Bourgogne

Burgundy


This area, located in the heart of France, is the modern successor of the old Duchy of Burgundy. It is famous all over the world for its wines. Both the wines and the caves of the area are a result of the geology. Loocated at the eastern border of the Massif Central, which runs North-South through Dijon and Santenay, lie limestone ridges composed of Upper Jurassic limestones. The continental climate, and the soil which is a result of the eroding rocks, make the base for the production of superior wines. The limestone is karstified and contains caves, not as spectacular as in western and southern France, but still impressive.


Sights of This Région

 Grottes d'Arcy |  La Carrière d'Aubigny |  Grotte d'Aze |  Les Grottes de Bèze |  Grotte de Blanot |  Musée de la mine de Blanzy |  Musée de la mine Epinac |  Musée de la Mine à La Machine |  Carrières de la Lie |  La Maison des Pierreux de Massangis

See also


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