The region

Discover below the Digoin’s town as well as our beautiful Burgundy region.

Actualities, events, history, culture and heritage are on the moment programme.

Nature lovers with bicycles, sportsmen in mountain bikes, artists in unicycles, families in tandem, young people in BMX, each will find his specialized route.

The General Council of Côte d’Or makes every effort to crown year, year of the bike, objective already achieved with the realization of about 300 kilometers of veloroutes, greenways and cycle tracks. A vast playground which allows to admire at its pace the landscapes of a department rich in diverse and varied sites.

The opportunity to rediscover symbolic places as the Abbey church of Pontigny, one of the most beautiful Cistercian churches of France, but also  the famous Abbey of Fontenay, one of older monasteries of Europe, and still the castle of Commarin. So much of witnesses of the history which it shows well all year round. Later, the total network will cover 650 kilometers in all the department, which will satisfy the sportsmen and the curious.


An approachable city where in passing on a bridge ! Effectively, Digoin or Charolais Island, is an island, situated on the road center Europe Atlantic. Besides being situated in edge of the Loire, Digoin is in the confluence of 4 rivers (the Loire, the Arroux, the Bourbince, the Arconce and the Vouzance) and 3 canals : the Canal of the Center joining Chalon, side Canal in the Loire going back towards Briare, and the Canal of Digoin to Roanne.

With 100 km of bank in a 6 km beam, it is the paradise of the fishermen and the walkers.
The green way, which follows the canal of the center on 17 km, offers you any natural landscapes so rich as varied in the Charolais country.

On the left bank of the Loire, follow the walk of the young ladies, the thematic path of the ligerian environment.

The actualities of the moment

The Canal bridge

Built between 1834 and 1838, length of 243 m and wide of 10m12 with a height of 2m30, the Canal bridge allows the side canal to cross the Loire. This canal was built while the business was going full swing and favored the passage of the navigations enters the canal of the center the side canal.

Costumes and tools

Discover or rediscover tools of formerly. A beautiful display of 4000 years of costumes on mini models invites you through ages and fashion.


The amateurs and the professionals of the fishing can devote in the passion on 100 km of bank..

Pedestrian circuits

Numerous circuits are fitted out and allows you to take advantage at best of your hikes, in particular on the green way along the canal or by following the Walk of the Young ladies.

Riding school: at St Léger les Paray.

The harbour

The harbor office of the marina Guichard Campionnet proposes you various themes of exposures (paintings, sculptures). The harbour can welcome 40 in 50 boats a day of diverse sizes.


In the discovery of the landscapes, but this time seen some water, you will navigate along the Loire in the exceptional discovery of the flora and fauna.

Ceramic Museum

Installed(Settled) in a building(ship) dating the XVIIIè century, 14 rooms over 1200 m ² expose(explain) you the tableware of time(period) gallo Roman in our days.

Notre-Dame de la Providence church

Romanic-Byzantine style, XIXè century. Numerous delicately decorated stained-glass windows bring a stamp(tablet) and a particular light to this church of 1742.

The Canal by boat without licence

Discover the attractions of our region

A bit further

Le temple des Mille Bouddhas à La Boulaye (Paldenshangpa)

2è Buddhist center of the world after Kathmandu. Llamas(lamas) as his(her,its) Eminence Jetsun Khandro Rinpoché, move regularly for teachings with believers(regular customers).


  • The thermal cure center proposes care such as hydromassage, muds, massages under the water, give a shower in the jet, to steam rooms, to spa baths aquaerobics diverse specific treatments(processings).
  • The casino.

Dompierre sur Besbre

Abbaye des Sept Fons

Les vignobles

The Burgundian vineyards in the international fame, extend on near 250 km in length, for 84 AOC(protected designations of origin)

Les vignobles en Bourgogne

Les vignobles de Bourgogne : Source Wikipédia

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