Every travel destination contains the potential for a new experience. A new food. A new sight. A new way of life. But what of the destinations that offer an old way of life? What of the places that teach us how we have become what we are today? Two touchpoints to France’s medieval past sit amid the world class eateries and wineries of Burgundy – the abbeys at Vézelay and Fontenay.
Burgundy, France: readers' tips, recommendations and travel advice
The medieval village and UNESCO World Heritage Site of Saint Emilion is a perfect full day trip from Bordeaux, France. The following guide provides details on how to tour St Emilion from Bordeaux on a budget!