Essey tourism and travel guide

Photo of Essey in Cote d'Or

Visit Essey: highlights and tourist information

Essey 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: Essey is 245 km from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Chateauneuf-en-Auxois at 9 km and Saulieu at 24 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Essey, France: places to visit and attractions

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

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Map of places to visit near Essey

Markets in and near Essey

Local markets

  • Bligny-sur-Ouche: market Wednesday (16km)
  • Saulieu: market Saturday (24km)
  • Epinac: market Wednesday & Sunday (24km)
  • Beaune: market Wednesday & Saturday (31km)
  • Autun: market Wednesday & Friday (33km)
  • Nuits-Saint-Georges: market Friday (33km)
  • Chagny: market Thursday & Sunday (37km)
  • Chenove: market Wednesday & Sunday (38km)
  • Venarey-les-Laumes: market Wednesday (38km)
  • Montsauche-les-Settons: market Thursday all day (38km)

More information about Essey, Burgundy

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

Grand sites of France

  • Alesia (37km) [Map]
  • Bibracte-Mont Beuvray (48km) [Map]

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Bussy-Rabutin Chateau (40km) [Map]

Regional Natural Parcs

Churches and religious monuments

  • Basilique de Saint Andoche (Saulieu) (24km) [Map]
  • Hospices de Beaune (Beaune) (31km) [Map]
  • Cathédrale Saint Lazare (Autun) (33km) [Map]

Remarkable gardens

  • Abbaye de la Bussière (15km) [Map]
  • Parc et jardin du château de Barbirey sur Ouche (18km) [Map]
  • Parc et jardins du château de Sully (22km) [Map]
  • Jardin de la Chaux (26km) [Map]
  • Parc de Saint-Léger (30km) [Map]
  • Potager du château de Lantilly (39km) [Map]
  • Jardin du moulin de Athie (45km) [Map]

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Cirque du Bout du Monde (26km) [Map]
  • Siège d'Alésia (37km) [Map]
  • Bibracte (48km) [Map]

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Essey

Canton: Pouilly-en-Auxois

Arrondissement: Beaune

Department: Cote d'Or

Region: Burgundy

Postcode: 21320

Distance to Essey

from Dijon (prefecture): 41 km

from Paris: 245 km

from Calais: 460 km

from Nice: 444 km

from Bordeaux: 474 km

from Strasbourg: 285 km

Getting here

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

We have 14 other places listed nearby (within 6 kilometres of Essey): Arconcey, Chatellenot, Chazilly, Clomot, Creancey, Cussy-le-Chatel, Jouey, Le Fete, Longecourt-les-Culetre, Maconge, Meilly-sur-Rouvres, Musigny, Rouvres-sous-Meilly and Thoisy-le-Desert.

This page in French: Visitez Essey