Activities

No chance to get bored here! Whatever the season, there are hundreds of things to discover: wine and gastronomy, the intact nature, an exceptional cultural heritage, and a varied offer of sports and entertainment. Here we list just a small selection of what is waiting for you:


On site and in the three hamlets of Baubigny

• Numerous beautiful walks and mountain bike trails (some of them waymarked); a walking guide is available at the gîte
• Free tennis court at 200 metres from the gîte, with an adjacent playground for kids
• Guided tours by bike or ATV
• The mysterious Fontaine du Chaîgne and its gallo-roman steles
• The archaeological site of Dracy
• The peaceful village of Evelle and its two châteaux
• The picturesque site of Orches
• The romanesque church of Baubigny

 

 

In the surroundings

• Have a tour around some of the most prestigious wine cellars in Burgundy (Volnay, Pommard, Meursault, Puligny-Montrachet, …)
• Discover Burgundy's gastronomy from a large choice of traditional restaurants nearby
• The beautiful and lively town of Beaune and its famous Hospices
• The fairytale castle of La Rochepot
• Discover the Maranges valley and its lesser known though excellent wines
• The Trois Croix peek and its unforgettable panorama
• Santenay, its well-known wine crus, its casino, its windmill
• The impressive site of “Worlds End” in Vauchignon with its climbing rocks
• The charming market town of Nolay, its fourteenth century covered market and its swimming lake
• The city of Autun and its important heritage of roman and medieval times


 

Highlights over the year

• The winegrower’s festival of La Saint-Vincent tournante (end of January)
• The Festival of Baroque Music in Beaune (July)
• The Antique and Bygones fairs in Nolay (several times per year)
• The Festival Jazz et Grands Vins in Beaune (September)
• The world-famous wine auction of Beaune Hospices (3rd week-end in November)
…and many other celebrations and events all year long

And do not miss out on some of the other big attractions of Burgundy, easily accessible for a day’s trip: Dijon and its splendid city centre, the Cistercian abbey of Fontenay, Vézelay and its famous basilica, the Roman churches and castles of Southern Burgundy, the Morvan mountains nature reserve, …


 

 


 

Useful Links

Gîtes de France
Nolay Tourist Office (in French)
Beaune Tourist Office
Baubigny village website (in French)
The Théodore Monod hiking track (in French)
Rock climbing in Cormot (in French)
Wines and gastronomy in Burgundy

And if you want to spend some days in Dijon, the beautiful capital of Burgundy, we sincerely recommend the holiday apartment Le Charleston, ideally situated in the city centre.