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 : Park and garden
Theme : Park Abbey

89270 VERMENTON

Yonne

Sur les bords de la Cure, un bel espace arboré et abondamment fleuri de 3 ha, lieu de promenade, de jeu et de pique-nique. Arboretum ; aires de...

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Type : Historical sites and monuments
Theme : Wash house

21360 COLOMBIER

Côte d'Or

The temple of gossip is how one wag dubbed the wash house of Colombier. Yet we guess these words on the wall plate girder were painted at a time of...

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Vignoble de Pouilly-sur-Loire
Type : Natural Site

58150 MESVES-SUR-LOIRE

Nièvre

Le vignoble de Pouilly se situe dans le département de la Nièvre et s’étire sur une vingtaine de kilomètres le long de la rive droite de la Loire...

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Maison du Nain - Droit Ok (3)
Type : Historical sites and monuments

58400 LA CHARITE-SUR-LOIRE

Nièvre

Lovée entre deux chapelles, la maison dite "du nain" permet toutes les imaginations.  

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Le mont Beuvray, au coeur du Morvan
Type : Natural Site

58370 GLUX-EN-GLENNE

Nièvre

Avec ses 821 m d'altitude, le mont Beuvray n'est pas le point culminant du massif du Morvan. Cependant, sa masse compacte est visible de très loin....

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Type : Historical sites and monuments
Theme : Park Castle

89170 SAINT-FARGEAU

Yonne

Saint-Fargeau castle, whose origin can be traced back to the X century, has had many owners including the famous Mademoiselle de Montpensier. This...

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Basilique
Type : Historical sites and monuments
Theme : Basilica, Collegiate church

21200 BEAUNE

Côte d'Or

Romanesque, Gothic and Renaissance – Notre-Dame Collegiate Church in Beaune embodies all these styles. The building was one of Burgundy’s last...

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Type : Industrial Site
Theme : History, Industry, Professions / trades, Science and technology

71450 BLANZY

Saône-et-Loire

The museum of Mines and Men is located on the tiles of the ancient Saint-Claude well in Blanzy. It has been restored and rebuilt, visitors may now...

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Type : Historical sites and monuments
Theme : Archeological site Rock

71960 LA ROCHE-VINEUSE

Saône-et-Loire

The Quarries of the Lie assemble prehistoric vestiges and traces of stone extraction over 2 centuries. Archeological digs carried out there have...

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Hôtel de Ville de Paray-le-Monial
Type : Historical sites and monuments
Theme : Town hall

71600 PARAY-LE-MONIAL

Saône-et-Loire

The Paray-le-Monial town hall is a beautiful edifice with rich ornaments, you can find there traces of a rich polychromy. It sports a first...

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Théâtre de Verdure - esplanade
Type : Park and garden
Theme : Park

21200 BEAUNE

Côte d'Or

The Théâtre de Verdure open air theatre was created in the ancient moats of the town of Beaune near the gate of Saint-Nicolas. At the foot of the...

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Ville du Livre
Type : Historical sites and monuments

58400 LA CHARITE-SUR-LOIRE

Nièvre

La Charité, ville du livre depuis 2000, abrite un ensemble d’une quinzaine de libraires ainsi que des ateliers des arts et métiers du livre, tous...

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Polaris
Type : Museum
Theme : Anthropology, natural history, Science and technology, Natural sciences

21000 DIJON

Côte d'Or

Visit the Planétarium Hubert Curien and escape to the stars. It takes its name from the physicist and “father” of the Ariane rocket. Attend one of...

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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 Outils d'autrefois - Civry en Montagne
Type : Museum
Theme : Agriculture rural life, Popular arts and traditions, Professions / trades

21320 CIVRY-EN-MONTAGNE

Côte d'Or

Présentation d'objets de la vie domestique et des métiers d'autrefois, ancien matériel agricole et outils artisanaux, machine à sabots, four à pain...

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