Visit Burgundy, our beautiful region
Crisscrossed by rivers and canals, populated by forests, lakes and hills, punctuated by pretty towns, Burgundy offers many faces. Behind the richness and variety of its landscapes, Burgundy has in store for you a unique way of life made up of good wines, good food and secular heritage. On the way !
Be dazzled by southern Burgundy's heritage
Burgundy is globally renowned for its food, wine and tourism, but it is also the French region with the most UNESCO World Heritage sites. Burgundy is a true microcosm of France, brimming with culture and history! Discover the heritage of southern Burgundy.
Vézelay Basilica: a building with a rich history
Vézelay Basilica in Burgundy has been regularly visited over the centuries by pilgrims from all walks of life making their way to Compostela. This major monument built in a fusion of Gothic and Roman architectural styles is internationally recognised and has been a UNESCO World Heritage Site since 1979.
Burgundy's must-visit towns
With its cultural riches, heritage and nature, Burgundy is full of treasures and unmissable places, each more remarkable than the last. Discover three Burgundy towns that you really must visit - they're the perfect places to go to learn more about Franche-Comté.
Discovering organic viticulture in Burgundy
Known for its multiple plots of very diverse vines, the Burgundy region is renowned for wines with sensational flavours, such as the Côte D’Or Premiers Crus, Grands Crus and the famous Romanée Conti estate, showcasing the authenticity of organic Burgundy wine.
Ideas for hiking in southern Burgundy
Southern Burgundy has an unspoilt and unique natural environment which is ideal for hiking. Hiking is a great way to discover the region, enjoy nature and keep fit. The town of Tournus offers a wide range of trails for novice, intermediate or experienced hikers on safe paths and trails. Here is an overview of the best walks and hikes around Tournus.
Guided tours and excursions in the Mâconnais region
The charming medieval city of Mâcon offers museums and historical and archaeological sights with diverse architectural styles. Planning your stay in southern Burgundy? The Tourist Bureau offers many guided tours and excursions in Mâcon and its surroundings, including the Tracé de la Plume trail, the Académie de Mâcon and the Maison de Bois.
Burgundy’s terroir and cuisine
Have you ever tasted Burgundy's cuisine? Not only does the region's wine attract tourists from all over the world, its traditional food is also delicious and authentic. Discover the gourmet flavours of the terroir of Burgundy, including tasty jam-filled Nonnette cakes, beef bourguignon, truffles, snails in autumn and Epoisses cheese.
Bresse chicken, a culinary icon
Sought after by foodies and renowned chefs alike, Bresse chicken is served in all the best restaurants in France. With its blue-white-red colour scheme, its tender flesh and its parsley-inflected taste, it's a real treat for your taste buds!
The Mâconnais vineyard
Often known as the wine cellar of Burgundy, the Mâconnais vineyard is responsible for a quarter of Burgundy's total wine production. This vast wine-growing area in Saône-et-Loire, covering approximately 6,500 hectares, stretches over 50 kilometres between Tournus and Mâcon and is made up of highly fragmented clay-limestone soils.
The Dijon Museum of Fine Arts: an unmissable cultural destination
The Dijon Museum of Fine Arts is a must for anyone visiting the city. Housed in the eastern wing of the Palace of the Dukes and Estates of Burgundy, the museum unveiled a completely transformed interior in 2019, following ten years of refurbishment.
Family reunions in Burgundy
A family reunion in Burgundy is an opportunity to gather together the whole extended family so that you can relax and catch up on all the news. An annual reunion can be a great way of strengthening (even maybe creating) family bonds.
Burgundy specialities at the Brasserie du Rempart
The team at Le Rempart and its restaurant in Tournus invite you to taste some local Burgundy specialities in friendly, welcoming surroundings. Enjoy the refined, creative cuisine of chef David Sechet, who revisits the classics and takes local produce to a whole new level. French meats, Bresse chicken, traditional recipes and Provençal flavours are brought together in a seasonal menu created with passion.