Our territories of Puisaye-Forterre, Auxerrois, Vézelien, Chablisien, Tonnerrois... are rich in architecture, parks, walks, canals, vineyards and charming, rural countryside! We invite you to take advantage of your stay with us to discover our favorites in the surrounding area

Guédelon Castle

30 minutes from our guest house: for art, architecture and DIY enthusiasts, meet all the craftsmen building this medieval castle


Colette in St-Sauveur-en-Puisaye! Discover the house where she was born, the objects, rooms and gardens that inspired her books! And just 2 steps away, the Musée Colette, where her many lives are revealed. Two unmissable visits!

Château de St Fargeau

30 minutes from the house, the Italian Renaissance palace in Burgundy, with candlelight tours and historical shows!

Château de Ratilly

35mn from our oyster house: built in the 13th century on the foundations of an 11th-century fortress, Ratilly boasts medieval architecture. During the Wars of Religion, Ratilly sheltered the Huguenots and welcomed the Jansenists, who were hunted down in the early 18th century


Just 15 minutes away, visit this beautiful city of Art and History, with its old quarters, its river tourism, the Tour de l'Horloge, Place St Nicolas, St Etienne's Cathedral, St Germain Abbey and its monastic complex, its Carolingian crypts famous for their preserved mural paintings..

The Château de Maulnes

An architectural masterpiece of the Renaissance, the Château de Maulnes is one of a kind. With its pentagonal shape and labyrinthine circulation, it embodies the genius and passions of a fascinating period in our history. Built in 1566.

La Fosse Dionne

But where is the source of the fosse Dionne? Located in Tonnerre, its turquoise water flows all year round, but its origin remains a mystery. To this day, there is no answer to this question


Just 45 minutes away, perched on the eternal hill, the Basilica of St. Mary Magdalene is well worth a visit! Built between 1120 and 1150, it is a major example of Romanesque architecture. Private guided hikes in the footsteps of Compostelle are also available!

Pontigny Abbey

It's the largest Cistercian abbey in the world! A rich heritage of white stone, a preserved estate where you can stroll in peace, and a small village in the Yonne that's always worth a visit!

Aubigny quarry

Just 20 minutes from the house, you'll find an underground quarry that was mined from Gallo-Roman times right up to the 19th century! It's an upside-down cathedral from which stone was extracted to build the Paris Opera House and City Hall

The Fabuloserie

a 'house-museum', indicating the anti-institutional character of the place created by architect Alain Bourbonnais from his collection of art brut. Dubuffet called it a "decentralized Anti-Beaubourg", a "powerful citadel of the marginal"


This small village nestles in a meander of the Serein. You'll feel as if you're strolling through the heart of a film set. Continue your journey back in time at Montréal or Tanlay and Ancy-le-Franc, two Renaissance castles representative of North Burgundy's rich heritage.