Wine enthusiasts will find the perfect French holiday rentals here in Burgundy, the home of 33 different wines for you to try, most of which are from the department Cote d'Or. With Burgundy villas to rent close to the vineyards, this is the place where experts and holiday makers from around the world travel to, looking to smell and savour the goodness of these delectable wines. As with similar French regions such as Champagne-Ardenne, holiday visitors to Burgundy come to taste not only the wonderful drink, but also the sumptuous cuisine, many plates of which are cooked with the delicious grape nectar - Coq au vin and Beef Bourguignon in particular come to mind. Or if you're interested in some other culinary specialities from Burgundy, be sure to try some escargot or Dijon mustard!
See the sights during your stay in Burgundy villas
When looking for restaurants and Burgundy apartments, the best location to start is Beaune. In Beaune, the famous Burgundy Tasting Cellars provide an underground expedition for the senses, from which you’ll probably emerge with a handful of prized bottles of reds and whites to take home from your holiday, or to drink during your stay in a holiday home or other rental property here. Before going underground, however, be sure to take in the Basilica's Notre Dame Church in all its glory, a must see while visiting this beautiful region. Afterwards, a boat ride on the Burgundy Canal is a perfect way to wile away the afternoon as the sun sets over the horizon.
Discover nature with Burgundy apartments
Burgundy is home to some of the most beautiful natural landscapes in France which are well worth experiencing, whether you're simply cycling between wineries or hiking through the many plains, plateaus, forests and lakes that the region has to offer. If you're staying in Burgundy villas near Vezelay in Yonne, be sure go to the Morvan National Park and stroll through the mysterious wilderness. The park offers a variety of activities, such from hiring boats on Lac des Settons to suntanning on one of the many little beaches dotted around the area. There are even a couple of chateaux and historical sites you can visit whilst you explore the beautiful grounds. So whether you're looking for a family friendly holiday in France or just to relax with your partner whilst drinking wine by the pool in your villa, there is something for everyone to do in Burgundy.