ailor-made experiences in Burgundy suited to a wide range of tastes, schedules and budgets. This also includes special occasions such as weddings, anniversaries and promotional events.

Whether you would like to stay in Burgundy for a week or longer and want us to organise every detail of your trip, or whether you ask us for help with a special day as part of your holiday, we will be excited to make it happen. Be it a "Set Menu" suggested by us and based on your vision and interests, or an "A la Carte Menu" based on your precise requirements, we have the experience & contacts to make it special.

Here are some examples of one-day or weekend agendas we have previously organised:

A GET-AWAY DAY FOR A YOUNG PROFESSIONAL COUPLE WITH INTERESTS IN FOOD, WINE AND LOCAL HISTORY...A WEDNESDAY IN AND AROUND BEAUNE

- Morning -

Morning drive to Beaune with their "personal" chef & wine connoisseur to shop at Beaune's sumptuous market for the evening meal

Private visit to the famous Hospices de Beaune with a local historian

Lunch in the town

- Afternoon -

Touring the Côte d'Or area and wine-tasting at Puligny-Montrachet

A quick visit to a local potter and ceramist on the way home

An evening of cooking at home with the chef, using the products & wines bought that morning

Dinner with friends, chef & wine connoisseur

A LITTLE ADVENTURE, SHARING A DAY IN BURGUNDY WITH THE CHILDREN... A BIT OF SPORT & CULTURE

- Morning -

Cycling along the "Green Track", from Cluny to the Château de Cormatin, with stop-offs at local cheese and fruit farms

Burgundian picnic lunch (catered)

- Afternoon -

Guided tour of the Château de Cormatin with its splendid gardens

Visits to local potteries and wine-tasting along the "Route du Vin": Buxy, Givry & Mercurey

Dinner at a family restaurant with a garden

A WEEKEND OF CELEBRATIONS WITH OLD FRIENDS FROM ALL OVER THE WORLD...
Accommodation : a privatised Château for 10 to 80 people

 - Friday -

Evening arrival by TGV high-speed train or by plane from Lyon or Geneva

Private chauffeur-driven car or coach

Welcome cocktails & dinner at the château

 - Saturday -

Breakfast around the pool

Private wine-tasting with an internationally-renowned
wine connoisseur, followed by a catered lunch prepared by Alan Perry at Cluny Abbey

Birthday dinner in the gardens of Château d'Igé, followed by a firework display


 - Sunday -

Breakfast around the pool

"Theme Lunch" in a marquee at a private home, with live jazz

Return to Château for early evening departure by train or plane

A STRESS-FREE ARRIVAL FOR WEARY TRAVELLERS, WITH TREATS!

- Morning -

Mâcon or Le Creusot TGV high-speed train station

Picked up by private chauffeur-driven car and
brought to their rental home just outside Cluny

Shopping for the week has been done in advance according to preferences, with a selection of local specialties and wines

- Lunch -

Welcome aperitif of a "Kir au Crémant de Bourgogne" and a beautiful crisp Chardonnay from the Macon vineyards

Alan Perry prepares a lunch introducing regional flavours

- Afternoon -

Cluny. Private visit to the 11th-century Abbey.
Tour of the town and its Romanesque houses dating from the 11th and 12th centuries

Dinner at former French President François Mitterrand's favourite local restaurant

If you would like us to organise a full-week itinerary, here is an idea of how it could look. This one suggests energetic sightseeing tours and an interesting cycle ride, with a mix of eating out and relaxing meals at home. We would design a tailor-made programme for you, based on your interests, your itinerary and your budget.



BURGUNDY, FROM NORTH TO SOUTH!   - 1 week / Saturday to Saturday / 7 days, 6 nights

 - Saturday -

8.30am: Departure from Paris
10.30am: Arrival at Vézelay, coffee/tea and local specialities. Guided tour of the famous 12th-century Abbey
12.15pm: Lunch in Saulieu at a 3-Star restaurant
4.30pm: Arrival at Cluny. Settling in
7.30pm: Welcome cocktail followed by dinner at home (with or without catering)


 - Sunday -

10.30am: Cluny. Private visit to the 11th-century Abbey
12.45am: Lunch in a traditional Cluny restaurant
2.45pm: Tour of the town and its Romanesque houses dating from the 11th and 12th centuries
7.30pm: Cocktails and dinner at home (with or without catering)


 - Monday -

10.30am: Tour of Chalon sur Saône and the Nicéphore Niépce Photography museum
12.45am: Lunch at a bistro on Saint-Jean Island
2.45pm: Visits to local potteries and wine-tasting along the "Route du Vin": Buxy, Givry & Mercurey
7.30pm: Cocktails and dinner at home (with or without catering)


 - Tuesday -

10.00am: Late breakfast around the pool
12.30pm: Wine-tasting and lunch at home with internationally-renowned wine connoisseur
7.30pm: Dinner at former French President François Mitterrand's favourite local restaurant

 - Wednesday -

10.30am: Food shopping at Beaune's sumptuous market and a visit to the famous Hospices de Beaune
12.45pm: Lunch in the town
2.45pm: Touring the Côte d'Or area and wine-tasting at Puligny-Montrachet
7.00pm: An evening cooking at home with a professional chef, using the products bought that morning
8.30pm: Dinner with chef


 - Thursday -

10.00am: Cycling along the "Green Track", from Cluny to the Château de Cormatin, with stop-offs at local cheese and fruit farms
12.45pm: Picnic lunch (catered)
6.30pm: Light supper in Dijon
8.00pm: Evening at Dijon Opera House


 - Friday -

10.00am: Late breakfast around the pool
12.45pm: Lunch at the countryside bistro of the famous Troisgros brothers
2.45pm: Tour of Paray-le-Monial and a picturesque Burgundian village with antique shops
8.00pm: Dinner in Chapaize or at home (with or without catering)


 - Saturday -

9.30am: Breakfast in Cluny market
11.30am: Helicopter ride, a bird's-eye view of magnificent châteaux
12.30pm: Lunch at a restaurant in Saint-Laurent (near Mâcon)
3.00pm: Departure by TGV high-speed train