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?

Eglise romane Saint-Etienne à Nevers
X-Mathiaud
Eglise romane Saint-Etienne à Nevers X-Mathiaud
Eglise romane Notre-Dame de l'Assomption à Anzy-le-Duc
A.Doire /BFCT
Eglise romane Notre-Dame de l'Assomption à Anzy-le-Duc A.Doire /BFCT
Eglise romane de Semur-en-Brionnais
Alain Doire - BFC Tourisme
Eglise romane de Semur-en-Brionnais Alain Doire - BFC Tourisme
Eglise romane Notre-Dame de l’Assomption à Anzy-le-Duc
A.Doire /BFCT
Eglise romane Notre-Dame de l’Assomption à Anzy-le-Duc A.Doire /BFCT

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
Basilique Sainte-Marie-Madeleine de Vézelay

Vezelay Abbey

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”.

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Vezelay depuis le vignoble alentour
My Destination - BFC tourisme
Perchée sur son éperon rocheux, l'église Saint-Pierre de Brancion
Alain Doire -BFC Tourisme

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.

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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.

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En résumé
A propos
Eglise romane Saint-Etienne à Nevers X-Mathiaud
Eglise romane Notre-Dame de l'Assomption à Anzy-le-Duc A.Doire /BFCT
Eglise romane de Semur-en-Brionnais Alain Doire - BFC Tourisme
Eglise romane Notre-Dame de l’Assomption à Anzy-le-Duc A.Doire /BFCT