Welcome to A French Trip To Burgundy " LA BOURGOGNE " The Region of Medieval Castles, Forests, Rivers, Cheese and Wine !


I'm French from the famous Provence and I fell madly in LOVE with this fabulous Green Region full of forests, castles , traditional villages and excellent food , cheese and wine !
BURGUNDY which is 310 miles (500 km) away from my hometown on the way
to Paris !
Burgundy is also a color ! Dark Red like the Red Wine from Burgundy ! The blood of passion !So Please welcome to this small trip with a bit of History and Photos from our last August 2014 trip !

First of all Burgundy region is located 62 miles ( 100 km ) upper Lyon and 124 miles ( 200 km ) under Paris.
Dijon is the capital and has a wonderful Museum palace . A few other famous towns are Beaune with the Hotel Dieu worldwide famous for his yearly wine aution, Autun, Auxerre, Chalon sur Saône, Nevers , Mâcon, Tournus ...
Temperature is between Winter 2 C° = 35. 6 ° F  and Summer 25 C° = 77 ° F . Humid oceanic continental climate.

Famous Cheese, Chaource, Epoisse, Brillat Savarin... Famous sweets Nonettes, Pain d'Epice ( kind of French smooth gingerbread made of honey, orange, spices ...)

Famous Villages thanks to their Wines : Côte de Nuits, Côte de Beaune, Gevrey – Chambertin, Nuit Saint Georges, Pommard, Volnay, Meursault, Santenay , Puligny – Montrachet ...

Famous Cooking, Boeuf Bourguignon,Burgundy Beef Stew, Coq au Vin, Escargot de Bourgogne, Snails of Burgundy, Gougère, Cheese Gouger, Oeuf en meurette, Poached egg in wine sauce ...

Hundreds of Famous Medieval Castles including the Dukes of Bunrgundy's Palaces .The first duke of BURGUNDY was Robert le Vieux ( 1011 – 1076 ) grandson of Hugues Capet . Capetiens and Valois famillies reigned over the Burgundy region.
The last one was Maximilien de Habsbourg ( 1459 – 1519 ) Emperor of the Saint Empire.

Famous boat trips on the Burgundy's canals : Canal de Bourgogne, Canal du Centre, Canal du Nivernais ...

And let me introduce you to my new friend Alain who is making wine like in the old time. 
His Chardonnay is more than organic 200% NATURAL :

I hope you've enjoyed this small trip to the Wonderful and Fabulous BURGUNDY !

Please find some Vintage and Antique French Fashion and Accessories, collectible, linens, serving, Home Decor in my shop :


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