The Fantastic Picnic... you’ll be addicted after a weekend in Beaune and Pays Beaunois!
Romantic, chic, bucolic
, Burgundian picnics
have proved over several years that they are really FAN-TAS-TIC
. Celebrating the Fête de la Gastronomie in Burgundy, it’s saying ‘Cheers!’ to great tastes, taking pleasure in a good bottle produced just a few kilometres away to accompany delicious cheeses. Above all, it’s a festive atmosphere: that of a moment absolutely for sharing... picnic on the grass or feet under a table. The Fantastic Picnic... you will get addicted!
A Day in the Country at Fontenay
The Abbaye de Fontenay welcomes you for a moment of warmth and friendship based on a local producers’ market and attractions that will help you spend a memorable Sunday in the countryside. Come and share this moment of happiness from 09.30.
Go off to discover the valley of Fontenay on an 8 km hike with tastings during this Fantastic Picnic day out
. There will be coffee at 09.30, then off you go whenever you please between 10 and 11.00. The producers’ market opens at 10.00 and there you can discover excellent local terroir
produce and craftwork.
Cherry on the cake, there will be a lift-off of hot-air balloons at 17.00. A raffle will be organised for Fontenay visitors and you can win a hot-air balloon trip.
To take part in the gourmet hike at the Abbaye
, you can register until 27th
Picnic Chic at the Hostellerie Cèdre & Spa
The chefs have put together a menu full of surprises for this elegant picnic in the gardens of the Hostellerie Cèdre & Spa. Jordan Billan, Kitchen Chef, and Sébastien Henry, Pastry Chef, offer you dining around their outdoor OFYR Brasero unit. This Picnic Chic will take place on the Saturday evening from 19.00
and on Sunday 13th September, you can lunch under the midday sun in the midst of a lush green garden.
Magical spots to picnic around Beaune
And for those who are more sandwiches, parsley ham and flasks of fresh water, we have come upon a perfect place to set down your picnic basket and your red and white chequered tablecloth. So prepare your straw hat, your summer frock and off you go for the Burgundy countryside. The heroes in our film set out their victuals on the cliffs above Saint-Romain, with their dominant view over the vineyards of Burgundy.