Château de Missery

Burgundian chateau surrounded by four medieval towers, broad moats and by extensive and well-maintained gardens.

Saulieu, Burgundy

Chateau de Missery
Not free for members
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  • Accessible parking
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The Château de Missery (pronounced ‘Miss-ree’) in situated at the heart of Burgundy, in France.

The only foreign Historic Houses member, it is nonetheless a well-established English Home, in a classic 18th Century French Château: your home away from home, for the spell of a week or two!

Built in its present form between 1760 and 1762, the château is surrounded by four medieval towers (one a chapel, another a ping-ping tower!), broad moats and by extensive and well-maintained gardens, on the edge of a quiet village in hilly countryside, amidst Burgundy’s world famous vineyards, some 40 miles west of Beaune and Dijon.

It is ideal for house parties, family holidays, celebrations, weddings, and, as a base for discovering this beautiful and unspoiled region, renowned for its gastronomy, wines, culture and history.

Over the past 40 years the Hawkes family have made many friends, and gathered extensive knowledge about the region. They would be delighted to help you create a perfectly tailored itinerary for your holiday, whether to see the most beautiful châteaux, abbeys or towns; to meet and try the wares of local producers and ‘vignerons’; to cycle around this picturesque countryside; or, to find the best picnic spots.. and of course your way back to the château, for a delicious ‘apéritif’, of gougères and Kir Ducal after a fun day out, at the magical sunset hour, overlooking the Serein Valley.

“A votre santé!”

Opening Times

The Château de Missery is not open to the public for viewings but is available for exclusive rentals, weddings, and filming.


This house is not part of the Free for Members scheme, but is one of many houses on our website that we support to promote their tours, weddings, filming and other commercial offerings. To see all the places you can visit as a Historic Houses member, please visit our ‘Free for Members’ listings page here. Or to find out more about how the membership scheme works and how it supports our work to protect independent heritage, visit our page here.

  • Accessible toilets
  • Accessible parking
Visit the house's website
for the latest information.

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