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Visitor trail

Embark on a sensory journey to the heart of the Bourgogne wine regions of Yonne and Châtillonnais

Date Tuesday to Sunday
Hour 10 am - 6 pm
Full price 9€
Reduced price 6,5€
Place Chablis
Duration 45mn
Tasting Wine tasting included
Audience All
Language Multiple languages

Dive into the fabulous history of the world’s most celebrated wines

The visitor trail invites you on a real multi-sensory dive into the world of wine, through some ten themed areas , to discover all the riches of the Chablisien, Auxerrois, Tonnerrois, Jovinien, Vézelien, and Châtillonnais vineyards.

The visitor trail at the Cité in Chablis is open from 1st March to 5th November.


A step-by-step discovery

Bourgogne, the region

Its history, its soils, its mosaic of landscapes and terroirs...

The vineyard plots, the Climats

This unique model of terroir-based viticulture in Bourgogne...

Grape bunches, wines

Single varietals, vineyard work, the art of winemaking, cooperage, aromas, the subtlety and the elegance of the wines, tasting, conviviality, culture and traditions...

Along the way, you will be able to listen to a story, interact with the various multimedia devices, smell the palette of aromas and learn about tasting. All your senses will be awakened to help you experience and understand this unique 2000 year-old wine culture.

Each visit ends with an introduction to tasting of wines (or grape juice), selected into all the Bourgogne’s appellations.


A visitor trail within a historical monument

Petit Pontigny is the former cellar of the monks of Pontigny, who developed the reputation of Chablis wines in the Middle Ages. It has long been the focal point of the town’s festivities. After several years of closure, the cellar is open once again to host the immersive visitor trail.

younger visitors

A visitor trail especially designed for children

A special kids route is integrated into the main trail. It sheds light on the history of Bourgogne’s vineyards: the fossils, the vineyard cycle, the grapes, the animals… This route, marked out by 7 small cabottes, or vineyard shelters, will allow the youngest visitors to enjoy learning through fun, immersive, multi-sensory experiences. The route concludes with a tasting of grape juice.

The little extras


A wine tasting (or grape juice is included in the ticket price)


A visitor trail especially designed for children

Stay connected

A connected bracelet, offered to all visitors for a more interactive experience, is available in French, English and German

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Also discover

Having finished the trail, we invite you to prolong the experience by participating in one of our activities or by benefiting from of our various different services.

Tasting workshops

Take part in our workshops to learn the basics of tasting or hone your knowledge of Bourgogne wines.


Outdoor terrace

Make the most of your visit with a stroll through the Petit Pontigny garden, then enjoy a drink on the Ponti'Bar terrace.

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Guided tours

We offer various different guided tours: visitor trail, themed tours...

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