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Montceau Les Mines is a commune in the Saone et Loire department in the region of Bourgogne in eastern France. Montceau les Mines is the second largest commune of the metropolitan Communaute urbaine Creusot Montceau which lies southwest of the City of Dijon. As the name says it, Montceau les Mines is a former mining city. Coal was discovered in the 16th century. Until 1918, coal made the city prosperous. After the Second World War, coal mining in Montceau les Mines stopped and production started to decrease. Nowadays, Montceau les Mines is a tourist town, with many attractions.
Top Attractions within Montceau Les Mines
Musee de la Mine is located in Montceau Les Mines and takes tourists back on a journey to the old mining days of the town. Tourists can visit the galleries at the time of Germinal, see the methods of exploitation and also take a ride in the means of transportation. The only thing that remained standing is the head frame of St. Claude Wells. This relic testifies 200 years of coal mining in the region. There are many facilities, buildings and machinery that shows evidence of the life of people and the history of the mine in the coalfield.
Parc des Combes is one of the best amusement parks in the area, that can rival with Disneyland Paris or Asterix park. The park offers a wide range of rides, such as the Boomerang, the Nautical Jet, Alpine Coaster, the Tyrolienne, train rides and even luge. It is a great place where people of all ages can have a lot of fun trying out all the rides and afterwards enjoy a satisfying meal at one of the many restaurants.
Hotel de France is a wonderful, charming little restaurant, located at the heart of Montceau les Mines, that offers some of the most exquisite dishes, presented in a very elegant manner. The foods are prepared with the freshest ingredients. There is also a selection of fine wines to choose from to go with the delicious dessert. The ambiance is very pleasant and the staff is more than willing to cater to every customer's need.