In the central-eastern part of the country, this renowned wine-growing region is distinguished by a very rich built heritage, including prestigious religious buildings. People come from far away for its wine route: 65 km and 32 Grands Crus with the Nuits-Saint-Georgesprestigious names of Vosnes-Romanée. Majestic castles invite themselves into the landscape, some of which have been renovated into luxurious hotels. Some will prefer to stay in the trees, a floating cottage, a caravan, a yurt, a teepee or a saffari tent... Capital of Burgundy, Dijonfamous for its mustard and gingerbread, shelters the imposing palace of the dukes with its Fine Arts Museum. Many other jewels are to be discovered: Vézelay, Nevers, Auxerre, Chalon-sur-Saône, Autun, Beauneand its hospices, Tournus and its abbey, Paray-le-Monial and its abbey, Sens and its cathedral, the small medieval town of Noyers-sur-Serein or even Saint-Jean-de-Losnethe boatwoman. To review your History of France, go to Alesia where Vercingetorix distinguished himself. La Roche de Solutré, a great site in France, evokes other times unveiled in its museum of prehistory. Also on the agenda is the discovery of the Morvan lakes and its Regional Nature Park. Gastronomy, orchestrated by renowned chefs, holds a prominent place in Burgundy. On the menu: Burgundian tradition, local products and inspired creativity. Finally, know that you can practice river tourism and discover Burgundy from an original angle, along the water, from its rivers and canals and do not miss your tourist guide.

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When to go to en Bourgogne?

Burgundy can be visited all year round, but more pleasantly in the summer. Depending on your affinities, you will prefer the autumn of the harvest, the summer of the festivals, the spring to hike... From May to September, enjoy a programme of medieval festivals from town to town, jazz, blues or Cajun music festivals, not to mention Chalon dans la rue (July) and the Rencontres musicales dans les églises de Vézelay (August). Other events that may attract you include the Dijon International and Gastronomic Fair in November with 600 exhibitors, the Hospices de Beaune wine auction (late November), the Saulieu Christmas tree festival (early December), capital of the Christmas tree where Christmas magic works. But it is in June, the month of the Climates of Burgundy, that the region has the highest number of tourists.

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