The widely admired wines of Chablis (89 Yonne. BFC) come from the northernmost part of Burgundy. Exclusively white wines made from Chardonnay these are crisp and minerally dry wines in a range of qualities. The chalkland countryside of the area is attractive with the Chablis wine village (89 Yonne, BFC) at its heart – and yet only an hour or so south of Paris down the A6 autoroute (about 2 hours from Paris Charles de Gaulle airport).
This charming wine village, full of character and interest has a weekly market in the village centre on Sundays. – in May there is a wine fair and flower market in the village.
Nearest railway station is Auxerre (89 Yonne, BFC)
See the official Burgundy wines website
a self-catering apartment above a well-known wine-maker’s shop and cellars (JM Brocard) in the heart of the village – Les Appartements de Chablis and a farmhouse gite outside the village – Le P’tit Louis
Les Appartements de Chablis
- an elegant hotel by the river – Hostellerie des Clos with a superb Michelin-starred restaurant
- B&B in a former coaching inn La Maison d’Alienor
- Hotel du Vieux Moulin – Hotel du Vieux Moulin, as its name suggests, a converted 18th Century flour mill owned by Domaine Laroche, one of the bigger names in Chablis.
airport: Paris Charles de Gaulle CDG 125 miles/ 210 km
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