A hotel amidst the vines and the Côte d'Or wine growing area
We are right at the boundary between Côte de Nuits and Côte de Beaune, an ideal location from which to explore the Route des Vins.
The wine-growing village of Aloxe-Corton entrances with its high location, its superb undulating landscapes, the richness of its land and its heritage. Hotel Villa Louise enjoys a superb location at the foot of Corton's "mountain", between the slopes and the village.
Thanks to its central position, Aloxe-Corton is an excellent starting point for visits as you follow the Route des Grands Crus. This route takes you on a tour through Burgundy's prestigious vineyards and lets you discover the many villages that have made Burgundy's reputation.
To the North, along Côte de Nuits, you will pass through the world-renowned villages of Gevrey-Chambertin, Vougeot, Vosne-Romanée and Nuits-Saint-Georges.
To the South, you will discover Côte de Beaune and the villages of Pommard, Volnay, Meursault, Puligny-Montrachet, Santenay, etc.
A village close to its wine-growing tradition and its heritage
At Aloxe-Corton, you will experience wine as a savoir-faire touching many of its residents. When you visit this charming village, you will be able to taste its wines in its many domaines and wine Châteaux.
A hotel in the immediate vicinity of Beaune
Only four kilometres from the hotel, Beaune is a walled city filled with many treasures to explore. Its rich architectural and historical heritage means the Wine Capital of Burgundy is a popular tourist destination. A City of Art, its most iconic monument is undoubtedly the Hôtel Dieu (Hospices de Beaune) with its glazed tile roof. Among Beaune's many charms to enjoy are the cellars of its great wine merchants, its gastronomy, and strolling through the cobbled streets of the old town.
Places to visit: the Hospices de Beaune museum, the Burgundy Wine Museum, the Fallot Moutarderie, the Collegiate Church of Notre-Dame, the medieval ramparts, and much more.
And you can discover the prestigious wine merchants and their superb cellars: Patriarche, Louis Jadot, Joseph Drouhin, Bouchard, etc.
A central location for your Burgundy visit
Burgundy is not just a land of vineyards with their unique, world-renowned "climats". Exploring Burgundy, you will discover a region blessed with a remarkable historical legacy set in a variety of landscapes.
By choosing Villa Louise, you will have an ideal location for touring and organising your visits throughout Burgundy. Whatever direction you choose, you can revel in Burgundy's natural scenery, historical sites and rich heritage.
Here are some of the must-see sites easily reached from our hotel:
To the west, you can visit: Château de la Rochepot, the Gallo-Roman town of Autun, Morvan Natural Park (Settons Lake, Avallon, Saulieu, etc), Vézelay and its basilica, Bibracte archaeological site, Château de Bazoches, etc.
To the north: Dijon and its Palace of the Dukes of Burgundy, the Cistercian Abbey at Fontenay, the valley of the Ouche, the Burgundy Canal, the Buffon Museum at Montbard, the archaeological site of Alesia and its MuseoParc, the Renaissance Château of Bussy-Rabutin, Chablis, the medieval village of Flavigny-sur-Ozerain, Châteauneuf-en-Auxois and its castle, etc.
To the east:Cîteaux Abbey, Dole, the Royal Saltworks at Arc-et-Senans, the Pays de Bresse countryside, etc.
To the south: The Caves of Azé, Cluny Abbey (the centre of the west's largest medieval monastic order), the medieval village and château at Brancion, the historical town of Tournus, Paray Le Monial, the Château de Couches and Château de Germolles, the Vivant Denon Museum and Nicéphore Niepce Museum at Chalon-sur-Saône, the Côte Châlonnaise wine-growing area, etc.