The sea and the rocks, Calvados and cider, the Vikings and Joan of Arc, Gothic cathedrals and Camembert – all this is Normandy, so cold in nature and warm in hospitality.
From the Gauls to the Second Front
In the 1st century BC, the Romans, headed by the emperor Octavian Augustus, came to the originally Gallic territories. The construction of roads, cities and stone bridges completely transformed the northern lands located around Lugdun, today’s Lyon. Continue reading
To the east of Paris is the historical region of Burgundy, the authentic atmosphere of which has remained unchanged to this day. Among the rivers and valleys, castles rise, and in the countryside almost all free land is set aside for vineyards. The capital of the region is the city of Dijon, after which the famous mustard is named. Here, as elsewhere in Burgundy, the provincial charm, silence and a sense of comfort are preserved. Continue reading