Located in eastern France Bourgogne-Franche-Comté is a wonderful historic cities and charming villages surrounded by picturesque hills, vineyards and rivers meandering between them. Numerous hiking and cycling routes allow you to discover all the charms of this region, and beautifully situated campsites with full facilities ensure an enjoyable holiday.
The Bourgogne-Franche-Comté region has a remarkable concentration of priceless sites that make up the UNESCO World Heritage List. Among the buildings awarded with this special distinction are: Fontenay Abbey, the Notre Dame du Haut chapel designed by Le Corbusier, the Besançon citadel, the Basilica of St. Mary Magdalene in Vézelay, the salt works in Arc-et-Senans and in Salins-les-Bains, Palace of the Dukes of Burgundy in Dijon, prehistoric pile hamlets on the Grand Lac de Clairvaux and Lac de Chalain in Marigny, Notre-Dame monastery in La Charité-sur-Loire, the Church of Saint-Jacques-le-Majeur in Asquins, and even… Burgundian vineyards, which together with the towns of Côte-d'Or, Beaune and the center of Dijon form a unique cultural and landscape complex on a global scale.
The region is famous not only for wine, but also... mustard. In the capital city of Burgundy – Dijon, where this famous mustard-based sauce is produced, there is even a museum that introduces you to the history and methods of the production of Dijon mustard. In Dijon you must go for a walk along the atmospheric historic streets and to the wonderful parks – the botanical garden l'Arquebuse, Colombière Park or Darcy Garden. There are also interesting museums, such as the Museum of Fine Arts located in the Palace of the Dukes of Burgundy and the Archaeological Museum.