Burgundy

History of Burgundy

Abbaye de Fontenay

Abbaye de Fontenay

Founded in 1188, it’s the oldest surviving Cistercian abbey in France. The Romanesque church and vaulted Chapterhouse have a faded grandeur all of their own.

Chapelle Notre-Dame-du-Haut, Ronchamp

Chapelle Notre-Dame-du-Haut, Ronchamp

Completed in 1955, this is far from France’s oldest cathedral; but it was designed by legendary architect Le Corbusier, and its sculptural qualities make it almost a work of art.