illustration Eight UNESCO properties in Burgundy-Franche-Comté

Eight UNESCO properties in Burgundy-Franche-Comté

World Heritage in the region

Aerial view of the Besançon Citadel

The Besançon Citadel

The Citadelle de Besançon is one of eight UNESCO World Heritage sites in the Bourgogne-Franche-Comté region. This makes our region the richest in this respect, on a par with Occitanie. The ideal way to appreciate the cultural, natural and historical diversity of our region, while at the same time learning about heritage preservation.

8 must-see properties:

Map of UNESCO sites in Burgundy-Franche-Comté

1 Cistercian Abbey of Fontenay

2a Church of Notre-Dame de la Charité-sur-Loire

2b Church of St. James the Greater in Asquins

3 Basilica and hill of Vezelay

4 Notre-Dame du Haut chapel in Ronchamp

5 Besançon citadel and urban enclosure

6 Lacs de Chalain and Clairvaux (prehistoric palaeolithic sites around the Alps)

7a Grande Saline de Salins-les-Bains

7b Royal Saltworks of Arc-et-Senans

8 The climats of the Burgundy vineyards