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  Welcome to Château Chinon (Ville)

  Tuesday, July 26, 2016

Château Chinon – The capital of Upper Morvan.

Château-Chinon Ville is in the region of Borgoňa, is the north-east of France situated on the bank of the river Yonne and has a population of 2,196 inhabitants . Among the important personalities include André Prosper Davesne, writer and teacher and François Mitterrand a politician After suffering the French Revolution it was divided into two communities: Château-Chinon-Ville and Château-Chinon-Campagne


You can visit some rests of the time of the French Revolution suck a fountain work of Niki of Saint Phalle and Jean Tinguely in mobile statue mayor.

There is a museum called Costume Museum, where dresses and most representative traditions of the area are exposed, open all year except December 25 and January 1 to February vacation. Closed Tuesdays (except July and August). Other sights and monument that you could visit:

Oppidum of Castrum Caninum of the centuries I-III.

Notre-Dame gate.

Former convent of Sainte-Claire, eighteen century, now a museum.

Munument to Bishop Cortet

In the town hall Square there is a monumental source of Tinguely and Niki of Saint Phalle

Neo-Gothic church of the nineteenth century

Dress museum and arts and popular traditions of Morvan

Space François Mitterrand

Maison du Loup

This community has its events and festivities like any other, is organized every Saturday in the city center a traditional market in the square of Saint Christophe. Then Fleas May 8, the Increases Château-Chinon the third Sunday of May, 100 km of Saturday, July Morvan, Feast of July 14 and the Great party on August 15 in the Morvan


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The climate is mild and sunny you can enjoy a pleasant climate because they do not usually produce major storms and wind in winter is moderate except in can find the prediction of weather will with high reliability.


The best option is to travel by car or rent a car in any major city in France.


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