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Morvan Forest

An Introduction to Morvan   Changes in Fortune

Burgundy is a paradise for the nature lover. The jewel in the crown, sitting in the centre of Bourgogne is the Morvan Forest, a natural park covering nearly a quarter of a million hectares.


A brief history of the Morvan leading up to its new classification as the Massif Central-Morvan under the EU.

Climate & Geology   Lakes of the Morvan

This granite outcrop, with limestone on the periphery, experiences long, hot summers, cold winters, with plentiful rainfall on high ground.


There are lakes dotted throughout the region with six large reservoirs offering wonderful locations for watersports and outdoor pleasures.

Morvan Villages   Nature's Bounty

Highlights of the villages including Anost, Château Chinon, Lormes, Montsauche-les-Settons, Quarré-les-Tombes, St-Léger-sous-Beuvray, Saulieu and Vézelay.


A taster of the beauty of the Morvan Natural Park through the seasons through the lens.

Specialities of the Morvan    

Honey from lime and acacia trees, cured ham and sausage, plus farm produced cheeses