The suggestions of the two agencies with which we work.
To the cluniac monks’world
An unusual day spent getting to know the Cluniac world both real and virtual
Our professional guide will welcome the group.
Set off in the direction of Berzé-la-Villeand visit to the monks’ chapel decorated by Cluny artists in the Middle Ages. Next cross the vineyards of Mâconnais to Cruzille: visit and tasting at the Maynes vineyards, which was the Cluny monks’ first vineyard.
Continue in the direction of Cluny via Brancion, Chapaize and Cormatin.
Lunch at Cluny.
Visit the Abbey-City of Cluny in the afternoon: from the Abbey Park to the monks’ flour store by way of the Major Ecclesia and the 18th-Century cloister.
The visit ends with a walk through the medieval town, which still has around 150 medieval houses: climb up the Tour des Fromages (Cheese Tower) and visit the Mint. Our tour services end at around 5 pm.
Picking in the Mâconnais region
Our professional guide will welcome the group. Stroll through the medieval town to explore some medieval houses and the ruins of the great Abby Church.
Continue in a northerly direction to the Clunisois region to visit a farm producing berries. Tasting of fruit creams and other farm produce. Then a visit to a farm that produces goat’s cheese, cheese tasting. Back to Cluny for lunch.
In the afternoon, set off for the vineyards of the Mâconnais region. Stop at the foot of the famous Rock of Solutré, followed by a wine tasting in one of the region’s wineries.
Our services end after the tasting.
Way of life
Group to meet up at Cluny, Palais Jean de Bourbon. The presentation model of the medieval city lets you delve into Cluny as it was in its golden era.
Continuing through the Abbey Park (looking out over the Abbey Palace) then passing through the medieval town before re-entering the Abbey through the main gate, known as the Porte d’Honneur. Views of Major Ecclesia, crossing the cour des hôtes and entering the monastic enclosure (cloister, great transept, Jean de Bourbon chapel, chapter house, monks’ garden, storeroom and flour cellar).
Go through the town to admire some of the 150 medieval houses by taking a stroll through the city’s picturesque streets. The tour ends at the shoemaker’s house for a tasting of locally produced terroir wines and produce.
Delicacies in Cluny
End your tour in Cluny with a tasting.
Taste 4 wines of Burgundy and 4 local produces of our gastronomy.
Enjoy a friendly moment in a space devoted to tastings and art exhibitions.
Journée entre Cluny et Cormatin
A day of discovery between Cluny and its Benedictine abbey founded in 910, visit the National Stud of the abbey city and the castle of Cormatin, from the XVII th century , with its Louis XIII decor intact to the present day, surrounded by its large park.