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Parc de l'Auxois

Le Foulon, D905, 21350 Arnay-Sous-Vitteaux, France

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About Parc de l'Auxois

The Park of Auxois is a zoo and leisure park located at a place called Le Foulon in the town of Arnay-sous-Vitteaux. In 2018, it welcomed 125,000 visitors. The zoological park is the most important part of the establishment and has around 500 animals of 90 different species. There are also several domestic breeds of poultry raised and offered for sale.


Attractions near Parc de l'Auxois

MuséoParc Alésia9.55km from Parc de l'Auxois

The Muséoparc Alesia is a museum and exhibition center at Alise-Sainte-Reine in the Côte-d'Or department in the Région Burgundy in France. The center opened on March 23, 2012. It stands in the open field where 52 BC. The three-story building has a diameter of 52 meters. Its cylindrical shape is supposed to symbolize the encirclement of the Gauls by the Romans.

Château de Bussy-Rabutin12.16km from Parc de l'Auxois

A simple fortified house built in the twelfth century by Renaudin lord of Bussy in a wooded valley near the archaeological site of Alesia. Historical Monument in 1862, it is owned by the state since 1929 and the building is managed by the National Monuments Center.  Further restoration of the building has been carried out since the 1970s.

Fontenay Abbey22.45km from Parc de l'Auxois

Fontenay Abbey in Burgundy was founded in 1118 by Saint Bernard of Clairvaux, a leading French saint, and is the oldest preserved Cistercian abbey in the world. it was declared World Heritage by Unesco. The Abbey is decorated with a landscaped park which was listed in 2004 as a "Remarkable Garden" by the National Council of Parks and Gardens. The Abbey welcomes 100,000 visitors each year who come to admire the beauty and purity of architecture unspoiled for 900 years.

Château de Châteauneuf28.12km from Parc de l'Auxois

The Château de Châteauneuf, also known as the Château de Châteauneuf-en-Auxois, is a 15th-century fortress in the commune of Châteauneuf, 43 km from Dijon, in the Côte-d'Or département of France. It is a vast stone building, 75 metres in length and 35 metres broad, situated on a rocky outcrop 475 metres above the surrounding plains. It dominates the valley of Canal de Bourgogne.

Morvan Regional Natural Park36.37km from Parc de l'Auxois

Morvan Regional Natural Park is a protected area of woodlands, lakes, and traditional farmland in the Bourgogne-Franche-Comté region of central France. It covers a total area of 285,000 hectares and extends through four different departments with the majority being in Nièvre. The area was officially designated as a regional natural park in 1970. One of the nice trekking destinations and also a picnic spot.

Kir Lake39.81km from Parc de l'Auxois

Kir Lake is one of the most beautiful artificial lakes in France. Named after Canon Felix Kir, mayor of Dijon. VIsitors ahs the opportunity to walk around the lake, fishing, and swimming are also allowed here. One of the scenic locations in this area and it attracts a lot of people here.

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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.