Things to do in burgundy

Attractions and places of interest

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...

Attractions and places of interest

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

Attractions and places of interest

A remarkable medieval timber-frame house in the heart of Mâcon, the Maison du Bois is the oldest building in the town. Covered in fine wood carvings of monkeys, men and masked figures,...

Attractions and places of interest

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...

Attractions and places of interest

The Musée des Ursulines showcases regional archaeological discoveries as well as a collection of fine arts. Housed inside a 17th century Ursuline convent, the museum has exhibits of...

Attractions and places of interest

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...