Hotel au Grand Saint Jean
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... to the Duke of Burgundy and his wife Guigone de Salins created a beautiful L’ Hotel-Dieu de Beaune, as it is called.
The roof is a beautiful mosaic of colored tiles. The building is a good example of Burgaundian/Flemish architecture. The hospital is now a museum (they have built a newer hospital.) The wineries still support this hospital after all these centuries. Every year they have a very ...
... br> little out there also. Patients were given worms for protein. Dear Lord
just take my soul before I eat a worm. That's not even the
grossest/coolest/disturbing part. In those times they fermented cow poop
and it was used as an anti inflammatory remedy. Listen, just let me
swell up, I'll be fine. The only thing that I would take without too
much of a fight would have been the wine. The water was undrinkable so
they gave the patients ...
We started our day with our first yet one of many of the breakfasts we would have at our Hotel and then took the tour bus to visit Moutarderie Fallot which was the mustard factory we would have a tour of and be able try fresh ground mustard paste. We would then have lunch at Le Belena where we met the students from CEFAM and got to learn a ...
... going to visit Fontenay Abbey. This is one of the earliest Cistercian abbeys, founded by St Bernard in 1118. It went into decline after the Revolution and was bought by a descendant of the Mongolfiers and turned into a paper ...
... sipping over 15 wines from their reserves. It was definitely fun presentation, and we didn’t feel bad not buying in the end since they charge $15/head for tasting. They aren’t hurting for business.
After drinking, we went back to the b&b to get ready for dinner out in Beaune; Ben recommended a terrific place, L’Ardoise. They had one table left for dinner, and we had a great meal. I had an enormous burger (I ...