Map of places to visit in Burgundy

You can find details of some of the places we suggest you visit near Burgundy below the map...

 
 

Ancy-le-Franc castle:

The 15th century castle at Ancy-le-Franc was one of the very first renaissance style castles to be built in France

Ancy-le-Franc castle guide

Anzy-le-Duc:

Much the most visited site in this pretty village is the Priory of Anzy-le-Duc

Anzy-le-Duc guide

Autun:

After exploring Autun with its old town, cathedral and roman ruins you can visit the site of Bibracte, site of the Gauls capital city 2500 years ago

Autun guide

Auxerre:

With its cathedral and churches, and extensive historic centre with half-timbered houses and an imposing belltower Auxerre is a very interesting town to visit

Auxerre guide

 
 

Avallon:

Avallon is a very pleasant town to explore with some very imposing medieval buildings, and the countryside of the Morvan Regional Park is very close by

Avallon guide

Beaune:

Beaune is the centre of the famous wine region of the same name, with a visit to th 15th century Hotel-Dieu the highlight in the town

Beaune guide

Beze:

Although small the village of Bez is very pleasant to spend an hour exploring

Beze guide

Brancion:

Quiet now, in the 15th century Brancion was an important regional centre - hence the monuments in the town

Brancion guide

Chablis:

Best known for the very famous wines of the same name, Chablis is also a pleasant village to explore with plenty of opportunities for wine-tasting

Chablis guide

 
 

Chalon-sur-Saone:

The pedestrianised town centre and cathedral will form the centre of your visit to the Burgundy town of Chalon-sur-Saone

Chalon-sur-Saone guide

Chateauneuf-en-Auxois:

The village of Chateauneuf-sur-Auxois, one of the 'most beautiful villages in France', also has an interesting castle

Chateauneuf-en-Auxois guide

Chatillon-sur-Seine:

As well as the medieval centre of Chatillon-sur-Seine you can also see the extraordinary Treasury of Vix in the abbey

Chatillon-sur-Seine guide

Clamecy:

The Collegiale Saint-Martin is the principal monument here in the historic centre of Clamecy

Clamecy guide

Cluny:

As well as one of the most visited abbeys in France Cluny also has a picturesque town centre to explore

Cluny guide

Corbigny:

Corbigny, on the edge of the Morvan Regional Parc, includes an abbey among its cultural monuments

Corbigny guide

Cormatin:

The beautifully decorated and furnished Cormatin Chateau, from the 17th century, is the highlight of your visit

Cormatin guide

Dijon:

There is a remarkable range of interesting historic sites in Dijon, perhaps our favourite among the Burgundy towns

Dijon guide

Flavigny:

The village of Flavigny retains an ancient centre surrounded by fortified walls, and a very authentic historic atmoshere

Flavigny guide

Fontenay Abbey:

The complex of buildings at the Abbey de Fontenay, and the surrounding gardens and woodlands, make this one of our favourite French abbeys

Fontenay Abbey guide

Guedelon:

At the remarkable site of Guedelon an entire medieval castle is being reconstructed using traditional techniques

Guedelon guide

Joigny:

In the centre of the the traditional local town of Joigny you can see some medieval houses with wood-carvings and some more substantial 17th century townhouses

Joigny guide

La Charite-sur-Loire:

In La Charité-sur-Loire you can visit the abbey church and other monastery buildings

La Charite-sur-Loire guide

Macon:

After exploring the pleasant town of Macon we suggest a visit to nearby Lamartine's Castle

Macon guide

Montbard:

A typical regional town, we suggest you take a stroll around the Parc Buffon in Montbard

Montbard guide

Montreal:

Behind its fortified entrance, the small village of Montreal is a very unspoiled medieval village

Montreal guide

Morvan Regional Park:

Morvan Regional Natural Park is a quiet region of unspoiled countryside with small fields, hedgerows and woodlands

Morvan Regional Park guide

Nevers:

The ancient centre of Nevers contains several interesting monuments and houses dating from the 12th century

Nevers guide

Noyers-sur-Serein:

The half-timbered houses and riverside setting make Noyers-sur-Serein one of our favourite small towns in this region

Noyers-sur-Serein guide

Nuits-Saint-Georges:

A quiet town, Nuits-Saint-Georges wil be part of your tour of the local vineyards and wine chateaux

Nuits-Saint-Georges guide

Paray-le-Monial:

The 12th century abbey and other buildings and the pretty setting make the Basilica du Sacré-Coeur at Paray-le-Monial one of the most visited sites in France

Paray-le-Monial guide

Pontigny:

The abbey at Pontigny is one of the best known and substantial Cistercian abbeys in France

Pontigny guide

Saulieu:

Saulieu is quite a small town, visited because of the Basilica Saint-Andoche

Saulieu guide

Semur-en-Auxois:

One of the prettiest of the Burgundy villages, Semur-en-Auxois has a very lively and extensive historic centre and a pretty riverside setting

Semur-en-Auxois guide

Semur-en-Brionnais:

As well as the pretty village itself, you can also visit the Chateau de Saint-Hugues and Collegiale Saint-Hilaire in Semur-en-Brionnais

Semur-en-Brionnais guide

Sens:

Sens is an important regional centre dominated by the Cathedral of Saint-Etienne, the first gothic style cathedral built in France

Sens guide

Solutre-Pouilly:

Solutré-Pouilly would perhaps go unnoticed except for the great rock-cliff behind the village that is listed among one of just 30 'Grand Sites of France'

Solutre-Pouilly guide

Tanlay castle:

The frescoes and interior decoration are among the highlights of a visit to the moated Tanlay castle

Tanlay castle guide

Tonnerre:

There are two impressive sites to see in Tonnerre: the medieval hospital complex, and the water source called the Fosse Dionne

Tonnerre guide

Tournus:

The Abbey of Saint-Philibert is the highlight in Tournus, but you will also discover several other interesting historic sites

Tournus guide

Vezelay:

Even if it didn't have one of the most famous abbeys in France, Vezelay village would attract a great deal of visitors

Vezelay guide