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Medieval Burgundy

1 Jul — 8 Jul 2020 | Tour Director:

ACE Aquileia tour: Basilica of Aquileia

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Itinerary

Day

1

Depart London St Pancras 1024 on Eurostar and TER via Paris, arriving Montbard 1748. Transfer to Vézelay for two nights at Hotel de la Poste et du Lion d’Or. Short evening lecture: An Introduction to Medieval Burgundy.

Day

2

Morning visit to Guédelon. Afternoon in Auxerre: Abbey of St Germain (Carolingian frescoes) and Gothic Cathedral of St Etienne (11th century crypt).

Day

3

Vézelay: La Madeleine (great pilgrimage church and abbey). Afternoon: via 12th century Fontenay (one of Europe’s most unspoiled Cistercian abbeys) to Basilica of St Andoche, Saulieu. Transfer to Beaune for five nights at Hotel de la Poste.

Day

4

Whole day excursion via Romanesque village churches in Brancion and Chapaize (subject to confirmation) to Cluny (abbey remains) and Berzé-la-Ville (retreat of abbots of Cluny with spectacular Romanesque frescoes).

Day

5

Morning in Autun: 12th century Cathedral of St Lazare and Musée Rolin. Afternoon in Beaune: Hotel-Dieu (van der Weyden’s Last Judgement).

Day

6

Whole day excursion to Dijon: Musée Archéologique, Cathedral of St Bénigne, Palais des Ducs and Chartreuse de Champmol.

Day

7

Whole day excursion to St Philibert at Tournus and Bourg-en-Bresse (flamboyant Brou Monastery).

Day

8

Visit to Laon Cathedral. Transfer to Lille, departing Lille 1736 on Eurostar, arriving St Pancras 1806.

Tour Dates

1 Jul — 8 Jul 2020

Days

8

Cost

£2595

Tour Code

MBUR-20

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PRACTICALITIES

Please note that this tour will involve walking over ground that can be uneven, steep or cobbled, and slippery if wet. A good level of fitness is required.

FLIGHTS

For customers happy to organise their own flights or travel arrangements, we are happy to offer a reduction of:

£140

Cost of £2595 includes: return travel, accommodation based on sharing a twin or double bedded room, breakfast, dinner with wine, water & coffee, excursions & admissions, gratuities.

Not included: travel insurance, single room supplement £375.

 
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