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Automobile museum, exhibition of cars, planes, motorcycles, car rallies or soapbox racesThe machines are rolling in Burgundy

Beautiful machines in Burgundy

Cars and motorcycles have always fascinated young and old alike. In Beaune and Burgundy, there are many opportunities to come across beautiful automobiles.

Car rallies regularly pass through Beaune, which since spring 2024 has been recognized as a host town for vintage vehicles by the FFVE (Fédération Française des Véhicules d’époque). It’s not unusual to see Aston Martins, Bentleys, Bugattis and other automotive marvels parading through the streets of the wine capital.

A few minutes from Beaune, the Château de Savigny is a paradise for mechanical enthusiasts, with its 3 collections (Abarth, motorcycles and airplanes). And more unusual, races such as the 24h de Beaune, punctuate the festive life of our Burgundy town.

Want to get in your car? We’ll take you on a tour of all the opportunities to hear the engines roar.

01. Exhibitions at Château de Savigny

Abarth cars, aviation, motorcycles

The Château de Savigny-les-Beaune is a must-see in Burgundy. Not only is its built heritage a must-see monument, but its collections are incredible. No fewer than 3 museums are housed in this splendid building all year round.

  • Musée de l’aviation: no fewer than a hundred planes and helicopters adorn the château’s grounds.
  • Racing car museum: a unique collection of 30 Abarth racing car prototypes
  • Motorcycle Museum: over 200 two-wheelers from 1903 to 1960

And don’t miss :

  • fire engines that will put stars in children’s eyes
  • scale models
  • high-clearance tractors to remind you that you’re in Burgundy!

It runs, but it doesn't make any noise.... of engine

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