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Visitor trail

Embark on a sensory journey in the heart of Bourgogne’s wine country in the Côte Chalonnaise and Mâconnais

Date Tuesday to Sunday
Hour 10 am - 6 pm
Full price 9€
Reduced price 6,5€
Place Mâcon
Duration 45mn
Tasting Wine tasting included
Audience All
Language Multiple languages

Dive into the fabulous history of Bourgogne wines

The trail invites you on a real multi-sensory dive into the world of wine, through some ten themed areas , to discover all the riches of the vineyards of the Côte Chalonnaise and Mâconnais.


The visitor trail at the Cité in Mâcon is open from 1st March to 5th November.


a step-by-step discovery

Bourgogne, the region

Its history, its soils, its mosaic of landscapes and terroirs...

The vineyard plots, the Climats

This unique model of terroir-based viticulture in Bourgogne...

Grape bunches, wines...

Single varietals, vineyard work, the art of winemaking, cooperage, aromas, the subtlety and the elegance of the wines, tasting, conviviality, culture and traditions...

Along the trail, you will be able to listen to a story, interact with the various multimedia devices, nose the palette of aromas and learn about tasting. All your senses will be awakened to help you experience and understand this unique 2000 year-old wine culture.

Each visit ends with an introduction to tasting of wine (or grape juice) from the Cave de Prestige selection (selected by the Bourgogne winegrowers).


A stunning view

If you take one of our guided tours, you will be able to access the platform at the top of the wine press screw. From a height of 14 metres, it offers a breathtaking views of the Saône.

younger visitors

A visitor trail especially designed for children

A special kids route is integrated into the main trail. It sheds light on the history of Bourgogne’s vineyards: the fossils, the vineyard cycle, the grapes, the animals… This route, marked out by 7 small cabottes, or vineyard shelters, will allow the youngest visitors to enjoy learning through fun, immersive, multi-sensory experiences. The route concludes with a tasting of grape juice.

The little extras


A wine tasting (or grape juice is included in the ticket price)


A visitor trail especially designed for children

Stay connected

A connected bracelet, offered to all visitors for a more interactive experience, is available in French, English and German

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Also discover

Having finished the trail, we invite you to prolong the experience by participating in one of our activities or by benefiting from of our various different services.

Tasting workshops

Take part in our workshops to learn the basics of tasting or hone your knowledge of Bourgogne wines.


Wine tourism tips

Each Cité has its own area devoted to wine tourism, offering advice to help you plan your stay in Bourgogne.

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Guided tours

We offer various different guided tours: visitor trail, themed tours...

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1 cité, 3 sites

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