Veuxhaulles is a quiet commune in the wine-producing region of the Cote d’Or. It is about 90km north of the lovely town of Dijon. The rolling hills are ideal for scenic drives, peaceful country walks and cycling around the charming villages. A holiday rental in Veuxhaulles sur Aube is well-located for seeing the very best of this lovely region.
Discover the Treasure of Vix
Archaeologists made an incredible discovery in 1953 in the nearby town of Chatillon-sur-Seine. It was the burial place of a princess dating back 2600 years and the site included a burial chariot, tiara, bronze and pottery items, all now on display in the town.
The local markets around your holiday rental in Veuxhaulles sur Aube are held on different days in each small town. Dijon’s markets are on Fridays and Saturdays and are the perfect place to pick up fresh local produce.
Wine lovers will enjoy a stay in Burgundy as it is in the heart of the wine-producing region. Many local wineries offer tours and wine tastings of the world-famous Pinot Noir and Chardonnay wines before you buy.
Dijon, the capital of Burgundy, is known for its exceptional Renaissance architecture and makes a pleasant day out from your holiday cottage in Veuxhaulles sur Aube. The old town is packed with museums, parks, theatres, an opera house and grand merchants’ houses. There is even a Dijon Mustard Museum to visit.
The interesting town of Semur is one of the most popular attractions in the Cote d’Or. The pretty town is guarded by stout round towers of the castle and has a very charming church.
Cote d’Or is home to one of France’s finest architectural treasures – Fontenay Abbey which 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 46km from your holiday home in Veuxhaulles sur Aube.
The Cote d’Or region has warm sunny summers averaging 25° C (77° F) with showers possible at any time. Winters are cold with freezing overnight temperatures during the winter months.
The nearest airport to holiday homes in Veuxhaulles is Paris Orly (ORY) Airport which is about 200km away. A hire car is essential for exploring the area. Alternatively the fast TGV trains connect with the Eurostar from London, making this an easy way to reach Dijon.