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Renowned for its fabulous wines, Burgundy is a region of vineyards, chateau and excellent wine cellars that is covered in lots of cycling and walking trails so you can explore the charming countryside of these fertile lands.

Legendary wines and cuisine specialities, together with scenic countryside, medieval villages and fine cities, all help to make Burgundy a delight.

Although rich in history and heritage with Romanesque churches, châteaux and abbeys it is the world famous wines that are Burgundy's greatest ambassadors.

Sample some at the numerous cellars or follow one of the great wine routes of France passing through villages with well known names such as Mâcon, Fuissé and Chablis.

Take your bicycles with you and explore the beautiful countryside along marked trails, on country roads and through the Morvan Regional Park where you can also try rock climbing, watersports or just relax and take in the stunning scenery.

Top places to visit

Auxerre in Burgundy is a beautiful town of art and history that is famous for the production of Chablis wines.

Mâcon in Burgundy is a beautiful city surrounded by vineyards and châteaux.

Dijon in Burgundy is the historic seat of the Dukes of Burgundy and has a rich medieval heritage.

The Cathedral St Étienne is an imposing gothic style cathedral built between 1215 and 1233 and modified from the 11th to the 16th centuries.

The Musée des Beaux-Arts de Dijon is located in part of the Ducal Palace. It contains, among other things, ducal kitchens dating back to the mid-15th century, and a substantial collection of European paintings from Roman times...

The highlight of the heart of Auxerre Old Town is a 15th century clocktower where the ochre and gold coloured sundial and moondial can be seen. It was built in 1483 as one of the main towers that made up the fortifications of...

Situated above the tomb of St Benignus (who is believed to have brought Christianity to Burgundy in the 2nd century), this Gothic-style cathedral was built between 1280 and 1325. Some of Burgundy's great figures are buried...