Our 8 suggestions for great holiday cottages with a pool for a family weekend in Burgundy, France
Taking your family away for a weekend is great! But it can also be something of a headache ... first, you have to find nice accommodation, something to keep the kids occupied, and then make sure the journey doesn’t look like you’re moving house ... and that’s where the real challenge begins.
You do internet searches using keywords: all-inclusive family weekend, great last-minute weekend ideas, inexpensive last-minute all-inclusive weekend, original weekend idea, great weekend idea for Europe ... and so the process continues.
To help you make your choice, I've found 15 great suggestions for an all-inclusive weekend. I’ve lots of other cottage rentals in reserve, but here are the top 15 holiday cottages you can rent by the weekend!

Holiday cottages in Burgundy with swimming pool for 4 to 12 people

A holiday cottage right next to Beaune, in Nantoux, for 5 people - Le P'tit Pichot

With Le Pichot being the name of a spring up above the holiday cottage, it's hard to imagine that you’re surrounded by vineyards and hills. This cottage for 4 to 5 people is ideal for a family. 1 bedroom with 1 double bed and 1 bedroom with 3 single beds welcome you into a truly relaxing atmosphere.
Leisure: you have (shared) access to the swimming pool and boules pitch. The parish priest's garden with its pergola offers cool shade or a playground for children. Nathalie, with 30 years’ beauty experience, offers her expert hands for massages and facials. 100 metres away are the cellars of the family estate!  
Practical: bicycles are available as well as private parking. Wi-Fi connection. A barbecue and garden furniture for your special moments together.
Price: the weekend rate is 400€ for 2 nights. Holiday vouchers are accepted.
Special extras: From October to December, Nathalie and Denis offer discovery packages: demonstrations of truffle hunting with Clochette and Lana, wine tasting and gourmet dinner... Great for a family weekend in autumn!  
Pets: accepted.
Language: French and English spoken.

Holiday cottage on Beaune’s Mountain (yes indeed ) for 4 to 5 people - La Terre d’Or

Vincent welcomes you to his holiday cottages with names that exude nature: Les Lilas (lilacs) and Les Pins (pines). They’re located above the vineyards, on the edge of the forest: 2 charming wine houses, both very comfortable with views of the town of Beaune. You’ll find plenty of space under exposed beams and the warmth of old materials: 2 bedrooms with 1 160cm bed and a 90cm bed giving a capacity of 4 to 5 people. The holiday cottages are equipped with air conditioning, making them prime accommodation choices for summer.
Leisure: Jacuzzi in the grotto and swimming pool 100 metres away. Terrace and gardens on several levels.
Practical: on-site parking. Wi-Fi connection. Cleaning service and ironing in 48 hours (no washing machine). Full baby equipment on request.
Price: from 345 to 415 per night for 4 people depending on the time of year - Les Lilas.
€400 to 480 per night for 4 people depending on the time of year - Les Pins.
Special extras: the tiered flower gardens inhabited by Jurga sculptures, the heated swimming pool is open from May to September with shared access and an unusual grotto with cellar and jacuzzi. Nice view of Beaune.
Pets: accepted.
Languages: French, English, Italian spoken.

Holiday cottage with 4 stars from Gîtes de France in the heart of the Burgundy village of Ladoix-Serrigny for 4 people - Les épicuriens

Nice single-storey house renovated in a contemporary manner. It has 2 bedrooms: 1 with a 160cm bed, 1 with a 180cm bed. Air conditioning.
Leisure: heated pool shared with the owners.
Practical: pellets for the stove and reversible air conditioning included in the prices. Sheets, towels and bath towels provided. Parking on site.
Price: 2-night weekend package from €320. Holiday vouchers accepted.
Special extras: South-facing terrace and 75 m² garden.
Pets: accepted.
Language: French spoken.

A holiday cottage in the middle of the vineyards of Meursault, for 4 to 5 people - Le Clos d'Isand'Or - La Maisonnette

A candy box with South American accents facing due south, La Maisonnette overlooks the vineyards. On the 1st floor, 1 bedroom with exposed beams and stone, and 1 180cm bed and 2x90cm pull-out twin bed. A sofa bed can accommodate 3 people on the ground floor.
Leisure: Garden furniture and barbecue. Access to the heated pool until October, overspill pool, midnight pool thanks to a lighting system that allows swimming under the starry sky. Sunbeds, towels and water games provided. Outdoor shower. Swedish sauna for 6 people. Swing.
Practical: on-site parking. Linen and end-of-stay housekeeping are included in the price. Everything for baby on request. Access to the laundry room.
Price: from €575 to 900 and weekend package from 370 to 466 depending on the time of year.
Special extra: Private terrace with stunning views of the vineyards and Meursault. From an aperitif to a full meal and breakfast, Clos d'Isand'Or has entrusted Elisabeth and Philippe Leneuf, two catering professionals, with all things “dining”. You can also benefit from their special relationship with the local winemakers. It's always a big plus not having to prepare meals so you can spend more time with the kids.
Pets: accepted.
Languages: French, German, English, Russian spoken.
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Holiday cottage hidden away among the vineyards of Puligny-Montrachet for 4 and 8 people - Cistercia and Maizières*****. 4 and 8

