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’)…

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Type : Historical sites and monuments
Theme : Wines and vineyards Industrial site

89530 SAINT-BRIS-LE-VINEUX

Yonne

The Bailly-Lapierre Cellars have been housed in Bailly’s underground quarries since 1972. hey were founded by Auxerre wine-growers to elaborate...

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Le Jardin des 5 Roses
Type : Park and garden
Theme : Pleasure garden

21240 TALANT

Côte d'Or

The Jardin des 5 Roses is a wonderful example of the region’s architectural heritage and spans several centuries. The garden, located on the...

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PCUBOU071148085
Type : Museum
Theme : Agriculture rural life, Animals, Gastronomy, Professions / trades, Children's museum, Science and technology, Natural sciences

71120 CHAROLLES

Saône-et-Loire

The Maison du Charolais - located in Charolles, of course! - reveals the secrets and wealth of this exceptional breed of cattle. You’ll find out...

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Bâtiment au miel, toiture restaurée en 2013
Type : Historical sites and monuments
Theme : Abbey, Monastry

21700 SAINT-NICOLAS-LES-CITEAUX

Côte d'Or

Visit Cîteaux Abbey and immerse yourself in the fascinating world of monks – both medieval and contemporary. Discover the birthplace of the...

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La Roseraie des Villages de France
Type : Park and garden
Theme : Pleasure garden, Park

71400 LA CELLE-EN-MORVAN

Saône-et-Loire

How about a scented walk through the Roseraie des Villages de France ? This magnificent garden, located in La Celle-en-Morvan, extends over some 6...

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Musée du carrelage céramique d'art Paul Charnoz
Type : Museum
Theme : Popular arts and traditions, earthenware/ceramics, Industry Industrial site

71600 PARAY-LE-MONIAL

Saône-et-Loire

Visit the Musée du carrelage céramique d'art where you’ll learn about the history of terracotta. The museum is named after Paul Chanoz who...

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Musée du Blé et du Pain
Type : Museum
Theme : Agriculture rural life, Craft industries, Popular arts and traditions, Living museum, Gastronomy, History, Professions / trades

71350 VERDUN-SUR-LE-DOUBS

Saône-et-Loire

The Musée du Blé et du Pain, in the heart of the old town of Verdun, recounts the history of this staple food. The museum, which is housed in a...

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Musée des Ursulines
Type : Museum
Theme : Archeology, Contemporary / modern art, Decorative arts, Fine arts, earthenware/ceramics, Gallo-Roman, Professions / trades, Prehistory, Wines and vineyards

71000 MACON

Saône-et-Loire

The musée des Ursulines, housed within an imposing 17th century building, takes visitors on an exciting journey through Burgundy of yore. Visit the...

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Musée du machinisme agricole
Type : Museum
Theme : Agriculture rural life, Transport Conservatory Industrial site

71130 NEUVY-GRANDCHAMP

Saône-et-Loire

Stroll around the Musée du machinisme agricole, where you’ll find a vast collection of 400 old machines. Tractors and trailers, engines and clog...

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Maison des Patrimoines en Bourgogne du sud
Type : Museum
Theme : Living museum, Environment and nature Agriculture rural life, Animals, Anthropology, Craft industries, Popular arts and traditions, Hunting / shooting, Living museum, Gastronomy, History, Professions / trades, Prehistory, Natural sciences

71520 MATOUR

Saône-et-Loire

Discover the region’s cultural richness at the Maison des Patrimoines in Matour, South Burgundy. The museum, housed in a magnificent 15th century...

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Le Musée de Bibracte
Type : Museum
Theme : Archeology Archeological site

58370 GLUX-EN-GLENNE

Nièvre

Bibracte, c'est le nom d'une ancienne ville gauloise sur le mont Beuvray, capitale des Eduens, l'un des peuples les plus puissants de Gaule....

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Abbaye de Cluny clocher eau bénite
Type : Historical sites and monuments
Theme : Abbey, cloister

71250 CLUNY

Saône-et-Loire

Relive the splendour of one of the largest medieval abbeys! Cluny Abbey, founded in the 10th century, played an influential role throughout...

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PCUBOU0890000153
Type : Historical sites and monuments
Theme : Archeology Ruins and remains

89400 MIGENNES

Yonne

The gallo-roman mosaic exhibited at the Migennes Tourist Office orginates from one of the largest mosaics in Northern Europe. This restaured...

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PCUBOU071148108
Type : Museum
Theme : Archeology, Prehistory Botanical garden

71960 SOLUTRE-POUILLY

Saône-et-Loire

The musée de la Préhistoire, located at the foot of the famous Solutré rock, highlights some of Europe’s most important archaeological sites....

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Musée du hiéron salle centrale
Type : Museum
Theme : Contemporary / modern art, Religious art, Religious art, Fine arts, History, Children's museum

71600 PARAY-LE-MONIAL

Saône-et-Loire

The story of Christianity will hold no secrets for you after a visit to the Musée-monument du Hiéron in Paray-le-Monial! The museum, which was...

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