Nuits-Saint-Georges

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TownNuits-Saint-Georges
Insee code21464
Postcode21700
Latitude47.1379850
Longitude4.9503199
AltitudeFrom 224 to 516 meters
Surface20.50 km²
Population5669 inhabitants
Density276 inhabitants/km²

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National labelVosne-Romanée at 2.6 km (4 min)
Chief townDijon (at 30 km, 28 min)Agencourt at 3.6 km (6 min)
DepartmentCôte-d'OrBoncourt-le-Bois at 4 km (5 min)
RegionBurgundySearch another town

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TOWN PRESENTATION

The common Nuits-Saint-Georges is smaller than size, because his fame radiates throughout the region and beyond, thanks to the prestige of its wines. With a highly developed economy oriented around the business of the vine, it is also unique for its location on major roads. Its architectural and cultural heritage can be discovered by taking Route des Grands Crus and the circuit of Hautes Cotes, over authentic villages cultivating the good life.

A little history:

From prehistoric times, the caves of Light-Holes are occupied. The Gallic period focuses at the foot of Charmois wood: walnut and hazelnut trees in this place gave their name to Nights and its river Meuzin (which means a wetland and vegetation that grows there: trees, flowers, herbs ...).

In Gallo-Roman city was first built in the south, in a locality called later "in Bolars" or "Les Bolards". In the 14th century, the construction of walls creates the current heart of the city, bringing Nuits and Nuits-Upstream Downstream.

In 1892, becomes Nuits-Saint-Georges Nights, the name of his own the oldest, composed around the year 1000. Since then, the fame of the wines of the Côte and the Hautes-Cotes de Nuits has continued to strengthen ... even on the moon! In July 1971, the 15th Apollo mission to the moon placed a label of the vintage "Earth-Moon" from 1959, in honor of Jules Verne and Félix Tisserand (born Nights). The largest crater on the moon door and called "St. George".

Half way between Dijon and Beaune, in the department of Cote-d'Or, the country is Nuits-Saint-Georges center of the country in the heart of Burgundy and the Cote de Nuits, true "Champs Elysées" of Burgundy. It comprises twenty-five villages located between the hillside vineyards and the plain cereal.


SIGHTSEEING

The church of St Symphorien (thirteenth century) which houses in its square tower, an impressive manual carillon of thirty-seven bells.

The belfry, symbol of the city, which dates from 1630.

The church Notre-Dame de Saint-Denis, which dates from the late 19th century.

Detailed information
TransportTrain station of Nuits-Saint-Georges
Information pointsTourist Office of Nuits-Saint-Georges
Leisure centresMunicipal Museum of Nuits-Saint-Georges

EVENTS AND CELEBRATIONS

End of March: Wine Auction Hospices de Nuits-Saint-Georges. Fair wine, chocolate fair, various animations and free for two days.

Early July: Great flea annual Wing or the Thigh.

Early July: Festival of Music Sounds of a Summer Night ".

Early September: Feast of the village of Cassis Concoeur.

Late October: Wine Festival Gruff.

Early December: Christmas Market Associations Nuitones.


ATTRACTIONS, LEISURES AND ACTIVITES AROUND

You will be delighted by the wealth of historical and architectural heritage of the country Nuits-Saint-Georges. Any heritage is grafted around the vine: the cabottes, traditional architecture in the wine villages, the closed adorned their walls and majestic gates? The Museum of Arts and Traditions of the Hautes Cotes at Reulle-Vergy invites you to discover this evidence. With their fine wine houses, villages are indeed charming, and an account of a church, a castle.

At the heart of the vineyard, the Chateau du Clos de Vougeot, known worldwide, is a Mecca for the Advancement of wines and gastronomy of Burgundy, led by the Brotherhood of the Knights of Tastevin.

The other jewel Heritage Country Nuits-Saint-Georges is the Abbey of Citeaux, whose role was crucial in the history of Western Christendom. If she has suffered including the Revolution, the abbey has conserved among other library and copyists of the cloister, she also played a significant role in the development of the region and the development of vineyards.

The owner of the castle of Entre-Deux-Monts, Concoeur, will present the history and architecture of the castle. High in the mid 17th century chapel, dovecote, a museum on sailing ships, barns, stables ...

The trails were concentrated in the Hautes Côtes and today the common Plain Nuits-Saint-Georges wanted to highlight their heritage, fauna and flora of their villages. Also, the Office of Tourism in collaboration with the residents has created 8 hiking tours for family walks 2 to 3 hours.

