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Guidebook for Burnand

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Guidebook for Burnand

Entertainment & Activities
In Acrogivry’s 14 acre park of centennial oak trees, kids and adults can enjoy a day full of aerial adventures: swing through the trees on of the 26 obstacle courses and slide down the 30 zip lines. This high rope course is unique in Burgundy, and sits in the heart of the Givry forest, 10 minutes from Chalon sur Saône. Accessible to kids 3 years old and on, and adults. Open every day from April 1st to October 31 for individuals and groups. Nighttime courses from June to August. Entrance tickets €14-€20. Reservation not required.
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Acrogivry the "Forest Adventure"
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In Acrogivry’s 14 acre park of centennial oak trees, kids and adults can enjoy a day full of aerial adventures: swing through the trees on of the 26 obstacle courses and slide down the 30 zip lines. This high rope course is unique in Burgundy, and sits in the heart of the Givry forest, 10 minutes from Chalon sur Saône. Accessible to kids 3 years old and on, and adults. Open every day from April 1st to October 31 for individuals and groups. Nighttime courses from June to August. Entrance tickets €14-€20. Reservation not required.
Horse riding on the plains.
Le Ranch Exotique
Horse riding on the plains.
Beautiful 18 hole golf course near the TGV station of Le Creusot, Montchanin. Half an hour from us. Own restaurant.
Golf du Château d'Avoise
Beautiful 18 hole golf course near the TGV station of Le Creusot, Montchanin. Half an hour from us. Own restaurant.
Whether you are a family, a group of friends, an expert or a newbie, the Hameau Dubœuf invites you to enter a magic world dedicated to wine and the vine. Covering over 30.000 m2 in the very heart of the Beaujolais wine region, it will unveil you, in an entertaining and original way, all the secrets of our vines, its origins, establishments and techniques. Dynamic cinema, museum, Adventure Golf, tastings… There is something for everyone, whatever the age.
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Hameau Duboeuf
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Whether you are a family, a group of friends, an expert or a newbie, the Hameau Dubœuf invites you to enter a magic world dedicated to wine and the vine. Covering over 30.000 m2 in the very heart of the Beaujolais wine region, it will unveil you, in an entertaining and original way, all the secrets of our vines, its origins, establishments and techniques. Dynamic cinema, museum, Adventure Golf, tastings… There is something for everyone, whatever the age.
Zoo featuring many animals & attractions such as a carousel, train, museums & seasonal water slides.
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Touroparc Zoo
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Zoo featuring many animals & attractions such as a carousel, train, museums & seasonal water slides.
A TRIP IN THE NATURE IN A STEAM TRAIN! In the early years 1900, the “Car of the Crouillottes” was intended to evacuate slag furnaces of plants Schneider. Completely restored by a team of enthusiasts, it became one of the longest tourist train rides! You'll discover surprising views on the mounts of the Beaujolais and the Morvan. Bridges, gorges, waterfalls and tunnels accentuate this tour of the two valleys. Commented on in English and french courses.
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The Parc des Combes
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A TRIP IN THE NATURE IN A STEAM TRAIN! In the early years 1900, the “Car of the Crouillottes” was intended to evacuate slag furnaces of plants Schneider. Completely restored by a team of enthusiasts, it became one of the longest tourist train rides! You'll discover surprising views on the mounts of the Beaujolais and the Morvan. Bridges, gorges, waterfalls and tunnels accentuate this tour of the two valleys. Commented on in English and french courses.
Cycling on our famous ex-railroad track going through villages, forests, wine-yards, rivers banks. Good for a picnic and sightseeing close-up! Bicycles can be rented at 3 kms from us to join this trail.
Voie Verte (Chalon-sur-Saône - Mâcon)
Cycling on our famous ex-railroad track going through villages, forests, wine-yards, rivers banks. Good for a picnic and sightseeing close-up! Bicycles can be rented at 3 kms from us to join this trail.
Essentials
The medieval city of Saint-Gengoux-le-National invites you for multiple discoveries. Explore its rich heritage along the cobbled lanes surrounding the Romanesque and Gothic church and the royal keep. At La Crémaillère gallery, the Museum of Cooperage recalls that Saint-Gengoux is between Mâcon and Côte Chalonnaise. To explore by bike, follow the Greenway that passes nearby.
Saint-Gengoux-le-National
The medieval city of Saint-Gengoux-le-National invites you for multiple discoveries. Explore its rich heritage along the cobbled lanes surrounding the Romanesque and Gothic church and the royal keep. At La Crémaillère gallery, the Museum of Cooperage recalls that Saint-Gengoux is between Mâcon and Côte Chalonnaise. To explore by bike, follow the Greenway that passes nearby.
Food Scene
The St Martin restaurant or Table de la Chapaize are two good value restaurants for better quality meals, in a village with a famous Romanesque church.
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Chapaize
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The St Martin restaurant or Table de la Chapaize are two good value restaurants for better quality meals, in a village with a famous Romanesque church.
