our ideas for family outings in Burgundy

Easter is synonymous with family and chocolate. Why not use this weekend to hunt for eggs, play or discover new monuments with your children in Burgundy? Discover our selection.

What could be more festive this Easter weekend than an egg hunt with the family! In the four corners of Burgundy, châteaux and parks have prepared surprises for your children.

On the Gold Coast

The Château de Bussy-Rabutin is no exception to tradition, inviting families to a grand fairytale-themed egg hunt. For this new edition, the daffodils have sown panic in the fairy tale.

From Sleeping Beauty to Puss in Boots to Barbe-Bleue, the most famous fairy tale characters have taken over the house of the whimsical Count Roger de Bussy-Rabutin. In order to get a chocolate reward, the kids have to face them in a series of puzzles.

Useful information: Sunday, April 17, 2022, from 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. and from 1:30 p.m. to 4:00 p.m

Prices : Free for under 25s; 6.50 euros per accompanying person

intelligence on 03 80 96 00 03 or chateau-de-bussy-rabutin@monuments-nationaux.fr

Three new missions await children aged 3 to 12 in the Castle of Rosieres. Go in search of mysterious eggs hidden in the castle gardens to discover the treasure. Some children will examine the bells and solve the riddles scattered in the woods around the castle with the help of a mischievous rabbit; others prefer to be knighted. Can you get your hands on the golden egg for a bonus surprise along the way?

useful information : every day from Saturday April 16 to May 2, 2022, from 10am to 6pm

Prices : between 4€ and 7€

information Ouch, Rosières Castle in Saint-Seine-sur-Vingeanne

In the Yonne

Easter at the Château de Maulnes, in the Yonne, it’s a whole program !

First of all, on the occasion of this Easter weekend, egg hunts will be organized on April 16, 17 and 18, 2022 at 2:30 p.m.

Children can then enjoy other fun and exciting experiences throughout spring: until May 8th, little visitors can take part in a treasure hunt inside the building, because the fairy Mélusine has hidden eggs.

Even more incredible, registering has until May 1st to build their ideal castle in Lego. So many initiatives that allow parents to visit this place with its exceptional architecture.

useful information : www.maulnes.com

Prices : between 5 and 8 €, supplement in case of visit or animation, free for children under 6 years old

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A trip to Puisaye seems in order this Easter weekend. In Treigny, the Ratilly sandstone workshop organizes its traditional clearance sale, selling second quality pieces. The doors of the castle will be open on Saturday 16 and Sunday 17 April in the afternoon from 2pm to 7pm. This way you can discover hundreds of authentic and contemporary ceramic pieces.

information work out : https://new.chateauderatilly.fr/gres-de-ratilly/

information au 06 09 12 13 74/ 03 86 74 67 37

For nature lovers, just a few steps away, the Boutissaint Park welcomes you on 420 hectares to meet species that develop freely. On foot, by bike or on horseback, you can get close to deer, fallow deer, wild boar, as well as bison and mouflon in enclosures. On reservation it is possible to follow a keeper or to sleep on site.

useful information : https://www.boutissaint.com/

information Ouch 03 86 74 18 18 / 06 34 20 83 20

To discover a tradition that dates back to the 18th century, head to Villeneuve-sur-Yonne.

To celebrate the end of Lent, the Villeneuvians gather at the top of the hill overlooking the city and roll down eggs that are the symbol of the new season. It’s called the Spring roll. TEvery year, children and parents decorate their hard-boiled eggs and gather on the heights of the Saint-Martin hills to make offerings to tradition.

See you on Monday April 18th at 3pm in front of the big tower in front of the college.

In Saone et Loire

The 1st Urban Rural Ride will take place at the Saint-Yan airfield.. you are not dreaming A COn Saturday 16th and Sunday 17th April 2022 there will be an International BMX Flatland Competition and a Freestyle Skateboard Competition. On this occasion, visitors can discover the whole world of Urban Ride with demonstrations of BMX, skateboarding, rollerblading and stunt scooters. BMX initiations are offered. Between exhibitions of skateboards or BMX, shops and retro gaming, fans will be delighted. catering on site.

information : https://www.saint-yan.fr/festival-urban-rural-ride

Free admission

At Easter, the lords of Sully have come up with challenges for young visitors. In order to be able to collect the eggs dropped by the rabbit in the park of the castle, children between 3 and 12 years old have to pass some tests (find an egg with a small spoon, hop, walk backwards…). After this game, it remains to discover the park with the family to learn more about Easter.

Useful information : 16.04.2022 at 11:00, 14:00, 16:00 & from 17.04.2022 to 18.04.2022 at 11:00, 14:00, 15:00, 16:00

Prices : between €4.50 and €6

Reservation required on www.chateaudesully.com


Would you like to play a board game, a game of Dutch billiards and many other traditional wooden games or other board games? when eating a pancake or a piece of cake. Meeting in Coulanges-lès-Nevers from 2pm to 6pm, the Willow Planet association is organizing the 1st festival of games there in the Michel-Couturaud room of the Willows room.

The unmissable event of the Easter weekend: the 22nd edition of the aptly named fair !

Visitors will find many exhibitors there: Sunday April 17th will be dedicated to the flea market and Monday will see an influx of exhibitors of all kinds (agricultural tools, local products, handicrafts). Who says fair, says carnival! The whole family can enjoy the food truck rides and eat during these two days.

information at https://www.donzy.fr/actualites/foire-de-paques/

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