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Châteauneuf-en-Auxois

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Châteauneuf-en-Auxois

 

Chateauneuf en Auxois

High on the hillside overlooking the Canal de Bourgogne, Châteauneuf has a commanding position. This is one of France’s most beautiful villages with fairytale turreted towers dating back to the twelfth century. Philippe Pot counsellor to the Duke Philippe-le-Bon had the château built around the keep; part of it is crumbling now but the paintings in the gothic chapel dating back to 1487 are still in tact.

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Châteauneuf-en-Auxois
21320 Chateauneuf

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Burgundy & Franche-Comté

Burgundy considers itself the heart of France, a prosperous region with world-renowned wine, earthy but excellent cuisine and magnificent architecture. Franche-Comté to the east combines gentle farmland with lofty Alpine forests.  Add the plethora of world-class wineries to some of France’s most gorgeous countryside and you have the recipe for a perfect tour of Burgundy.

Bungundy’s vignerons (winegrowers) only have small vineyards, rarely more than 10 hectares, and they produce small quantities of very good wine. Burgundy reds are made with pinot noir grapes and the best vintages demand 10 to 20 years to age; whites are made with chardonnay. The region’s most famous wine route, the Route des Grands Crus, and its often narrow variants wend their way between stone-built villages and steeple-topped churches or the turrets of a chateau peeping above the trees.

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Other Local Activities in Burgundy & Franche-Comté

  • Abbaye de Fontenay
  • Autun
  • Auxerre
  • Avallon
  • Basilique-Ste-Sainte Marie-Madeleine, Vézelay
  • Beaune
  • Brancion
  • Cathédrale St-Étienne
  • Chablis
  • Châteauneuf-en-Auxois
  • Château d'Ancy-le-Franc
  • Château de Bazoches
  • Château de Bussy-Rabutin
  • Château de Cormatin
  • Château de Sully
  • Château de Tanlay
  • Flavigny-sur-Ozerain
  • Hôtel-Dieu (Musée du Vin de Bourgogne)
  • La Basilique du Sacré-Coeur
  • L’Abbaye de Cluny
  • L’Abbaye St. Philibert
  • Montréal
  • Noyers-sur-Serein
  • Saulieu
  • Semur-en-Auxois
  • Semur-en-Brionnais