For all your favorites excursions in Burgundy, Bed & Breakfast La Cimentelle is centraly located
(Clic on each touristic spot to access on Web Site)
Anotem for you to enjoy : the Burgundy limestone, omnipresent in all of its age-old edifices.To understand this impressive heritage, visit the fortress casle in the Making Guédelon
, modern day fort, built to respect materials and techniques used in The Middle Ages.
Visit the massive fortresses, priories and castles : Chateaux d'Ancy-le-Franc
, de Bussy-Rabutin
, de Chateauneuf en Auxois
, ou de Beru
Taking shelter between their thick high walls, you'll fall under the charm of the dovecotes, postern gates and turrets.
château will lead you to Vauban's footsteps vous entraînera sur les traces de Vauban, the Epoisses
château to those of the Marquise of Sévigné, the Chastellux
château and the Tanlay
château to those Burgundy Dukes.
sound and light show will take you through french history.
Let your spirituality lead you over Christian soil through the footsteps of Saint Bernard, Abbot of Clerveaux during the XIIth century.
Vézelay Hill and the Fontenay Abbey are listed in the worldwide heritage UNESCO and here you will discover Roman art with its cloisters, capitals and tympanum.
In the middle of this ocean of thick grass, along the path, you will find steeples, crypts and collegiate churches : The abbeys of Cluny , Pontigny, Citeaux, Notre-Dame de Quincy or La Pierre-qui-Vire ; priories of Vauce, of Saint Jean des Bons Hommes, or Précy sur Thill.
Nowadays, the spirituality of Burgundy even embraces Buddhism and the Temple of a thousand Buddhas welcomes you in La Boulaye.
The region is rich in culture, and you can visit in Vézelay
the house of Jules Roy, or that of Romain Rolland where you can see the Zervos
collection. Enjoy the many concerts at Vézelay
, and don't forget to visit the Sainte-Marie- Madeleine Basilica with La Maison du Visiteur
. In Saint Sauveur en Puisaye, follow the autobiographies of Colette
, and in Epoisses
, those of the Countess de Sévigné. Along the Burgundy canal, you will find where the Naturalist Buffon
's inspiration came from.
In Montbard, hop on a boat to go through the many locks and go past the shade of the hill of Alésia.