Comfortable, family-style country hotel
Ideal for a relaxing stay in one of France’s most popular wine regions or as a mid-way stopover on the way to the Alps or Cote d’Azure
Sophie & Flo, your new hosts, are waiting to give you a warm welcome in French and English!
Le Chardon follows French Government hygiene guidelines and rules for COVID-19 management.
It should not be surprising that the place that gave the world the famous Chardonnay grape sits bang in the centre of one of France’s most famous wine growing regions and is surrounded by hundreds of vineyards!
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Restaurant & Bar
Select one of our comfortable and well-appointed rooms
Each room is bright and airy with comfortable beds, attached bathroom with hydro-showers and cosy central heating if you visit in cooler months.
Bright and airy, the Chardonnay room faces South to capture winter warmth and looks out over the front courtyard to the gardens of Chardonnay village. This room features a large comfy bed, bathroom with bath and there is room for extra beds for a small family.
The Gamay Room features a double bed, reading corner and a warm colour scheme complemented by some stunning local artworks.
The Aligoté Room faces south and captures the morning sun in Winter. Look out your window and see the beautiful flowers maintained each Summer by local gardeners. Twin beds.
Pinot Noir Room
The Pinot Room looks out over the rear courtyard of Le Chardon. This room features a comfortable double bed, warm wine colours and features work from local artists. For a peaceful escape.
Make the best of our fully licensed bar and restaurant
Here you can savour a wide selection of local wines, beer on tap and spirits. The restaurant offers a range of home-cooked meals featuring local produce.
Welcoming and unpretentious. Simple rooms, comfy bed, clean bathroom and good wine and beer selection to go with reasonably priced meal. Ideal stopover on a journey and only 10 minutes of Route de Soleil, south of Beaune.
Very warm welcome, could not have asked for more, would stay again for sure.
Excellent location in the village, 10 minutes from the motorway, entertaining and helpful hosts, excellent food and brilliant wine recommendations, all for a very reasonable price. We will certainly go back.
It’s not just about the food and wine in Burgundy there is so much more to see and do
Take a walk or bike through the vineyards and forests. Go fishing and boating along the beautiful Saone River. Explore medieval chateaux with stunning views. Or simply drive through the beautiful countryside with a picnic hamper.
Location and directions
Whether you fly in to Paris or Lyon, come by train or drive – its not difficult to find Chardonnay and Le Chardon.
190 Place du Millénaire, 71700 Chardonnay, France
130 Place du Millénaire
71700 Chardonnay, France
Tel.: +33 3 85 40 53 61
Arrival by train
If you are coming from Paris or Lyon you have the choice of SNCF regional services to Tournus station. From there you can taxi to Chardonnay or call us to pick you up (about 10 minutes away). Or TGV high-speed service to Macon Loché TGV station where you can pick up a rental or taxi (about 30 minutes away).
Arrival by car
By motorway A6, take Exit 27 to Tournus and drive on unit you reach the first set of traffic lights and turn right. Follow the road through Plottes and then signs to Chardonnay.
Arrival by airplane
The closest airport is Lyon St Exupéry. From there you can pick up a rental and drive north via A6, or catch the Rhone Express tram from the airport to railway station Lyon Part Dieu (every 15 minutes and a 30 minute ride) and take a regional SNCF train to Tournus station (about 1 hour). From there you can taxi to Chardonnay (about10 minutes away).