Bourgogne Franche Comté
Hospices de Beaune, the Jewel of Burgundy
Hospices de Beaune, a 15th century former charitable almshouse and hospital for the poor, worldwide renowned for its annual charity wine auction
Alesia – a decisive battle of the Gallic War
The Battle of Alesia took place in Alise-sainte-Reine in 52BC and ended with the victory of Caesar over the Gallic chieftain Vercingetorix and his warriors
Abbaye de Cluny a major medieval spiritual center
Abbaye de Cluny, fully independent from the secular power and a major spiritual and intellectual center recognized throughout Europe during the Middle-Ages
La Roche de Solutré, a major geological and archaeological site
La Roche de Solutré in Burgundy, a limestone spur considered a rare geological phenomenon and the site of major archaeological findings
Bourgogne former administrative region
Bourgogne is part of Bourgone-Franche-Comté, one of the 13 new regions created by the territorial reform that took effect on January 1, 2016.
Franche-Comté former administrative region
Franche-Comté is located in Eastern France, at the border with Switzerland and has been part of the Bourgogne-Franche-Comté region since January 1, 2016
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