Discover the area
Your hostess, is a trained tourist guide and combines a good knowledge of the area with extended and up-to-date connections in rural tourism and arts and crafts. She has put together two local routes to enable you to discover the countryside around Guillon, one around the village and one above it, in Monfault where a panoramic view of the landscape can be enjoyed.
Guides de pays des Collines
History and cultural heritage
Two very close precious places :
- the medieval village and the collegiate church of Montréal
- the Epoisses 's castle
Conservation areas ( Patrimoine mondial de l'Unesco)
- Fontenay's abbey
- Vézelay's basilica
Noyers-sur-Serein, one of the few "plus beau village de France ".
Alésia, with is new "MuséoParc", an Interpretation Center - opening March 2012 - and an archeological museum about Julius Caesar against Veringetorix battle and Gallo-Roman life.
Saint-Grégoire's chapel in the middle of the forest near Sainte-Magnance
the "monuments historiques" conservation train station in Sincey-les-Rouvray
the Chappe's telegraph tower in Annoux
Buffon's forge near Montbard
prehistoric cave at Arcy-sur-Cure
costume's museum in Avallon
- the Massangis "Pierreux" House and quarry
The Topo-Guide P893 list a lot of hikes paths : " Le pays d'Avallon à pied ".
Climbing at Roches Sainte-Catherine (Vieux Château), with JL Scola’s topo-guide.
For sports amateur : h
orse riding, canoeing, hiking, VTT in the nearest Parc Naturel Régional du Morvan.
Some famous wine-growing soils : Auxerrois, Chablisien, Tonnerrois, Vézelien.
Two 3***restaurants, in Saulieu and Saint-Père-sous-Vézelay.
Some other tables, less prestigious but nevertheless truly interresting, in Sainte-Magnance, Quarré-les-Tombes, l'Isle-sur-Serein, Avallon ...
Donkey's fair in Ragny (Savigny en Terre Plaine) with the Saligue aux Artistes (painting, photo, sculpture, vidéo) exhibition, a sunday in the begining of July (5 km)
Les Rencontres de Monthelon (Montréal), at the end of July : dance, theatre, music, circus, plastic arts, performance ...(8 km)
Contemporary festival of music in Pisy " Utopies Festivales ", July or August depends years (10 km)
Guillon's canton fair, third August's sunday
For arts and handcraft's amateurs
The art and " agri-sculpture " workshop, Perrigny-sur-Armançon
Claire et Andrew Squire, potters in Noyers-sur-Serein
Olivier Delaroziere and Woodstacker, land art in Saint-Germain de Modéon
Folk music and traditions in the Parc Naturel Régional du Morvan.