Welcome to Bourgogne (Burgundy in English).  Bourgogne is a region in East-Central France whose capital is Dijon;  it's comprised of four departments:  Yonne, Nièvre, Côte-d'Or, and Saône & Loire.  I'm in Saône & Loire within a wine region called Côte Chalonnaise, which borders the Côte-d'Or.

Getting here:
Distance from Paris by car:  3.5 hours
Distance from Paris by high speed train:  1hr 10 min
Distance from Geneva by car:  2.5 hours
Distance from Geneva by train:  2.5 hours
Distance from Lyon by car:  1.5 hours
Distance from Lyon by train:  45 minutes

La Ruche is in a pretty, remote (and pretty remote) country location.  You will need a car for your stay; cars can be rented at the local train station from Avis or Europcar on site (otherwise Hertz and Enterprise are nearby).  My place is 15 minutes from the train station.

food and wine

towns & castles