Bourgeois & Bourgogne

 

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Tour description

Accomodation: in an impressive hotel Best Western Hôtel d'Europе et d'Angleterre in the centre of Mâcon, overviewing the magnificent river Saône and its embankment. Here you will find local organic products for breakfast and cosy rooms, decorated in the spirit of charming bourgeoisie. Here have stopped Queen Victoria, Winston Churchill, Salvador Dali, Jean Cocteau, Brigitte Bardot, Catherine Deneuve - this is truly the most prestigious hotel of Mâcon, which still hasn't lost its charm and the spirit of old times...

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Day 1

 

 

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Day 2

  • French breakfast in the hotel.
  • Walk around the city of Mâcon, visit to the local "pâtisserie" (confectionery). The secret recipe of traditional pastry "Ideal mâconnais" and waffle rolls "Gaufrettes mâconnaises".
  • Free time.
  • Climbing the mountain La Roche de Solutré.
  • Dinner in the local restaurant from the Basque chef.

 

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Day 3

  • French breakfast in the hotel.
  • Culinary workshop with Olivier Pons - a chef of the restaurant of Château d'Igé.
  • Results of your creativity - for lunch with chef in the garden of the Château. 
  • Visit to the castle Fuissé of the XV century and its wine cellars. Wine tasting in the chivalrous fireplace room.
  • Dinner in the restaurant "Le Français". The history of this 130-year-old establishement.

  

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Day 4

  • French breakfast in the hotel.
  • Bike ride along the vineyards.
  • French picnic.
  • Tasting Burgundy wines in the enoteca "Terres Secrètes".                                      
  • Return to the hotel.
  • Gastronomic dinner "L’autre rive".

 

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Day 5

  • French breakfast in the hotel.
  • Walk around the city of Cluny, visit to the famous abbey. 
  • Free time, shopping.
  • Visit to the goat farm d'Or and degustation of its goat cheese. Workshop on creating your own cheese. Castle of Saint-Pois. Return to the hotel. 
  • Dinner in the wine cellar: frank and fresh local cuisine by chef Damien.

 

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Day 6

  • French breakfast in the hotel.
  • Morning market and local products of the region. Free time. 
  • Visit to the manifacture "Jacoulot" in the village of Romaneche-Thorins. Degustation of marc, liqueurs and creams. Rest in the hotel. 
  • Gala evening in the Michelin restaurant "Pierre". Dessert preparation with chef – soufflé with liqueur "Grand Marnier".

 

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Day 7

  • French breakfast in the hotel.
  • Departure.
  • Transfer to the airport.

 

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