Sportsmen, be filled by the region

Indoor climbing in the Champ Retard caves, or outdoor climbing on the Rochers du Saussois, canoeing and kayaking, rafting, horseback riding, cycling, swimming, hiking, boat rides, water-ski, fishing and hinting, zip-lines and for our small children, Parcabout on the Nivernais canal…

Taste delicious icaunais gastronomic specialties

  • Wine cellar visits and wine tasting on the Chablis and Irancy vineyards
  • Scenic hikes in the icaunais vineyards, between vines and cherry trees
  • Crisenon trout farm
  • Borvo smoked salmon 
  • Burgundy banquet specialties
  • Burgundy « Escargots » (snails)
  • Andouillettes from Chablis
  • Truffel market of Noyers
  • « Saint Vincent » (wine village traditional fests) in the icaunaise region

Discover the landscapes of Burgundy

All around Vermenton, the rolling hills of the surrounding countryside, punctuated by forests, vines, offer ravishing sights.

There are natural reserves at walking distance: The “Bois du parc” reserve, the Fossil quarry, the limestone lawns, the Saussois boulders.

30 km further south, the Morvan natural park, wild forests, lakes and fresh air will seduce nature lovers.

A region blessed with a rich cultural history

Vermenton is ideally situated between Chablis, Vézelay, Auxerre, Avallon, Noyers-sur-Serein. The Logis Saint-François is an ideal base from where you will be able to explore the numerous interesting sites of northern Burgundy and only 40 km from the Guédelon castle construction site, the Saint-Fargeau castle as well as all the Tonnerre region castles:

Ancy-le Franc, Tanlay, Maulnes et Nuits. The Pontigny abbey is only 40 km away from the Fontenay, a Unesco cultural landmark.

And tracing back to the origins of our civilisation, you may visit the exceptional prehistoric caves of Arcy sur Cure.

A large number of parks and private gardens are open to visitors.

Activities around the Logis Saint-François

We can assist you in organising team building events, sports, musical or artistic performance events as well as sewing, painting or cooking activities, theme week-ends according to the seasons and your aspirations.

Vermenton, a charming icaunais village

This old fortified village, with a beautiful roman/gothic church lies on the historical Napoleon road.

A lively village enjoying shops and recreation structures along the river ‘Cure’.
The ‘Parc des Isles’, riverside beach, large children recreation park, tennis courts and boulodrome (traditional ‘pétanque’ grounds), football field, will provide for a local touch.                                                             

During the weekly Friday market, you will have the opportunity to taste the traditional buttered Vermenton bread with a glass of local white wine.

On the warm season, you will be able to organise riverside picnics and swim or relax on the beach.

Discover an exceptional place close by

A partnership has been made with the Cistercian Abbey of Reigny, just outside the Vermenton village. You will be able to:

  • Organise a guided tour of the 12th century historical landmark
  • Rent the reception spaces for your events
  • Organise open air events in the park or on the river banks
  • Stay in beautiful abbey rooms, or in the two lodges
  • A shuttle may be made available to link both sites
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