The club is just four seasons removed from playing in the French second division, which it won in After just missing the playoffs in its first two seasons in the elite level with ninth-placed finishes, Bourg was post-season bound in The club collected a record for fifth place when the COVID pandemic ended the season prematurely. Now after taking gradual steps up over the past few years, Bourg is ready to make its name known in the EuroCup as well.
And in this capacity it got its marquee monument: The Royal Monastery is from the early s founded as a place to bury and pay respect to the Dukes and their families. The old centre of Bourg-en-Bresse is sprinkled with half-timbered houses that instead of being museum pieces are used for shops and amenities, which somehow makes them more alive. And simply have to journey out into the wider Bresse countryside, which has an identity all of its own. Margaret of Austria was the Duchess of Savoy and governed the Habsburg Netherlands twice in the first decades of the 16th century.