Camping des Grottes
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This is recognition for the work accomplished both for raising awareness among residents and tourists of heritage, for mediation with school audiences, for promoting the heritage of the territory, for networking and federating sites. and local cultural initiatives, as well as for supporting municipalities on heritage projects. For enthusiasts, try to get the book “Raconter”, title of volume 2 of the collection “The Essentials of the Country of Art and History Between Cluny and Tournus” released in 2020. It has four friezes on one side history devoted to Cluny, Lugny, Saint-Gengoux-le-National et Tournus. This entry point into Burgundy will fascinate you with the beauty of its landscapes and the richness of its heritage. A homogeneous territory on a human scale, it brings together picturesque villages. Cradle of Romanesque art, with abbeys of international renown, it now hosts many craftsmen and artists who come to settle, which partly explains the richness of cultural life. You will be attracted by the medieval atmosphere and the bucolic alleys.
Monks, knights, boatmen, craftsmen of yesteryear… Let your imagination take you on a journey through time. From the Gallic era in Bibracte, an ancient fortified town which is reborn thanks to enormous work carried out by archaeologists from all over the world to the Renaissance castle of Ancy-le-Franc, you will learn a thousand anecdotes and secrets to enrich your knowledge.
To better understand this land, you can download the Focus on Archaeological Heritage, course on Chapaize which invites you to discover the village, in all its variety of landscapes and small heritage (washhouses, churches). Brochure "Over the bridges”Is also a treasure for you who will like to discover the history of the region over the centuries.
The three essentials close to camping for history lovers:
This geographical location of the vineyard gives Burgundy wines a unique identity and makes it the land of choice for Pinot Noir and Chardonnay grape varieties. The vineyard and the wines of Burgundy represent approximately 230 km from north to south, or 30 hectares of vines in production and 052% of the French AOC vineyard.
To clearly visualize the appellations, the cards of Chablis, Coast of Nights, Beaune Coast, Chalonnaise coast et Maconnais are also very informative. camping des Grottes is located on the Mâconnais-Beaujolais wine route.
This location gives it a strong openness to wine tourism for the pleasure of adults, of course, who will be able to both discover the vines and vineyards, visit the cellars, learn the grape varieties and taste rare pearls; but also for the pleasure of the cherubs who will be fascinated by the land and its terroir.
West of Mâcon, the Burgundy Wine Tourism Route crosses a territory of great beauty and unique historical richness. On your way, do not miss to visit the exceptional sites, such as the abbey of Cluny or the Roche de Solutré. You will discover the wine estates of Burgundy, enjoy wine tourism and taste the great wines of the region.
The Saône-et-Loire offers a wonderful space of freedom to all lovers of the randonnée who will appreciate the variety of landscapes in the area: Charolais Bocage, Bresse plain, vineyard-covered slopes in Mâconnais and Côte Chalonnaise, Morvan forests, ponds and lakes around the Canal du Center.
Discover the charter Hiking.
To walk through the Saône-et-Loire is to hike on the marked “Balades Vertes” paths, developed by the Departmental Council of Saône-et-Loire over 382 towns and villages. A total of 706 circuits, 27 thematiques trails and 1 trail for people with reduced mobility represent 7 km of hiking trails.
Azé and its geology are treasures for those who like to hike. It is even a hiking circuit located in the town of Azé. It travels about 19 kilometers and represents an average of 6 hours of walking. To the east, it is the vine. To the west, the bocage. This beautiful and long hike requires that you take your time. That we savor the countryside as well as the architecture of the farms and the small heritage.
Close to Azé, in Cluny, the Four Sales walk, more intended for seasoned enthusiasts, offers 14 km of hiking along the trails.
Less than 30 minutes from camping, Montagny wine interpretation trail is a great opportunity to explore the vineyards on foot during an easy 4,5 km loop.
Other hikes are to be discovered thanks to Visorando :
- Roche de Solutré: Mâconnais vineyard and viewpoint to the Alps
- Chemin de Halage on the banks of the Saône
- Around Saint-Maurice-de-Satonnay
- Col de la Percée to Mont Saint-Romain
- Vivier and Blanot Caves Loop
- The Montmain Cross
- Etc. Have a nice trip !