Must-see tourist attractions

Welcome to Burgundy ! Start off by discovering must-see sites such as the abbey of Fontenay, the village of Vézelay, the rock of Solutré and the Morvan.

It’s time for lunch. Choose from one of many restaurants which feature in gastronomic guides and enjoy the chef’s delicious cuisine made from local produce
Discover the events which take place throughout the year and enjoy a street festival, a concert or a wine festival.
For those who love sport, the lakes, forests and vines of the region offer a multitude of possibilities to get away from it all, recharge your batteries and be active

#1

Guédelon : A Castle in the Making

« The ultimate in grand design »
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Experimental archaeology in action ...

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Renaissance châteaux in Northern Burgundy

« An aura of the Loire »
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From defence to gracious living ...

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#3

Joigny

« Town of artistic & historical interest »
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Centuries of history ...

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Cité de la Nature et de l’Industrie

« The human and industrial memory of Creusot-Montceau »
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An economic history that is richly preserved...

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#5

MuséoParc Alésia

« In the footsteps of Vercingetorix »
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An 'oppidum' and its secrets ...

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The Hospices de Beaune

« A place of legend »
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An age-old hospital tradition ...

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The sites labelled « Maisons des Illustres »

« In the footsteps of famous Burgundians »
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Contact details for all the venues listed below can be found in the « Contacts & Practical Information » section. ...

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#8

Sens and its Synodal palace

« Gateway to Burgundy »
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In the time of the Archbishops ...

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#9

Abbey church of Cluny

« Spiritual heart of medieval Europe »
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#10

Solutré rock

« Solutré rock »
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Important prehistoric site ...

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Semur-en-Brionnais

« Major Cluniac site »
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The mark of Saint Hugues ...

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The château of Cormatin

« Place of delight »
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The work of a great architect ...

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The village of Vézelay

« Pilgrims' hill »
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Centre of Christendom ...

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#14

The canals of Burgundy

« Waterways and great scenery »
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The Morvan lakes

« Reflecting forests and hills »
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