A 360° view of the Puligny-Montrachet vineyards with luxury amenities is what you get with the Cistercia and Maizières holiday cottages, for 4 and 8 people respectively with 2 and 3 bedrooms. Jean-Christophe and Isabelle Thomas are delighted to welcome you to the hamlet of Blagny in a spirit of contemporary modern comfort.
Leisure: you have access to a heated swimming pool. An open-access private cellar lets you choose from coveted Burgundy wines with some great vintages. On-demand services: wellness and beauty care, hairdresser, home cooking...
Practical : bicycles are available as well as private parking. Wi-Fi and RJ connection. Lounge, barbecue, free cot on request, laundry and wood for the fire. Sheets, linen and towels are provided. Housekeeping is included in the price.
Price: from €342 to 640 per night, i.e. from €684 to 1280 per weekend.
Special extras: Pool towels are provided and the pool is heated.
Pets: not accepted.
Languages: French and English spoken.

A 4-star Gîte de France holiday cottage at Château de Tailly in Meursault, for 4 and 8 people - Château de Tailly

Set in two outbuildings of Château de Tailly, dating back to the 18th century, Pavillon de Chasse and Les Arômes are two characterful holiday cottages that Christine looks after with great care.
The 4-person Les Arômes has a bedroom with 1 double bed and another with a sofa bed for 1 or 2 people. The Pavillon de Chasse, with a capacity of 8 people, has 4 bedrooms: 1 with a 90cm bed, two with a 160cm bed, 1 with a 140cm bed and a child’s room with a 120cm bed.
Leisure: a swimming pool shared by the two cottages and the château is open from May to October. A 6-hectare park with century-old trees surrounds the cottages. Garden furniture, sun loungers and swing.
Practical: there is parking on site. Housekeeping package on request. Television with foreign channels. Cots.
Price: Les Arômes - weekend at €580; Pavillon de Chasse - 850 per weekend. Holiday vouchers are accepted.
Special extras: the park and authenticity of the place provide serenity and comfort in terms of space at Château de Tailly. The Château and its outbuildings can be privately rented for a wedding, seminar, family weekend in the country, a holiday cottage rental for a birthday, hire of the whole property... A personalised welcome is always offered. A catering service is available on request. 
Pets: not accepted.
Languages: French, English spoken.

A holiday cottage for 7 people near Beaune, in Meloisey - Mariecalou

Gîte aux Maries is a detached house made of exposed stone arranged over 2 floors. 2 bedrooms with 2 beds for 2 people (including one with 1 cot), 1 bedroom with 1 double bed and 1 single bed.
Leisure: heated swimming pool. Private terrace.
Practical: sheets are provided, no towels. Wi-Fi connection. Board games. High-chair and cot.
Price: a two-night weekend is €320.
Special extras: option to book at the guest table of Marie and Pascale. €28 per person for the menu with local products. Just a bit peckish: option of charcuterie or cheese boards at €13/pers. Other options: commented tastings in the family cellar, commented tasting of 4 Burgundy wines, from Chablis to Mâcon at €10, commented tasting of 6 Burgundy wines including 1 crémant at €13.
Pets: not accepted.
Language: French.

A holiday cottage in a former post house in Val-Mont in Burgundy for 11 people classified as 4 stars by Gîtes de France - Aux Bons Enfants

This 11-person holiday cottage is a former 18th-century post house fully renovated with its French-style ceilings, tiles and large spaces. 5 bedrooms including 1 with 2 80x200cm twin beds, 2 bedrooms with 1 160cm bed, 1 bedroom with 3 90cm beds and 1 bedroom with 1 110cm bed and 1 120cm bed.
Leisure: in an outbuilding, indoor swimming pool heated to 28° all year round with a veranda on one side that can open onto the garden. Private terrace. Garden furniture and barbecue. Large plot of land covering 2000 m2 with orchard and green spaces. 120 m2 reception room. Library.
Practical: Parking on site. Wi-Fi connection. Sheets, towels and household linen provided. Baby equipment. End-of-stay housekeeping included.
Price: 516 to 630 for a 2-night weekend.
Special extras: Large holiday cottage, ideal for a wellbeing-themed family weekend, reunion with friends or family party.
Pets: not accepted.
Languages: French, English spoken.