These wine towers focus on Burgundy's northernmost vineyards; Chablisian, Le Grand Auxerrois, Tonnerois, Vezelien and Jovinian. Less well known than their "brothers" around Beaune and Nuits Saint George, these vineyards produce wines of high quality, both red and white. Although this region lacks the "glamour" and media presence of these celebrated appellations, the quality and diversity of its wines will delight lovers of good wines. Moreover, since it can't always depend on an international reputation, the value for money, if you take the time to "scratch under the surface" is amazing. You discover with us, an unusual and authentic vineyard; timeless villages, beautiful intimate landscapes, shaped by generations of winemakers passionate about their work and anxious to maintain and pass on their ancestral know-how. Your trip will also be the opportunity to discover a region rich in cultural and historical sites such as the medieval construction site of Guédelon, the eternal hill of Vezelay, the mysterious Puisaye so described by Colette, among others. 1. Icaunais Day. Auxerre and the Chablis vineyard - A walk through the vineyards to discover the beautiful villages and wine landscapes of Icaunais, with a visit to a winery to discover the wines of the region, including a rare wine, produced from the Sauvignon blanc grape variety. Visit Chablis with a tasting to learn all about the art of producing one of the world's greatest white wine. With an exceptional heritage, Auxerre has been part of the French Cities of Art and History since 1995. A prestigious label that highlights the riches of an exceptional city. Discovering the abbey Saint Germain, an exceptional witness in European Carolingian Renaissance, the ancient abbey allows to discover fifteen centuries of the history of Auxerre and also the spiritual and intellectual life in the West. The crypts of the 9th century are adorned by the oldest murals discovered in France to date! 2. Day Vezelay and Morvan - Vezelay. Vézelay is a place of spirituality and the starting point for the pilgrimage to Santiago de Compostela, and is part of the "Most Beautiful Villages of France", an association that brings together 154 picturesque French villages. Located at the top of the hill, St. Mary Magdalene Basilica is a Unesco World Heritage Site. This masterpiece of Romanesque art inspires admiration and meditation. The crypt houses the relics of Mary of Magdala - Winery. The presence of the vines in Vezelay dates back to the Gallo-Roman period and at the end of the 9th century the establishment of a Benedictine monastery gave a flourish to the vineyard. A visit to a winery with a tasting during which you discover an amazing white wine produced from a very old grape variety. Lunch. In a bistro where you can enjoy the typical dishes of the region - Les Fontaines Salées. The remains of a 1st-3rd century spa are distinguished by 4300-year-old wells that capture salt water and water. The Discovery Centre traces its history through exhibits and educational panels - The Morvan Regional Natural Park. After lunch you set out to discover the bucolic landscapes of the Morvan Natural Park. Created in 1970 Le Morvan has a rich ecosystem, mixing forests, hedges and rivers - the House of the Morvan Regional Natural Park and the Museum of the Resistance in Saint Brisson. Due to its geography and climate, the Morvan was a privileged area for the settlement of scrub. The museum, through numerous archival documents, photographs and materials, presents the Resistance in Morvan through 3 rooms: The Occupation, The Resistance, the Liberation and the Memory. Day 3. Day discovery of the Puisaye - Holy Savior in Puisaye. In Colette's footsteps. This small village clinging to the side of a hill overlooking the small river Loing saw the birth of a giant of French literature. Colette House. Few writers have felt as much love for their home as Madame Colette, and the place of her birthplace in the work and life of the novelist is immense. - In order to revive Colette's house, it was necessary to reconstruct the interior of the childhood home and the gardens as Colette knew them and masterfully described them in his work. The Colette Museum, which traces the writer's sometimes tumultuous life - La Poterie de la Batisse and his Four couché, an authentic 13th-century pottery workshop located in Moutiers-en-Puisaye. Founded in the 13th century, the Pottery of the Building has kept its soul through the centuries and generations of potters who have succeeded it. The church of Moutiers-en-Puisaye and its medieval interior frescoes. The natural presence of ochre in the floor of Puisaye is certainly the origin of the murals that adorn the walls of some churches and chapels of the region. Discovery of a winery in Puisaye-Forterre. Visit and tasting of local and authentic wines that successfully revive a tradition that almost disappeared with the phylloxera crisis in the 19th century. Guédelon. It is in the forest in the heart of an old quarry, that the workers build every day, before your eyes, a fortified castle of the 13th century. Carriers, stonemasons, masons, carpenters, loggers, blacksmiths, tuiliers, carts, ropers… transform and value the stone, wood and earth on the site to give you the secrets of the builders of the Middle Ages - 4. Sancerre Day and the banks of the Loire - Sancerre. Historic walk and wine tasting. Dominating the Loire from the top of its piton, the Sancerre vineyard was predestined for viticulture. In 14 towns, the Sancerrois vineyard is spread over beautiful hills perfectly adapted to the vine, well oriented, exposed and protected, whose limestone and silica soils contribute to the wonderful quality of the wines. The two grape varieties that reign over Sancerre are sauvignon blanc and pinot noir. The Briare Canal Bridge. The flagship of the French river heritage built by the Eiffel company between 1890 and 1896. The Museum of the Two Marines and the Pont-Canal presents the history of the Loire and Canals marines considered the most important boating crossroads in France. Charity-on-Loire. A city of books by the river, La Charité-sur-Loire contains one of the most beautiful ensembles of Romanesque art in Burgundy. Its priory church, listed as a Unesco World Heritage Site, is well received by exemplary restoration. Coteaux du Giennois. Discovery of the appellation Coteaux du Giennois. On the hillsides of the Loire, between Gien and Cosne-sur-Loire, this vineyard is booming with authentic wines that reveal the originality of their terroir.