France – Burgundy

Retreat 'Epicurean Journey to Burgundian Land: Awakening the Senses heart of the vineyard "

From 23.09.2024 to 27.09.2024

Immerse yourself in the heart of Burgundy for a unique personal development experience, where every aspect of your being will be nourished and stimulated. Accompanied by a multidisciplinary team including an oenologist, a psychologist, a sports coach and an improvisational theater performer, this retreat takes you on a journey to discover your full potential.

In a picturesque and inspiring setting, you’ll be guided through a diverse program, including mental health coaching sessions, boxing sessions to release tension and strengthen your body, and theater workshops to explore your creative expression and self-confidence.

French vineyard with castle in the background

On the program: tastings of renowned wines to awaken your senses and enriching encounters with local experts to discover the treasures of the region.

Each day will provide an opportunity for growth and transformation, allowing you to explore the depths of your being while connecting with other participants. Join us for an immersive experience where mental, physical, and emotional well-being are at the heart of every moment, leaving you with a new vision of yourself and the world around you.

Personalize this trip with with with

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Clinical psychologist, EMDR psychotherapist

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Marion Wick

Improvisational theater instructor



State-certified boxing and kick-boxing trainer and sports coach

Day 1: Introduction Burgundy Burgundy Burgundy

On arrival in Beaune, capital of Burgundy wines, you’ll be greeted by our oenologist guide. Relax on a stroll through Beaune’s historic center, where you can admire its famous hospices and cobblestone streets.

Discover the Burgundy vineyards on a guided tour, learning the secrets of local viticulture and admiring the picturesque scenery.

Visit the Tournugeois, a region rich in history and heritage. Explore the region’s cellars and taste a selection of local wines, accompanied by regional specialties. Finally, you’ll be transferred to your spa hotel, the “Hôtel Les 7 Fontaines” in Tournus.

Day 2: Well-being and Discovering Tournus. Tournus. Tournus.

Start your therapeutic journey with a therapy session led by our clinical psychologist, who will outline the week’s program, accompanied by a sports coaching session. You’ll have the opportunity to share your experiences and emotions in a safe and supportive environment. This combination will enable you to work on both your mental and physical well-being, boosting your self-confidence.

After your therapy session, set off to discover Tournus. Visit its historic monuments, such as Saint-Philibert Abbey, or stroll through its picturesque streets. Afterwards, treat yourself to a well-deserved moment of relaxation at the hotel spa, where you can take advantage of the relaxation facilities and soothing treatments.

Exploring Southern Burgundy. Burgundy. Burgundy.

Start your day with a therapy session led by our clinical psychologist, accompanied by a sports coaching session. After the session, set off for a day exploring Southern Burgundy. Visit iconic sites such as Solutré, Pouilly-Fuissé and the Château de Berzé-le-Châtel, imbuing your mind with the history and beauty of the region.

Excursion to Cluny, famous for its medieval Benedictine abbey, one of the largest in Europe. Explore the impressive abbey ruins and immerse yourself in the religious and cultural history of the region. Enjoy a guided hike to Roche de Solutré, an iconic prehistoric site offering breathtaking views of the surrounding vineyards.

Discover the Château de Berzé-le-Châtel, a magnificent medieval castle nestled in the heart of the vineyards. Explore its towers, halls and gardens on a captivating tour. Return to Tournus for a relaxing evening.

Day 4: Intensive Therapy Day. Therapy Day. Therapy Day.

Engage in a day of therapy and self-expression. Take part in group sessions led by our clinical psychologist. Then discover how to channel your emotions through improv theater workshops. End the day with a boxing session to release tension. These introductory sessions to combat sports and self-defense techniques will teach you how to channel your energy and boost your self-confidence.

To round off this intense but rewarding day, enjoy a group dinner where you can discuss your experiences.

Day 5: Departure from Tournus. Tournus. Tournus.

Enjoy a final breakfast in your Tournus accommodation and bid farewell to this charming town and the surrounding wine region. Transfer to your departure point, taking with you precious memories of your therapeutic stay in Burgundy.

This carefully designed program combines cultural exploration of the Burgundy wine region with stimulating therapeutic sessions, offering you an enriching and restorative experience.


Burgundy map


For Swiss and European Union nationals :

  • valid passport or identity card.
  • no visa required for tourist stays of less than 90 days.

Offset schedule schedule schedule

No time difference with Switzerland, France, Belgium.