Charming 3 Star hotel and restaurant in the Yonne in Burgundy

A haven of peace in the Morvan

Let yourself be charmed by the pastoral setting of the Moulin des Ruats, ideally situated in the heart of nature, beside a river, at 4 km from the centre of Avallon and 13 km from Vézelay, in the Parc Naturel Régional du Morvan. Our 3 star hotel and restaurant, Châteaux & Hôtels Collection, offers a moment of peace and serenity in Burgundy for a complete change of air and a feeling of calm and well-being.

The Moulin des Ruats welcomes you to this place full of character: the former XVIIIth century watermill reveals its various charming advantages.  The 25 comfortable bedrooms mix elegance and refinement with modern decoration: they will be ideal for your moments of relaxation in Burgundy.

Take the time to appreciate the gentleness of this place with its zen and peaceful atmosphere which cannot fail to enchant you during your stay, whether romantic, professional, with family or with friends.

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Panoramic riverside restaurant

Set in idyllic natural beauty, the restaurant of the Moulin des Ruats at Avallon invites you to sample its local cuisine, prepared from carefully selected fresh produce of the terroir.

The restaurant has a large picture window opening onto the forest and the mill wheel while the river flows at your feet: take advantage of the enchanting context of the Moulin des Ruats, alongside the river Cousin and the forest, during a culinary escape and thanks to the panoramic view over this wooded setting in a valley nestled in the Parc Naturel Régional du Morvan.

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Wine tasting evenings at the Moulin des Ruats

The Moulin des Ruats organises a number of wine tasting evenings throughout the year, hosted by an oenological expert.  In a convivial setting, it is the opportunity to taste wines not only from Burgundy but from other regions of France.

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  • 3 Star hotel in the heart of nature, at Avallon in Burgundy.
  • A privileged location, set in a riverside forest garden.
  • Member of the Châteaux & Hôtels Collection network.
  • 25 personalized bedrooms (including one suite).
  • Pets accepted (extra charge)
  • Panoramic restaurant with waterside terrace and local cuisine. Lounge-bar.
  • Varied and copious breakfast (possibility of room service, with supplement)
  • Board meetings, business workshops and small seminars.
  • Wine tasting evenings.
  • Massages (on reservation 48h in advance)
  • Free private parking locked at night.
  • Wi-Fi access

We regret that our establishment does not lend itself to the reception of people with reduced mobility.

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