Camping in Burgundy and the Côte d'or: "must-see" attractions!
The Camping du Moulin de Prissey is a camping and caravanning site situated in the very heart of the Burgundy Wine Route. The prestigious Côte de Nuits is part of the Route des Grands Crus wine trail.
This includes a wealth of world-renowned appellations and accounts for no fewer than 24 of Burgundy's 33 grands crus (Romanée-Conti, Clos de Vougeot, Chambertin and many others). Connoisseurs even the name it "Burgundy's Champs-Elysées"!
The surrounding areas offer a wide selection of sites, chateaux, towns, villages and vineyards which can be reached quickly from the camping and caravanning site, each more impressive than the next. Be sure not to miss:
- The Burgundy Canal (30 minutes away)
- The Clos Vougeot chateau (15 minutes away)
- The Combe Lavaux-Jean Roland nature reserve (25 minutes away)
- The palace of the Dukes of Burgundy (25 minutes away)
Two attractions are even listed as UNESCO World Heritage:
The Climats in the Burgundy wine producing area - Clearly marked out between Dijon, Santenay and the south of Beaune the climats (climates) are vineyard plots which stand out for their unique natural conditions (geology, exposure, grape varieties, etc.)
The main towns in the Côte d'or
The towns of Dijon (30 minutes away), Beaune (10 minutes away) and Nuits-Saint-Georges (5 minutes away) are also well worth a visit.
Once known as the "city of a hundred bell towers" Dijon boasts an outstanding historical heritage. This capital of the dukes has been awarded the prestigious "Town of Art and History" label.
Located among the vineyards, Beaune is a town synonymous with art. The Hospices de Beaune and the Hôtel-Dieu rank among France's most prestigious historical monuments.
For its part, Nuits-Saint-Georges is nothing less than a paradise for wine lovers. Each year, its vineyards produce outstanding vintages for the winegrowers. A wide range of activities are available:
- Museum of History and Archaeology
- Guided tours
- Wine workshops
- Regional produce
In the centre of Burgundy
The Moulin de Prissey camping and caravan site in the heart of Burgundy in the Côte d'Or region, situated between Dijon, Beaune and Nuits-Saint-Georges is the perfect place to pitch your tents, caravans or camping cars.