The village of Blanot is located in a fold of the Monts du Mâconnais, at the foot of Mont Saint-Romain, in the north-east of the canton of Cluny. In this splendid village you will discover the 13th century Cluniac Priory, old wash houses, bread oven, lava roofs, gallery houses, dry stone walls, Merovingian tombs from the 6th and 7th centuries.
You will visit its famous caves! The caves were discovered in 1739. The rooms are more than 80 metres deep, all set in a fairy-tale decor of stalactites and stalagmites
You will also discover Mont Saint-Romain, at an altitude of 580 m, an orientation table, a superb view of the Alps, the Jura, and to the West the Charolais Mountains and the Morvan.
On this ancient Gallo-Roman site, the monks of Cluny founded a priory in the 11th century, which was destroyed at the end of the 18th century.