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 : Town hall, Wash house

21330 LAIGNES

Côte d'Or

Ancien lavoir et tribunal, belle façade au bord de la Laigne.

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Type : Historical sites and monuments
Theme : earthenware/ceramics Fortified castle, Dovecot

89520 TREIGNY

Yonne

Discover Ratilly castle in Treigny, now a centre for live art. Visit its very renowed traditional sandstone Puisaye potery workshop. Take advantage...

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Type : Historical sites and monuments
Theme : Town

71290 CUISERY

Saône-et-Loire

In the Burgundian Bresse, Cuisery will thrill literature enthusiasts. Here, the book is king: the village is home to several bookshops, craft...

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Visite de la Cathédrale Saint-Cyr Sainte-Julitte
Type : Historical sites and monuments
Theme : Cathedral

58000 NEVERS

Nièvre

Depuis la création de l'évêché de Nevers au début du 6ème siècle, dont témoigne le baptistère qui se trouve dans le sous-sol archéologique du...

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Type : Historical sites and monuments

58300 DECIZE

Nièvre

Depuis le Moyen-Age Decize possédait un beffroi. Il avait été consolidé au milieu du 17ème siècle et entouré d'échoppes et de deux chapelles,...

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Apothicairerie - Hôpital Alise-Sainte Reine
Type : Historical sites and monuments
Theme : Apothecary and General Hospital, Chapel

21150 ALISE-SAINTE-REINE

Côte d'Or

Sainte Reyne Hospital was built in the XVII century to house patients come to be cured at the miraculous spring which appeared at the site of Reyne...

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Les vignes de Chaumont le Bois
Type : Museum
Theme : Living museum Agriculture rural life, Craft industries, Popular arts and traditions, Living museum, Gastronomy, Professions / trades, Wines and vineyards

21400 CHAUMONT-LE-BOIS

Côte d'Or

The Musée du Vigneron pays homage to the Châtillonais terroir and its traditions, revealing the secrets of Burgundy wines and sparkling wines. The...

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Type : Historical sites and monuments
Theme : Fortified castle

58120 CHATEAU-CHINON (VILLE)

Nièvre

Le calvaire est situé sur les hauteurs de Château-Chinon et vous offre un panorama extraordinaire sur le Morvan....

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Type : Museum
Theme : Living museum

58290 MOULINS-ENGILBERT

Nièvre

Take a journey back in time at the Maison de l’Elevage et du Charolais in the heart of Morvan Regional Natural Park. Immerse yourself in the daily...

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Type : Museum
Theme : Artist's house Fine arts, History, famous men and women, Industry, Professions / trades, Cinema and photography, Science and technology House

71240 SAINT-LOUP-DE-VARENNES

Saône-et-Loire

Visit the house of Nicéphore Niepce, the place where he invented photography. This amazing museum can be found in Saint-Loup-de-Varennes. All the...

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Type : Natural Site

71520 MONTMELARD

Saône-et-Loire

Don’t miss this if you pass through South Burgundy: it’s highest summit culminates at 771m of altitude. From the Mont Saint-Cyr you can enjoy an...

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Abbatiale de Saint-Seine-l'Abbaye
Type : Historical sites and monuments
Theme : Abbey

21440 SAINT-SEINE-L'ABBAYE

Côte d'Or

Visit Saint-Seine-l’Abbaye with its magnificent Burgundy, Gothic-style abbey church. It was built between the 13th and 15th centuries by the abbots...

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Type : Historical sites and monuments
Theme : Tower

71500 LOUHANS

Saône-et-Loire

In Louhans, the Saint-Pierre Tower is one of the last vestiges of the town’s ramparts. Built in 1570, this military construction was fully...

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Jardins des bors de la Bourbince
Type : Park and garden
Theme : Pleasure garden

71600 PARAY-LE-MONIAL

Saône-et-Loire

Ce jardin, planté d’arbustes variés, offre une vue nouvelle de la basilique. Chaque été, les différentes variétés de plantes utilisées pour le...

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Type : Natural Site
Theme : Environment and nature Wash house Grotto or abyss

89700 TONNERRE

Yonne

Let yourself be enchanted by the secret of Fosse Dionne! In the heart of commune of Tonerre, this vaucluse spring has kept its origin secret. It is...

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