Family-friendly Burgundy

Burgundyoffers so many great destinations for kids: luxury chateaus Burgundy withswimming pools and miles of bike trails, come and discover castles and rustic towns of theregion.

Burgundy offers the very best in river tourism, having the largestnetwork of inland waterways in France. Sail along the renowned Canal deBourgogne or take a trip on the Canal du Nivernais (External link) where youcan admire the ingenious series of locks known as the “échelle de Sardy.”

There are many different bike paths offered on the “voies vertes.”Along five different routes, from the banks of the Yonne to those of the Saône,guesthouses and hotels with the Tour de Bourgogne à Vélo© quality label pull outall the stops for touring cyclists. Freewheel to the spa town of Bourbon-Lancy in the Saône-et-Loire, the Renaissance châteaux of Tanlay in theYonne and Cormatin in theMâconnais, or take time to explore the Romantic poet Lamartine’s house in Milly.

You can even spend the night in a tree-top hammock amidst therivers and lakes of the Morvan!

The Burgundy region has a fascinating mix of unspoiledcountryside, historical towns and monuments, many a result of the illustrious andwealthy past of the region, and is also well known for the exceptional Burgundywines produced here

Start off by discovering must-see sites such as the abbey ofFontenay, the village of Vézelay, the rock of Solutré and the Morvan. Choosefrom one of many restaurants which feature in gastronomic guides and enjoy thechef’s delicious cuisine made from local produce

Discover the events which take place throughout the year andenjoy a street festival, a concert or a wine festival.

For those who love sport, the lakes, forests andvines of the region offer a multitude of possibilities to get away from it all,recharge your batteries and be active.