swap, Long term lets (over 1 month)|
|Nearest Amenities||6 km|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: by car 2h30 (take the highway A5 and then the A6 t 270 km, Nearest railway: Bullet train station of Montbard, an hour from Par 30 km|
|Family friendly||Great for children of all ages|
|Notes||Some pets are welcome - please contact the owner, Yes, smoking allowed|
Features and Facilities
|Luxuries||Log fire, Internet access, DVD player|
|General||Central heating, TV, CD player, Table tennis, Safe, Satellite TV, Wi-Fi available|
|Standard||Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer|
|Utilities||Clothes dryer, Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine|
|Furniture||Double beds (2), Single beds (3), Cots (1), Dining seats for 6, Lounge seats for 6|
|Other||Linen provided, Towels provided, High chair|
|Outdoors||Balcony or terrace, Private garden, BBQ, Bicycles available|
|Access||Suitable for people with restricted mobility, Not suitable for wheelchair users|
The Burgundy region
The medieval town of Semur-en-Auxois : the walled city of Semur on its pink granite promontory boasts several interesting walking tours across town or along the meander of the Armancon river, a gothic church, a collection of medieval houses on cobblestone streets and a variety of authentic local shops : l'Ecritoire, l'Aiguillée, Spiralinthe, Les Semurettes, etc....
Medieval villages : Flavigny-sur-Ozerain, Mont Saint-Jean, Chateauneuf-en-Auxois, Montréal or Noyers-sur-Serein
Abbeys : The magnificent cistercian abbey of Fontenay
(Unesco World Heritage) or the benedictine abbey of
Moustiers-Saint-Jean of “Cloisters” fame. A little further you
can visit the town and basilica of Vezelay (58 kms)
Churches : Bussy-le-Grand, Frolois, Vic-de Chassenay,
Saint-Thibault, Flavigny-sur-Ozerain or Montigny-sur-Armancon.
Castles (that can be visited) : Commarin, Chateauneuf-en-Auxois, Bussy-Rabutin, Epoisses, Tanlay, Ancy-le-Franc or Sully.
Stunning views : from the Thil hills, the villages of Pisy, Hauteroche, Lantilly or Alésia (site of Caesar's victory over the Gauls)
Museums : Lapidary museum of Semur-en-Auxois, Beaux-Arts museum of Dijon (79 kms), Costume Museum of Avallon, Pompon sculpture museum of Saulieu or the Archeological museum of Chatillon-sur-Seine (65 kms), largest greek bronze vase in the world
Wine tours : Chablis, 74 kms to the north or Beaune area 78 kms to the south (Clos Vougeot, Meursault, Pommard, Aloxe Corton etc…)
Local food specialties : epoisses and soumaintrain cheeses, snails, mustard and blackcurrent.
Restaurants : «Bernard Loiseau », « l'Hostellerie de l'Auxois » or « La Borne Impériale » in Saulieu, “La Mirabelle” in Saint-Rémy, « Les Minimes » in Semur-en-Auxois.
“Vide-greniers” : these village-wide “garage sales” occur on Sundays in various villages between May and September.
Sports : the swimming-pools of Montbard or Epoisses, the 18-hole golf-course of Chailly (23 kms), the 9-hole golf-course of Vic-sous-Thil (8 kms), the race-track of Vitteaux (15 kms) or the nautical activities at Lake Pont.
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Calendar last updated:30 Nov 2015
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