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’)…

Sources de la Seine
Type : Historical sites and monuments
Theme : Cave and pit

21690 SOURCE-SEINE

Côte d'Or

Discover the source of the river Seine, in the heart of Burgundy! The main source was deified by the Gauls for its healing properties under the...

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Type : Museum
Theme : Living museum, History, famous men and women, Military

89630 SAINT-LEGER-VAUBAN

Yonne

The Musée Vauban pays hommage to Sébastien Le Prestre, Marshal of Vauban. Le Prestre, who was originally from the Morvan region, was a soldier,...

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Myard
Type : Historical sites and monuments
Theme : Archeological site

21350 VITTEAUX

Côte d'Or

Vestiges found on the Camp of Myard unveil the origins of the town of Vitteaux. This ancient neolithic fortified village sheltered the houses of...

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eglise de flety
Type : Historical sites and monuments
Theme : Church

58170 FLETY

Nièvre

La date de construction de l’église Sainte-Madeleine est inconnue ; cependant, les jours étroits et très abrasés de l’abside ainsi que la structure...

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Four à pain
Type : Historical sites and monuments
Theme : Town

21360 AUBAINE

Côte d'Or

A curious covered well and a bread oven in the center of this highest hamlet at 570m. If you go down the small road from the well, you will reach...

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Type : Historical sites and monuments

89200 AVALLON

Yonne

Parcours découverte de la ville d'Avallon à travers 30 questions/ réponses. Livret disponible gratuitement à l'Office de Tourisme.

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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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Aire pique-nique Thareau N Monerau-min
Type : Natural Site

58300 SAINT-HILAIRE-FONTAINE

Nièvre

C'est ici que la rivière Cressonne conflue avec la Loire après avoir creusé les prairies du Sud Morvan. Le lieu est idéal pour pique-niquer au bord...

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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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Copyright Mairie de Migennes (5)
Type : Park and garden
Theme : Pleasure garden

89400 MIGENNES

Yonne

The park and villa of Chantoiseau were created at the beginning of the XX century by Edouard Redon, a world renouned architect and landscape artist...

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Eglise Saint-Laurent
Type : Historical sites and monuments
Theme : Church

58160 BEARD

Nièvre

L'église Saint-Laurent est l'ancienne église d'un prieuré, édifié au cours de la seconde moitié du XIIè siècle par une dizaine de moines...

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Type : Museum
Theme : Archeology, Decorative arts, Fine arts, earthenware/ceramics

71120 CHAROLLES

Saône-et-Loire

At the Musée du Prieuré de Charolles, you’ll have a chance to learn about the history of art and the decorative arts. Discover the work of Burgundy...

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musee-lapidaire-autun
Type : Museum
Theme : Archeology

71400 AUTUN

Saône-et-Loire

Autun’s Musée Lapidaire has some magnificent treasures on display, in a beautiful Romanesque setting. There are a variety of exhibits, ranging...

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Prémery02
Type : Museum

58700 PREMERY

Nièvre

Après une quête passionnée de plus de 25 ans, Annick et Thierry Leproust ont rassemblé une exceptionnelle collection de grès anciens dont plus de...

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Ecole Chaudenay
Type : Museum
Theme : Living museum

21360 CHAUDENAY-LE-CHATEAU

Côte d'Or

The old village school of Chaudenay-le-Duc documents the period from the early 20th century up to 1946. This typical Jules Ferry establishment has...

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