Ginette (my grandmother) is hosting you in her 19th century renovated masonry stone farm in the Village of Sacquenay, Cote d’Or, Burgundy.
House & Neighborhood:
The bed and breakfast is located in the heart of the Village overlooking a splendid countryside landscape, with a shaded garden, two terraces and a private car park. The garden is at its peak in spring and summer where you could discover and taste different variety of fruit trees and flowering plants.
The bedrooms are in the main house which is still used by Ginette. Each room, tastefully furnished with rustic antique, has a double bed and private bathroom. We rent our bedrooms 48 euros each.
Ginette and her husband Jacques were running the village Bakery for over three decades and are known by everybody in the village. Ginette is outgoing and an amazingly social person. It had been an issue at time with Jacques since she was more worried about discussing with the village fellows than selling bread at the Bakery . Since she is retired, she travels the world with her friends and started a bed & breakfast as she was missing always seeing people. Apart from being social, Ginette is also an outstanding cook and the typical French breakfast that she serves with homemade and locally grown products will for sure amazed you.
Located in the heart of Burgundy, Sacquenay is an ideal base to discover the wonders of Burgundy. Dijon, home to the Dukes of Burgundy from the early 11th until the late 15th centuries, is 25 minutes away by car. Dijon, which host some of the best restaurants in France, is a must see internationally known for its history, culture and where art and international gastronomy thrive.
Of course, a description of Burgundy would be incomplete without talking about its world class vineyards located 40 minutes from Sacquenay. The Cote d’Or (Golden slope), a 30-mile long ribbon of vineyards stretching from just south of Dijon to Chablis, is where Burgundy’s most exclusive wines are found such as red wines like Pommard, Corton and Beaune made from Pinot Noir grapes but also for its Chardonnay grapes to make dry whites, such as Chablis and Chassagne Montrachet. Wine tasting and vineyard tours can be performed yearlong with a variety of options ranging from luxury Orient Express barge to biking through 2,000 years of viticulture history. Ginette will be thrilled to discuss further with you about wine, cheese and history if you are curious.
Lakes, Middle age castles, old churchs and Roman vestiges are also very accessible from Sacquenay.
Our house is 10 minutes away from the A31 Highway, Exit N.5 and approximately 25 minutes away from Dijon.
Please email me for more information and any questions you may have. Happy Traveling :)
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Charmant accueil dans ce petit village reculé et ultra-calme. Parfait pour une halte de mi-chemin quand on vient du grand nord (ou l'inverse, ce qui était notre cas).
Door miscommunicatie liep de ontvangst wat anders dan gedacht, maar voelde mij zeker van harte welkom geheten. Heb heel gezellig met Ginette een deel van de avond doorgebracht. De kamer is netjes en ruim en schoon. Doucheruimte was prima en zeker complimenten voor het ontbijt. Een aanrader!
On était le bienvenu chez Ginette. Une femme tres aimable qui a voyagé beaucoup et aime bien offrir un verre de kirr.
On our way back to the Netherlands we had a wonderful one night stay at the B&B of Ginette Estivalet located in a small village surrounded by a beautyful landscape.
It was a warm welcome and we got a nice kir as a welcome drink. We had the bedrooms and bathroom on the first floor for ourselves which was very convenient. All rooms were nice and tidy.
The breakfast was wonderful and our kids enjoyed it very much.
Thank you Ginette for your hospitality and company.
Er was sprake van een hartelijk welkom. Ook al konden we nauwelijks met elkaar praten. Mijn Frans is niet goed en dat gold voor haar Engels.
We hadden het idee dat de kamer langere tijd niet was gebruikt, omdat het wat muffig rook.