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Cluny Travel guide
Cluny : Michelin's recommendations
The old basilica of Cluny, the largest in all Christianity, is proof of the spiritual life of the Middle Ages. The Clunisian order had considerable influence over the religious, intellectual, political and artistic life of the West. It gave French popes to the Church. Raided after the Revolution, this centre of civilisation only kept a few fragments of the basilica, which are still admirable.
Tourist attractions Cluny : Things to see and do
6 rue Mercière F - 71250 Cluny
After climbing the 120 steps of the Tour des Fromages, you can overlook the abbey and Eau-Bénite bell tower, the Farinier, the Tour du Moulin, St. Marcel bell tower, Notre Dame church and square.
Place Notre-Dame F - 71250 Cluny
The church square, with its 18C fountain and old houses, has a lot of character. The church, with its quadrangular bell tower, was built a little after 1100, and extended in the Gothic era. Only the pavement is left of the primitive narthex. The 13C ..
Parc Abbatial F - 71250 Cluny
Primarily built between 1088 and 1130, the church of St Peter and St Paul was sacked during the Revolution, demolished and sold off stone by stone. What had been the largest church in Christendom is now but a few meagre fragments. What remains, notab..
Av. Charles de Gaulle. F - 71250 CLUNY
"Just a stone's throw from Cluny town centre, in a building dating back to the 1950s, Hotel de l'Abbaye welcomes you to its comfortable rooms, 3 dining rooms and a restful and very charming lounge with old-style furnishings. Fine and varied cook..
7, route de Mâcon. F - 71250 CLUNY
Prix Prices from : 65 €
At the southern entrance to Cluny, just a few minutes from the town centre and abbey, Hostellerie d’Héloïse welcomes you to a warm and friendly setting. Our rooms are all equipped with full bathroom and toilet facilities, TV, telephone and WiFi. Enj..
Prix Prices from : 95 €
This charming hotel, a former pottery factory, is located in the centre of Cluny and offers a unique atmosphere. Free Wi-Fi access and an LCD TV are provided in the rooms. The guest rooms and suites are spacious, well-furnished and uniquely decorate..
pl. l'Abbaye F - 71250 Cluny
A traditional restaurant just a stone's throw from the famous abbey. The chef focuses on good local ingredients, creating dishes such as Clunisous goat's cheese salad with mild spices and Charolais beef fillet in a Mâcon red wine sauce.
7 rte de Mâcon F - 71250 Cluny
A convivial and pleasingly old-fashioned establishment. Enjoy traditional French and regional cuisine with touches of finesse. The rooms (nearly all of which were renovated in late 2011) are very practical for a stopover.