Bourg-en-Bresse

In the Rhone Alpes region, northeast of Lyon, Bourg-en-Bresse is a city of over 40,000 residents. The city knows a boom during the Middle Ages, when it belongs to the Dukes of Savoy, which gives him the rank of capital of its region, Bresse. The city will flow thereafter relatively peaceful days until today: this allowed his heritage to remain in a good condition, as quickly prove a walk in the historic center of Bourg. A site is particularly noteworthy: the royal monastery of Brou http://www.cityzeum.com/monastere-royal-de-brou-bourg-en-bresse-13335, founded according to the will of Margaret of Austria the sixteenth century. The monastic complex is remarkable, dominated by its church, a masterpiece of Gothic style. We tested for you the monastery of Brou, absolutely gorgeous with its 3 cloisters. Not to be missed