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’)…

Le Musée de Bibracte
Type : Museum
Theme : Archeology

71990 SAINT-LEGER-SOUS-BEUVRAY

Saône-et-Loire

Bibracte, c'est le nom d'une ancienne ville gauloise sur le mont Beuvray, capitale des Eduens, l'un des peuples les plus puissants de Gaule....

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Type : Museum
Theme : ArcheologyPrehistory Botanical garden

71960 SOLUTRE-POUILLY

Saône-et-Loire

The musée de la Préhistoire, located at the foot of the famous Solutré rock, highlights some of Europe’s most important archaeological sites....

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Musée des Ursulines_cl G. Fontany, Ville de Mâcon
Type : Museum
Theme : ArcheologyContemporary / modern artDecorative artsFine artsearthenware/ceramicsGallo-RomanProfessions / tradesPrehistoryWines and vineyards

71000 MACON

Saône-et-Loire

The musée des Ursulines, housed within an imposing 17th century building, takes visitors on an exciting journey through Burgundy of yore. Visit the...

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Type : Museum
Theme : Popular arts and traditionsearthenware/ceramicsIndustry

71600 PARAY-LE-MONIAL

Saône-et-Loire

Visit the Musée du carrelage céramique d'art where you’ll learn about the history of terracotta. The museum is named after Paul Chanoz who...

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Type : Museum
Theme : ArcheologyFine arts

21150 ALISE-SAINTE-REINE

Côte d'Or

Relive history life-size at theMuséoParc Alésia! The Interpretive Centre offers a real immersion in history: theconquest of Gaul by the Romans,...

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Type : Museum
Theme : Agriculture rural lifeAnimalsGastronomyProfessions / tradesChildren's museumScience and technologyNatural sciencesAgricultural land

71120 CHAROLLES

Saône-et-Loire

The Maison du Charolais - located in Charolles, of course! - reveals the secrets and wealth of this exceptional breed of cattle. You’ll find out...

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Type : Museum
Theme : Professions / tradesNatural settingsScience and technology

71520 DOMPIERRE-LES-ORMES

Saône-et-Loire

The Galerie Européenne de la Forêt et du Bois, located in Dompierre-les-Ormes, is the only centre of its kind. In this rural setting, in the south...

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Type : Museum
Theme : ArcheologyGallo-RomanHistoryChildren's museum

71990 SAINT-LEGER-SOUS-BEUVRAY

Saône-et-Loire

Go back in time to the era of Chieftain Vercingétorix and the city of Bibracte. At its height, this city counted more than 10,000 Eduens, a...

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Centre d'interprétation. Alise-Sainte-Reine
Type : Archaeological site

21150 ALISE-SAINTE-REINE

Côte d'Or

Experience history brought back to life at the Muséoparc, Alesia in Alise-Sainte-Reine! The Alesia battle site has been specifically designed to...

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Type : Archaeological site
Theme : Archeology

89400 MIGENNES

Yonne

The gallo-roman mosaic exhibited at the Migennes Tourist Office orginates from one of the largest mosaics in Northern Europe. This restaured...

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Type : Museum
Theme : Agriculture rural lifeLiving museumGastronomyIndustryWines and vineyards

21700 NUITS-SAINT-GEORGES

Côte d'Or

Blackcurrant, the jewel in Burgundy’s crown, is revealed in all its glory, at the Cassissium museum. You’ll learn everything about its history, how...

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Type : Museum
Theme : Living museumEnvironment and nature Agriculture rural lifeAnimalsAnthropologyCraft industriesPopular arts and traditionsHunting / shootingLiving museumGastronomyHistoryProfessions / tradesNatural settingsPrehistoryNatural sciencesAgricultural land

71520 MATOUR

Saône-et-Loire

Discover the region’s cultural richness at the Maison des Patrimoines in Matour, South Burgundy. The museum, housed in a magnificent 15th century...

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Musée du Breuil
Type : Museum
Theme : ArcheologyCraft industriesHistoryProfessions / tradesChildren's museumPrehistoryScience and technology

71140 BOURBON-LANCY

Saône-et-Loire

Between 1984 and 1986, a veritable goldmine of Gallo-Roman remains were recovered in Bourbon Lancy, giving rise to the establishment of the Musée...

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Type : Industrial Site
Theme : Wines and vineyards

89530 SAINT-BRIS-LE-VINEUX

Yonne

The Bailly-Lapierre Cellars have been housed in Bailly’s underground quarries since 1972. hey were founded by Auxerre wine-growers to elaborate...

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Musée du Blé et du Pain
Type : Museum
Theme : Agriculture rural lifeCraft industriesPopular arts and traditionsLiving museumGastronomyHistoryProfessions / tradesAgricultural land

71350 VERDUN-SUR-LE-DOUBS

Saône-et-Loire

The Musée du Blé et du Pain, in the heart of the old town of Verdun, recounts the history of this staple food. The museum, which is housed in a...

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