Chateau de Chailly
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... art (and a Chagall!), and learn about the history of winemaking in the Burgundy area. We had a lovely charcuterie lunch at a wine bar, and then wandered over to drink some Burgundy wines in the caveau of Patriarche et Fils, the oldest winemaker in the Burgundy area. The wines weren’t spectacular, but you do all of the tasting on your own in the wine cellar, which houses millions of bottles. We went from damp, candlelit room to room, ...
... required some significant cosmetic repairs. Bet it wasn't too serene in the wheel house when boat met bridge! No mention of that captain's current employment status either. All this meant we would be bussed to our next destination, which fortunately was very close, only 25 mins in the bus. River cruising IS leisurely by comparison. This time, predominantly Aussie passengers. We even had our same ...
... brûlée for desert. Our first really great French meal this trip. Waddled home after lunch and wine tasting, had a rest and then went out to take photos. Beaune is a beautiful little city, and there were buskers everywhere playing French music, so a really nice time to wander. Came home with some good local cheeses, ham and baguettes and opened the Gevrey Chambertin. Nice evening on the courtyard as the sun went down. Great day in ...
... There was a nightly outdoor music event going on while we were there and we caught a great blues band in one of the city parks the first night we were there. In addition to that, the main Bastille Day festivities seemed to be fireworks that we were lucky enough to have a good view of from our hotel room balcony. They were quite magnificent and went on longer than any fireworks I have ever seen. Joyeux Bastille Day!
... We decided we didn’t want to waste the entire day just sitting on the boat so I rode about four km into the town of Lantenay, where the closest train station was. This was an unmanned station and luckily there was a schedule posted. It was 11:20am and there was a train leaving at 12:42 and the next one after that was only at 5pm. I raced back to the boat as quickly as I could to relay the information and within a few minutes we were all walking back to the ...
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- Swimming pool
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- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
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TravelPod Member ReviewsChateau de Chailly Pouilly-en-Auxois
What a great relaxing stay in a fantastic chateau.
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