You knew Santenay as a town in Burgundy, surrounded like so many others here by prestigious vineyards. But did you know that this pretty village between Côte de Beaune and Hautes Côtes de Beaune has hidden thermal virtues?

Santenay - town of water in the land of wine

We invite you to discover the fascinating history of Santenay by walking in the footsteps of a local. He will tell you throughout the walk about the history of the thermal baths of Santenay, as well as some anecdotes about the legends and other stories that form the soul of the town.

To follow this epic tale that dates back to the Gallo-Roman era, nothing could be simpler - just download the Balades en Bourgogne (Walks in Burgundy) app.

During this walk, which is within everyone's reach, you’ll come across Place du Jet d'eau, marking the importance of water in this spa town, Château de Santenay and its different uses over time, Château de la Crée, Santenay Casino, and the Thermes de Santenay of course, recently brought back out of the ground. You’ll get acquainted with Gallo-Roman gods, a cycling legend, frustrated lovers and more.

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