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Vous êtes en Bourgogne, ("You are in Burgundy") announces the sign on the A6 Autoroute linking Paris to the South of France, as if to say that you are entering a realm of earthly delights. Indeed, you are; for Burgundy is the heartland of rural France, a deeply civilized region where a spiritual, monastic tradition goes hand in hand with a robust joie de vivre, and where wine is the lifeblood of the land. Read on...

Burgundy Hotels
The best Burgundy hotels are out there, you just need to know where to look. Choose any combination of rating, feature, category and area to find hotel reviews that will help you discover perfect accommodations.

Chateau de Vault-de-Lugny


36, place d'Armes
71150 Chagny-En-Bourgogne
Phone: +33 (0)3 85 87 65 65

In this gorgeous, rambling old village house, Jacques Lameloise offers delectable squab with truffles.


La Côte Saint-Jacques
14, faubourg de Paris
89300 Joigny
Phone: +33 (0)3 86 62 09 70

Jean-Michel Lorain creates the most modern classic cuisine around. Think duck foie gras, bergamot aspic, spiced black currant chutney and a rainbow of blossoms salad.


Le Relais Bernard Loiseau
2, rue Argentine
21210 Saulieu
Phone: +33 (0)3 80 90 53 53

Be sure to stop in Saulieu, at the fabled restaurant of the late Bernard Loiseau. The setting alone is worth a visit.


Marc Meneau à L'Espérance

Among the revered idols who revolutionized the world's gastronomy in the '70s, there is one who stands alone as the most discreet figure in the formidable pack. His modesty masks his immense talent to the eyes of the public: the great Marc Meneau and his l’Espérance à Vézelay.

L'Espérance is also one of our Top 10 Wine Country Inns in the world.

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(Updated: 01/07/13 CT)

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