Southern Burgundy

In this most southerly province of Burgundy , you can already taste the atmosphere of the south of France. It has however, it’s own special Burgundian brand of gastronomy and culture . Who has not heard for instance of the famous Chardonnay or Pouilly Fuissé wines ? Additionally, you will be surprised by the picturesque landscape around Cluny with its rolling hills , Romanesque churches and beautiful villages .

The landscape in southern Burgundy has often been compared to that of Tuscany , but left unspoilt by mass tourism .

ou will be delighted by the authentic landscape around Cluny, its rolling hills, its Romanesque churches and its many beautiful villages. Here you will experience rural France at its best.

Cluny with its narrow streets , cafes and brasseries , is a short drive from La Marechaude and boasts a lively Saturday market , medieval houses , and of course the ancient abbey drawing many tourists to the town. A tour of the town will reveal many fine examples of Romanesque art and chitecture.

Take a castle tour : there are more than 25 medieval and Renaissance castles in the region to visit !