Romanesque art is all around in Burgundy
Small chapels, mysterious churches, majestic abbeys... in Burgundy, there are over a thousand Romanesque monuments that stand proudly throughout the valleys and villages. Some of them were built almost a thousand years ago, and each one has its own unique architectural characteristics, ornamental quality or mysterious atmosphere. Come and explore the Romanesque monuments of Burgundy for a cultural visit, spiritual experience or to just simply admire their beauty.
What if all you had to do is push open a door, to see a brand-new path opened up to you?
Treasures of Romanesque art in Burgundy
Recognised by UNESCO
Come and take in the peaceful atmosphere at the priory church in La Charité-sur-Loire or in the cloister at Fontenay Abbey. These two magnificent monuments are both listed as World Heritage sites by UNESCO.La Charité-sur-Loire priory church
This is a treasure of Romanesque art in Burgundy. You'll be amazed when you come face to face with the magnificent door of Vézelay Abbey in the Yonne, perched at the top of the “Eternal Hill”.Find out more
Along the trail of Romanesque art in southern Burgundy
In southern Burgundy, you can follow the trail of the Romanesque churches in the Brionnais. You'll come across some of the most ancient Romanesque monuments of Burgundy, including Saint Philibert de Tournus Abbey.
A stay in Burgundy combining nature and culture
The churches are just a short walk away from the banks of the Loire. Stay in Burgundy a while longer and see everything this region has to offer. Book your next holiday in the Nièvre in Burgundy and plan your trip for 2 based on what you'd like to see. Opt for a bike ride along the Loire or Pouilly-Fumé wine tasting, before setting off to explore the heritage sites.