In Burgundy, the summer season is a festive one! Come to our historic hotspots to see various shows and sound and light shows, and take some unforgettable memories home with you.
For summer evenings full of wonder
On summer evenings in Burgundy, you can expect a spectacle of thousands of sparkling colours! People in costume, special effects, fireworks... you're bound to be amazed.
Journey back in time at the Château de Saint-Fargeau
Every summer on Friday and Saturday evenings, the Château de Saint-Fargeau organises one of the greatest historic shows in Europe, in its English-style grounds. For 1.5 hours, more than 600 actors and horse riders portray 1,000 years of history before your eyes. For example: the epic story of Joan of Arc, Héribert's hunting practices, medieval knights' tournament and the French Revolution.
Lights in Beaune
All summer long, until September, come to Beaune, the capital of Burgundy wines, to admire the scenery projected onto the 30 monuments throughout the town, including the famous Hôtel-Dieu. Beaune Tourist Office organises guided tours as a group or private tours with friends.
New: download the tour onto your smartphone with an audio guide.
Browse a selection of the most beautiful historic sites in Burgundy
Here are our favourite places, where you'll be whisked away into another era.