Bourgogne Franche Comté

Hospices de Beaune - Details roofs

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

Vercingetorix surrenders to Caesar in Alesia

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 - 18th century buildings

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 Solutre

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 - Picturesque facade in Beaune

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.

Landscape - Department of Doubs in Franche-Comte

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

Gamay grape - Beaujolais Vineyard

Beaujolais Vineyard – Wine Appellations

Beaujolais Vineyard is one of 16 great French vineyards, it spreads over 19,000 hectares along the river Saône and between the towns of Macons and Lyon

Bourgogne Franche Comté - Latest content

Hospices de Beaune - Details roofs

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
Vercingetorix surrenders to Caesar in Alesia

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 - 18th century buildings

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 Solutre

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

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