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Tournus Travel guide
Tournus : Michelin's recommendations
A rustic setting, the Mâconnais hillsides, boat trips on the Saône, an area with a particularly gentle climate, a town with a wealth of old buildings and renowned wines - why not stop off in Tournus? The splendid architecture of its 10C church has made it one of the most important examples of monastic centres in France.
Tourist attractions Tournus : Things to see and do
Rue Gabriel-Jeanton F - 71700 Tournus
The abbey is composed of a cloister, the southern buildings of which contain the town and abbey library. The chapter house, destroyed by fire and rebuilt in 1239 by Abbot Bérard, has pointed Gothic arches and Romanesque bays. The 15C Abbey dwelling i..
F - 71700 Tournus
Initially devoted to St Valerian, a Christian from Asia Minor who travelled to Tournus to convert the people in the 2C, the abbey changed patron saint in the early 9C, following the arrival of monks from Noirmoutier fleeing Norsemen. They brought wit..
Place de l'Abbaye F - 71700 Tournus
This magnificent Romanesque church has an austere façade dating from the 10 and 11C, its warm colours and mighty walls relieved by Lombard bands. Above the narthex, St Michael's Chapel has capitals dating from the Carolinian period. The bareness of t..
12 Avenue Gambetta F - 71700 Tournus
The Hôtel De Greuze welcomes you in a calm and peaceful setting, at the foot of the 10th-century Abbaye Saint Philibert. It offers elegant rooms decorated in varying antique styles. This refined hotel is ideally positioned to discover the charming c..
2 Et 4 Avenue Gambetta F - 71700 Tournus
Prix Prices from : 129 €
Between Saone River and St Philibert Abbey, Le Rempart is a former 15th century guard house, now completely renovated hotel. It is located 5 minutes from the crossroads of the motorways. Rooms and suites are elegant, comfortable and fully equipped w..
Avenue Gambetta F - 71700 Tournus
Saint Philibert is located close to the centre of Tournus and to its famous Romane Abbey. It offers free Wi-Fi and each spacious guest room has en suite facilities and flat-screen TV. Saint Philbert’s hotel serves a French breakfast every morning. M..
18 av. du 23 Janvier F - 71700 Tournus
Charm oozes from every pore at this establishment. From the smart, comfortable and trendy lounge to the peaceful garden and gracious welcome. The subtle, up-to-date cuisine does justice to regional produce. Pleasant rooms to extend your stay for a fe..
21 av. Gambetta F - 71700 Tournus
The menu of this historic 1900 station buffet serves chilled pea soup, fillets of pollock and asparagus, and of course Paris-Brest pastries oozing with cream. The chef's suggestions will make your mouth water. Upstairs are a few pleasant and well-equ..
1 bis av. des Alpes F - 71700 Tournus
An inviting designer interior, where the food could be described in the same way! Ginger, kaffir lime, coriander etc. The chef has a taste for travelling and serves up a subtle cuisine flavoured with intoxicating spices. The vegetables are succulent,..
2 av. Gambetta F - 71700 Tournus
An opulent decor for this fine gourmet restaurant. The chef cares about doing a good job and creates quality cuisine, meticulous and classical - you can taste the desire to please. Foodies, take note!
2 avenue Gambetta F - 71700 Tournus
1 r. Albert Thibaudet F - 71700 Tournus
You may like to know that this establishment was once an orphanage attended by Jean Ducloux? The latter vowed to turn it into a restaurant and has won his bet with resounding success. Since then, the tradition has never ceased. Today, it serves fine,..