destination art & culture
The castle of Ratilly, is a veritable medieval fortress dating back to the Renaissance period, It boasts a magnificent dovecote and houses a collection of pottery, made on site. It proposes concerts, shows and exhibitions throughout the year.
A little further north, Acanthe at La Ferté Loupière offers support to artists and welcomes giving them the opportunity to exhibit their works all year round.Their on site shop proposes unique pieces of art ranging from ceramics, sculptures, jewellry and paintings.
Culturally speaking there is nothing better than to visit the house and gardens of the famous French poet Colette in saint Sauveur en Puisaye. The house is a splendid example of a reconstructed, authentic 19th century Burgundy house and it’s here where the characters in her poems were created.
In the south of Bourgogne Buissionière Vézelay is a site of exceptionnal beauty. Recognized by UNESCO the basilica is an architectual work of Roman art. It conceals tricks of light which evoke the four seasons. Plunge into the world of monks and stone masons and discover the meaning of their symboles.
+ 33 3 86 73 14 24 – www.acanthe89.com
La Métairie Bruyère
+ 33 3 86 74 30 72 – www.la-metairie.fr
Centre Régional D'art Contemporain - CRAC
+ 33 3 86 44 02 18 – www.cracdutremblay.fr
Maison de Colette
8-10 rue Colette 89520 Saint Sauveur en Puisaye
Château de Ratilly
+ 33 3 86 74 67 37 – www.chateauderatilly.fr
Prieuré de la Charité sur Loire
+ 33 3 86 70 16 12 – www.lacharitesurloire-tourisme.com