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Unesco World heritage since: 1981
Size of heritage: 5.77 ha
- Buffer zone: 1,397 ha
This stark Burgundian monastery was founded by St Bernard in 1119. With its church, cloister, refectory, sleeping quarters, bakery and ironworks, it is an excellent illustration of the ideal of self-sufficiency as practised by the earliest communities of Cistercian monks.
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Medium airport - 42 mi (67 km) Auxerre-Branches Airport
Medium airport - 44 mi (71 km) Troyes-Barberey Airport
Medium airport - 50 mi (81 km) Beaune-Challanges Airport
Medium airport - 50 mi (81 km) Dole-Tavaux Airport
Medium airport - 64 mi (103 km) Nevers-Fourchambault Airport
Medium airport - 74 mi (120 km) Saint-Yan Airport
Medium airport - 87 mi (140 km) Mâcon-Charnay Airport
Medium airport - 95 mi (153 km) Paris-Orly Airport
Large airport - 120 mi (193 km) Geneva Cointrin International Airport
Large airport - 126 mi (204 km) Charles de Gaulle International Airport
Large airport - 127 mi (205 km) Luxembourg-Findel International Airport
Large airport - 161 mi (259 km) Liège Airport
Large airport - 213 mi (343 km)
Bigger and popular cities in the wider vicinity are these:
These are some smaller cities that might be interesting. They are all rather close.
- La Bergerie
- La Carolue
- La Mairie
- Le Petit Jailly
- Les Granges
- Les Malmaisons