Situated only 20 minutes away from the ancient town of Beaune, a selection of activities are only a short drive away. It is a perfect location to experience and explore the Burgundy region, famous for its wine, gourmet cuisine and tranquil natural landscape.
Visit the Hospices de Beaune, one of France’s most prestigious historic monuments. This medieval hospital was founded in 1443 by Nicolas Rolin, and roofed with superb geometric multicoloured tiles. A famous auction of wines takes place here each November to raise funds for the hospital.
All along the Route des Grands Crus (Burgundy wine route), there are countless ways to get to know Burgundy wines. Take the famous old “Route National 6” to understand the “Terroir” of Burgundy which makes its wine unique. Experience the ritual of the descent to the cellar for some wine tasting.
Burgundy's cuisine is world-class! There's something to suit every taste: beef from Charolais; Burgundy snails from Cote-d'Or; chestnuts, mushrooms, game and honey from the woods of the Morvan; premium-quality poultry from Bresse; and shellfish and fish from the region's numerous rivers. A few examples of gastronomic restaurants close by: Le Terroir located in Santenay, 3 minutes away. The L'Arome and the Le Grenier à Sel are in Chagny, 10 minutes away.
There are several options of cycling trails in the vicinity a few examples of which are: the 35 km section between St Léger sur Dheune and Châlon sur Saône, the "Voie Verte", which crosses near village and borders the "Canal du Centre". A perfect and safe route for family cycling outings. Through the Cote D’Or winelands (anything from 20 – 80 kms)
You will enjoy a gentle walk along our paths or more challenging walks across our countryside, among boxtrees, blackthorns and hawthorn. Some national walking routes cross close to the village.
The site of Chassey le Camp known under the name of "Camp Romain, lies on a narrow plateau which is bordered by rocky outcrops and strengthened by defense constructions from the Bronze Age. The excavations from 1865 gave evidence of a Neolithic civilisation, coming from the Mediterranean area: the "Chasséen". There are also remnants of a Gallo-roman sanctuary. Guided tour of the site on Sundays.