A la découverte des trésors de notre région... visites, randonnées, découvertes...

The country of Chalon
Real cocktail of pleasure, your imagination can spark around unusual museums,discover lived-in castles,walk, ride or roller-skate along the voie verte pathway, appreciate the riches of burgundian gastronomy, taste with moderation the AOC wines of the cote chalonaise, Rully, Mercurey, Givry... and  explore Burgundy along the Tourist Route of the Great Wines of Burgundy or along the romnesque art road.  

At the heart of Burgundy, Visit Chalon-sur-Saône...Situated close to the main axes of communiction and holiday routes,  to the wineyards of the Côte Chalonnaise, to romanics churches, to castles  and others historic relics, Chalon-sur-Saône is the ideal destination for the gourmet, the wine-lover and those who intersted in art and heritage. Two unique characters;Dominique Vivant-Denon, the first director of the Louvre, and Nicephore Nièpce, inventor of the first photographic process,were born in Chalon. This city of the image, modern and dynamic, is the largest town in Saône-et Loireand the Second largest, population-wise, in Burgundy.Town of art and history, Chalon also has a rich culture life with many venues and events.  

La côte de Beaune
Located in the southern part of the Côte d'Or, the vineyard of Côte de Beaune begins to Ladoix Serrigny and finishes in the Maranges. 25km of an inexhaustible talent where, on 3000ha, the greatest dry wines are next to red Grands Crus of great rename, such as Pommard, Santenay, Corton (the only red Grand Cru of the Côte de Beaune). Pinot Noir and Gamay are exclusive varieties of red wines. The Chardonnay gives us here all the richness and the complexity of its flavours. Click here for more information.


 

 


La route des châteaux de
Bourgogne du sud

Many Château from middle-age to now are located on the Pays du Chalonnais. The owners of different lived-in and preserved chateau will share their passion and secrets with you. Discover the Southern Burundy Chateau trail.The owners of 17 châteaux throughout the Saône-&-Loire have joined efforts in order to better present and have visitors appreciate the historical and architectural dimensions of these monuments, thereby giving rise to the concept of the "Southern Burgundy châteaux trail".

Château de Demigny
The Château de Demigny, rebuilt at the end of the 18th century on the site of a former fortress, was the home of the Marquis de Foudras (a renowned author on the art of hunting). This monument features a magnificent wrought iron entrance gate. The interior staircase and the sitting rooms open onto a panoramic view over the Côtes de Beaune vineyards. A wine press, dating back to 1777, is found in the chateau's outbuildings. Foudras Museum devoted to Hunting and Nature. Hunting with hounds in Burgundy from the 18th century to modern times. Grounds and 18th-century vegetable garden.

 

Web sites we prefer :
Domaine Claudie Jobard
Vins de Bourgogne, Rully, Pommard, Crémant

Les gîtes de France en Saône et Loire.
Pour une nuit ou une semaine, en famille ou entre amis, vous serez séduit par le département le plus méridional de la Bourgogne.
Office de Tourisme de Chagny.
Chagny, station Verte de Vacances et étape gastronomique réputée, située entre la Côte de Beaune et la Côte Chalonnaise. vous séduira par ses multiples facettes.
Découverte d’un riche patrimoine culturel (Église St Martin, Apothicairerie…), tourisme vert grâce à la Voie Verte qui longe le Canal du Centre et aussi à de nombreux sentiers de randonnées entre vignobles et collines.
L'Or vert,
vente de cafés, thés, chocolats, vanilles...

Conception : Le Pressoir des Collines - Novembre 2006