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 : Archaeological site
Theme : ArcheologyPrehistory

89000 AUXERRE

Yonne

The walls of Saint-Germain Abbey have witnessed more than 15 centuries of history and spiritual life …This majestic monastery, which was extremely...

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Web - Agriculture bressane © Amédée DE ALMEIDA
Type : Museum
Theme : AnimalsCraft industriesPopular arts and traditionsLiving museumProfessions / tradesNatural settingsAgricultural land

71330 SAINT-GERMAIN-DU-BOIS

Saône-et-Loire

Visit the Maison de l’Agriculture bressane and find out about farming practices, from the 19th century to modern day. The museum, located in Saint...

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COURTIVRON LAVOIR (10)

21120 COURTIVRON

Côte d'Or

Le lavoir à plancher mobile était employé afin de s'adapter aux nombreuses variations de l'eau causées par la forge puis la filature. En effet,...

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Vierge Montaigu(7)
Type : Park and garden

21290 BENEUVRE

Côte d'Or

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Type : Industrial Site
Theme : Living museumearthenware/ceramicsHistoryIndustry Park

71210 ECUISSES

Saône-et-Loire

Do you like tiles and bricks? You will be won over by the Perrusson Villa! Designed by the directors of the neighbouring tilery, this villa is...

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71600 PARAY-LE-MONIAL

Saône-et-Loire

The Paray-le-Monial town hall is a beautiful edifice with rich ornaments, you can find there traces of a rich polychromy. It sports a first...

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Type : Park and garden
Theme : herb gardenBotanical gardenPleasure garden

21610 FONTAINE-FRANCAISE

Côte d'Or

Si vous avez envie de contribuer à soutenir la recherche médicale clinique et ses applications thérapeutiques ; allez visiter les jardins qui...

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Musée du moule à chocolat
Type : Museum
Theme : Professions / trades

89110 MONTHOLON

Yonne

Un hommage est rendu aux artisans anonymes qui ont façonné pendant près d'un siècle, quantité de moules en fer blanc, aux formes multiples, pour y...

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Type : Museum
Theme : AnthropologyArcheologyContemporary / modern artDecorative artsFine artsHistoryPrehistory

89200 AVALLON

Yonne

The Musée de l’Avallonais, which retraces local history, was established in 1862 by some scholarly and enthusiastic locals. Alongside regional...

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Château de Vinzelles
Theme : Castle

71680 VINZELLES

Saône-et-Loire

Vinzelles castle is two things at once: a XI stronghouse stands next to a noble house of the XIII and XIV centuries. Wine lovers will appreciate...

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Château de Chauffailles
Theme : Castle

71170 CHAUFFAILLES

Saône-et-Loire

Précédé d'une allée de platanes (site inscrit au titre des monuments naturels), d'un pont de pierres franchissant la rivière le Botoret et d’un...

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58150 SAINT-LAURENT-L'ABBAYE

Nièvre

Saint-Laurent-l'Abbaye possède un établissement religieux depuis au moins le 6e siècle. Au 11e siècle, une abbaye est signalée qui accueille les...

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21360 COLOMBIER

Côte d'Or

The church was built in 1869-1872 in an expensive gothic inspiration at that time. Its construction was largely financed by the family De Well,...

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© Vézelay - Yonne Tourisme - Idéal Productions (3)
Type : Museum
Theme : Religious artHistory

89450 VEZELAY

Yonne

Lapidarium - Ehemaliger Schlafsaal der Mönche. Die vergessenen Skulpturen von Vézelay: Vorstellung der Geschichte der Restaurierung der Basilika ...

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Chapelle des Elus Dijon

21000 DIJON

Côte d'Or

With its décor of lithurgical objects, the Chapelle des Elus, integrated to the palace of the States of Burgundy, reminds us of the chappel of the...

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