We are preparing the next holidays and we are going off the beaten track. Far from the beaches and seaside resorts, away from the high mountain ranges: we are here in South Burgundy!
Find the inspiration you need to create your own holiday in South Burgundy, and if your heart is set on nature or culture, with us everything is more than perfect!
Life in a castle...
In the heart of magnificent landscapes and gardens, a number of châteaux dating from the medieval period to the 19th century, offer an anthology of French art and an evocation of the historical past of southern Burgundy.
Juggle from one era to the next as you visit the castles of South Burgundy…
Château de Saint-Point - Lamartine
To go even further and discover other wonders in Burgundy, follow "The Castle Road“.
PASS one paid admission = one reduced admission to participating castles
History of beautiful stones
Stone is everywhere, so take the time to admire it as it reflects the light and spirit of southern Burgundy.
Whether it is to build large abbeysbeautiful Romanesque housesof sober and elegant Romanesque churches but also cadoles or solids murgersYou will discover it along the way.
Romanesque churches in South Burgundy
South Burgundy boasts one of the highest concentrations of Romanesque churches in France. Many of the churches were inspired by the great Romanesque centres of Tournus and Cluny.
They remain real treasures to be discovered during car rides with the "Map of Romanesque churches in South Burgundy.
Let us guide you to the "Discovering stained glass of the Pays d'Art et d'Histoire between Cluny and Tournus...
Underground caves and prehistoric sites, South Burgundy invites you to go back in time...
Go on an adventure and explore the bowels of the earth in the caves of Blanot and Azé and discover the Mecca of the Palaeolithic at Solutré.
Take a trip back in time with surprising walks through Prehistoric sites in South Burgundy…
Museum of Prehistory of Solutré
As a landscape lover, South Burgundy is a place of beauty, serenity and freedom.
With 1000 km of fully marked and maintained trails, South Burgundy is ideal for
experienced and inexperienced sportsmen and women.
Get a sense of perspective on the most beautiful panoramas of South Burgundy to offer you a breathtaking spectacle and to recharge your batteries in these restful places...
Set off on one of the major routes in South Burgundy for a walk, a bike ride or a more sportive mountain bike tour. There are many possibilities.
At the Tourist Office we will be happy to advise you on these different routes and present you with the many existing supports: cartoguides, topoguides, etc. Don't forget we also offer you a sLuggage storage service !
Burgundy is full of riches that will awaken your taste buds through its specialities such as boeuf bourguignon, snails, Bresse chicken, goat's cheese, etc.
No less than 7 starred chefs in South Burgundy will help you discover this renowned gastronomy, accompanied by the famous Burgundy wines such as Pouilly-Fuissé !
The local producers and restaurateurs will put you in the mood for regional products...
The land of gesture
Southern Burgundy has been home to a large number of craftsmen for many years.
Ceramists, sculptors, milliners, painters, cutlers... will gladly open their doors to you to share their passion.
Combining technique and aesthetics, tradition and innovation, they bring the earth and materials to life, fully participating in the identity and influence of our region.
Find the craftsmens, the exhibition venues and the courses to introduce you to the creation
So there you have it, 1,000 good reasons to discover Southern Burgundy and take advantage of its ideal geographical location!
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