"Our special favorites"

Observation and wild plants 's tasting :
Dominique Verrier-Compain, guide régionale et guide de pays
Balades Malicieuses
> http://balades-malicieuses.com
Tél. 03 86 33 05 93

VTT and wine tasting :
Laurent Richoux
Escapade Gourmande
Vacances Actives et Gastronomie en Bourgogne
73, rue Soufflot - 89290 Irancy
> http://www.escapadegourmande.fr 
Tél. 03 86 41 43 22 - Fax 08 25 19 45 93

B&B and lodgings in Morvan's heart :
Sylvia Wilhelm-Fischer
Montcrecon - 58140 Saint-Martin-du-Puy
> wilfis¡wanadoo.fr
Tél / Fax 03 86 22 63 58

Caterer and horse lodging at Morvan’s door :
Chantal et Fréderic Flausse
Le Moulin de la Rochette
89420 Cussy-les-Forges
> http://www.larochette-traiteur.com


Updated local events calendar


View of Montfault

wild orchis

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
> http://guidesdepays.free.fr

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.

Curiositys :

  • 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 ...

Favorit's events

  • 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.

The collegiate church of Montréal

Donkey's fair in Ragny

"Utopies festivales" in Pisy

Guillon's canton fair

Sainte-Catherine's roc