Nice terrace across the famous Chateau de Cormatin
La Terrasse
22 Rue Principale
Nice terrace across the famous Chateau de Cormatin
The life of our pretty medieval village St Gengoux le National. Modern and inspirational interior, anything from pizzas to French specialities of all regions served in pots, wonderful salads and burgers!
Bloc 7
18 Avenue de la Promenade
The life of our pretty medieval village St Gengoux le National. Modern and inspirational interior, anything from pizzas to French specialities of all regions served in pots, wonderful salads and burgers!
Lovely countryside restaurant with authentic meals and great Sunday buffet with homemade specialities.
Auberge du Grison
Lovely countryside restaurant with authentic meals and great Sunday buffet with homemade specialities.
Good food and atmosphere complimenting an interesting and historical city site, Cluny
Hostellerie Le Potin Gourmand
4 Place du Champ de Foire
Good food and atmosphere complimenting an interesting and historical city site, Cluny
There are four restaurants with Michelin stars in this charming little city on the Saone: Restaurant Greuze - Chef : Yohann Chapuis Restaurant Aux Terrasses - Chef : Jean-Michel Carrette Meulien Restaurant - Chef : Valéry Meulien Le Quartier Gourmand - Chef : Robert Jacquet. An important site is also the medieval church of St. Philibert.
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Tournus
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There are four restaurants with Michelin stars in this charming little city on the Saone: Restaurant Greuze - Chef : Yohann Chapuis Restaurant Aux Terrasses - Chef : Jean-Michel Carrette Meulien Restaurant - Chef : Valéry Meulien Le Quartier Gourmand - Chef : Robert Jacquet. An important site is also the medieval church of St. Philibert.
Drinks & Nightlife
A huge selection of European beers beside the famous cycling trail "La Voie Verte" and old stone mines of Ameugny and spiritual centre of Taizé.
Bar Papillon
A huge selection of European beers beside the famous cycling trail "La Voie Verte" and old stone mines of Ameugny and spiritual centre of Taizé.
Sightseeing
Highest point in the area with a spectacular view and impressive romanesque church in a charming village. On a clear day one could see the Mont Blanc...
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Mont-Saint-Vincent
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Highest point in the area with a spectacular view and impressive romanesque church in a charming village. On a clear day one could see the Mont Blanc...
Thousands of young people gathering from all over the world in this small village worship place. It is an icon for a new kind of spirituality for everyone.
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Taizé Community
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Thousands of young people gathering from all over the world in this small village worship place. It is an icon for a new kind of spirituality for everyone.
Brancion (Xth, XIIth, XIVth) is the most important stronghold of southern Burgundy. Famous for its strategic location and history. Jocerand de Brancion, companion of St. Louis, killed at the Crusades at the Battle of Mansourah. Châtellenie Ducale (end of the 13th century) then Royale, it remained a living example of the military architecture of the Middle Ages. This Bourguignon village where time seems to have stopped will seduce you with its charm and calm. You can make a stopover or even spend a few days in a charming hostel, simple and pleasant.
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Brancion
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Brancion (Xth, XIIth, XIVth) is the most important stronghold of southern Burgundy. Famous for its strategic location and history. Jocerand de Brancion, companion of St. Louis, killed at the Crusades at the Battle of Mansourah. Châtellenie Ducale (end of the 13th century) then Royale, it remained a living example of the military architecture of the Middle Ages. This Bourguignon village where time seems to have stopped will seduce you with its charm and calm. You can make a stopover or even spend a few days in a charming hostel, simple and pleasant.
Begun in 1605, the Château of Cormatin is unique in France for its exceptionally well-preserved interiors from the reign of Louis XIII (1628). The guided tour includes: turn-of-the-century sitting rooms, the kitchens and a grand "open" staircase, wide moats. The 12-ha grounds feature a fine boxwood maze.
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Château de Cormatin
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Begun in 1605, the Château of Cormatin is unique in France for its exceptionally well-preserved interiors from the reign of Louis XIII (1628). The guided tour includes: turn-of-the-century sitting rooms, the kitchens and a grand "open" staircase, wide moats. The 12-ha grounds feature a fine boxwood maze.
Cluny is known for being a great power from the 10th century with its Roman churches and a Benedictine abbey holding 10,000 monks! A must-see for all visitors to the area…
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Cluny
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Cluny is known for being a great power from the 10th century with its Roman churches and a Benedictine abbey holding 10,000 monks! A must-see for all visitors to the area…
Autun was founded during the Principate era of the early Roman Empire by Emperor Augustus as Augustodunum to give a Roman capital to the Gallic people Aedui, who had Bibracte as their political centre. The city boasts two ancient Roman gates and other ruins dating to the time of Augustus, an ancient theatre, which was one of the largest in the western part of the empire with a 17,000 seat capacity and the so-called Temple of Janus, only two walls (faces) of which remain.
