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Nuits-Saint-Georges - Tourism, holidays & weekends guide in the Côte-d'Or

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.

Geographical information

Tourism label
Latitude47.1379850 (N 47° 8’ 17”)
Longitude4.9503199 (E 4° 57’ 1”)
AltitudeFrom 224m to 516m
Surface area20.50 km²
Population5664 inhabitants
Density276 inhabitants/km²
PrefectureDijon (30 km, 28 min)
Insee code21464
IntercommunalityCC du Pays de Nuits Saint Georges

Nearest cities & towns

Vosne-Romanée2.6 km (4 min)
Agencourt3.6 km (6 min)
Boncourt-le-Bois4 km (5 min)
Chaux4.4 km (7 min)
Flagey-Echézeaux4.4 km (6 min)
Vougeot4.5 km (7 min)
Premeaux-Prissey4.7 km (5 min)
Comblanchien4.8 km (5 min)
Quincey4.9 km (8 min)
Villars-Fontaine5.3 km (7 min)
Gilly-lès-Cîteaux6 km (9 min)
Chambolle-Musigny6 km (9 min)
Meuilley6.1 km (9 min)
Segrois7 km (10 min)

Things to see and do

Places of interest

Information points
Leisure centres

Events and festivities


Vineyard Nuits-Saint-Georges
Vineyard Nuits-Saint-Georges
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City Nuits-Saint-Georges
City Nuits-Saint-Georges
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Tuesday 6 october
Min. 15°C - Max. 17°C
Wednesday 7 october
Min. 9°C - Max. 14°C
Thursday 8 october
Min. 10°C - Max. 13°C

Visits, leisure and activities nearby

Leisure activities

Last nameActivity typeRateCity
Tour and tasting at Dufouleur Père & Fils
Local flavoursFreeNuits-Saint-Georges
4x4 tour of the Burgundy vineyards
Local flavours52 € to 120 € Beaune (15.5 km)
Tour and tasting at the Domaine Debray
Local flavours10 € Beaune (15.7 km)
Learn all about gingerbread, with tastings
Local flavoursFreeDijon (21 km)
Animation around the Gingerbread
Local flavours350 € Dijon (22 km)


Last nameOuting typeDifficultyDurationDeparture municipality
Vaux Valley and botanical trail
HikeEasy2h00Saint-Martin-sous-Montaigu (40 km)
Montaigu Castle and the Hamlet of Touches
HikeEasy2h00Saint-Martin-sous-Montaigu (40 km)
HikeIntermediate3h20Thenissey (47 km)


Bed & breakfasts

Vacation rentals