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This historical chateau is one of the finest examples of Renaissance architecture there is in Burgundy today. Built during the 16th & 17th century it was originally the family domain of one of the most famous & prestigious Protestant families in France...

 

www.chateaudetanlay.fr

The ancient Fontenay Abbey (12th century) is one of the first French monuments being recognised as part of the World Heritage by UNESCO. It has been perfectly conserved retaining almost all of it's original Romanesque style...

 

www.abbayedefontenay-pro.com

The MuséoParc Alesia is a project site made up of two museums and a park of 7000 hectares based on the history of the siege of Alesia. With reconstructions & sceneography enjoy a journey back to 52 B.C...

 

www.alesia.com

 

One of the most famous white wines in the world comes from this area in the north west of Burgundy. Monks from the Abbey of Pontigny were the first to plant Chardonnay grapes here on the slopes...

 

www.burgundytoday.com/towns/chablis.htm

 

The above places are just a  small example of the historic places you will be able to visit whilst you are staying here in Burgundy. The region holds a vast choice of places for you to see all within easy reach of Gigny. You will find an array of information in the gite which will allow you to enjoy our area and all it has to offer.  We will always be on hand to offer any information you may need to make your stay memorable....

Chateau de Tanlay

Abbey de Fontenay

MuseoParc Alesia

Chablis

Museo chablisvin tanlay HIstory