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Côté jardin 1.Travelers deciding to buy local wine as a souvenir are highly recommended to go to one of the wineries. All of them have specialty stores, where customers are offered to taste interesting varieties of wine before buying.
2. It won’t be difficult to get from Bourgogne to the capital of the country. There are daily TGV trains from Dijon to Paris; a journey takes no more than 2 hours. This option would be ideal for those who wish to see the sights of Paris and save on accommodation in luxury hotels of the capital.
3. The most popular way to travel is private car, as you can’t get to some small towns and wineries using public transport. You can rent a car in any city of the province; it would require a standard set of documents.
4. Bicycle is a popular mode of transport in Bourgogne; you can travel by two-wheeled transport through the territory of all cities. Every year the system of special lanes for cyclists is upgraded, so clean transport is of great demand.
5. Fans of excursions are recommended to explore the historic district on foot, as important sights can be found at every turn. As for public transport, buses are very common in Bourgogne. Copyright www.orangesmile.com
6. All major cities of the province have great tourist centers; even experienced travelers are recommended to use them. There you can take a free city map and brochures describing sights, and get a lot of useful information about the city's cultural life and coming events.
7. Bourgogne is a perfect holiday destination for fans of event tourism. Various festivals are held there throughout the year. A significant part of holiday performances is absolutely free.
French Bourgogne is situates on the border between northern and southern Europe. A considerable part of its territory is occupied by pristine lakes and rich vineyards; many world famous … Open
8. Beach goers arriving to Bourgogne with children will appreciate the fact that the water in local rivers is perfectly clean. Equipped beaches meet the highest environmental standards, so it’s possible to rest there even with young children.
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What to visit being in Burgundy - unique sights

Chateau de Chateauneuf

From the series “The greatest France castles ”
The castle was badly damaged during the revolution. Georges de Vogue became the last owner of the fortress. He purchased it in 1936. The castle was donated by him to the state afterward. Château de Châteauneuf is a historical monument of national significance today. You can visit it all year round. Guests of the castle can see the preserved elements of its old decoration, a collection of antique furniture, and works of art during the tour. A walk through the courtyards and surrounding grounds of the castle is a mandatory part of the tour. There are many interesting hidden places on the territory of large-scale construction. … Read further

Cistercian Abbey of Fontenay

From the series “The Most Interesting UNESCO Sites in France”
He decided to close the factory. He carried out a complete reconstruction of the historical building at his own expense. It was possible to restore the original medieval appearance of the building during the reconstruction. The ancient monastery continues to be owned by the Aynard family today. A significant part of its premises is open for guided tours. The old monastery church is of particular interest to visitors. It was built in 1147. It is a striking monument in the Gothic style. … Read further

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Travelling to Burgundy - advices and tips. What should be provisioned in advance, the rules you might want to follow, and the things you better avoid doing in Burgundy. We help you to make your trip smooth and easy, with no unexpected surprises.
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