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
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.
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.
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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
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.
sites we prefer :
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.
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
cafés, thés, chocolats, vanilles...