Bourgogne Franche Comté

Vercingetorix surrenders to Caesar in Alesia

Alesia – a decisive battle of the Gallic War

The Battle of Alesia took place in Alise-sainte-Reine in 52BC and ended with the victory of Caesar over the Gallic chieftain Vercingetorix and his warriors

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Abbaye de Cluny a major medieval spiritual center

Abbaye de Cluny, fully independent from the secular power and a major spiritual and intellectual center recognized throughout Europe during the Middle-Ages

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La Roche de Solutré, a major geological and archaeological site

La Roche de Solutré in Burgundy, a limestone spur considered a rare geological phenomenon and the site of major archaeological findings

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Bourgogne former administrative region

Bourgogne is part of Bourgone-Franche-Comté, one of the 13 new regions created by the territorial reform that took effect on January 1, 2016.

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Franche-Comté former administrative region

Franche-Comté is located in Eastern France, at the border with Switzerland and has been part of the Bourgogne-Franche-Comté region since January 1, 2016

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Beaujolais Vineyard – Wine Appellations

Beaujolais Vineyard is one of 16 great French vineyards, it spreads over 19,000 hectares along the river Saône and between the towns of Macons and Lyon

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Vercingetorix surrenders to Caesar in Alesia

Alesia – a decisive battle of the Gallic War

The Battle of Alesia took place in Alise-sainte-Reine in 52BC and ended with the victory of Caesar over the Gallic chieftain Vercingetorix and his warriors

Abbaye de Cluny a major medieval spiritual center

Abbaye de Cluny, fully independent from the secular power and a major spiritual and intellectual center recognized throughout Europe during the Middle-Ages

La Roche de Solutré, a major geological and archaeological site

La Roche de Solutré in Burgundy, a limestone spur considered a rare geological phenomenon and the site of major archaeological findings

Bourgogne former administrative region

Bourgogne is part of Bourgone-Franche-Comté, one of the 13 new regions created by the territorial reform that took effect on January 1, 2016.

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