Stay in Burgundy

The treasures of Burgundy

At the heart of Burgundy's many treasures (which include Beaune and its "hospices" (almshouses), Cluny, Romanesque churches, beautiful villages, and vineyards), the Château de Bellecroix and its 12th, 15th and 18th century buildings is a gastronomic delight combining years of tradition and well-renowned wines in a welcoming setting.

CHAGNY

Church of Saint-Martin, in a Romano-Gothic style with a bell tower feature rich openwork. Victor Hugo observed: "There is in Chagny a remarkable Romanesque square bell tower, wide, low-built, and quite superb!"

  • Hospital apothecary built in 1715, which remains unchanged to this day
  • Sparta Gallery: the site of contemporary art featuring at the international contemporary art fair (FIAC) in Paris
  • Marina
  • Countryside trail: foot and cycle path. Family strolls and sports activities

CHALON-SUR-SAÔNE

This community was home to two unique individuals: Vivant Denon (first director of the Louvre museum) and Nicéphore Niépce (inventor of the first photographic process).

  • Photography Museum and the Denon Museum
  • Saint Vincent's Cathedral
  • Saint-Nicolas' rose garden and park, ideal for walks with the family or a day of sports activities

BEAUNE

  • Hospices or Hôtel-Dieu (almshouses)
  • Burgundy Wine Museum
  • Fallot mustard mill
  • Fine arts museum
  • Feuille d’Or museum

An added advantage for guests at our hotel: preferential rates negotiated with our partner organisations.

THE WINE ROUTE AND ITS GREAT VINTAGES

Take a trip along the Burgundy wine route, learn about the region, meet the winegrowers and, of course, taste their wares... You won't be able to resist buying some to take home with you. The Château de Meursault and Château de Pommard are just two of the excellent estates that you might find on your travels.
On the Burgundy wine route, you will also discover the region's rich heritage in villages such as Puligny-Montrachet, Chassagne-Montrachet, Meursault and many others that do the region proud.

An added advantage for guests at our hotel:

  • The starting point of the Burgundy wine route is just five minutes' drive from the hotel.
  • Our hotel is equidistant from the Côte de Beaune and Côte Chalonnaise areas. Less well-known than its neighbour, the Côte Chalonnaise has just as many exceptional vineyards and beautiful sites. Our staff would be delighted to help you explore this unique area by preparing itineraries that depart from the usual tourist trails. A guaranteed treat for the senses!

THE ROMANESQUE CHURCHES ROUTE

Our region has preserved many of its Romanesque churches. The Mâconnais area is rich in historical buildings, both humble and grand.
Starting from Chagny, you can follow a route featuring many examples of religious architecture that are well worth a detour, including visits to:

  • Berzé-la-Ville
  • Mazille
  • Cluny
  • Brancion
  • Tournus
  • Paray-le-Monial

An added advantage for guests at our hotel:

  • The hotel's own 12th century chapel, which can be visited on request with a guided tour by Delphine Gautier, the hotel's owner.

THE CHÂTEAUX ROUTE

Burgundy's numerous and remarkably varied châteaux are a major part of the region's rich heritage. Visits to these historical buildings, some of which also offer beautiful gardens, is the perfect way to discover the beauty of the countryside.

  • La Rochepot
  • Cormatin
  • Sully
  • Pierre de Bresse
  • Bazoches 
  • And many more…

An added advantage for guests at our hotel:

  • Just 20 minutes from our hotel, you will find the Château de Germolles, the region's best preserved residence of the Dukes of Burgundy and one of the few remaining stately homes of the late Middle Ages. You can discover this will have this historical site, through a guided tour with its owner, who is passionate about his subject.

Events in the Burgundy region

Take part in our various events:

  • January: Saint-Vincent Tournante wine-making festival
  • March: Chalon-sur-Saône carnival
  • July: Chalon Dans La Rue street festival
  • August: Jazz and classical music festival
  • September: Grape-harvesting
  • November: Hospices de Beaune / Paulée de Meursault wine sales
  • December: Chalon-sur-Saône Christmas market

The Chateau de Bellecroix also organises its own events. Please do not hesitate to subscribe to our newsletters to be kept informed and benefit from preferential rates.