Villages Hotel Dijon Sud
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... sup>century by Nicolas Rolin, a town benefactor who strongly believed that all of the sick and dying, regardless of financial or social stature. The 'hotel' was a large hospital, with one huge dormitory room that housed all of the sickest, poorest patients. At the end of the room was a chapel behind curtains, which were drawn back daily so the patients could partake in mass. There were nuns who nursed the sick and dying, and did all of the ...
... 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 ...
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. ...
... shops and street fairs all along the way I finally found an 18th Century Madonna and Child painting in a gilded gothic frame “on sale” in Beaune. Before this trip, and not being Catholic, I had never fully appreciated the special roll Mary played in Jesus’ life as an infant. This piece looked like it came right out of a church or at least a museum. It was just what I had ...
... 18th C. stone gateway leading you into a wide pedestrian only street through the centre of the city, in the very large square, Place Darcy.
It also has some beautiful parks. We spent a lovely afternoon in the Jardin botantique de l' Arquebuse, which has beautiful formal beds of flowers, herbs, vegetables, fruit trees and berries all meticulously labelled.
Dijon holds an International and Gastronomic ...
Other places to stay in Marsannay-la-Cote
11 route de Beaune, Marsannay-la-Cote | 3 star hotelfrom $110
61, rue en Charmois, Marsannay-la-Cote | Hotelfrom $44
Zone d'Activites Acti Sud 4, Marsannay-la-Cote | 3 star hotelfrom $64
Zac Acti-Sud, Marsannay-la-Cote | Hotelfrom $45
Route Nationale 74, Marsannay-la-Cote | Hotelfrom $74
Parc d'Activites Acti-Sud, Marsannay-la-Cote | Hotelfrom $51
ZAC Acti-Sud, Marsannay-la-Cote | Hotelfrom $47
34 rue de Mazy, Marsannay-la-Cote | Hotelfrom $66