Activities of the natural park of Morvan
Discover the basillica of Vézelay, the castle of Bazoches, la ville d‘Avallon, the Church of Saint-Père, the valley of the Cure, Pierre-Perthuis…
Hiking & activities on Morvan
For hiking lovers, discover the Grande Randonnée footpath 13 (GR13) which crosses Foissy-lès-Vézelay, and continues towards Pierre-Perthuis. The village of Vézelay, reachable by the hiking trails, is 4 km away from the gite. The Grande Randonnée footpath 654 (GR 654) which connects Vézelay to Santiago de Compostela passes 500 m from the gite. All the paths of the Morvan Regional Park can be used for horse riding or by bicycle (trail riding, grand crossing of the Morvan). At 2 km from the gite, the leisure center offers many outdoors activities such as canoeing and rafting on the river Cure, climbing …
Culture of Morvan
The Morvan offers many architectural wonders such as the village of Vézelay, the church of Saint-Père sous Vézelay, the two bridges on the river Cure in Pierre-Perthuis, as well as the Vauban museum in Saint-Léger Vauban, the castles of Bazoches and Chastellux , the fortifications of Avallon and many other sites such as the Visitor’s House, 7 minutes walk from the Basilica of Vézelay. Lovers of good wines, come and discover the vineyard of Vézelay classified World Heritage of Unesco. Winegrowers and wine shops await you for visits and wine tastings !
The Gîte du Vézelien in partnership with the association of guides of Yonne in Burgundy, offers guided tours of Burgundy, Yonne and Morvan. Take advantage of the knowledge of the Burgundian guides to discover a site of your choice in a 2 hours visit, a town in half a day or the region on one day tour. Do not miss the night visits of the village of Vézelay with lanterns!