Buffon tourism and travel guide
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).
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.
... or see ALL recommended places to visit in Cote d'Or
Map of places to visit near Buffon
More information about Buffon & region
Markets in and near Buffon
- 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! Positions of each of these attractions is shown on the map below.
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)
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
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
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