Bèze: medieval village
The charming small village of Bèze in Burgundy, a member of the Association des Communes de France aux Noms Burlesques et Chantants (association of towns of France with unusual and poetic names) is listed as one of the 700 most beautiful villages in France. Its historic heritage makes it the perfect place for visiting the Burgundy region. Medieval monuments and streets reveal their secrets during visits and walks just a few minutes from Le Bourguignon hotel-restaurant.
You will also discover the old abbey of Saint-Pierre and Saint-Paul, founded in 630 by the Duke of Burgundy and a listed historic monument since 2010. It comprises many medieval buildings: the church, the axial chapel, the library and the Oysel and Chaux towers.
As you stroll around Bèze, you will also be able to admire the Sœurs wash house, the half-timbered house near the river and the Place de la Petite Fontaine.
The Promenade de la Source, the river which passes through the village, is a must: also a listed historic monument, it will offer you the opportunity to admire the beauty of this "Village in Bloom" certified site.
Finally, walk down or sail down into the Bèze caves. They hold a lake and will amaze you with their magnificent illuminations.
At the gateway to Burgundy
Le Bourguignon hotel-restaurant is located at the gateway to Burgundy, 25 km north-east of Dijon, in the charming village of Bèze. Ideal for a tourism stay with family or a loved one, or for a business trip, Burgundy offers its visitors many treasures: the gastronomy, landscapes and heritage will delight you if you are looking for new experiences and a change of scenery.
Culture enthusiasts will not be short of activities: admire Arcelot castle in Arceau – the first neo-Gothic style one built in Burgundy – as well as Fontaine-Française castle and its superb park. Dijon, the capital of the Dukes of Burgundy, offers many architectural and historical treasures from medieval times: the old town and its typical streets, its gargoyles, the Dukes’ Palace, the imposing Saint-Bénigne Cathedral and the Church of Notre-Dame.
Take advantage of your Burgundy getaway to immerse yourself in the heart of the vineyards and follow the route of the Grands Crus de Bourgogne on the trail of the exceptional wines which have made the region famous, as well as the typical and peaceful villages which are enjoyable to visit: Beaune, Pommard, Meursault, Nuits-Saint-Georges.
Located in Côte d’Or, very near the Franche-Comte region, Le Bourguignon hotel-restaurant is also close to Champlitte Castle. It is home to the departmental museum of Popular Arts and Traditions which recounts daily life in rural France in the 19th and 20th centuries.
Food lovers, culture enthusiasts and those who enjoy the natural environment will find what they are looking for in Bèze, at the gateway to Burgundy.