A rural region with strong technological potential and a varied real estate heritage

Burgundy, a colourful terroir

Burgundy is one of those regions in which gastronomy and culture subtly combine, thus offering the unique opportunity to discover a  kaleidoscopic terroir. Its wines are treasures that the region cherishes and has the means to highlight. Just like its cheeses, appreciated by the finest connoisseurs. Its rolling countryside leads to vast forests and onto to the Jura mountain range. Along the way, impressive castles and religious buildings stand amidst the vineyards.

Recognized globally for the quality of its AOC wines and cheeses, the region also boasts incredible landscapes and exceptional architectural wealth. In quintessential Burgundian villages, glazed tiles, made of terracotta and covered with lead or tin, are the characteristic and adorn both houses and churches. At ground level, throughout the cities, small doors and basement windows are discreet witnesses of hundred-year-old cellars hidden in the basement. Dozens of galleries dug into the rock are hidden here and some of them house some culinary and oenological treasures.

Around, the vine, stretching as far as the eye can see, draws the landscape and infuses it with a form of rigor, both elegant and timeless. Limestone is also an essential element of the architecture of this region. Many constructions are made of it. From the most modest settlements to the largest wine estates and mansions, each of these buildings benefits from the minerality of this rock and its insulating powers. Burgundy also has a great architectural diversity. Imposing and rich castles coexist with more modest farmhouses, offering a welcoming land to all those who wish to settle there.

A strategic position in Europe

Located not far from Switzerland and bordering many other French regions, Burgundy is istuated a strategic position and therefore enjoys an ideal economic situation. It is also central for those who wish to travel throughout France but also in Italy, Germany or even Belgium thanks to the numerous infrastructures that connect it to all these areas. An additional advantage which is not without effect on its attractiveness. The agricultural culture, very present in Burgundy, is almost entirely devoted to the vine, limiting the possibilities of construction. The habitats are organized into towns and villages, thus preserving the landscape and the natural heritage of the region.

In its big cities like Dijon or Mâcon, the living environment is ideal and the professional opportunities are numerous. The region offers great cultural diversity and competes in ingenuity to seduce its inhabitants. It has also been able to modernize itself to become today one of the regions most geared towards new technologies. Its industrial activity is not to be outdone. Greatly developed, it allows many households to live comfortably in the region and adds to the dynamism of the territory.