Bibracte place

Bibracte (en)

The archaeological and natural site : in the forest, a town.

In the second and first century BC, at the end of the Iron Age, a large Gaulish town stood on Mont Beuvray. Surrounded by ramparts, Bibracte was the capital of one of the most powerful peoples in Gaul, the Aedui. It is here that Vercingétorix was proclaimed head of the Gaulish coalition in the year 52 BC. It is also at Bibracte that Julius Caesar completed the writing of his “Gallic wars”.

The museum : an exceptional architecture

Constructed in 1905 by the architect Pierre-Louis Faloci, the museum presents the archaeology of Bibracte which revives thanks to objects discover in the digs, models, restitutions, audiovisual. The permanent exhibition is being renewed in two steps, spring 2011 and spring 2012. The Chaudron : restaurant to discover the gaulish cooking in an unusual place. An experience to share with the family to discover the archaeology on the cooking side !

The best way to discover Bibracte : the Gaulish day with a guided visit of the site, a ticket for the museum and a meal at the Chaudron. Reservation : 03 85 86 52 40.

Bibracte Museum : Mont Beuvray – 71990 St Léger sous Beuvray. Open every day from March 12th to November 13th, open between 10am and 6pm, and until 7pm in July and August.

Tel : +33(0)3 85 86 52 35 – –

tourisme semur

Discover the medieval city of Semur in Auxois, its municipal museum, its history and its exceptional architecture. Discover its high city and its suburbs by the river Armançon. Dynamic city, Ideally situated between Paris and Lyon in Auxois Bourgogne. In 7 km of the heat exchanger of the highway A6 and in 20 km of the TGV station of Montbard.


2 Place Gaveau
21140 Semur-en-Auxois
03 80 97 05 96

tourisme semur

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