In southern Burgundy, Charolles, city of Charles the Bold Duke of Burgundy, is the former capital of the Charolais County. The city is surrounded by two rivers: Arconce and Seed, which allows very pleasant walks and gives the town a medieval air.
Many remains of the fifteenth and sixteenth centuries remain: Tour of Charles the Bold, Diamond Tower, Room Bailiwick, Convent of the Poor Clares, Priory de la Madeleine. Charolles is also known for the handcrafted pottery that bears his name. Charolles of the pottery was founded in 1844 by Hippolyte Prost, she never stopped producing since.
Charolles under prefecture of 3000 inhabitants, is a city flowered (3 flowers), village stage and a green holiday. It is also the cradle of cattle and sheep breeds. Charolais beef is undoubtedly one of the jewels of French gastronomy.
Recently, Charolles became a passionate focus for music lovers of France and beyond due to the installation in his church by a beautiful pipe organ. This extraordinary adventure can be followed on the website of the Friends of the Organ of Charolles.