The Auxois

The capital of the Dukes of Burgundy and of strong mustard is well worth a tour of which it is the starting point. Here is one of 210 km (4 hours) which will enable you to discover the Belle Dijonnaise as well as a large part of its western region: the Auxois. Small roads with superb viewpoints, notably from Flavigny-sur-Ozerain, the Butte de Thil and Châteauneuf-en-Auxois.

There are 4 tourist stops on this route. You are free to stay for a few minutes or a few hours.

  1. Castle Bussy Rabutin(*)
  2. Flavigny sur Ozerain
  3. Châteauneuf
  4. Source bel affreux

(*) Please check the opening hours and booking possibilities.

1. Castle Bussy Rabutin: a castle to discover as much for its architecture as for the history of its owner, Count Roger de Bussy-Rabutin

2. Flavigny sur Ozerain: this Burgundian city tells its medieval history through its ramparts, its fortified gates, its cobbled streets, its houses and its private mansions

3. Châteauneuf: without doubt one of the most picturesque villages in Burgundy and one of the most beautiful stops among the castles to discover in Auxois.

4. Sources bel affreux: This special place, with its magical and soothing atmosphere, will not fail to capture your attention. Classified as a Natura 2000 site, you will be able to walk around in complete peace.

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