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 Tourism, holiday & travel in Premeaux-Prissey
Insee code21506
AltitudeFrom 203 to 374 meters
Surface9.05 km²
Population494 inhabitants
Density54 inhabitants/km²


Chief townDijon (at 33 km, 32 min)Comblanchien at 1.5 km
DepartmentCôte-d'OrQuincey at 2.6 km
RegionBurgundySearch another town


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The oldest name Premeaux appears in a written Mazières Abbey in the 12th century, Prumel (1160). Former Prisseium belongs to the early 11th century to the abbey of St. Benignus of Dijon (1020). Later most of the land fell within the abbey of St. Seine (1220).

Prémeaux means "the first water." From the Gallo-Roman period of intense activity on the sites and Prémeaux Prissey, a basin was built at the source of Courtavaux to cure skin diseases and provide a water caregiver intestines, liver and eyes.

Hot, sulfurous, radioactive, water comes out at 18 ° C. All year. Its operation has varied over time until its abandonment in the early 1970s, leaving room for activities related to wood, stone pink, cereals, vineyards.

Prissey was once a manor and a separate municipality, administratively attached to Prémeaux in 1972.

Prissey has preserved its heritage of local stone church of the 13th and 14th centuries with its unfinished belfry, its stately chapel, its tombstones of the 15th and 18th centuries, a Pieta and a table of the 16th (ranked) in the seventeenth.

Like its immediate neighbors and between Coast Plain, the place has a long tradition of fish farming, forestry, agriculture and viticulture.

Excavations in the 1950s helped to better understand the role of Prissey from the Gallo-Roman vicus of Les Bolards Nuits-Saint-Georges: Prissey had a harbor and buildings worthy of an important city. The monumental fragments of the Lower Empire demonstrated.


  • The two churches of the 13th century: they contain some cultural treasures and works classified: tomb of Charles de Saulx, Lord Prissey falls Benign Desbarres, daughter of the Earl of Cussigny, a 12th century painting, woodwork Louis 14th style (representing the four evangelists and several apostles), statues (St. Marcel, St. Vincent), reliquaries, altar candlesticks, paintings, including one given by Marshal Vaillant from the Emperor Napoleon the third one representative Entombment (1867). The church bells of Premeaux installed in 1693.1733 and 1743 are classified as historical monuments.
  • Leprosy of the 12th century remains of the entrance with plate.
  • Former washhouse.
  • Trough Cras top: Chalcolithic ceramics.
  • Rock and Cave de la Fontaine aux Oiseaux (formerly Fontenoie or Fontenoille).
  • Palace on modern foundations of a medieval castle: the remains of a tower (private, not open).
  • Sheep on the hills.
  • Cabotte.
  • Wood Mountain (formerly Mountain Wood Picot).
  • The water aquifer "the Courtavaux", powered by four sources: the source of Arlot, St. Mark the source having its source in the church, preserving the relics of this saint, the source of the threshold, and the source of Courtavaux itself, the largest (private, not open).
  • Old Castle Prissey: turret (private, not open).
  • Former mill.
  • Bridge Courtavaux.
  • The archaeological site, where excavations have allowed the updating of numerous archaeological remains dating to the Late Empire. But they have also established the presence of Gallo-Roman houses, monumental fragments found evidence of an important city.


Leisure activities
NameType of activityPriceTown
Tour and tasting at Dufouleur Père & FilsLocal flavoursFreeNuits-Saint-Georges (3.4 km)
4x4 tour of the Burgundy vineyardsLocal flavoursFrom 50 € to 115 €Beaune (12.1 km)
Tour and tasting at the Domaine DebrayLocal flavours6 €Beaune (12.3 km)
Taste and buy wine at Petits Champs LinsLocal flavoursFreeMeursault (18.8 km)
Visit a watercolour studio and galleryCraftFreeCorcelles-les-Arts (20 km)

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French cuisine restaurantLe 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 3.7 km from Premeaux-Prissey20 € per person 
French cuisine restaurantLe Chef Coq - La Gentilhommière  
Doors to the vineyards of Nuits-Saint-Georges, between Beaune and Dijon, 3 star hotel, La Mansion, features a gourmet restaurant, the Chef Coq. And one thing is for sure you will not...
Located 4.7 km from Premeaux-Prissey44 € per person 
World food restaurantLe Charlemagne  
ADDRESS IN VOGUE - is a trend table reconciling the desires of Burgundy and Japan! The challenge of Le Charlemagne restaurant is demanding but the refinement of the game: elegant decoration...
Located 7.5 km from Premeaux-Prissey71 € per person 

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House with 3 bedroomsLe reflet des vignes    
Bed and Breakfast located Comblanchien the vineyards of the Côte de Nuits between Beaune and Nuits St Georges. Detached house with views over the vineyards. Garden and flowers with...
Located 1.5 km from Premeaux-PrisseyFrom 70 € to 80 € the double room 
House with 5 bedroomsDemeure C.M. de Loisy    
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 3.2 km from Premeaux-PrisseyFrom 90 € to 140 € the double room 
House with 3 bedroomsLes Grappes de Nuits    
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 3.7 km from Premeaux-Prissey75 € the double room 

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House for 4 personsLes Clusers  
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 in Premeaux-PrisseyFrom 380 € to 510 € per week 
House for 2 personsGites studio 2 pers en bourgogne  
Joli studio entirely renovated with taste (soon 3 stars), in small building noncontiguous for habitation (also for rent). Located in beautiful village of Pernand-Vergelesses. Garden...
Located 7.1 km from Premeaux-PrisseyFrom 300 € to 350 € per week 
House for 4 personsLa maison du four à pain  
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 8 km from Premeaux-PrisseyFrom 440 € to 530 € per week 

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153 places over 5 haCamping La grappe d'or à meursault     NEW
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 18.3 km from Premeaux-PrisseyFrom 15.50 € to 20 € per day 
210 places over 7 haCamping Lac de Panthier    
At the heart of the Auxois in Burgundy, at the edge of Lake Panthier, Camping Lac de Panthier welcomes you from April to October. Camping Lac de Panthier is the ideal destination for...
Located 28 km from Premeaux-PrisseyFrom 19 € to 28 € per day 

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ibis Nuits Saint Georges - Hotel in Premeaux-Prisseyibis Nuits Saint Georges     
Located 500 metres from the train station and just 20 km (12.4 miles) from the airport, the ibis Nuits-St-Georges hotel welcomes you near the city centre. It features 55 air-conditioned...
Located 3 km from Premeaux-PrisseyRoom from 61 €
Hostellerie St Vincent - Hotel in Premeaux-PrisseyHostellerie St Vincent     
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 3 km from Premeaux-PrisseyRoom from 98 €
Vign 'Appart - Hotel in Premeaux-PrisseyVign 'Appart     
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 3.3 km from Premeaux-PrisseyRoom from 100 €

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Hotel Philippe Le Bon, Châteaux & Hôtels Collection
This hotel is set in the heart of the historic centre of Dijon, 300 metres from the Palais des Ducs de Bourgogne. It offers free Wi-Fi access. The air-conditioned...
Hostellerie Le Cèdre
Set in a garden that boasts 100-year-old trees, Hostellerie Le Cèdre is located in Beaune, in the picturesque Burgundy region....
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