A few hours removed from the bustling avenues of Paris, the pace slows significantly. High-speed trains whisk passengers from the City of Light into the countryside, where the quiet rhythm of Burgundy awaits. Take in the bucolic delights of legendary destinations steeped in appreciation for life’s most humble pleasures.
Thoughtful renovations have returned Château de Besseuil, in the township of Clessé, to its sixteenth-century majesty. Set within the heart of a 7-acre vineyard, the luxury hotel encourages guests to immerse themselves in the region’s natural splendor, whether they navigate the terroir on horseback or float through crystalline skies in a hot-air balloon.