Holiday Rentals in Burgundy
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Holiday Rentals in Burgundy - A Guide to Burgundy
Burgundy is the English translation for the region of Bourgogne. So if you're reading about holiday rentals in Burgundy or Bourgogne it's the same place.
The region of Burgundy is centrally located with physical boundaries beginning to the south east of Paris and to the north of Lyon. When driving down to your Burgundy holiday rentals, Le Havre will be the most direct route from the UK. Most likely travelling through the capital Paris and then following the E15 and E60 straight to Burgundy. Dijon-Burgundy Airport is the closest to the region with the larger Paris Charles de Gaulle Airport within easy reach.
The region of Burgundy is rich in history and culture and of course world famous for its wine and vineyards. Introduce by the Romans the wine was then mastered over several hundred years by the local monks. Burgundy also has an abundance of navigable waterways which provide an excellent choice of riverside holiday rentals in Burgundy. The region was independent of France for several centuries until 1477, during this period it was one of the more wealthy regions which continues to this day, the legacy of which provides one of the area’s major attractions.
Types of Holiday Rentals in Burgundy
There is a very even spread of 1, 2, 3, 4 & 5 bedroom properties to rent in Burgundy. From idyllic farmhouse cottages by the river to rural gites, with private pools and superb views. A typical 4 bedroom cottage offers comfortable bedrooms, large well equipped kitchen with dining room and spacious living area with all the modern conveniences. For example there is a property to rent in Saone-et-Loire in central Burgundy including all the above, with the addition of 2 bathrooms, large garden, village location and heated outdoor swimming pool. All of which will comfortably sleep 8 people.
Why not try some of the smaller properties in Burgundy. 1 bedroom farmhouses are available with a ‘no kids’ stipulation for a more quiet romantic time. Even some of the smaller properties offer a garden with heated outdoor pool. A selection of larger holiday rentals come in the form of 18th century watermills, imposing chateaux and stone walled country cottages, with large estates to roam around freely and gently unwind.
Burgundy Useful Information
The Burgundy region is broken down into four “Departments”; Yonne, Côte-d’Or, Nièvre and Saône-et-Loire. It is then split into 15 “Arrondissements”, 174 “Cantons” and 2,045 “Communes”. The capital Dijon, not only famous for its mustard was the birthplace of Gustave Eiffel builder of the Eiffel Tower in Paris.
The vineyards of Burgundy are the obvious attractions to the region but there are many more activities to keep you busy on your break other than just relaxing in your Burgundy holiday rentals. Castles, historic buildings, Leisure parks, museums and nature parks all ensure you will never have a moment to spare when staying at your holiday rentals in Burgundy.
Canals can form a large part your holiday in this part of France. The construction of Le Canal de Burgundy completely changed the social evolution for hundreds of small hamlets and villages, raising the status of the area from rural farming to a great state with navigable waterways from the Mediterranean to the north of Europe. You might even find yourself a canal side holiday rental in Burgundy to stay in.