Beaune is Burgundy’s wine capital. The town’s greatest treasure is undoubtedly its Hôtel-Dieu.
Founded in 1443 by Nicolas Rolin, Chancellor to the Dukes of Burgundy, it is emblematic of the region’s hospital heritage: a true palace of the poor, it is the most eloquent example of Flemish Burgundy art. Its multi-coloured roofs are famous.
Also visit: the Collegiate Church of Notre-Dame, the Church of St Nicholas, the Wine Museum, the many cellars open to visit, Bouzaize Park and the Fallot Mustard Factory. And the Dalineum, entirely dedicated to Salvador Dali.
Extra suggestion: Take a tour of the old town aboard the scenic Visiotrain (little tourist train)