You are in southern Burgundy, in the heart of the appellations “Pouilly-Fuissé”, “Saint Véran” and “Mâcon” … and the Grand Site of Solutré-Pouilly-Vergisson proud of its emblem, the famous Roche de Solutré. From the top of it, a breathtaking 360-degree panorama of the entire Mâconnais and Val de Saône. By car, by bike, on foot, travel through our region to discover all the secrets.
Grand Site de Solutré
Remarkable for its unusual landscapes, the Grand Site of Solutré
offers superb natural spaces where the rocky spurs of Solutréand Vergisson dominate a
with renowned vintages. At the sametime one of the richest collections of prehistoric
in Europe and oneof the 40 "Great Sites of France"; a place not to be missed.
La Roche de Vergisson
As twin sister less known to La Roche de Solutré, La Roche de Vergisson is no
lesscaptivating... if not more! We join it by the pretty village of Vergisson. Even if
de Vergisson is easily accessible, the paths are piled and tortuous to reachthe summit. Up
there, the panorama is breathtaking... and you can admire theRoche de Solutré from the sky!
The town of Mâcon lies on the western bank of the Saône river betweenthe Bresse
the east and the Beaujolais Mountains in the south. ItsRomanesque tile roofs and colourful
facades give it a small southern cityfeel, considered the southernmost of its region. The
andarchitectural richness of this Lamartinian city testifies to a history full ofencounters.
The city of Cluny is a testament to the rich "Clunisian" past, the
of medieval Europe at the beginning of the 10th century. Theremains of the abbey are still
the beacon of a bygone era. Theaugmented reality re-enactment is impressive.
Le Hameau du Vin
In the heart of Beaujolais, the Hameau du Vin offers a tour of the vineyardsand
wine. 30,000 m2 of discovery, 25 exhibition halls, and fifteenconstantly renewed
animations make this oenoparc a unique place inFrance. An invitation to discover 2000 years
history and traditions of thewine world.
Monastère royal de Brou
A masterpiece of flamboyant Flemish Gothic art of the early 16th century,the
Monastery of Brou is a place steeped in history. Its high roof ofglazed and colorful tiles,
sumptuous stained-glass windows, its chapel,its tombs, its statues and other decorative
splendours make it anexceptional museum of Flemish sculpture. Voted a favourite monument
French in 2014, this site is exceptional in France.
Both zoo and amusement park, Touroparc is an animal and festiveuniverse that
a new look at the animal world. His motto: the passionof nature. Native to all continents
from a great diversity of land andwater, the 700 animals of Touroparc flourish in a natural
green settingof 12 hectares. The numerous activities offered by the park ensure a day
change of scenery for its visitors.
Golf de La Salle
In the south of Burgundy in a warm and relaxing setting, the Golf de LaSalle
calm and serenity. In the heart of a harmonious landscape, thisplace invites you to practice
of time, an 18 holes in a green space.
Southern Burgundy is a land for cycling. It was here that the first greenwayin
France was created, between Givry and Cluny. From Chalon-sur-Saôneto the gates of Mâcon,
route crosses landscapes dominated by therocks of Solutré, Pouilly and Vergisson, mixing
discovery of the wine-growing terroirs of the Côte Chalonnaise and historical heritage,
spiritualradiance of the Clunysois and poetic reminiscences of the Val lamartinien.
Château de Brancion
Famous for its strategic location and history, Brancion Castle is listed as
ahistoric monument. This Burgundy village where time seems to have stoodstill will seduce
with its charm and calmness. You can make a touriststop or even spend a few days in a
inn, simple and pleasant.
Château de Cormatin
Between Tournus and Cluny, in the heart of southern Burgundy, CormatinCastle
you in the middle of its gardens and water. Large moats,turrets, high bumping base, gunboats
drawbridges, the castle wasmade to impress. He still succeeds today.