In Burgundy


Burgundy Canal

Explore the Burgundy Canal

Camping Vert Auxois is located in the beautiful Côte d’Or department. Nature is all around: rolling hills, forests, cliffs, lakes, vineyards, waterways and, last but not least, the Burgundy Canal! During your stay in Pouilly-en-Auxois, you will find get to choose between countless ways of discovering the Burgundy Franche-Comté region: on foot, by bike, by boat or by electric scooter… The options are limitless! Our quiet, family-friendly campsite is ideally situated for visiting Beaune, Dijon, Autun and Saulieu, all of which are less than 40 minutes away from Camping Vert Auxois.

Nearby, there are numerous walking and cycling trails that lead along the Burgundy Canal and the Sentier de la Madone trail. Or why not take a boat trip on the Billebaude barge – a great opportunity to reconnect with nature!
On your return from your cruise, you can take a stroll through the village, hang out at one of the many outdoor cafés and take in the market held every Friday in the late afternoon.

Explore the region's cultural heritage

For culture enthusiasts and lovers of historical buildings, there is Chateauneuf and its fortress, perched on a rocky outcrop, as well as the medieval town of Flavigny-sur-Ozerain Flavigny-sur-Ozerain, both of which are ranked among the most beautiful villages in France. The market in the town of Semur-en-Auxois on Sunday mornings is a great opportunity to walk around and explore this magnificent medieval treasure.

Something for everyone

For lovers of nature and breathtaking scenery, there is the distinctive Auxois countryside, with its numerous lakes and ponds, rolling hills, green pastures, forests and farmland. Set off along the banks of the Canal de Bourgogne and explore the picturesque Ouche valley. And if the fancy takes you, pay a visit to the Morvan Regional Nature Park, where limestone landscapes covered with deciduous trees give way to granite hillsides and conifers.


MuséoParc Alésia

Explore the region's cultural history

For history buffs, the Hospices de Beaune, museum, with its stunning gothic architecture, is an absolute must. Truly magnificent!

Travel back to the time of the Gauls with a visit to the MuséoParc Alésia, including the Gallo-Roman ruins at Alise-Sainte-Reine and the statue of Vercingétorix.

During your visit to Dijon, be sure to drop into the Musée des Beaux-Arts, art museum, located in the former palace of the Dukes of Burgundy. In the great hall, with its unique fireplace, you will get to see the impressive tombs of the Dukes of Burgundy, magnificent funerary works dating from the end of the Middle Ages.

Explore the region's natural environment

Whether it’s treetop zip lines, golf, fishing or horseback riding, there’s plenty to choose from. If you are into rock climbing, the Falaises de Saffres are just the place for you. And, if you’re a thrill-seeker, you’re in for a real treat. Why not try a hot air balloon flight with France Montgolfières or a test drive on a motor racing circuit at Circuit Auxois Sud. Kids will also enjoy the Parc de l’Auxois, a 100-acre animal park with more than 500 different animals, as well as a range of fun recreational facilities.



Explore the region's culinary delights

Do you enjoy fine wines and are you interested in learning more about winemaking? Come and get to know our world-renowned winegrowers by taking part in wine-tasting courses, cellar tours, visits to wine bars, wine-themed gourmet dinners and guided tours of the region’s vineyards. Burgundy is also renowned for its gastronomy. Food lovers will be unable to resist sampling Burgundy’s famous snails or its delicious “jambon persillé” (marbled ham), not forgetting the region’s distinctive cheeses (Epoisse, Citeaux, etc.), its gingerbread and famous aniseed sweets, the Anis de Flavigny. For further suggestions for excursions and walks, check out : Notre Guide Vert Auxois and the France Vélo Tourisme website.