Louhans-Châteaurenaud, capital of Burgundy's Bresse region, is renowned for its famous Bresse chicken, which has had an AOC since 1957 and a PDO since 1996.
This medieval town is also famous for its Monday morning market, one of the largest in France, which has been held since the 13th century.
With its 157 arcades forming the main thoroughfare, the town offers a wealth of shops and boutiques.
Louhans-Châteaurenaud has an exceptional architectural, historical and natural heritage.
You can admire works by artists such as David and Jean Cocteau at the Municipal Museum, and in the same building discover the Museum of Printing, the only one of its kind in France.
You can also admire the Church of Saint Pierre, with its polychrome glazed tile roof, its gargoyles from another era and its magnificent, colourful stained glass windows.
And don't miss the Hôtel-Dieu de Louhans, a place steeped in history whose pharmacy-apothecary is a jewel unique in Europe.
Last but not least, the town offers a privileged natural setting with three rivers, renowned for their fishing, as well as numerous walks, and a greenway linking Chalon-sur-Saône to Lons-le-Saunier.