Burgundy is a region of great food and drink! Countless delicious traditional French dishes and top-quality products come from Burgundy. Mustard, snails and many more. Come and find out more, and for the ultimate gourmet journey, treat yourself to a meal at a restaurant here. There's so much choice, from traditional inns to some of the great Michelin-starred establishments. Then, why not explore the special routes to learn more about the "terroir" behind these fantastic products.
Local specialities and products
If you have never tasted the snails, mustard and pain d'épices of Burgundy, then you haven't yet had the full experience. The region is renowned for its great food thanks to these specialities!
The best restaurants
People have always been coming to Burgundy for the food! In this region, there's a wide range of inns, Michelin-starred establishments and other restaurants, all with so much to offer for visitors looking to treat themselves.
The star pickle
The very last French pickles are grown in the Yonne. Faced with tough competition from the low prices from Indian and Chinese producers, the descendant of the cucumber is still going strong here thanks to a handful of brave Burgundian farmers.
What is their strategy when faced with the competition from Asia? They are focussing on top quality and upmarket products. This strategy is paying off, because even the chef for the French President is a fan of these pickles!
Sale of regional products
Here is a list of all the shops and specialised outlets to buy the regional products of Burgundy: cheese, mustard, pain d'épices... If you are interested in short circuits and local production, you can also buy these products straight from the producers.
Gourmet visits and routes
Come and taste all the region has on offer by exploring the "terroirs" of Burgundy. Burgundy is the birthplace of some exceptional products and there are various ways to discover them: museums, local markets, uncovering manufacturing secrets, tastings, meeting chefs and producers, and so much more.
The Valley of Gastronomy
620 km, 99 Michelin-starred chefs, 877 wine cellars between Dijon and Marseille.Let's go!