The “Palace of the Poor” was built in the 1400s by wealthy citizens in order to take care of people who had no other place to go. It was state of the art for its time, run by nuns, and exceptionally comfortable and relatively private. We visited the museum in the center of Beaune, Burgundy […]
Betty and Bob Whittemore having just enjoyed a visit to the Beaune Hotel Dieux, an ancient hospice built with donations from the gentry in the middle of the 1400s. Our hotel, the Athanor, is in the background.