We will populate this page under three sections. Restaurants, Places of Interest and Entertainment.

RESTAURANTS  (Within an hour from our home)



RESTAURANT L’EMBARCADERE: A floating restaurant on the river-bank at La Truchère. Its necessary to book and closes in the winter. Good local dishes and you can also take boat trips from here.

CHATEAU DE CORMATIN: Surrounded by wide moats, the chateau, built from 1606 onwards, impresses by the monumentality of its military style facades. Its only about 8 kilometres from us.

Hameau Duboeuf: The Wine village, with the museum, exhibitions and many other attractions are open all year round, 7 days a week. See website. 71750 Romanèche-Thorins Tél : 03 85 35 22 22

LE RESTAURANT LA FLAMBEE à TOURNUS: On the N6 at Tournus, its always busy, offering a wide range of reasonably priced dishes including pizzas.


Parc des oiseaux

01330 Villars Les Dombes
Tél. : +33 4 74 98 05 54

LA TERRASSE DU BEAUJOLAIS: Although its about an hours drive from our home, the food and the spectacular views are worth it. Always worth booking especially at weekends as they often cater for large parties. We usually combine lunch here with other visits in the area.

L'abbaye St Philibert à Tournus
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Parc des oiseaux

LE CEDRE: A small restaurant specialising in Lebanese food (and wine). No website so telephone to reserve. 55 Rue de Strasbourg, 71100 Chalon-sur-Saône. Telephone: 03 85 93 59 73.

AU COEUR DE L’ARBRE: Wood Turning courses in Champagny-sous-Uxelles. Wood turning has become a very popular hobby. It is a wonderful way to express your creativity.