Historical Sites

Chateau de Bazoches
12th century chateau, previous residence of Marshal Vauban. Open every day from 25 March to 5 November, 09:30-12:00 and 14:15-18:00, all day rom 1 July to 31 August. Bazoches du Morvan (58).
The Site of Alesia
Visit the site on which Vercingetorix and Caesar clashed in 52 AC. The site includes the statue of Vercingetorix, created under Napoleon III in 1865. 25 bis rue du Rochon, Alise-Sainte-Reine (21).
Chateau de Digoine
18th century chateau in 75 acres park. The chateau also houses a small Italian theatre built in 1842. Open to the public. Open May to November every weekend and bank holiday, 14:00-19:00, July to September every day, 14:00-19:00. Palinges (71).
Vezelay Basilica
Vezelay basilica is open to the public. English and German speaking guided tours are available for group visits. Guide books are also available in English, Dutch, and Italian. Open 07:00-20:00. Presbytere, Vezelay (89).
Chateau de Chatillon en Bazois
Private chateau from the 13th century. Open from 15 July to 31 August, by appointment only for the available. Chatillon en Bazois (58).
Archaeological site of Bibracte, a Gaulish town first built in the Iron Age. Audio guides available in English. Site is open June to October and the Museum mid-March to mid-Novemeber. Mont Beuvray, Saint-Leger-sous-Beuvray, (71).
Chateau de La Rochepot
13th century chateau. Open 23 March to 31 October. Closed on Tuesday. Opening hours vary each month, please check site. La Rochepot (21).
Chateau de Limanton and Gardens
17th and 18th century chateau with formal garden design, consisting of three terraces. Tours available. Open every day from 14:3-18:00. Limanton (58).
Fontenay Abbey
Founded 1118, one of the oldest abbeys in Europe. Besides its architecture and gardens, the site also holds concerts and cultural activities. Open from November to March 10:00-12:00 and 14:00-17:00, April to October 10:00-18:00. Montbard (21).
Hospices de Beaune - Hotel-Dieu
Former hospice now used as a private hospital and museum. The building is famous for its colored tiled roof. Collection includes a polyptych by Rogier van der Weyden, tapestries, and paintings. Open every day. Rue de lHotel-Dieu, Beaune (21).