Buffon tourism and travel guide

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Visit Buffon: highlights and tourist information

Buffon is situated in the Cote d'Or (Burgundy region) in the eastern-center of France at 68 km from Dijon, the department capital. (General information: Buffon is 196 km from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Fontenay Abbey at 8 km and Ancy-le-Franc castle at 16 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Buffon, France: places to visit and attractions

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


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More information about Buffon & region

Markets in and near Buffon

Local markets

  • Montbard: market Friday (5km)
  • Ancy-le-Franc: market Thursday (17km)
  • Venarey-les-Laumes: market Wednesday (18km)
  • Tonnerre: market Saturday (32km)
  • Avallon: market Saturday (32km)
  • Chatillon-sur-Seine: market Saturday (32km)
  • Les Riceys: market Thursday (38km)
  • Chablis: market Sunday (40km)
  • Mussy-sur-Seine: market Thursday (40km)
  • Vermenton: market Friday (40km)

Tourist attractions to visit near Buffon, 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 Buffon and wondering what to do next!

Grand sites of France Alesia (20km)

Heritage sites Fontenay Abbey (9km); Asquins église St Jacques (monuments on French pilgrim routes) (43km); Vézelay basilica St Madeleine (monuments on French pilgrim routes) (44km); Vezelay (44km)

Most beautiful villages in France (see also beautiful French villages) Noyers-sur-Serein (22km); Flavigny (25km)

National Monuments Bussy-Rabutin Chateau (21km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour) Chatillon-sur-Seine (33km)

Regional Natural Parcs Morvan (44km)

Churches or other religious monuments Abbaye de Fontenay (Montbard) (5km); Basilique de Saint Andoche (Saulieu) (41km); Abbaye de Pontigny (Pontigny) (51km)

Remarkable gardens Abbaye de Fontenay (9km); Jardin du moulin de Athie (9km); Potager du château de Lantilly (14km); Parc de Saint-Léger (42km); Jardin du prieuré (43km); Parc et jardin du château de Barbirey sur Ouche (57km)

Sites of natural beauty Siège d'Alésia (21km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie) Neuville-sur-Seine (45km)

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Buffon

Canton: Montbard

Arrondissement: Montbard

Department: Cote d'Or

Region: Burgundy

Postcode: 21500

Distance to Buffon

from Dijon (prefecture): 68 km

from Paris: 196 km

from Calais: 407 km

from Nice: 497 km

from Bordeaux: 487 km

from Strasbourg: 278 km

Getting here

Buffon 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 Buffon from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 10 other places listed nearby (within 6 kilometres of Buffon): Aisy-sur-Armancon, Arrans, Crepand, Montbard, Perrigny-sur-Armancon, Quincerot, Quincy-le-Vicomte, Rougemont, Saint-Germain-les-Senailly and Saint-Remy.

This page in French: Visitez Buffon