- 7 bedrooms
- 3 bathrooms
- Sleeps 12
Description from the owner
Our gite is an ancient stone house at the heart of the mediaeval town of Vézelay, a centre of pilgrimage since the twelfth century and now a UNESCO World Heritage site.
It is surrounded by superb walking country as well as being ideally placed for touring Burgundy's 'green heart', the Morvan National Park.
The house dates back to the twelfth century and still has two large cellars from that time. It was reworked in the fifteenth and eighteenth centuries. From the terrace overlooking Place Borot there are views of the surrounding hillsides.
The accommodation is flexible, providing spacious living for individuals, couples,...Read more
Vezelay, Burgundy, in heart of medieval village
Vézelay, Burgundy, France
Additional Location Information
Vezelay is a walled village of about 400 inhabitants, on the northern edge of the Parc National du Morvan, with its lakes and hiking trails. There are many good walks and cycle tracks in the area. Kayaking, horse riding and cycle hire are available locally. In the village there is a twelfth century basilica, an art museum and several private galleries as well as restaurants and shops. Vezelay has its own 'appelation', and the wine growing villages of Chablis, Saint Bris, Coulanges la Vineuse and Irancy are close by. The abbey of Fontenay and the source of the Seine, as well as a number of chateaux are easily accessible. The mediaeval market town of Avallon is about 20km away.
More About This Location
Horse riding nearby
Nearest shops, 0.1 miles
Nearest beach: Riverside swimming, 1.5 miles
Nearest train station: Sermizelles-Vezelay, 5 miles
Nearest ferry port: Calais, Le Havre
Nearest airport: Paris, Dijon
Car is not necessary
Last updated on July 16, 2014
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- Rates vary with number of people | per week | Rent is £750 for 3 adults or family with children; £950 for 4 - 9 adults; £1200 for 10-12 adults
- Damage deposit | $170
Additional notes from the owner
Lettings are usually for a week, Saturday to Saturday, but please contact us if you have other requirements. There is a discount for 2 or more consecutive weeks booked together.
We have a ‘no-frills’ approach: everything works and is clean and comfortable, but it is essentially a family home, not a hotel.
One or two people can enjoy spacious living on the lower two floors; larger families and groups can spread into the upper floors. Our price structure above is based on the number of occupants. There is no charge for children under 5.
- Washing Machine
- Local Guides/Maps
- Towels Provided
- Central heating
- Linens Provided
- Clothes Dryer
- Soap/Shampoo Provided
- Alarm Clock
- High chair
- Stove or Oven
- Paper Towels Provided
- Balcony or terrace
- 20 Dining chairs
- 10 Lounge chairs
- Pet friendly - ask
- Smoking allowed - no
- Suitable for children - yes
- Suitable for the elderly - ask
- Wheelchair accessible - no
- 3000 square feet