Things to see and do - Tournus
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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
Place de l’Abbaye
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..
21 r. de l'Hôpital
After three centuries of good and loyal service to poor patients, the Hôtel-Dieu ceased activity in 1982. The old wards have been restored and reflect hospital life from the 17C on. The lines of traditional oak box-beds are still in place. There is a..
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..
21 avenue Gambetta F - 71700 Tournus
Prix Prices from : 65 €
Located in Tournus, Le Terminus is just in front of the train station and 2 km from the A6 motorway. It offers free Wi-Fi access, a bar and a terrace. All the air-conditioned rooms are soundproofed and feature a desk, a wardrobe and a private bathro..
15 place du Champ de Mars F - 71700 Tournus
Prix Prices from : 58 €
Located in Tournus, on the Saône River, Hôtel Le Sauvage offers soundproofed guest rooms with free Wi-Fi access, a TV and private bathroom. Some of them have a view of St. Philibert de Tournus Abbey. The Sauvage's restaurant serves gourmet and regio..
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 avenue Gambetta F - 71700 Tournus
2 avenue Gambetta F - 71700 Tournus
Since 2015, the young chef has been devising a deliberately traditional menu (snails, pike perch quenelles, Bresse chicken), along with a handful of more modern recipes. The dishes are well made and a pleasant experience is assured.
37-39 rue docteur Privey F - 71700 Tournus
Culinary traditions from Bresse, Burgundy and Lyon converge on the menu of this pleasant establishment in the historic heart of Tournus. French homemade classics from fresh produce (veal's head, coq au vin, chicken in cream), served at the table, à ..
1 rue A. 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,..
1bis rue 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,..
18 avenue du 28-Janvier F - 71700 Tournus
A charming place to stop for a meal! Enjoy subtle contemporary cooking that maintains close ties with the terroir, along with attentive service. There is a redesigned interior of stone and wood with large, solid oak tables, as well as a peaceful gard..