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Autun
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Autun was founded during the Principate era of the early Roman Empire by Emperor Augustus as Augustodunum to give a Roman capital to the Gallic people Aedui, who had Bibracte as their political centre. The city boasts two ancient Roman gates and other ruins dating to the time of Augustus, an ancient theatre, which was one of the largest in the western part of the empire with a 17,000 seat capacity and the so-called Temple of Janus, only two walls (faces) of which remain.
Set in the heart of Romanesque Burgundy, Paray-le-Monial attracts thousands of visitors every year. Known for its Basilica, a masterpiece of twelfth-century Cluniac art, the fame of the City of the Sacred Heart extends around the world. In the 17th century, Christ appeared three times to a young nun from the convent of the Visitation, Marguerite-Marie Alacoque, and bared his heart to her. She was given the task of spreading his message to the world: “This is the heart which has so loved mankind”. Pilgrims came here to rediscover in the Sacred Heart the meaning of their own lives and for a powerful spiritual experience.
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Paray-le-Monial
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Set in the heart of Romanesque Burgundy, Paray-le-Monial attracts thousands of visitors every year. Known for its Basilica, a masterpiece of twelfth-century Cluniac art, the fame of the City of the Sacred Heart extends around the world. In the 17th century, Christ appeared three times to a young nun from the convent of the Visitation, Marguerite-Marie Alacoque, and bared his heart to her. She was given the task of spreading his message to the world: “This is the heart which has so loved mankind”. Pilgrims came here to rediscover in the Sacred Heart the meaning of their own lives and for a powerful spiritual experience.
Parks & Nature
Known as President Mitterand's favorite site, The Rock of Solutre houses rests of the Paleolitikum and its half buried departmental Museum of Prehistory showing 25,000 years of the past. Find out about the mystery of bones of horses found at the foot of this strange mountain.
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Rock of Solutré
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Known as President Mitterand's favorite site, The Rock of Solutre houses rests of the Paleolitikum and its half buried departmental Museum of Prehistory showing 25,000 years of the past. Find out about the mystery of bones of horses found at the foot of this strange mountain.
Human beings have occupied these caves from the Middle Stone Age until the Middle Ages. They left many tools and everyday objects. But cave bears and lions were other less welcome guests… The tour shows exceptional remains of bears including several complete skeletons, the complete skull from one of the ten known cave lions in France. The wealth of the collections in the caves or in the archaeological museum and the unusual geology of the site place the Grottes d‘Azé among the greatest prehistoric caves. Enjoy your trip to the centre of the earth…
Les Grottes d'Azé
Human beings have occupied these caves from the Middle Stone Age until the Middle Ages. They left many tools and everyday objects. But cave bears and lions were other less welcome guests… The tour shows exceptional remains of bears including several complete skeletons, the complete skull from one of the ten known cave lions in France. The wealth of the collections in the caves or in the archaeological museum and the unusual geology of the site place the Grottes d‘Azé among the greatest prehistoric caves. Enjoy your trip to the centre of the earth…
Shopping
On the Côte Chalonnaise, Buxy welcomes you in a green setting in the heart of the vineyards. In the medieval city, let yourself be charmed by the picturesque streets and old houses. Then take a walk or bike ride on the nearby Greenway. And if you love fine wines, follow the Route des Grands Vins and visit the huge "Wine store" for an amazing choice of local wines.
Les Vignerons Réunis à Buxy
2 Route de Chalon
On the Côte Chalonnaise, Buxy welcomes you in a green setting in the heart of the vineyards. In the medieval city, let yourself be charmed by the picturesque streets and old houses. Then take a walk or bike ride on the nearby Greenway. And if you love fine wines, follow the Route des Grands Vins and visit the huge "Wine store" for an amazing choice of local wines.
Spices, tea-room, exotic flavors and good taste, excellent space for something else. They've opened up in Buxy and Chalon-sur-Saone as well, very inspiring and original!
Le Tour du monde en épices
Spices, tea-room, exotic flavors and good taste, excellent space for something else. They've opened up in Buxy and Chalon-sur-Saone as well, very inspiring and original!
Buxy, Montagny-les-Buxy, Jully-les-Buxy ans Saint-vallerin: it is here, in our authentic little Burgundy villages, in deeply undulating terrain, that Montagny is born. Under the jealousy guarded care of a hundred dynamic and meticulous viticulteurs, the Chardonnay vines are persuaded to offer up their best to the unfathomable skills of private cellars or cooperatives.
Montagny-lès-Buxy
Buxy, Montagny-les-Buxy, Jully-les-Buxy ans Saint-vallerin: it is here, in our authentic little Burgundy villages, in deeply undulating terrain, that Montagny is born. Under the jealousy guarded care of a hundred dynamic and meticulous viticulteurs, the Chardonnay vines are persuaded to offer up their best to the unfathomable skills of private cellars or cooperatives.