Abbaye de la Bussiere        

 Route Departementale 33 21360 La Bussière-sur-Ouche − France

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A luxury hotel in Burgundy
Discover a unique location in the heart of Burgundy. A Relais & Châteaux establishment, the Abbaye de la Bussière opens for you the doors of an authentic 12th century Cistercian abbey, nestling in an immense landscaped park and gardens. It is a veritable haven of peace and serenity, ideal for breathing new life.

A stone’s throw from Dijon and Beaune, our luxury hotel offers you rooms full of charm with unique decor. They offer you the greatest comfort with a relaxing view over the ornamental lake and the park, as well as large bathrooms each fitted with a Jacuzzi®. From Standard category to Suites, each room is decorated in classical style with antique furniture and luxurious fabrics, carefully chosen to create an elegant, warm and welcoming atmosphere.

During your stay at the Abbaye de la Bussière, take full advantage of a location allowing you to discover the Côte d’Or. With this in mind, do not miss a visit to some of the most important Cistercian abbeys in the region, like the Abbey of Cîteaux. Dive deep into History and prolong the experience already begun in our own establishment, rich in its past of more than 10 centuries.

Go off also on the discovery of the Côte de Nuits and its famous wines. Visit Beaune and Dijon as well as the surrounding winemaking domains, as in Nuits-Saint-Georges. Motor racing enthusiasts can even rendez-vous at the Dijon-Prenois circuit, located 20 minutes from the Abbaye de la Bussière.

Abbaye de la Bussiere

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‘Le 1131’ gastronomic restaurant

Head Chef Guillaume Royer, Meilleur Ouvrier de France 2015

"Grand de Demain" 2016 Gault & Millau 

"Grande Table de l'Année" 2016 Trophées de la Gastronomie

The Abbaye de la Bussière invites you to its Michelin®-starred dining room, Le 1131. In a sumptuous decor of authentic vaulted arches, our Chef offers you flavoursome and inventive cuisine, inspired by the seasons and the terroir of Burgundy.

A lover of quality produce, the Chef creates culinary compositions where flavours and colours are united in perfect harmony. To accompany your dishes, we propose a selection of the finest wines, notably those from the region.

In summer, our terrace allows you to enjoy your meal while sharing the beauty and calm of the Abbaye gardens.

A 17 acre park

Set amongst trees and flowers, our 17 acre park lends itself to a leisurely stroll.

Wander along the shores of the ornamental lake, enjoy the presence of the ponies on the lush green lawns, discover the different features of the Abbaye, like the water-mill or the dovecote: take advantage of this bucolic setting that exudes calm and enchantment.

To continue these pleasant moments of relaxation, three comfortable lounges are available to you at the Abbaye, whether for an aperitif, a moment for discussion, reading or games.

Features and services

The Abbaye de la Bussière in a few words:

  • A Relais & Châteaux luxury hotel in Burgundy
  • Former 12th century abbey, entirely restored
  • 12 rooms, 5 Junior Suites and 3 Suites
  • Gastronomic restaurant ‘Le 1131’
  • Bistrot des Moines
  • Park and gardens of 17 acres
  • 3 Lounges
  • Bar
  • Seminar and reception room
  • Bicycles available
  • Secure parking
  • Free Wi-Fi

Duplex Suites

This duplex suite is situated in the former nun's house near  the main abbey building.  It carries the name of a Cistercian abbey, founded in 1151 by Bernard de Clairvaux, a monk born in Dijon.  It is very spacious with 2 bedrooms, a lounge with a sofa bed, a snug with TV for children and a semi-private terrace. For a family of up to 6. 
Magnificient views over the park, lake and abbey.

Deluxe Suite

This suite bears the name of the emblematic abbey of the Benedictine Order: Cluny. Spacious, it is laid out beneath spectacular ogival vaulted arches. The bathroom with its large bath opens directly onto the bedroom. Discover this unique suite and soak up the atmosphere of its sumptuous decor.


