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’)…

Reconstitutions fortifications romaines. Alise-Sainte-Reine
Type : Museum
Theme : Archeology, Fine arts

21150 ALISE-SAINTE-REINE

Côte d'Or

Relive history life-size at theMuséoParc Alésia! The Interpretive Centre offers a real immersion in history: theconquest of Gaul by the Romans,...

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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, Natural settings, Prehistory, Natural sciences, Agricultural land

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

71990 SAINT-LEGER-SOUS-BEUVRAY

Saône-et-Loire

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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Musée du Breuil
Type : Museum
Theme : Archeology, Craft industries, History, Professions / trades, Children's museum, Prehistory, Science and technology

71140 BOURBON-LANCY

Saône-et-Loire

Between 1984 and 1986, a veritable goldmine of Gallo-Roman remains were recovered in Bourbon Lancy, giving rise to the establishment of the Musée...

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Parc et cloite de Cluny ©D. Bordes CMN, Paris
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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le jardin et la bibliothèque
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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Musée des Ursulines_cl G. Fontany, Ville de Mâcon
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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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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Centre d'interprétation. Alise-Sainte-Reine
Type : Historical sites and monuments
Theme : Archeological site

21150 ALISE-SAINTE-REINE

Côte d'Or

Experience history brought back to life at the Muséoparc, Alesia in Alise-Sainte-Reine! The Alesia battle site has been specifically designed to...

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

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

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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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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