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Hôtel-Dieu Museum - 4 Things to Know Before Visiting

Rue de l'Hôtel Dieu, 21200 Beaune, France


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About Hôtel-Dieu Museum

A hospital foundation from the Middle Ages, the Hospices de Beaune is one of France’s most prestigious historic monuments. Its flamboyant Gothic architecture, its polychrome roofs and a renowned vineyard make this museum one of Burgundy’s gems. The Hospices de Beaune is also famous for its 60 hectares wine estate, producing prestigious wines, sold at auction on the third Sunday in November.

Attractions Near Hôtel-Dieu Museum

Château De Pommard
Château De Pommard3.28km from Hôtel-Dieu Museum

Château de Pommard is an estate located in the Burgundy appellation with which it shares its name. Though best known for its Pommard wines, the portfolio also includes a range of Pinot Noir and Chardonnay wines from throughout the Côte d'Or. These include Grand Cru wines from Corton-Charlemagne, Mazis-Chambertin and Échezaux.

Vignoble de la côte de Beaune
Vignoble de la côte de Beaune3.29km from Hôtel-Dieu Museum

The Côte de Beaune is a key wine-producing district in Burgundy, eastern France. It is named after its main town, Beaune – the epicenter of local wine production and commerce. Famed for producing some of the world's most expensive white wines. The region's most favored vineyards are those on the slopes of the Côte d'Or.

Chateau de Savigny-les-Beaune
Chateau de Savigny-les-Beaune4.7km from Hôtel-Dieu Museum

Built-in 1340 for the Duke of Eudes, the château was dismantled in 1478 following the invasion of Burgundy by Louis XI in his conflict with Marie of Burgundy. Restored and decorated in the early 17th century by the Bouhier family, in 1689 the château became the property of the Migieu family. One of the main attractions in this area and also a notable architecture.

Château de La Rochepot
Château de La Rochepot13.65km from Hôtel-Dieu Museum

Château de La Rochepot is a 12th-century feudal castle of neo-Gothic-Burgundian style, rebuilt in the 15th century. In the 19th century, it was completely restored and covered with glazed burgundy tiles. It is located in the commune of La Rochepot in the Côte-d'Or department, Bourgogne-Franche-Comté, France. The castle was built in 1180 on the ruins of a castle burnt down in the 11th century. It belonged to seigneur de Montagu Alexander of Burgundy. Nowadays, these ruins are located in the nea

Clos de Vougeot
Clos de Vougeot19.26km from Hôtel-Dieu Museum

Clos de Vougeot, also known as Clos Vougeot, is a wall-enclosed vineyard, a clos, in the Burgundy wine region, and an Appellation d'origine contrôlée for red wine from this vineyard. It was named for the River Vouge, which is in fact only a stream separating the village Vougeot from Chambolle-Musigny. At 50.6 hectares, Clos de Vougeot is the largest single vineyard in Côte de Nuits entitled to the grand cru designation, while Corton in Côte de Beaune is the largest grand cru in Burgundy as a who

Abbaye Notre-Dame de Cîteaux
Abbaye Notre-Dame de Cîteaux22.76km from Hôtel-Dieu Museum

Founded in 1098 by Robert de Molesmes, the Abbey of Cîteaux is located in the Saône plain, in the heart of Burgundy. It is notable for being the original house of the Cistercian order. Today, it belongs to the Trappists. The abbey has about 35 members. The monks produce a cheese branded under the abbey's name, as well as caramels and honey-based candies.

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Discover More Attractions in Bourgogne-Franche-Comté, Where Hôtel-Dieu Museum Is Located


Bourgogne-Franche-Comté is a region of east-central France, created in 2016 through administrative reorganisation from Burgundy and Franche-Comté.It is well known for its rich history and diverse scenery, the region stretches from the rolling Burgundy wine country in the west, to the Jura mountains and Swiss border in the east.