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’)…

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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Hameau Duboeuf (Le Jardin en Beaujolais)
Type : Park and garden
Theme : Botanical garden

71570 ROMANECHE-THORINS

Saône-et-Loire

Hameau Duboeuf is a spectacular wine and vine theme park, a pioneer in wine tourism. It covers an area of 30,000 m², 15km to the south of Mâcon....

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Hameau Duboeuf
Type : Museum
Theme : Agriculture rural life, Automatons, Living museum, History, Professions / trades, Miniature, Cinema and photography, Science and technology, Wines and vineyards

71570 ROMANECHE-THORINS

Saône-et-Loire

Beaujolais’ first wine park opens its doors to visitors in Romaneche-Thorins. The Hameau Duboeuf offers a range of playful and cultural activities...

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Type : Museum
Theme : Animals, Natural sciences

71290 CUISERY

Saône-et-Loire

The Centre Eden, Education Découverte Nature in Cuisery seeks to raise awareness about the biodiversity of our natural environment. Wander around...

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Type : Museum
Theme : Professions / trades, Science and technology

71520 DOMPIERRE-LES-ORMES

Saône-et-Loire

The Galerie Européenne de la Forêt et du Bois, located in Dompierre-les-Ormes, is the only centre of its kind. In this rural setting, in the south...

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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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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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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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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 de Bibracte
Type : Museum
Theme : Archeology, Gallo-Roman, History, Children's museum

71990 SAINT-LEGER-SOUS-BEUVRAY

Saône-et-Loire

Go back in time to the era of Chieftain Vercingétorix and the city of Bibracte. At its height, this city counted more than 10,000 Eduens, a...

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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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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 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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