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 : Historical sites and monuments
Theme : Park Castle

89110 MONTHOLON

Yonne

Schloss Bontin, eine der Residenzen von Sully, dem großen Minister des Königs Heinrich IV., ist ein schönes Beispiel dieser Schlösser im Puisaye,...

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Type : Historical sites and monuments
Theme : Contemporary / modern art Park Castle

89430 TANLAY

Yonne

The château of Tanlay is truly a manifesto of the French Renaissance is Burgundy. Built between the XVI and XVII century, it is surrounded by moats...

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Type : Historical sites and monuments
Theme : Castle

89110 LE VAL D'OCRE

Yonne

The château of Fourolles has housed illustrious owners throughout the centuries, such as Antoine de La Salle or Soufflot de Magny. It was built in...

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Type : Historical sites and monuments
Theme : Church

21150 GISSEY-SOUS-FLAVIGNY

Côte d'Or

Eglise du XIIIe s., remaniée aux XVe et XIXe s., inscrite à l'inventaire des Monuments Historiques.

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Le Festival D'JAZZ vu par son directeur Roger Fontanel
Type : Historical sites and monuments

58000 NEVERS

Nièvre

"Les Rencontres internationales de Jazz à Nevers au cours des ans se sont progressivement installées dans la ville à tel point que durant 10 jours,...

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Le Jardin des 5 Roses
Type : Park and garden
Theme : Pleasure garden

21240 TALANT

Côte d'Or

The Jardin des 5 Roses is a wonderful example of the region’s architectural heritage and spans several centuries. The garden, located on the...

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Type : Historical sites and monuments

58120 CHATEAU-CHINON (VILLE)

Nièvre

Installée devant l'ancien palais de Justice devenu mairie, la statue-fontaine-mobile est l’œuvre conjointe de Jean Tinguely et Nikki de Saint...

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Eglise St Pierre de Préporché - Vitraux contemporains
Type : Historical sites and monuments
Theme : Contemporary / modern art, Religious art Church

58360 PREPORCHE

Nièvre

Isabel Michel, artiste peintre victorieuse du concours organisé par la commune, a choisi le thème des quatre saisons pour illustrer les vitraux de...

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Type : Historical sites and monuments
Theme : Castle

89740 CRUZY-LE-CHATEL

Yonne

Lacour d’Arcenay castle stands in the heart of the Auxois pastures. Rebuilt in the middle of the XVII century on the ruins of a medieval edifice,...

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façade Hôtel Belime
Type : Historical sites and monuments
Theme : Private mansion

21350 VITTEAUX

Côte d'Or

The Belime Hotel in Vitteaux offers you the rare opportunity to visit a XIII century house. It was then the house of the castle guards, falling...

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Type : Historical sites and monuments
Theme : Park Fortified castle, Castle, Fortified structure

89630 CHASTELLUX-SUR-CURE

Yonne

This fortress, located near Avallon, is inhabited by the founders’ descendants since more than 1,000 years. Some of them have made their mark on...

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Vercingétorix
Type : Historical sites and monuments
Theme : Town Rock

21150 ALISE-SAINTE-REINE

Côte d'Or

Alise-Sainte-Reine, aka Alesia, was the site of the famous battle. Saint Regina, martyred in the third century by a Roman general, is another of...

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Musée Municipal Gautron du Coudray
Type : Museum

58180 MARZY

Nièvre

Musée municipal de type ATP, qui regroupe des collections locales d'histoire naturelle, d'artistes et écrivains nivernais, objets de la vie...

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Diorama
Type : Museum
Theme : Religious art, History, Children's museum

71600 PARAY-LE-MONIAL

Saône-et-Loire

On your way to Paray-le-Monial, stop off at the parc des Chapelains. An installation of 18 carved pictures, enhanced by a sound and light display,...

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tour du château
Type : Historical sites and monuments
Theme : Castle, Keep

21360 CHAUDENAY-LE-CHATEAU

Côte d'Or

Construction of the castle, a fine example of "marriage between stone and rock" was for the older parts, the work of Jean de Chaudenay in the...

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