Tourism in Charolles and its surrounding area
Enjoy a pleasant stroll and admire the beauty of the village of Charolles. Located in the village center, Hotel de la Poste is the ideal starting point for discovering this village of Saône-et-Loire, one of the South of Burgundy, Franche-County region.
Nicknamed the "Venice of Charollais "t hrough these many water filled canals that cross it , it has many buildings full of history : in medieval times, Charolles hosted the Dukes of Burgundy and the kings of Spain. On the program: the remains of the ancient castle of the counts of Charollais, the former convent of Poor Clares and the Museum of the priory which has an earthenware collection of Charolles.
The Charolais -Brionnais , land of culture and history
This region south of Burgundy will delight culture vultures . It has many Romanesque churches to be discovered, which, at about fifteen kilometers of the Hotel de la Poste, the basilica of Paray-le-Monial, historical monument. Do not miss the Abbey of Cluny in less than half an hour from Charolles, this major monument of Romanesque art is also a historical monument.
Charolais -Brionnais Tourist Office
The Charolais Gastronomy
The region will delight food lovers : popular with chefs , is famous for the Charolais breed, appreciated for its high quality meat . Meet at the museum home of Charolaisin Charolles, to discover this breed of cattle.
Let yourself be charmed by the goat cheese Charolais, AOC since 2010, accompanied by a wine from Burgundy or the vineyards of Mâconnais region...
The region offers a wide range of sporting activities to practice in the heart of the peaceful landscape :
Tourism in Saône et Loire
- Walking or cycling: lots of possible Routes and paths,
- Water sports: canoeing,
- hiking and horse riding,