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 : Interpretive centre
Theme : Basilica

89450 VEZELAY

Yonne

An essential stop off point, during your climb up to the Vézelay Basilica, is the Maison du visiteur where you’ll discover the secrets of monk...

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Type : Museum

21360 BLIGNY-SUR-OUCHE

Côte d'Or

Description de l’évènement « Le 40ème anniversaire du CFVO »...

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Château Louis XI
Type : Historical sites and monuments
Theme : Castle

21130 AUXONNE

Côte d'Or

The castle of Auxonne is a proper fortress. Built under Louis XI, it was intended to monitor Burgundians as well as the border, at the time when...

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DUN-LES-PLACES
Type : Historical sites and monuments

58230 DUN-LES-PLACES

Nièvre

Diffusion d'un film témoignage racontant L'histoire d'un village morvandiau frappé en quelques heures par la barbarie. 40 minutes durant lesquelles...

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chateau
Type : Historical sites and monuments
Theme : Castle, Keep, Tower

21510 QUEMIGNY-SUR-SEINE

Côte d'Or

Quemigny-sur-Seine a pour noyau primitif un imposant donjon du 13ème siècle auquel fut ajouté un gracieux corps de logis au milieu du 18ème siècle....

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Type : Historical sites and monuments
Theme : Apothecary and General Hospital

71250 CLUNY

Saône-et-Loire

Built at the beginning of the 15th century by Cardinal de Bouillon, Abbot of Cluny. Visit the chapel (fresco by the artist Chaimowicz), the...

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Etang de Sourdes
Type : Natural Site

58400 VARENNES-LES-NARCY

Nièvre

L'Etang de Sourdes est un lieu de convivialité où l'on peut se détendre, pique-niquer, se promener et pêcher.  Nécessite une carte de pêche.

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Musée International des Parachutistes du Special Air Service (seconde guerre mondiale)
Type : Museum
Theme : War memories

71240 SENNECEY-LE-GRAND

Saône-et-Loire

Sennecey-le-Grand, an important centre for the resistance during the Second World War is today home to the Musée International des Parachutistes du...

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Type : Park and garden
Theme : Pleasure garden

89220 BLENEAU

Yonne

The Jardins d’Eau Pierre Doudeau, in Bléneau, successfully combine both plant life and water features. Its magnificent botanical collection...

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Forteresse de la Motte Josserand
Type : Historical sites and monuments
Theme : Castle

58220 PERROY

Nièvre

Classé monument historique....

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Type : Historical sites and monuments
Theme : Pleasure garden Monastry

89310 CHATEL-GERARD

Yonne

(XIIIe - XIVe siècles)...

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Cour de Bar
Type : Museum
Theme : Fine arts

21000 DIJON

Côte d'Or

Welcome to the home of the Dukes of Bourgogne! Dijon’s Musée des Beaux-Arts, housed in what was once their palace, accords pride of place to their...

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Musée - Mont-Saint-Jean
Type : Museum
Theme : Agriculture rural life, Popular arts and traditions

21320 MONT-SAINT-JEAN

Côte d'Or

Immerse yourself in the history of Burgundy and its inhabitants at the Musée de la vie rural (Rural Life Museum) in Mont-Saint-Jean. This site has...

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Maison des Métiers 1
Type : Museum
Theme : Agriculture rural life, Living museum, Professions / trades, Children's museum, Agricultural land

71800 CHATENAY

Saône-et-Loire

La Maison des Vieux Métiers in Châtenay portrays rural Brionnais life in days gone by. Visit a reconstructed living room, then view the exhibition...

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lavoir de Fontenelle
Type : Historical sites and monuments
Theme : Wash house

21360 MONTCEAU-ET-ECHARNANT

Côte d'Or

Wash house of Fontenelle - Montceau-Echarnant In the hamlet of Grandmont, you will see two wash houses, the first in the direction of Saussey,...

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