History and heritage

Legacy of the former power of Burgundy, the region has a wealth of treasures to discover and visit. Numerous structures bear witness to this rich past: châteaux, canals, chapels, churches, abbeys, hospices (‘hôtels-Dieu’)…

Vercingétorix
Type : Historical sites and monuments
Theme : Town Rock

21150 ALISE-SAINTE-REINE

Côte d'Or

Alise-Sainte-Reine, aka Alesia, was the site of the famous battle. Saint Regina, martyred in the third century by a Roman general, is another of...

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Type : Historical sites and monuments
Theme : Cathedral

58000 NEVERS

Nièvre

Appelée Tour Bohier, elle fut construite entre le 15ème et le 16ème siècle dans la partie sud de la nef de la Cathédrale Saint-Cyr Sainte-Julitte...

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Eglise Romane de Saint-Hippolyte
Type : Historical sites and monuments
Theme : Church

71460 BONNAY

Saône-et-Loire

Saint-Hippolyte Church in Bonnay is one of Burgundy’s most unusual Romanesque churches. It was probably built at the beginning of the 12th century...

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Type : Historical sites and monuments

21360 CUSSY-LA-COLONNE

Côte d'Or

Famous and mysterious carved column, dating from the third century, who gave the village its name. Many hypotheses attempt to explain its...

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Type : Park and garden
Theme : Park Castle

71140 BOURBON-LANCY

Saône-et-Loire

Puzenat gardens, located in the heart of Bourbon-Lancy, extend over 6 hectares. The gardens’ name derives from the Puzenat family who used to own...

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Musée Magnin
Type : Museum
Theme : Fine arts

21000 DIJON

Côte d'Or

The Hôtel Lantin, birthplace of two Dijon collectors, now houses the collections of the Musée Magnin. More than 2,000 rare works, lovingly...

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Type : Historical sites and monuments
Theme : Contemporary / modern art Park Castle

89430 TANLAY

Yonne

The château of Tanlay is truly a manifesto of the French Renaissance is Burgundy. Built between the XVI and XVII century, it is surrounded by moats...

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Type : Museum
Theme : Decorative arts, Popular arts and traditions House

89130 DRACY

Yonne

A 4 km de Toucy : Le monde à portée de main ! Exposition de vanneries dans une ancienne cidrerie située en Puisaye.

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Tour des Ursulines
Type : Historical sites and monuments
Theme : Tower

71400 AUTUN

Saône-et-Loire

La Tour des Ursulines (XIIème siècle) est élevée sur des bases gallo-romaines et intégrée au rempart. Au XIXème siècle, les Visitandines prennent...

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Type : Park and garden
Theme : Pleasure garden

71110 MARCIGNY

Saône-et-Loire

Ce jardin d’agrément de 4 000 m², homologué aux Parcs et Jardins de Bourgogne, attenant à la maison du peintre fondateur (H. Rex), est doté de...

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Type : Historical sites and monuments
Theme : Artist's house Contemporary / modern art, Craft industries Convent or monastry, Potter's kiln

89520 TREIGNY

Yonne

With XV and XVI century buildings, the Couvent is now home to the Creative Potters of Puisaye Association exhibitions. Since 1982, members have...

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Château de Mocques
Type : Historical sites and monuments
Theme : Castle

58150 SAINT-MARTIN-SUR-NOHAIN

Nièvre

Château du début du 17è siècle, avec pigeonnier, grange et fermette. Il est situé en mi-colline, entouré de vignes "pouilly fumé". Du château...

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Type : Museum
Theme : Music

89170 SAINT-FARGEAU

Yonne

The Musée de l’Aventure du Son has assembled more than 1,000 mechanical musical instruments and gramophones – the only collection of its type in...

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Eglise Fixey
Type : Historical sites and monuments
Theme : Church

21220 FIXIN

Côte d'Or

Sur les hauteurs du hameau de Fixey, cette petite église romane consacrée à saint Antoine possède un joli clocher carré coiffé de tuiles vernissées...

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Eglise Notre Dame de l'Assomption
Type : Historical sites and monuments
Theme : Church

71710 MONTCENIS

Saône-et-Loire

The parish church of Montcenis was built at the end of the 17th century. A gothic chapel remains of the former church, in which an interesting...

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