Balot tourism, attractions and travel guide

Photo of Balot in Cote d'Or

Visit Balot: Highlights and Tourist Information

Location of Balot on map of France

Balot is situated in the Cote d'Or (Burgundy region) in the eastern-center of France at 71 km from Dijon, the department capital. (General information: Balot is 193 km from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Ancy-le-Franc castle at 20 km and Fontenay Abbey at 22 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Balot, France: places to visit, tourism and attractions

Some places that we or our contributors have visited and reviewed and can recommend when sightseeing close to Balot. Note that all distances shown are 'direct' and real driving distances will be greater.

... or see ALL recommended places to visit in Cote d'Or

Map of places to visit near Balot and location information

More information about Balot & region

Cote d'Or (local department)

Burgundy (surrounding region)

Driving distances & route maps

Markets in and near Balot

Local markets

  • Chatillon-sur-Seine: market Saturday (12km)
  • Mussy-sur-Seine: market Thursday (19km)
  • Les Riceys: market Thursday (20km)
  • Ancy-le-Franc: market Thursday (21km)
  • Montbard: market Friday (22km)
  • Essoyes: market Wednesday (28km)
  • Venarey-les-Laumes: market Wednesday (30km)
  • Bar-sur-Seine: market Friday (33km)
  • Tonnerre: market Saturday (34km)
  • Chaource: market Monday (35km)

Tourist attractions to visit near Balot, France

Below we show places with official tourist classifications and other places of interest to visit nearby that should provide inspiration if you are visiting Balot and wondering what to do next! Positions of each of these attractions is shown on the map below.

Grand sites of France Alesia (31km)

Heritage sites Fontenay Abbey (19km)

Most beautiful villages in France (see also beautiful French villages) Flavigny (34km); Noyers-sur-Serein (35km)

National Monuments Bussy-Rabutin Chateau (29km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour) Chatillon-sur-Seine (13km)

Churches or other religious monuments Abbaye de Fontenay (Montbard) (22km)

Remarkable gardens Abbaye de Fontenay (19km); Jardin du prieuré (30km); Potager du château de Lantilly (30km); Jardin du moulin de Athie (30km)

Sites of natural beauty Siège d'Alésia (31km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie) Neuville-sur-Seine (25km)

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Balot

Canton: Laignes

Arrondissement: Montbard

Department: Cote d'Or

Region: Burgundy

Postcode: 21330

Distance to Balot

from Dijon (prefecture): 71 km

from Paris: 193 km

from Calais: 395 km

from Nice: 507 km

from Bordeaux: 507 km

from Strasbourg: 261 km

Getting here

Balot is in the eastern-center of France. Most visitors drive from one of the channel ports such as Calais or Dunkirk, a drive of about 6 hours, or fly into one of the Paris airports and hire a car. For driving distances to Balot from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 5 other places listed nearby (within 6 kilometres of Balot): Bissey-la-Pierre, Fontaines-les-Seches, Laignes, Marcenay and Nesle-et-Massoult.

This page in French: Visitez Balot

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