Mercurey is a charming village surrounded by vines, nestled between Côte d’Or and Beaujolais. It is one of the wine-producing flagships of Burgundy and the largest vineyard of the Côte Chalonnaise with 739 hectares, including 126 classified as first growth.
Mercurey owes its name to a temple dedicated to Mercury, the god of commerce.
In front of our hotel, discover the Caveau Divin (Divine Cellar), a unique place where 44 wine producing domains of Mercurey are represented. The Caveau offers tasting of no less than 64 different wines of the Mercurey appellation, and you will be able to buy wines at the same price as from the producer.
This is the opportunity to make delightful wine discoveries.
Just 15 minutes away from our hotel, discover the historical Chalon-sur-Saône, visit the Nicephore Niepce museum and immerse yourself in the history of photography from its invention to digital imagery, discover also the Denon museum, dedicated to the personality of this man of the Enlightenment born in Chalon, or the castles of South Burgundy and of the Chalon country…
Discover the vineyard of the Côte Chalonnaise which extends between the Côte de Beaune to the north and the hills of the Mâconnais to the south.
In this country with contrasting relief, discover the prestigious appellations, the red wines with a ruby red robe made from the Pinot Noir grape variety, the delicate white wines produced from Chardonnay, and the well-known Aligoté.
And make the most of the walks or bicycle rides along the marked trails through the vineyard.
Discover the charms of South Burgundy on foot, on a bike or on roller skates.
Fans have access to a departmental network of more than 1000 km of secured and sign-posted green ways, cycling lanes and cyclotourism trails.
Discover Beaune and the Hôtel-Dieu, better known as the Hospices de Beaune, 30 minutes away from our hotel. Founded in the XVth century, the famous Hospices, which hosted notably the shooting of the film La Grande Vadrouille, are recognizable by their flamboyant gothic-style façades and their roofs in Burgundy glazed tiles.
On the road between Mercurey and Beaune, take the time to stop in the charming villages, typical of Côtes de Beaune, which gave their names to prestigious wines: Pommard, Meursault, Montrachet…
In Givry, 7 minutes away from our hotel, discover the largest “accrobranches” park of Burgundy which offers more than 20 tours among the trees, 6 km of trails including 2500 metres of rope bridges, more than 200 aerial games for all levels (from beginner to sportsman) and for all the family, from youngest to oldest.
Discover Chagny, 15 minutes away from our hotel, and the prestigious Lameloise House, 3 stars in the Michelin Guide, where three generations of chefs have succeeded one another, including the famous French master chef Jacques Lameloise.
A wonderful family story which continues with the arrival of Frédéric Lamy, nephew of the Lameloise family, at the head of the establishment, while the chef Eric Pras perpetuates the tradition by maintaining the standards of excellence.
Visit Dijon, the Burgundian capital, one hour away from our hotel. With its exceptional historical heritage, it is one of the most architecturally rich French towns.
Discover the Saint-Benigne cathedral, the Saint-Michel church, the Ducal Palace (Palace of the Dukes and States of Burgudy), the Guillaume Gate… and stroll in the many parks and gardens as the city offfers more than 700 hectares of green spaces.