Relaxing foodie’s paradise. A family-friendly home base for exploring the bucolic wine region and nearby Lyon. 


Ivy-shrouded 17th century Chateau de la Barge is a gem set in the heart of the Macon vineyards. Inside you will find contemporary touches amongst traditional fabrics and styles for the perfect combination of the old and new. In warm weather, lounge by the pool and soak up some sunshine.

Go cycling, play table tennis, or stay in and enjoy some of the region’s finest wines and cheeses available at the hotel. Take a cooking class to learn how to cook fine French cuisine, and then finish your day with a six-course traditional French meal at the hotel’s restaurant, frequented by locals.

The hotel’s owner Patrick is a gentlemanly host who is passionate about food and wine. His care and attention show in every aspect of the hotel, especially in the creative cuisine.

Overall, this historic inn is comfortable, elegant, and personal. An excellent location for the traveller looking for all-around relaxation. 

Open year round.

Double rooms start from 95 € per night. Use the calendar to find the rate and availability on a specific date and to book online.

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  • The incredible French cuisine! So good even the locals can’t get enough. Special diet menus also available. 
  • The large open lawn surrounding the pool. Perfect for children and families to play and lounge. 
  • The outdoor terrace. Take a meal here or just enjoy the sunshine and the abundant greenery.


  • Sit with the locals for a traditional meal at restaurant La Cassolette. Don’t be put off by the chintzy décor, you’ll miss some fantastic food (+33 385 230 426).
  • Climb up La Roche de Solutré for super views of the Pouilly-Fuissé vineyards and the Saone valley. And even the Mont Blanc on clear days.


Chateau de la Barge is very family-friendly. The hotel boasts many family activities: a swimming pool, table tennis, billiards, trampoline, large lawn, and even babysitting services for those days that Mom and Dad want alone time. Their breakfast is available until 10:30 for families with late-risers, and there are often evening activities: something for everyone in the family!


Rooms: 25 rooms and suites.
Bar: Yes.
Restaurant: Partake of a 6-course creative French meal in the classic dining room or on the covered outdoor terrace. 
Facilities: Outdoor swimming pool, table tennis, garden, children’s playground.


Open year round.


Rates: Double rooms start from 95 € per night. Use the calendar to benefit from the best rate and availability on a specific date. Book online to get the best offers.
Official rating: 4 star hotel
Breakfast cost: 15 EUR per person.


Best For

Family holidays, Honeymoons, Luxury stay, Wine country


Countryside, Remote location

Get Active

Biking, Hiking, Horse Riding




Cooking Classes, Horse Riding

*Experiences in or near the property


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Swimming Pool, Pets Welcome, Free Wi-fi, Bar, Parking, TV
Free! Wi-Fi is available in the entire property and is free of charge.
Free! Parking is available onsite and is free of charge.
Pets are allowed, charges may apply. (10 EUR per day)

Booking & Cancellation policies
Booking & Cancellation policies may vary according to room type and/or in case of special offers.
Please check the room conditions while making your reservation.


Route des Bergers 155, 71680 Crêches-sur-Saône, France - Show map

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