Semur-en-Auxois > Colombey-les-deux-Églises
07/06/2024 - Stage 8 - 176 km - Flat
On the road
Found in the Bourgogne-Franche-Comte region, Semur-en-Auxois is a medieval gem of a city, where time seems to stand still amid cobblestone streets and charming half-timbered houses. Wander through the town's historic core, where the remains of the ancient Castle watch over the meandering River Armançon.
Semur-en-Auxois invites you to a journey through history, its well-preserved architecture a testament to its medieval roots. Explore hidden alleyways adorned with vibrant flowers, leading to bustling market squares where local artisans showcase their crafts. The town's enchanting ambiance invites you to embrace the tranquility of the Burgundian countryside.
As the sun sets, Semur-en-Auxois takes on a magical glow. Built on a bluff of pink granite, the city is filled with colours, which are sure to leave you enchanted and inspired.
Tucked away in the picturesque Champagne countryside, Colombey-Les-Deux-Églises is a tranquil haven, forever linked to the legacy of General Charles de Gaulle. The town's centerpiece is the striking Cross of Lorraine, a memorial to the iconic leader, surrounded by lush greenery and serene landscapes.
Colombey-Les-Deux-Églises invites you to reflect on history as you explore de Gaulle's former residence, now a museum preserving his legacy. Meanwhile, the town's quiet streets and quaint squares echo with the footsteps of a bygone era.
As you explore this peaceful town, Colombey-Les-Deux-Églises becomes not just a destination but a journey through the pages of history, inviting contemplation and tranquility amidst the Champagne countryside.
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