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Medieval Burgundy

21 Jul — 28 Jul 2019 | Tour Director: Cathy Oakes

ACE Aquileia tour: Basilica of Aquileia

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Tour Director

Andrew Wilson portrait

Cathy Oakes,

PhD, FSA

Associate Professor in Art History at Oxford University.

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Itinerary

Day

1

Depart London St Pancras 1024 on Eurostar and TER via Paris, arriving Montbard 1748. Transfer to Vézelay for two nights at Hotel de la Poste et du Lion d’Or.

Day

2

Morning lecture: An Introduction to Medieval Burgundy followed by visit to Guédelon. Afternoon in Auxerre: Abbey of St Germain (Carolingian frescoes) and Gothic Cathedral of St Etienne.

Day

3

Vézelay: La Madeleine (great pilgrimage church and abbey). Afternoon: via 12th century Fontenay (one of Europe’s most unspoiled Cistercian abbeys) to Basilica of St Andoche, Saulieu. Transfer to Beaune for five nights at Hotel de la Poste.

Day

4

Whole day excursion via Romanesque village churches in Malay (subject to restoration), Chapaize and Lancharre to Cluny (abbey remains) and Berzé-la-Ville (retreat of abbots of Cluny with spectacular Romanesque frescoes).

Day

5

Beaune: Hotel-Dieu (van der Weyden’s Last Judgement). Afternoon in Autun: 12th century Cathedral of St Lazare, Musée Rolin.

Day

6

Whole day excursion to Dijon: Chartreuse de Champmol, Cathedral of St Bénigne, Archaeological Museum, Palais des Ducs.

Day

7

Whole day excursion to St Philibert at Tournus and Bourg-en-Bresse (flamboyant Brou Monastery).

Day

8

Visit to Laon Cathedral. Transfer to Lille, departing Lille 1736 on Eurostar, arriving St Pancras 1806.

Tour Dates

21 Jul — 28 Jul 2019

Days

8

Cost

£2595

Tour Code

MBUR-19

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Testimonial

Cathy Oakes has a tremendous depth of knowledge on the Romanesque period in France,which she was able to impart in an exceptionally pleasant and friendly manner.


FLIGHTS

For customers who wish to make their own travel arrangements, ACE are pleased to be able to offer a flight reduction of:

£110.00

Cost of £2595 includes: return travel, accommodation based on sharing a twin or double bedded room, breakfast, dinner with wine, water & coffee, excursions & admissions, gratuities.

Not included: travel insurance, single room supplement £370.

 
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