Hotel L'Oree des Vignes
Travel Blogs from Nuits-Saint-Georges
... War), the Abbaye of Fontenay, and the town of Flavigny-sur-Ozerain. This last one is special because it’s the town used in the filming of the movie “Chocolat,” one of my favorites! The townspeople are actually not too fond of the film, so they don’t do much to announce the connection. There isn’t even a chocolatier in town. Instead, the village is famous for making ANISE candies. BARF! Walking by a factory that ...
... Beaune is the Hotel Dieu, a hospice built in the 15th century. Very impressive. We also visited a wine museum housed in a ducal residence from the 16th century, so both the building and its contents we're interesting. The sight of the day was while visiting the Hospice where we saw that a young couple had brought their two juvenile cats along in a shoulder bag. The cats did not seem very happy! ...
Breakfast in our private courtyard, shaded by the vines and fig tree. Not bad. Fresh croissants, coffee and quiche lardon from the boulangerie nearby. Wandered around Beaune, visited some of the wine cellars an tasted some good wine. Splashed out on a bottle of Gevrey-Chambertin 2011, beautiful. At lunch we found a restaurant that was well rated on trip advisor, Les Grilladines. The food was supposed to be very good, but the staff surly. ...
... of Kir on a hot afternoon in a little square while we were there. Maybe my new summer drink although unfortunately biking just wasn't conducive to lugging along any beautiful bottles of créme de cassis!
Dijon is one of the cities in France that young people have gravitated to. It is the location of the main campus of the University of Burgandy and has several other post-secondary institutions so it feels like a ...
... bulbs for navigation lights, 10amp fuses, some fuel pipe and we priced up mooring lines but they had no replacement hatch covers. We then walked round to H2O’s marina with a lot more British boats there. We asked at their chandlery about moorings just for the hell of it and it was €165 plus electric per month. We are paying €80!
Now comes the disappointing bit. It has so many canals and rivers converging on 1 small town and with ...
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- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Business Services
- Free parking
- Pets allowed