Located in the vineyards on the foothills of the Jura mountains, the site of Bréry by its privileged location, near a river on a sunny hillside and fed by many sources, is inhabited long before the Roman occupation. The origins of Christianity in the region, a baptistery was erected near a spring. Religious Baume-le-transformed into the Priory Monks around 1100.
The village has suffered from illness, fire, invasions, but will not be affected by the wave of cholera in 1854. By cons phylloxera devastate the 160 hectares of vines.
A specialty that did not last: the pie tadpoles (or sculpins, small fish of the Seille)!
An old tradition still perpetuated: the Faye, on Christmas Eve, turn pieces of basswood to celebrate the return of the sun.
Church in 1768, Florentine style interior. Pieta 16th century.
16th century castle. Abode of MP Vladimir Gagneur nineteenth, whose daughter Margaret was a recognized sculptor.
Fishing in the no kill Seille.
Walking tour of the landscape: 4 km through the village and Mount (seen on the high Seille).
EVENTS AND CELEBRATIONS
Feast of St. Lawrence: aperitif to the population.
Walking from the village in September.
ATTRACTIONS, LEISURES AND ACTIVITES AROUND
Most beautiful villages in France: Chateau-Chalon, hilltop village surrounded by vineyards, and Baume-les-Messieurs, its remote, its caves, its abbey.
The villages of the vineyard: Passenans, Frontenay (castle and cave to the Virgin), Menetru-the-Vineyard, Nevy-sur-Seille Lavigny ...
The remote Blois-sur-Seille and Ladoye-sur-Seille.
Many trails, mountain biking, equestrian (contact the Tourist Office of the High Hills Seille).