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Château de Chorey
2, rue J. Germain
21200 Chorey-les-Beaune
Famille GERMAIN
Email: inquiry@au-chateau.com

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Languages:  English, German
Credit cards accepted
Département: Côte d'Or (21)
Special Features: 

  • Open from May 1 to September 30.
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Château de Chorey



 
  Located in Burgundy's Côte d'Or, the heart of wine country, and between the cities of Beaune and Dijon, you will find the warm and welcoming Château de Chorey.  If you've dined in what have been called Paris' best restaurants --  Taillevent,  l'Arpège, La Tour d'Argent among others -- or perhaps in the provinces at Troisgros, Restaurant Marc Meneau or La Chevre d'Or, you may have enjoyed a wine or two from Château de Chorey. 

The 42 acres of Domaine du Château de Chorey-les-Beaune have been sold to another vintner (in 2013), but guests are still invited to taste these exceptional wines.  Their labels can be found on eight red and four white appellations, and a Vieux Marc de Bourgogne, barrel aged for 25 years.  François Germain has run the estate since 1969; his son, Benoît joined him in 1993; and in 2001 his daughter, Aude, became part of the team.  The château, now separate from the vineyards, is in the process of becoming a weekly rental propperty, but at this time guests can reserve B&B accommodations for the monthsfrom May to September. Of course, guests can participate in wine tastings on the estate. 

The château itself has belonged to the same family for generations and has been recently renovated to a high standard.  A variety of buildings combine to make up the estate, offering various examples of Burgundian architecture.  The moat and towers date back to the thirteenth century, while the main building is of the seventeenth century. 

The family happily and warmly welcomes guests to the château.  Five beautifully-decorated guest rooms, all with private baths and telephones, are furnished in a traditional and refined manner, all to assure guests of comfort in a peaceful setting.  There are three spacious bedrooms and one suite on the first floor and one suite on the ground floor  ~ all with either vineyard, park or tower views ~ and the accommodation has received a 4 "epis" rating.    The suites can be combined to form an apartment which will accommodate six people. 

For lovers of the region of Burgundy, for wine connoisseurs, or simply for travelers to France seeking a pleasant stay in a beautiful part of the country  ~ accentuated by the availability of some very fine wines  ~  Château de Chorey is the perfect destination! 

 

Rooms:   3  with queen canopied beds -  Les Vignes Franches: € 210 for 2 people. Les Cras:  € 220 for 2 people, Les Teurons: € 220 for 2 people / € 250 for 3 people. All have new en suite bathrooms.
Suites:  1,  in a wing of the castle ~ Les Boucherottes € 290 for 3 or 4  people. 
Minimum rental for one night is 2 rooms or 1 room and 1 suite.  Otherwise, booking one room has a two-night minimum.
Breakfast is included.
Dinner:  not available au château, but restaurant recommendations will be provided by your hosts
Check-in before 7 PM
Pets accepted (Please confirm with owners when making reservation)
WiFi available for guests' use.

Open May 1 to September 30.
On the grounds: gardens, parking. salon with television
Vicinity:  Beaune (Hôtel Dieu, the Wine Museum, the Musée Marey, the Collégiale Notre Dame)   In the region there are numerous wine estates to visit to sample the great appellations of Burgundy.  Golf in Levernois, the Wine Route of the Côte d'Or, guided visits of local villages and Beaune, hiking, visits to the viticultural villages of Meursault, Volnay, Pommard, Aloxe Corton, etc.  Dijon (the Palace of the Dukes of Burgundy, the Cathedral of Sainte Bénigne, the Church of Notre Dame, the Musée de Beaux Arts, and its charming pedestrian zone.) 

  Directions:
 

From Paris:  The A6 (Autoroute du Soleil) to exit Beaune Savigny, Exit N° 24.  Continue with directions below.

From Beaune:   Take the N74 direction Dijon for about 2 kilometers.  Turn right at the sign reading Chorey-les-Beaune (D2).  The château is at the entrance to the village on the left.
 

Airport:  Dijon-Longvic (35 kilometers)

Railway Station:  Beaune (2 kilometers) Dijon (35 kilometers) 

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Chambre Les Teurons The Moat 17th century gate Suites at the château Fine wines
Guest Rooms The Estate 17 C. Gate Guest Suites Fine Wines