Abbaye Notre-Dame de Cîteaux - 4 Things to Know Before Visiting

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About Abbaye Notre-Dame de Cîteaux

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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Clos de Vougeot

Clos de Vougeot

11.58km from Abbaye Notre-Dame de Cîteaux

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

Ouche

Ouche

13.26km from Abbaye Notre-Dame de Cîteaux

The Ouche is a river in the Côte-d'Or department in eastern France. It is a right tributary of the Saône, which it joins in Échenon. It is 95.4 km long. Its source is in Lusigny-sur-Ouche. The Ouche flows through the towns of Bligny-sur-Ouche, La Bussière-sur-Ouche, Fleurey-sur-Ouche, Velars-sur-Ouche, Dijon, Longvic and Varanges. Part of the Canal de Bourgogne runs through the Ouche valley One of the nice picnic location and also you can have a swim in the river and also fishing too.

Route des Grands Crus

Route des Grands Crus

18.19km from Abbaye Notre-Dame de Cîteaux

The Route des Grands Crus passes through the most prestigious part of Burgundy's vineyards, between Dijon and Beaune then on to Santenay. you can discover 38 picturesque wine villages of the Côte de Nuits and Côte de Beaune, wineries, and beautiful countryside over a length of 60 km. One of the p[picturesque locations which is blessed with natural beauty.

Colombière Park

Colombière Park

19.37km from Abbaye Notre-Dame de Cîteaux

The Park Colombiere is a public park Forest which has a french style garden and you can enjoy a few moments in this vast symmetrical garden. There are plenty of small paths, so take a walk under the big trees. It has been listed as a historical monument since 1925. It was one of the nice locations to spend some free time.

Musée Magnin

Musée Magnin

21.71km from Abbaye Notre-Dame de Cîteaux

Built between 1652 and 1681 by Etienne Lantin. The museum was housed in one of the most beautiful private mansions in Dijon. The collection consists of around 1300 paintings, 700 drawings, and a set of furniture and works of art. It is the work of Maurice Magnin, high Parisian magistrate, and of his sister Jeanne, amateur painter and art critic.

Place de la Libération

Place de la Libération

21.73km from Abbaye Notre-Dame de Cîteaux

Place de la Liberation, literally the “place of the liberation” in English, sits at the historic center of Dijon France. It is designed in a semicircle and anchored on one side by the palace of the Dukes of Burgundy. The square’s current look is the result of a facelift it received in 2005-2006. Three fountains were installed and its surface was covered with the local Comblanchien limestone, known for its beautiful beige color.

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Bourgogne-Franche-Comté

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.

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