A Grand Weekend in Le Morvan: Visit Burgundy; France Today

France – Vézelay, Church and Hill

Looking for a long weekend away? How about the rolling green hills of the Morvan? This beautiful corner of nature is protected by it’s a Natural Park status, offering the perfect place for a short trip.

Day 1

9 AM- A Pretty City

In the morning take a walk in the medieval streets of Avallon. This pretty city was recently labelled one of the “Plus beaux Détours de France” – the most beautiful visits in France, and is full of charm with its ramparts, turrets, timber houses, collegiate church and marketplace (Thursday and Saturday mornings.)

10.30 AM

Visit the pearl of Morvan: Vézelay village. Its famous basilica and “eternal hill” are listed as Unesco World Heritage sites. The further you climb up the hill, the more you will be touched by the grace of this little village. At the top you will find the basilica which offers 180 ° panoramic views of the Morvan.

2.30 PM- Château Life

After lunch, treat yourself to an afternoon exploring a chateau full of history; Bazoches, the home of Marshal Vauban, the French genius behind the nations fortifications under Louis XIV.

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