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City break in Burgundy. Active leisure ideas for Burgundy - attractions, recreation and nightlife

Léglise Saint-Maurice et lYonne à Sens Going for vacations, all travelers are wondering how to diversify their leisure. As it would be hard to surprise modern travelers with an abundance of restaurants, entertainment venues and sports centers, Bourgogne would offer some pretty unusual ways of leisure.
There are many projects of global significance among cultural and historical attractions of Bourgogne. The Basilica of St Magdalene is situated in Vezelay; it is the unique religious … Open
One of the main distinguishing features of the province is a number of pristine rivers, which in warmer months become attractive for fans of beach rest. Almost all the local rivers attract fans of water activities; you can find rentals of sport and beach equipment everywhere.
If a serene stay on the beach won’t be impressive, travelers can go hunting. You can hunt game that is ubiquitous in vast forests, but, however, hunting for truffles is more demanded by tourists. Annually the province produces more than 4 tons of fine mushrooms, which are appreciated by gourmets all over the world. Tourists search truffles accompanied by experienced and specially trained pigs; such events are organized for individual travelers as well as for larger groups. The period of harvesting mushrooms begins in summer and continues until the end of September. Copyright
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 … Open
In recent years, ballooning became one of the most popular entertainment options, so everyone can appreciate incomparable landscapes of Bourgogne from bird's-eye view. Such walks are usually arranged in the early morning; tours are organized by several specialized centers. Bourgogne is perfect for sports entertainment, and it's not just about bicycling and pedestrian walks. There are about 20 upscale golf centers in the province that attract both experienced athletes and beginners.
Ronde du Couchois Speaking of the numerous rivers of Bourgogne, it’s worth to mention another popular pastime - fishing. Saones is the most popular river among local fishermen; this is where several species of carp and huge catfish, which often weights more than 50 kg, can be found. Those who aren’t fond of traditional fishing can go hunting for frogs; they are used for popular local delicacies. Local wineries and bakeries also organize amazing leisure activities; for example, foreigners are offered to participate in cooking national treats.
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City tours, excursions and tickets in Burgundy and surroundings

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Map of all parks
National and city parks around Burgundy
♥   Regional Nature Park 'Morvan' , 32.8 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Regional Nature Park 'Forêt d’Orient' , 137.4 km from the center. On the map   Photo
Map of all pret-parks
Amusement parks near Burgundy
♥   Amusement park 'Parc Touristique des Combes' Le Creusot, 26.9 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Amusement park 'Florida Parc' Brochon, 50.2 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Amusement park 'Parc Récréatif de la Toison d’or' Dijon, 61 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Amusement park 'Le Pal' Dompierre Sur Bresbe, 83.4 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Amusement park 'Touro Parc' Romanèche-Thorins, 100.9 km from the center. On the map   Photo
Map of all Michelin restaurants
Michelin-starred restaurants in Burgundy
♥   Restaurant 'Château Sainte Sabine' Pouilly-en-Auxois. Type - Modern cuisine. 24 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Restaurant 'Le Restaurant du Château' St-Sernin-du-Bois. Type - Modern cuisine. 24.1 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Restaurant 'L’Armançon' Chailly-sur-Armançon. Type - Classic cuisine. 25.7 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Restaurant 'Restaurant de la Poste' Pouilly-en-Auxois. Type - Traditional cuisine. 26.7 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Restaurant 'Le Relais Bernard Loiseau' Saulieu. Type - Classic cuisine. 27.8 km from the center. On the map   Photo

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Chateau de Chateauneuf

From the series “The greatest France castles ”
The length of the stone building is 75 meters. Its width is 35 meters. The castle has changed more than a dozen owners over hundreds of years of existence. But Catherine de Châteauneuf is considered its most famous owner. A beautiful girl with a strong-willed character and unearthly beauty became the owner of the castle at the age of 20. The history of the Gothic fortress was filled with incredible love intrigues and tragic stories from that moment. … Read further

Basilica and hill of Vezelay

From the series “The Most Interesting UNESCO Sites in France”
It was only found out at the end of the 13th century that this sacred relic was kept in a completely different place. A period of decline began for the abbey from this point on. It lost many of its valuables during the years of religious wars. The basilica and monastery were partially destroyed during the French Revolution. They were abandoned in the first half of the 19th century. They were on the verge of destruction at this time. The religious monument attracted the attention of the famous public and political figures in France during this period. … Read further
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Guide to your best city break in Burgundy - popular places for recreation and leisure. Things to do during the day in Burgundy - attractions, parks, beaches, aquaparks, racing tracks, biking trails or waterski. Recommendations (with addresses, phone numbers and links) where to spend your time in the evening (bars, discos, clubs, etc.). We share some good ideas and the question 'What to do in Burgundy?' disappears immediately. - online travel reservation expert providing reliable car rental and hotel booking services. We feature more than 25.000 destinations with 12.000 rental offices and 200.000 hotels worldwide.
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