Visits in Burgundy

Beaune

In Beaune, you can visit the Hospices of Beaune or Hôtel Dieu, which are former hospitals of the 15th century, now a museum.
Their foundation dates from 1443 by Nicolas Rolin, Chancellor of Philippe le Bon.
This medieval hospital contains many other treasures:

  • The Great Hall of the Poor
  • The Gothic chapel
  • Kitchen with a spit driven by an automat
  • The Apothecary with its collections of faience and tins

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Nuits-Saint-Georges

The imaginarium proposes you to discover the universe of wines through a interactive site.
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Chalon-sur-Saône

  • Through Saône et Loire you can visit no less than 250 Romanesque churches and chapels, where you can admire the remarkable buildings, sculpted capitals, stained glass windows.
  • In Chalon-sur-Saône, you can visit the Geo-Botanical Garden, composed of 8 environments: the Bressan marsh, the Chalonnaise limestone coast, the granite Morvan, the pine forest, the aromatic plants (68 families) etc.
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Corcelles-lès-Cîteaux

At 35 min from us, you can discover the Abbey Notre Dame de Cîteaux. Visiting the historic buildings of the ancient Cîteaux makes you discover the monastic life and the Cistercian tradition. This spiritual and cultural journey, exceptionally within the monastic fence, takes you through 900 years of history to the living community of today. On site, you will find the monastery's products: cheeses from Cîteaux whose reputation is no longer to be made, sweets with honey as well as many monastic items: marmalades, food supplements, herbal teas, works of art, cards, etc.
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Dijon

  • Not to be missed, the course of the Owl in old Dijon: here!
  • Place de la Libération, a magnificent place that reminds one of Paris in a calm and relaxing atmosphere
  • Mulot and Petitjean, the essential specialty of gingerbread in Dijon, to discover in one of their superb boutiques: list here
  • Fromagerie Gaugry in Gevrey-Chambertin, where you can taste all kinds of cheeses with a glass of wine and very interesting explanations on cheese making. More information here

Jura

  •  The Great Saline - Salt Museum at Salins les Bains: The history of salt and saline explained by a talented guide who knows how to address everyone. More information here
  • The Hérisson waterfalls: A truly perfect place, natural and wild, the colors are beautiful, the waterfalls and the walk in the forest are invigorating. More information here
  • Collegiate Church of Notre Dame de Dole: Beautiful construction of religious art in the heart of the old town, and a visit inside is necessary. More information here

Verdun-sur-le-Doubs

In Verdun sur le Doubs, located in the historic Verdun and in a beautiful 18th century house, you can visit the house of wheat and bread which presents the fabulous history of 70 centuries of harvest and 40 centuries of bread making.
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Louhans Cattle Market

This market in Plaine de Bresse is unique in France! Discover the cattle market and walk through the narrow streets of the local market. Finish by letting you tempt with a chicken of Bresse at the market of the poultry.
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Our list of local markets

  • Every Saturday morning, you have the opportunity to discover in front of the market halls of Beaune local producers who propose you fresh seasonal products.
  • On Friday morning, you can go to the market of Meursault located at 8 kms of Beaune.
  • Two days of market for Chagny which is located 15 kms from Beaune, Thursday and Sunday morning.
  • On Friday morning, Nuits Saint Georges also offers a market, located 16 kms from Beaune.
  • Finally, on Wednesday morning, you can go to the market of Bligny-sur-Ouche which is 16 kms from Beaune.