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Historic Building in Essoyes

Atelier Renoir

The Atelier Renoir has displays zooming in on the hallmarks of Renoir’s work (the female form, the vibrant use of colour and light), alongside original pieces such as his antiquated wheelchair and the box he used to…
French in Essoyes

Restaurant Les Demoiselles

Prettily set above Essoyes, on the D67, Restaurant Les Demoiselles has broad views of the surrounding countryside and pairs bang-on-the-money regional dishes with local wines and Champagnes. The menu makes the best …
Museum in Essoyes

Espace des Renoir

The Renoir trail in Essoyes begins at the Espace des Renoir, which also houses the tourist office. The centre screens a 15-minute film about the artist and displays temporary exhibitions of mostly contemporary art.