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’)…

Château de Bussy-Rabutin
Type : Historical sites and monuments
Theme : Castle

21150 BUSSY-LE-GRAND

Côte d'Or

Roger de Rabutin, count of Bussy, spent 17 years in exile at Bussy-Rabutin. He was a turbulent noble in the court of Louis XIV and created a...

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Parc du château d'Arcelot
Type : Park and garden
Theme : Arboretum, Pleasure garden, Park

21310 ARCEAU

Côte d'Or

The grounds of Château d’Arcelot were one of Burgundy’s first landscaped gardens. This superb, well laid out, expanse of green, located in Arceau,...

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Les jardins de la Serré
Type : Park and garden
Theme : Pleasure garden, Park, orchard

21540 MESMONT

Côte d'Or

Visite de jardins remarquables avec chapelle, pigeonnier, vallon romantique avec grottes, belvédère, jardins en palier avec bassins et source,...

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Type : Historical sites and monuments
Theme : Pleasure garden Castle

71960 PIERRECLOS

Saône-et-Loire

Would you like to visit a historical castle? Or just to wander around in an exceptional setting? Come to Pierreclos castle! Alone or with your...

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Centre d'Interprétation de la Ligne de Démarcation
Type : Museum
Theme : History, Military

71420 GENELARD

Saône-et-Loire

The Centre d’interprétation de la ligne de démarcation, located near an old Control Point, provides an insight into what life was like living with...

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Type : Historical sites and monuments
Theme : Author's house Park Castle

71520 SAINT-POINT

Saône-et-Loire

Saint-Point-Lamartine castle was a gift to the poet of the same name in 1820. Its architecture was originally for defence, it was then rebuilt in a...

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Type : Natural Site

58120 CHAUMARD

Nièvre

Le plus grand de Bourgogne (520 ha), il se répand sur 7,5 km dans un joli site de collines boisées. Plus sauvage que celui des Settons, il est le...

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Type : Historical sites and monuments
Theme : Church

21450 FONTAINES-EN-DUESMOIS

Côte d'Or

XVIe s. avec très belle Vierge en polychrome du XVe s. classée Monument Historique.

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Bel Affreux
Type : Historical sites and monuments
Theme : Cave and pit

21360 ANTHEUIL

Côte d'Or

At the foot of a cirque wooded cliffs and limestone, a petrifying source out of a rock hole is the source of the “Bel Affreux”. Why such a name?...

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Le Moulin de Montjay
Type : Museum
Theme : Popular arts and traditions, Living museum, Natural settings Mill

71470 MENETREUIL

Saône-et-Loire

The Moulin de Montjay in Ménetreuil is home to the Musée de l’Eau where you can enjoy an informative exhibition on milling. You can learn about...

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Type : Museum

89110 LE VAL D'OCRE

Yonne

Le musée accueille des expositions temporaires et l'exposition permanente du poète et aquarelliste Jean Larcena.

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Chapelle Saint-Sylvain
Type : Historical sites and monuments
Theme : Chapel

58000 NEVERS

Nièvre

Chapelle 13 et 14èmes siècles, peintures murales classées Monument Historique et œuvres contemporaines de François Morellet, Claude Parent, Bernard...

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Type : Museum
Theme : Author's house famous men and women, Literature, Music, Wines and vineyards House

89000 AUXERRE

Yonne

Maison familiale où vécut la poétesse Marie Noël qui y aménagea son appartement....

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Type : Museum
Theme : Folk art and traditions, Profession Agriculture rural life, Anthropology, Archeology, Popular arts and traditions, Fine arts, History, Professions / trades, Music, Prehistory

89600 SAINT-FLORENTIN

Yonne

Immerse yourself in the history of Saint-Florentin. The Musée au Florentinois takes you back to the time of the fortified town and Gallic oppidum ...

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Abbaye de Fontenay
Type : Historical sites and monuments
Theme : Abbey

21500 MARMAGNE

Côte d'Or

Have you ever wondered what it would be like to be a monk 800 years ago? Fontenay Abbey will help you find out, taking you on a journey back in...

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