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                                    Special Edition            July 2004

                              In this issue:  Introducing  Château de Villette

                A new member in the heart of Burgundy        

               Château de Villette

Aerial view of  Château de Villette

Chateau de Villette

Located on 500 acres of beautiful Morvan hills of western Burgundy, this marvelous château is simply incredible!  Think of the country silence and peace of a vacation spent at Château de Villette.  Yet it is still convenient to Burgundy's famous wine center of Beaune, all the famed Burgundy vineyards, and not far from Dijon or Lyon for culinary expeditions.

What will you find at this grand château?  First, there are five exceptional guest rooms and a large suite, all with private bathrooms.  Breakfast is included in the room rates, and dinners at the château are comprised of local specialties, beautifully prepared and elegantly served in a grand dining room. Foyer and stairs in evening The home is furnished tastefully by its owners in keeping with the period and design of the château.    Guests find themselves surrounded by fine collectibles, antique furniture, tapestries and art work.

For those drawn more to the outdoors, a swimming pool and tennis court are at your disposal.  Nearby, is the Parc Naturel Régional du Morvan or, for golfers, courses are within easy reach.   For wine enthusiasts, not only is Beaune and the Hospice de Beaune very close at hand, but famed appellations such as Pommard, Meursault, Puligny-Montrachet, Clos-Vougeot, Chambertin and others will tempt you to visit the vineyards for dégustations.  Gourmet cuisine will entice you in nearby Lyon, the gastronomy capital of France.

Chambre Charlotte
Or, perhaps you are interested in browsing local antique shops and brocantes to discover some hidden 'finds' to take home, or you are looking for historic sites to explore.  Whatever your interests, a stay at Château de Villette is sure to be the first step in satisfying them. 

                                                                                                                                 Chambre Charlotte 

So, if Burgundy with its rolling green hills, lush forests and endless vineyards has you considering it as your next destination in France, do explore the possibilities of a stay at Château de Villette.  You will find it on our web site with just a click!

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