Have fun, follow your curiosity: a wide variety of cultural visits are available in Saône-&-Loire. Whether an enthusiast of castles or Romanesque art, industrial heritage or museums, grottoes, arts and crafts workshops, etc., build your programme to suit your preferences.

Welcome to the select club of France's landmark "Grands Sites". Bibracte, Solutré-Pouilly-Vergisson: two sites...

Share our favourites and discover our most highly "prized emblems" of Destination Saône-&-Loire: sites not to be missed under any...

Departmental sites and museums
Move about, breathe deep, and hit the road to get a feel for our region! Illustrating or guiding the...
Castles

The castle is a key figure in Saône-&-Loire landscape with its Medieval fortresses or Renaissance design. Southern Burgundy's Castle Road is...

Romanesque heritage

Romanesque art is cherished in Saône-&-Loire - A Romanesque garden containing 250 period churches with four major sites: the abbeys at Cluny...

Museums

With over 70 museums, Saône-&-Loire is equipped with the cultural infrastructure to display its diverse resources. From the Bibracte Museum...

Industrial heritage

An extraordinary industrial history that delves into the lives of the 19th century's captains of industry, with the Schneider family. This...

Monuments

Many monuments and curiosities of Saône-&-Loire heritage waiting to be discovered during site visits.

Archaeological sites and caves

Travel to the heart of the Saône-&-Loire territory; area grottoes have many surprises in store for us. Archaeological digs and sites of...

Hôtel-Dieu historic hospital and apothecaries

Explore the mysteries of apothecaries and their production of potions and remedies. Six Hôtel-Dieu historic hospitals reveal their secrets. In...

Arts and crafts workshops, Art galleries

The Saône-&-Loire arts scene bristles with energy! Impressive by their numbers alone, local artists display an unrivalled level of expertise...

Spiritual sites

Saône-&-Loire is truly blessed. Spirituality is expressed here with fervour and radiates at the "Temple of A Thousand Buddhas" in La Boulaye...

Parks and gardens

A spectacle for the eyes to behold! Our parks and gardens, whether enclosed in a churchyard or of the botanical variety, romantic, classical,...

Signatories to the Touring Charter

Through referrals and ideas for itineraries, local professionals promoting this brand of "itinerant tourism" guarantee the highest-quality...

Our itinerary suggestions

In traversing Saône-&-Loire, follow or refer to itineraries designed by touring professionals! Striking the right balance between sites of...