Burgundy and the Morvan, Discover our place!
Burgundy is endowed with an exceptional natural and religious legacy : the cathedrals and historical quarters of Nevers and Autun, the Vézelay basilica , the Cluny abbey, the Collancelle vaults, the Nivernais canal , Mount Beuvray, the ‘hospices of Beaune’ and the Janus temple, are all classified sites which depict the rich story of this territory.
A town belonging to the Parc Naturel du Morvan, Saint Honoré-les-Bains, thermal resort famous since 1860 , offers in an environment totally pollution-free , a green and peaceful haven where to spend relaxing holidays, in the midst of picturesque landscapes, forests, valleys, lakes and innumerable watercourses full of fish .
you shall find in Burgundy numerous equipments to distract the whole family and get your fill of sensations and memories (zoo, games, rollercoasters…). These theme parks will welcome you during your holidays and will make your trip in the Morvan an unforgettable stay.
The Morvan is a dynamic region, where you can practise numerous sports such as horseriding, tennis, golf adventurous tree-climbing , white water sports (rafting, hotdog, hydro speed), Mountainbike, paintball and quad. There is something for everyone !
The Morvan, is a heaven for fresh water fishing should you be a beginner or a confirmed angler. With its great lakes , rivers, dams , canals .. Water is obviously an essential component of the Morvan landscapes.
Let yourselves be guided through the visit ! Morvan beholds many treasures that will enrich your culture. Ride the underground galeries on the mine wagons or become ,for the space of a day, an archaeologist at Bibracte, capital of the proud celt tribe of the Eduens.
From the XII th until the XVIII th century Burgundy opens wide the gates of the past. Medieval construction site, Middle-age and Renaissance castles , works of arts … Many memorable edifices to discover during a visit placed under the spell of emotion and history.
On top of roaming forests of oaks and hornbeams, enjoy a bucolic promenade in the gardens of Cuy and visit the floral park d’Appremont. Or else enjoy the magic view from Mount Beuvray and become a Morvan fauna and flora expert at the ‘maison du Parc’.
Once upon a time named the ‘Green Country of Whitewater’ , the Nièvre possess close to 5000 kilomètres of rivers and canals, no less than 2600 lakes and ponds and over 450 springs. With its gently rolling hills and its crisscross of hedges typical of the region , those cruises are ideal to discover the Nièvre differently at the leisurely pace of the canal locks.
Burgundy is a worldwide known province for its wines and for its gastronomy and is therefore one of the pillars of frnch gastronmy recently added to the Unesco world heritage.your tastebuds will fret at the local specialties coq au vin, bœuf bourguignon , fondue bourguignonne, cheeses, mushrooms, and the proverbial snails !