With a strong student presence at the Arts et Métiers (engineering school) campus, Cluny welcomes the European College in the exceptional setting of the Cluny Abbey. Located in Burgundy, a region rich in cultural and natural heritage, renowned for its quality of life, and in the heart of a living territory and a campus resolutely turned towards innovation, research and the economy, Cluny is steeped in history and European culture.
1100 years of history
Founded in 910, the Benedictine abbey influenced western Europe throughout the Middle Ages. Visit of the transept, cloisters and 18th C monastery buildings. The visit of the abbey ends with the «Flour store» where you will discover a series of capitals evidencing the splendour of Cluny. A 3D film complete the real.
How to Get to Cluny…
|Take autoroute (motorway) A6, and exit MACON sud|
|Fly to either:
LYON Saint-Exupery or
GENEVA Interational Airport
|Take train from PARIS Gare de Lyon, Arrival Train Station: MACON LOCHE TGV (1h40)
Then, take bus to CLUNY (~15-20 minutes)
From Lyon, arrival train station MACON VILLE
|Take bus from either the MACON LOCHE TGV (~20 minutes) or MACON VILLE (~ 30 minutes) train station
For more info, Cluny’s Turism office http://www.cluny-tourisme.com/-How-to-come-.html?lang=en