In the heart of the great Burgundy Vineyards
With its fortuitous location in the heart of the Burgundy vineyards , Castel de Très Girard helps you choose tourism and leisure activities to increase your appreciation of the region. Here is a selection of interesting visits that are not to be missed ; for further information do not hesitate to ask at the hotel’s reception desk.
Located at Brochon, just a stone’s throw away from Morey-Saint-Denis, the Grands Bourgognes (Great Burgundies) Boutique offers all of the region's very best wines . You can find nearly 1000 references kept under ideal conditions, notably the Grands Crus and other vineyards to discover during tastings. As a renowned expert, many restaurateurs trust in the advice of the Grands Bourgognes Boutique.www.grandsbourgognes.com
Discover the Cassissium, an amazing Cassis Museum . On the program: a fun, cultural, and interactive tasting of the blackcurrant cream liquor as a Burgundy aperitif as well as other non-alcohol products. Discover the liquoristerie and learn all about the use of blackcurrant throughout history. A unique family visit only a few kilometres from the hotel-restaurant.www.cassissium.fr
In Nuits-Saint-Georges, visit the largest oenological site in the region : the Imaginarium. Wine and vineyards will no longer hold any secrets from you thanks to the Oenothèque along with the sensory area set aside for tasting different wines. Old and young will learn while having fun thanks to the many interactive, amusing, and sensory visits.www.imaginarium-bourgogne.com
One of the most beautiful abbeys in the region , the Cîteaux Abbey welcomes you to experience the serene calm of a monastic community. During the 1:15 guided tour you will discover the history of the Cistercians, their art, and the XV century library etc. You may also attend 10:30 mass, or shop in the boutique: books, monastic products, and cheese manufactured on site.www.citeaux-abbaye.com
The Clos de Vougeot Castle
Located 3 km from Castel de Très Girard on the Grands Crus Route, Clos de Vougeot Castle opens its doors to lovers of history, architecture, and wine . Listed as a historical monument, it is a central element in Burgundy’s history dating back to the 13th century. Today, it welcomes large events well recognised throughout the world.www.closdevougeot.fr
With its 5000m2 of vineyards surrounded by stone walls dating back to the 18th century, the Pommard Castle has the largest private vineyard in Burgundy . The beautifully restored historic buildings of the Pommard Castle, and its vineyards and gardens are powerful reminders of the prestige and lifeblood of Burgundy. Visit this exceptional castle and immerse yourself in over 3 centuries of history.www.chateaudepommard.com
The Hospices de Beaune
Your trip to Burgundy is not complete without a visit to the Hospices de Beaune or Hôtel-Dieu de Beaune, a former charity hospice founded in 1443 by the Chancellor of Burgundy as a hospital for the poor. It is one of the most beautiful examples of 15th century French architecture , with its Gothic façades, and roofs lined with geometrical figures in flamboyant colours.
Protected in an exceptional state of preservation, this monument is a rare example of civil architecture from the Middle Ages. Its rooms bring together a vast collection of objects, furniture, and tapestry of that era.www.hospices-de-beaune.com
The Combe Lavaux- Jean Roland Nature Reserve is filled with a large number of plant and animal species. Some plants attract very specific insects and butterflies. You can also discover the European wildcat, the peregrine falcon, the western green lizard, and other reptiles.www.reserves-naturelles.org
based on the excellence of the Burgundy region
From Burgundy’s prodigal nature, Bourgogne Beauté develops “vintage-inspired” cosmetic extracts originating in prestigious vineyards, and combines them with extracts of fruits, flowers and plants such as the Burgundy Blackcurrant, Montmorency Cherry, Burgundy Truffle and many others…
VINÉSIME brings you the treasures of this exceptional terroir by creating exclusive skincare products derived from precious vineyards and their natural environment, rich in ingredients beneficial for the skin.
Welcome to a world ruled by the seasons and vintages forged by the unique climate of Burgundy. A world in which each product treats your senses to an exceptional experience, capitalising on the best that a unique terroir and producing estate have to offer.
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Our products are unique, and so are you.www.vinesime.com/en
The Marsannay Castle is in the Côte de Nuits region, within a very old wine-growing village, the first traces of which date back nearly a thousand years. The Marsannay Castle vineyards begin 7 kilometres south of Dijon, at the beginning of the Grand Cru Route and lead to Vosne Romanée.www.chateau-marsannay.com
Philippe Leclerc Cellars
Explore the Philippe Leclerc Cellars in the charming village of Gevrey-Chambertin, built in the XIII century. You will enjoy its wines , and visit the cellars that have been constantly arranged and reorganised during several decades. You can also visit a museum of antiquities , and enjoy Burgundy wine down in its cellars with cold meats, cheese from the region, and wine from the vineyards.www.philippe-leclerc.com
We developed our production site visit to provide transparency and an educational experience.
This project lets us show the steps involved in manufacturing cheese without taking any sanitary risk thanks to a glassed-in visitors’ gallery that that runs across all of the production rooms, and we produced three presentation videos in French, English and German.
We also offer cheese tastings, enabling you to discover our specialities that are an integral part of the Burgundy heritage.gaugryfromager.fr
Domaine Michel Magnien
Our 18 hectare wine growing estate, located in the Côte de Nuits region, is divided into 23 Grands Crus, Premier Crus, Village, and regional AOCs.
Bio-lunar agriculture... At each step, all work is punctuated by the synodic revolutions of the moon. Our vineyards and wines fully respect the strict observance of the principles of biodynamic agriculture.
Thanks to Michel Magnien, and the attention he pays to his vines over the years, the wine is unique and faithful to the most noble terroirs of Burgundy. Frédéric is the 5 th generation to manage this estate, applying himself to raising our wines to the highest level of quality.www.domaine-magnien.com