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The expression “the more the merrier” will it be verified?

First day

Guided tour on the tourist circuit: leave from the Tourist Office of Tonnerre with a guide who will make you discover all the hidden secrets of the heritage Tonnerre. Cross the narrow streets discover the mysterious Fosse Dionne, retrace the history with the Chevalier d’Éon or the Hotel Dieu … Tonnerre has many surprises for you!

At the end of the circuit you can enjoy the small shops offering Burgundy produce… not to miss!

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Let yourself be tempted by a rich and varied cuisine oriented mainly on local traditions and products. Different formulas are offered to satisfy all appetites and budgets.

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Chevalier d’Éon museum: Louis d’Éon de Beaumont, father of Charles d’Éon de Beaumont (known as “Le Chevalier d’éon”) was a lawyer in the Parliament of Paris and made a fortune in the wine trade by being director of the estates of King Louis XV.

Discover the life of the Chevalier d’Éon through this museum presenting all family memories for 60 years that Philipe Luyt (owner of the Hotel) kept preciously before exposing them to the public.

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This hotel-Dieu is the oldest of Burgundy (1293) and the sick room of the XIIIème century impresses by its dimensions. This immense hall-church shelters the tomb of Marguerite de Bourgogne (the founder), Entombment (1454) and meridian (1785). This set is at the heart of a cultural space with several visit spaces skilfully combining the history of medicine, gardens, architecture, religious art and contemporary art.

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Tea room “Autour du Pressoir”: Give yourself a break at the tea room “Around Le Pressoir”. Drinks and snacks will be offered to end this day. You can enjoy the terrace in summer as well as their local products for sale in the bistro shop!

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Enjoy the Auberge de Bourgogne to eat and relax! For the menu the great classics of Burgundy gastronomy: terrine of duck foie gras and gingerbread toast, pork with Dijon sauce, a fresh pineapple accompanied by a sorbet … The Auberge de Bourgogne welcomes you in a pleasant setting located in a green park offering all the comforts of a modern hotel. What to rest to start a day in shape!

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Second day

Wine hike at Tonnerre: In the heart of the country Tonnerrois, discover the Burgundy canal and the vineyard of Épineuil. A hike that will take you to the hillsides planted with vines which produce excellent bourgogne Épineuil, red and rosé. Hiking 4 hours (13 km) without major difficulties.

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Les Promenades offers you a typical Burgundy meal with some recipes revisited. Some wines of Tonnerre and regional will perfectly accompany your menu. For groups a single menu will be composed according to the wide choice of dishes on the menu.

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Continue this weekend with a visit to the domain Marsoif. These winemakers offer you : characteristics of excellence, the love of the land ancestral know-how, make this small estate, maintained with patience by the Masson family the example of the richness of a collaboration between the man and nature, within a large region which is Burgundy. Discover this estate and the Tonnerrois wines in their cellar for a tasting.

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Complete your stay with this stunning Renaissance palace is a masterpiece of Serlio, Italian architect for King Francis I of France. It was built in the middle of an enormous park for Antoine III of Clermont, brother-in-law of Diane de Poitiers who was the mistress of King Henry II of France. Home to one of the largest collections of 16thand 17thcentury murals preserved in France today, the castle of Ancy-le-Franc rivals the Palace of Fontainebleau. Explore the richly decorated apartments and the majestic courtyard, as well as the French and English gardens whose two new flowerbed displays won the Victoires du Paysage award in 2018. Many tour options, events and exhibitions are organized throughout the season for the whole family.

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