A campsite in Burgundy – ideal for exploring the region
Any one of our campsites in Burgundy makes a great base for a fascinating tour of the departments of Côte-d'Or, Nièvre and Saône-et-Loire as well as the neighbouring department of Ain. The Burgundy region of France is a great place for exploring, on foot through its vineyards, by bike along its many cycle paths and in the Morvan Regional Natural Park, by barge along its canals, even by motorhome or motorbike. The country paths and roads around your campsite in Burgundy offer an alternative way of seeing the region, following the seasons and the local landscapes.
Burgundy also means also the magic of a boat trip on the canals of Burgundy and the Nivernais, taking in the local locks and caves and visiting the charming medieval towns and local villages en route to the Morvan Hills and Mont Beuvray. Finally, a camping holiday in Burgundy offers the ideal opportunity to explore the region’s fascinating, and often hidden, historical heritage.
Wine tasting in Burgundy
The ideal holiday destination for food lovers, from Chablis to Mâcon, Burgundy is famed for some of the most beautiful vineyards in the world, not to mention its mustard and its snails. The unique wines of Burgundy are produced in exceptional vineyards using 2000 years of French savoir-faire and a tasting trip to one of its many châteaux will no doubt be one of the highlights of your camping holiday in Burgundy, as will a visit to one of the many cultural, architectural and artistic heritage sites in the region. Whether your penchant is for the grands crus of the Côte de Nuits or the Côte de Beaune or the wines of Mâcon and Beaujolais, your campsite in Burgundy provides a great starting point for a tour of the region and the chance to meet wine producers and merchants over a glass of wine.
The cuisine of Burgundy
Staying in a campsite in Burgundy you’ll soon learn that Burgundy also enjoys a long-standing culinary tradition. The many local specialities you’ll be hard pushed to resist as you travel the Burgundy countryside include Charolles beef, Bresse poultry, Burgundy snails, Dijon mustard, Époisses cheese and Flavigny anis.
Enjoy Burgundy’s wealth of historical and religious heritage sites
From there you can enjoy the magic of a barge trip along the canals of Burgundy and the Nivernais, stopping on the way to visits locks and winegrowers, charming villages and splendid mediaeval towns, then on towards the Morvan Hills and Mont Beuvray. From your campsite in Burgundy set out to explore the religious heritage of Burgundy and its many important Christian sites. Visit Cluny Abbey, founded in 910 and still the largest religious building in Europe, or the Romanesque church in Tournus. Burgundy’s architectural heritage is also surprisingly rich in buildings from the Middle Ages to the Renaissance including the Château de Sully, the Guédelon Castle medieval construction project and the Palace of the Dukes of Burgundy. Choose a campsite in Burgundy and travel back in time…