The Abbaye de la Bussière proposes a stay in one of its Junior Suites. The Ermitage will enchant you with its light colours and its antique furniture; bedroom and living area are separated by a stone arch, guaranteeing the incomparable air of distinction of these surroundings.


The Créancey Junior Suite offers a vast space within one of the adjoining buildings of the Abbaye de la Bussière, in the park of the establishment. Spacious, it can accommodate up to 5 persons and thus proves ideal for a family stay.


Luxury and elegance characterize this Junior Suite whose name is inspired by the priory of Trizay (Charente-Maritime), which had been a dependency of the Abbaye de La Chaise-Dieu in Auvergne. Under the exposed beams of the ceiling, the large bed is shielded under a voluminous canopy while the living space, bathed in natural light, accompanies all your moments of relaxation.



Just like our suites, the deluxe bedrooms of the Abbaye de la Bussière pay homage to the other Cistercian edifices of France. Thus, the Reigny room makes reference to an abbey founded in Vermenton at the beginning of the 12th century and whose refectory is amongst the last remaining ones in the country.

With its azure and pale blue tones, this deluxe room is an invitation to rest and relaxation. The curtained canopy, the free-standing mirror or the easy-chairs give a certain idea of the French-style refinement that reigns over the Abbaye de la Bussière.


The Vauluisant Superior room lends itself perfectly to a couple’s stay in Burgundy. Cosy and refined, it offers the most romantic of settings.

Standard Rooms

The Ferté Standard room offers all the refinement that characterizes the ensemble of our rooms and suites.  Large picture windows look over the green parkland of the Abbaye de la Bussière, a unique decor that will contribute to making your stay in Burgundy an unforgettable moment.

An Exclusive Venue for your Business Events

Are you looking for an idyllic and essentially calm setting to organize your business events? Choose the historic estate of the Abbaye de la Bussière, located 30 minutes from Beaune and Dijon.

Our luxury hotel restaurant can place at your disposal a seminar room that can hold up to 20 persons. Lounges, restaurant rooms, terrace and gardens are also suitable for the organization of your meetings, conferences, business lunches, product launches or any other business event.

The calm surrounding our authentic Cistercian abbey will contribute to the success of your seminar. Your colleagues or clients will be enchanted by this place full of history. A stone’s throw from the Route des Vins, our location allows you to organize various activities, such as wine tasting in the monks’ cellar at the Abbaye or at nearby wine domains. Combine work and relaxation in this way, for the greatest pleasure of your teams. Do not hesitate to ask our advice

Our team is at your disposal to assist you in the organization of your seminar or meeting. We work with you to develop the package that best corresponds to your expectations: room and materials hire, lunch or dinner in our Michelin®-starred restaurant or in the Bistrot, overnight stays in our 4 star hotel, activities… Multiple options are open to you, in order to make your project an entirely personalized event.

Equipment and Room Capacities

The Abbaye de la Bussière can offer you a seminar room bathed in natural light for up to 20 persons, equipped with:

  • Paperboard/flipchart
  • Air-conditioning
  • Free Wi-Fi connection
  • Note pads, etc.

At the Abbaye, you also have the possibility of organizing your business meetings in one of our 3 lounges: the Music Lounge, the Hunting Lounge or the Ladies Lounge. Intimate and elegant, they are perfectly suited to the organization of meetings in complete discretion.

Different restaurant rooms can also accommodate meetings, company banqueting, business lunches… up to 60 persons for a sit-down meal; 20-25 persons for banqueting.


Your made-to-measure private event near Beaune and Dijon

Organize your wedding or your private reception at an exceptional venue in Burgundy, an authentic medieval abbey built in the midst of a vast landscaped garden and park: the Abbaye de la Bussière. Just a stone’s throw from Dijon and Beaune, in the Vallée de l’Ouche, discover this corner of paradise which has succeeded in keeping its old world charm, with elegance and serenity.

