Bessey-la-Cour tourism and travel guide

Photo of Bessey-la-Cour in Cote d'Or

Visit Bessey-la-Cour: highlights and tourist information

Bessey-la-Cour is situated in the Cote d'Or, Burgundy region (now part of the Burgundy-Franche-Comté region), in the eastern-center of France at 41 km from Dijon, the department capital. (General information: Bessey-la-Cour is 258 km from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Beaune at 19 km and Nuits-Saint-Georges at 26 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Bessey-la-Cour, France: places to visit and attractions

Some places that we or our contributors have visited and reviewed and can recommend when sightseeing close to Bessey-la-Cour. 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

Markets in and near Bessey-la-Cour

Local markets

  • Bligny-sur-Ouche: market Wednesday (4km)
  • Epinac: market Wednesday & Sunday (14km)
  • Beaune: market Wednesday & Saturday (19km)
  • Chagny: market Thursday & Sunday (24km)
  • Nuits-Saint-Georges: market Friday (26km)
  • Autun: market Wednesday & Friday (29km)
  • Saulieu: market Saturday (35km)
  • Givry: market Thursday (36km)
  • Le Creusot: market Tuesday & Thursday & Saturday (37km)
  • Chenove: market Wednesday & Sunday (37km)

More information about Bessey-la-Cour & region

Tourist attractions to visit near Bessey-la-Cour, 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 Bessey-la-Cour and wondering what to do next!

Grand sites of France

  • Bibracte-Mont Beuvray (48km) [Map]

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Regional Natural Parcs

Churches and religious monuments

  • Hospices de Beaune (Beaune) (19km) [Map]
  • Cathédrale Saint Lazare (Autun) (29km) [Map]
  • Basilique de Saint Andoche (Saulieu) (35km) [Map]

Remarkable gardens

  • Parc et jardins du château de Sully (15km) [Map]
  • Abbaye de la Bussière (16km) [Map]
  • Parc et jardin du château de Barbirey sur Ouche (20km) [Map]
  • Jardin de la Chaux (35km) [Map]
  • Parc de Saint-Léger (41km) [Map]
  • Château d'Arcelot (54km) [Map]

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Cirque du Bout du Monde (13km) [Map]
  • Bibracte (48km) [Map]

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Bessey-la-Cour

Canton: Bligny-sur-Ouche

Arrondissement: Beaune

Department: Cote d'Or

Region: Burgundy

Postcode: 21360

Distance to Bessey-la-Cour

from Dijon (prefecture): 41 km

from Paris: 258 km

from Calais: 473 km

from Nice: 431 km

from Bordeaux: 473 km

from Strasbourg: 286 km

Getting here

Bessey-la-Cour 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 Bessey-la-Cour from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 16 other places listed nearby (within 6 kilometres of Bessey-la-Cour): Antigny-la-Ville, Auxant, Bligny-sur-Ouche, Champignolles, Culetre, Ecutigny, Foissy, Jours-en-Vaux, Lacanche, Lusigny-sur-Ouche, Montceau-et-Echarnant, Painblanc, Saussey, Thomirey, Veilly and Vic-Des-Pres.

This page in French: Visitez Bessey-la-Cour