Leisure activities
NameType of activityPriceTown
4x4 tour of the Burgundy vineyardsLocal flavoursFrom 52 € to 120 €Beaune (15.5 km)
Tour and tasting at the Domaine DebrayLocal flavours12 €Beaune (15.7 km)
Learn all about gingerbread, with tastingsLocal flavoursFreeDijon (21 km)
Visit the gingerbread factory in DijonLocal flavours3.50 €Dijon (22 km)
Acro-Mania adventure trailSports sensations17 €Chevigny-Saint-Sauveur (23 km)

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WEATHER

Sunday 21 December
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Min. 4°C - Max. 7°C
Monday 22 December
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Min. 1°C - Max. 7°C
Tuesday 23 December
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Min. -1°C - Max. 5°C

RESTAURANTS

 
French cuisine restaurantLe Saint Georges
Nuits-Saint-Georges
Located at the edge of the famous vineyards of the Côte de Nuits, the Balladins supérior evening and welcomes you in a modern and comfortable. Do not hesitate to push the doors of the...
Located in Nuits-Saint-Georges32 € per person 
French cuisine restaurantLe Chef Coq - La Gentilhommière  
9.2
Nuits-Saint-Georges
Doors to the vineyards of Nuits -Saint- Georges, between Beaune and Dijon, the 3-star hotel, The Mansion House, a gourmet restaurant, Chef Coq. And one thing is for sure you will not...
Located in Nuits-Saint-Georges44 € per person 
French cuisine restaurantLe Clos de la Vouge  
8.7
Vougeot
Le Clos de la Vouge is located in the vineyards of Burgundy, near the famous Castle of Clos Vougeot. The building, dating back 12 centuries and Burgundian architecture, with exposed...
Located 4.5 km from Nuits-Saint-Georges31 € per person 

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BED & BREAKFASTS

 
House with 3 bedroomsLes Grappes de Nuits    
8.4
Nuits-Saint-Georges
We welcome you in a Burgundy house of 1664, in heart of Nuits Saint-Georges. The Paulée, single room with shower and separate toilet. The Meuzine The Cabotte and 2 suites, each consisting...
Located in Nuits-Saint-Georges75 € the double room 
House with 5 bedroomsDemeure C.M. de Loisy    
9.7
Nuits-Saint-Georges
Whether just for one night or for longer our mansion, one time a family home and now a charming bed and breakfast, welcomes you to Nuits Saint Georges, half-way between Dijon and Beaune....
Located in Nuits-Saint-GeorgesFrom 90 € to 140 € the double room 
House with 2 bedroomsLes agnates - 3 épis    
9.9
Flagey-Échézeaux
In a separate building, beautiful renovation in the spirit of Habitat Burgundian comprising both houses of between 17 m ² fully equipped kitchen and possibility of fire in the fireplace...
Located 3.7 km from Nuits-Saint-Georges75 € the double room 

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VACATION RENTALS

 
House for 4 personsLes Clusers  
9.1
Premeaux-Prissey
Near the wine route, this single storey cottage, built in RC the house owner, is ideally situated for visiting tourist spots and the vineyard. Modern fitted kitchen open to living....
Located 2.7 km from Nuits-Saint-GeorgesFrom 380 € to 510 € per week 
House for 4 personsLa maison du four à pain
Curtil-Vergy
The cottage is located on the edge of the forest next to the vineyard. Ideally located between Dijon and Beaune is the departure of many walks.
Located 6.2 km from Nuits-Saint-GeorgesFrom 440 € to 530 € per week 
House for 4 personsLa maison du four à pain  
9.1
Messanges
Ideally located between Dijon and Beaune, the charming old house, with vaulted cellar is the ideal place for lovers of old stones. Check them absolutely!
Located 6.4 km from Nuits-Saint-GeorgesFrom 440 € to 530 € per week 

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CAMPSITES

 
153 places over 5 haCamping La grappe d'or à meursault    
9.6
Meursault
All Team campsite welcomes you in the heart of Burgundian vineyards in Meursault. Whether your stay with us is a step for the night en route to a sunny holiday or you're in Burgundy...
Located 22 km from Nuits-Saint-GeorgesFrom 15.50 € to 20 € per day 

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HOTELS

Hostellerie St Vincent - Hotel in Nuits-Saint-GeorgesHostellerie St Vincent     
8.4
Nuits-Saint-Georges
This hotel is located in Nuits-St-Georg in the heart of Burgundian vineyards. It features a restaurant situated in the cellar with 450 wines on offers, 75 from the region. Each soundproofed...
Located in Nuits-Saint-GeorgesRoom from 98 €
ibis Nuits Saint Georges - Hotel in Nuits-Saint-Georgesibis Nuits Saint Georges     
7.4
Nuits-Saint-Georges
Located 500 metres from the train station and just 20 km from the airport, the ibis Nuits-St-Georges hotel welcomes you near the city centre. It features 55 air-conditioned rooms fitted...
Located in Nuits-Saint-GeorgesRoom from 57 €
Vign 'Appart - Hotel in Nuits-Saint-GeorgesVign 'Appart     
9
Nuits-Saint-Georges
These self-catering apartments are located in the town of Nuits Saint Georges, at the heart of the Burgundy vineyards. Vign’ Appart apartments all have free Wi-Fi access and a wine...
Located in Nuits-Saint-GeorgesRoom from 100 €

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The Campanile Dijon Nord Toison D'or is situated north of Dijon, between the Toison d’Or Business Park, shopping centre and amusement park. It offers smart...
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GH La Cloche Dijon MGallery
Located in central Burgundy, the GH La Cloche Dijon MGallery is conveniently located near the main attractions, including...
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