La Bussiere sur Ouche is a delightful commune in the Cote d’Or region of Burgundy. Surrounded by vineyards and beautiful medieval towns, a self-catering holiday rental in scenic La Bussiere makes a great base. The charming old village has just 200 residents and there are plenty of small shops, restaurants and attractions within easy reach of this charming wine-producing area.
The area around your holiday rental at Bussiere sur Ouche offers swimming, tennis, golf, fishing, boating, horse-riding and cycling. It is also close to the Grand Prix racing circuit in Dijon.
The markets of Burgundy are excellent and are held on different days in each town. Dijon’s markets are on Fridays and Saturdays and they sell local produce, clothing and household items.
Wine lovers will enjoy a stay in a holiday cottage in La Bussiere sur Ouche. It is surrounded by vineyards. Wineries offer tours and wine tastings of the world-renowned Burgundy wines before you buy.
Dijon, the capital of Burgundy, combines stunning Renaissance architecture with a modern outlook and is packed with museums, theatres, an opera house, parks and grand houses. Famous for mustard, it also has some fine epicurean experiences and even a Mustard Museum!
Cote d’Or is home to one of France’s finest architectural treasures – Fontenay Abbey. It dates back to 1118. This popular historical site has several buildings to explore and beautiful gardens which are open to the public. It is about 53km northwest of your holiday cottage in La Bussiere sur Ouche.
Known as one of the most beautiful villages in France, this medieval fortified town has a splendid entrance archway. The alleyways are packed with grand architectural features and old doorways. The Church of St Genest and the Benedictine Abbey of Saint-Pierre are just some the highlights. The town is known for its aniseed balls.
The climate in La Bussiere sur Ouche has warm sunny summer months averaging 25° C (77° F) with some showery rain. Winters are cold and snowy with freezing temperatures from December to March making it ideal for winter sports.
The nearest airport to holiday rentals in La Bussiere sur Ouche is Geneva (GVA) Airport which is about 150 km drive away. Flights with budget airlines can also be booked to Lyon (LYS) Airport and St Etienne (EBU) Airport a little further away. The fast TGV trains connect with the Eurostar making this an easy way to reach Dijon.