a family destination
Guédelon Country invites you to wander the trails of the Burgundy Backroads with your family ! With winding roads and quiet trails, Guédelon Country is a vast play ground.
The Burgundy Backroads is the family destination » par excellence » !
Take a unique and fascinating trip into the past and discover Guédelon, in the heart of the backroads. Constructing a medieval castle from scratch, 50 craftsmen build with the techniques and tools of the 13th century.
Knights and princesses, discover the castles of all four corners of the Burgundy Backroads: The veritable fortified medieval castle of Druyes les Belles Fontaines, at the doorstep of the famous Loire castles admire the Château de la Bussière with its « Remarkable Gardens » as well as the castle of Saint Brisson. In the heart of the charming village of Saint Fargeau visit the huge red brick castle and see the surprising sound and light show. You can take a ride in a stagecoach or trap throughout the castle’s grounds.
For the fans of family outings take a ride along the Loire river on bicycles. Stopover in the charming floral village of Briare and take a ride on the Little Train around the town. Before leaving the village visit the Museum of the 2 Marines, that will unveil the secrets of the fantastic « Pont Canal », built by the architect Monsieur Eiffel.
A little further down the trail the House of the Loire du Cher in the village of Belleville reveals the fauna and flora of the Loire.
Yet a few kilometres further in the town of Cosne sur Loire discover the museum of the Loire and the activities proposed for kids.
Château de la Bussière
+ 33 2 38 35 93 35 –www.chateau-de-la-bussiere.fr
Château de Saint Brisson sur Loire
+ 33 6 78 02 34 70 –www.chateau-saint-brisson.com
Petit Train de Briare
Musée des 2 marines et du Pont Canal
+ 33 2 38 31 28 27- www.musee-2-marines.com
Château de Saint Fargeau
03 86 74 05 67 – www.chateau-de-st-fargeau.com
+ 33 3 86 45 66 66 – www.guedelon.fr
Maison de la Loire du Cher
+ 33 2 48 72 57 32 –www.maisondeloire18.fr
Château de Druyes les Belles Fontaines
+ 33 3 86 41 51 71 –www.chateau-de-druyes.com
Musée de la Loire
+ 33 3 86 26 71 02 – www.museedelaloire.fr