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Even if you're not a great wine drinker, it's impossible you've missed the well-known Burgundy Wine.
This region is one of the biggest wine making areas in the whole of France and it over the years it has built itself a worldwide reputation. But the travelers who come to explore this region are attracted by more than a craving for the pail Chardonnay and dark red Pinot Noir.
The stone chateaux with their fortifies walls, the vineyard-filled horizon and the small villages where real fairytales seem ever so likely make this area into a charming, loveable spot. There are many Roman churches worth a visit and the lakes and forests offer abundant opportunities for sport activities such as riding, hiking and fishing. The area has a rich historical heritage and at the same time it is a flourishing industry and an everlasting festival of earthly pleasures.
Find the time to visit the medieval town of Semur-en-Auxois which is situated near the river Armancon. Semur. The remains of this ancient town's fortifications alongside with the pretty bridges and towers offer a special atmosphere and travelers enjoy strolling through the streets, dining and shopping.
The region has many towns with lyrics names that role off the tongue like Macon, Autun, Avallon, Beaune and the region's capital Dijon. All these lovely places have something to offer in the area of architectural style and historical monuments, and the area as a whole is a delightful place for visitors.
But wine is the true maker of the Burgundy region into what it is today. The combination of consistently extremely high quality and the small quantities in which the wine is produced has led to an upheaval of prices and the gain of international prestige.
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