Bring together those close to you in a hotel restaurant in Burgundy. For your reception, we can accommodate up to 60 guests. Group meals, wedding receptions, cocktail parties amongst friends, anniversary and birthday buffets…  Entrust your project to a team of professionals who will know how to turn your private event into an unforgettable moment for you and your invited guests.

By installing a marquee in the gardens of the Abbaye, we can receive up to 150 persons. And for an unforgettable event, we can also propose that you celebrate a marriage or a baptism in the consecrated crypt of the Abbaye.

To facilitate your visit, we place free parking at your disposal within the very grounds of the estate. Our luxury hotel and its 20 bedrooms allow you to accommodate those close to you. Take advantage too of the park, the French-style gardens, the paths for strolling around the ornamental lake… These enchanting surroundings will be able to give your reception an incomparable air of distinction.

Our team will work with you throughout the organization of your reception. Menus, decoration, accommodation, animation… We offer you tailor-made and entirely personalized services.

Le Bistrot des Moines

In the Vallée de l’Ouche near Dijon and Beaune, the Abbaye de la Bussière invites you to discover the Bistrot des Moines, a restaurant whose name pays homage to the Cistercians who forged the identity of this small corner of Burgundy. From the monastic atmosphere that reigned here in the Middle Ages, the Gothic architecture as well as a certain spirituality are still in evidence today. And yet, at the Bistrot des Moines the atmosphere is rather one of conviviality and sharing.

A veritable gourmet extension of the gastronomic restaurant ‘Le 1131’, the Bistrot des Moines proposes a cuisine inspired by regional tradition, wholesome and refined. Chef Guillaume Royer, 'Meilleur Ouvrier de France' 2015, assembles gourmet dishes prepared with the best of local produce sought out at nearby markets and at his selected suppliers; the guarantee of freshness and flavours of great quality.

Le 1131

At La Bussière-sur-Ouche, a small village in Côte d’Or near Dijon and Beaune, discover a Michelin®-starred restaurant that will surprise you as much by its unique setting as by its conception of high-level gastronomy.

Le 1131 welcomes you in fact within an authentic 12th century abbey, whose foundation date inspired the restaurant’s identity.

Beneath the former cloister of the Abbaye de la Bussière, the restaurant room breathes and flourishes under the authentic ogival vaulted arches, amongst columns, luminous high-arched windows, arcades, balustrades and sculpted capitals. With its imprint of spirituality, this exceptional decor accompanies each moment you spend here.

At the centre of the room, beneath sparkling chandeliers, sofa-style seating invites you to an intimate dinner while the custom-built wine cabinet suggests high-class pairings of food and wine.


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Hotel: Abbaye de la Bussiere

Address: Route Departementale 33 21360 La Bussière-sur-Ouche

Region: Burgundy & Franche Comte

Country: France

Official website:

Telephone: +33 3 80 49 02 29

Fax: +33 3 80 49 05 23

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The Abbaye de la Bussière welcomes you at La Bussière-sur-Ouche, in Burgundy. In the heart of the Côte d’Or, this hotel restaurant is located less than 30 minutes from Dijon, Beaune and Nuits-Saint-Georges. The Route des Grands Crus wine route is therefore very easily discovered from the establishment. At the entrance to the village in the Vallée de l’Ouche, the Abbaye is to be found behind a large gate, which opens automatically on your arrival.

By car
Leave motorway A38 at Pont de Pany. Take the D33 towards Sainte Marie-sur-Ouche and follow this road as far as La Bussière-sur-Ouche. The Abbaye de la Bussière is on your right, at the entrance to the village. Drive towards the entrance and the gates will open automatically.

GPS Coordinates
Latitude: 47.216808, Longitude: 4.721216

By train
The nearest TGV station is in Dijon. The hotel can organize a transfer from Dijon station or a car rental for you.
Dijon-Paris: 1 hour 40 minutes.
Dijon-London: 4 hours 30 minutes.

By air
The nearest airports are those at Lyon, Geneva and Paris CDG. For flights by helicopter and landing sites, please the hotel.

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