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Jeff Steiner takes us to Burgundy

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We speak to Jeff Steiner about the Burgundy region of France (Bourgogne)
He tells us the Capital is Dijon and there are 1.3 Million inhabitants.
Burgundy is split into Departments: Côte-d'Or, Nièvre, Saône-et-Loire, Yonne

So where is Burgundy? I t is between Paris and Lyon
2-5 hours by car from Paris or 1.5 hours by TGV (fast train)

How to get there? There is easy access by car, plane, train or even boat.

Places to say? You can find hotels and camping sites but B&B/Gîtes are the best places to stay.

Why Burgundy?
Because you need to get out of Paris
Easy to get to
Food & wine of course but also lots of other activities:

Like in Saône-et-Loire department:
Romanesque Churches – Cluny was largest church in world
Colza
Lavoir
Markets
Voie Verte
WWII plane crashes – Plottes, La Chapelle-Thècle, Montcony and Savigny-en-Revermont,

Five Places to See in Burgundy

Abbaye de Fontenay: World Heritage - Founded in 1118. A6 and A38

Flavigny-sur-Ozerain: Where Chocolat was filmed. Make Aniseed Candy.

Medieval village of Brancion: Dates to a 5th century charter. The village was sold in 1259, as the Brancion family who owned the village and gave it its name, were broke from waging war, to the Duke of Burgundy. Inside the church you can find frescoes dating back to the 14th century.

Château de Sercy: Only open during selected periods. Even if the castle is not open it is still worth a look. The castle is easy to find as it is just off the main road in the village. Where there is a viewing point.

Notre-Dame of Ameugny: Built in two phases, the one before 1050, when the altar and bell tower were constructed and a second phase between the years 1167 and 1184 when the single nave and doorway were built. The nave of Notre-Dame is rare in that it was constricted of stone in a pointed almost like hull design.

All in my app for iOS, Android and kindle: Southern Burgundy Explorer - http://www.americansinfrance.net/attractions/Southern-Burgundy-Explorer.cfm

 
Jeff Steiner
Southern Burgundy Explorer
iPhone/iPad/iPod, Android, eBook & kindle!
http://www.americansinfrance.net/Attractions/Southern-Burgundy-Explorer.cfm
Publisher of 40+ web sites about France
http://www.jeffsteiner.com/

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