La Motte-Ternant tourism and travel guide

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Visit La Motte-Ternant: highlights and tourist information

La Motte-Ternant is situated in the Cote d'Or (Burgundy region) in the eastern-center of France at 53 km from Dijon, the department capital. (General information: La Motte-Ternant is 225 km from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Saulieu at 9 km and Semur-en-Auxois at 18 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

La Motte-Ternant, France: places to visit and attractions

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


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Markets in and near La Motte-Ternant

Local markets

  • Saulieu: market Saturday (9km)
  • Venarey-les-Laumes: market Wednesday (26km)
  • Montsauche-les-Settons: market Thursday all day (26km)
  • Montbard: market Friday (33km)
  • Bligny-sur-Ouche: market Wednesday (36km)
  • Avallon: market Saturday (36km)
  • Epinac: market Wednesday & Sunday (40km)
  • Autun: market Wednesday & Friday (42km)
  • Beaune: market Wednesday & Saturday (51km)
  • Vermenton: market Friday (58km)

Tourist attractions to visit near La Motte-Ternant, 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 La Motte-Ternant and wondering what to do next!

Grand sites of France Alesia (26km); Bibracte-Mont Beuvray (50km)

Heritage sites Fontenay Abbey (35km); Vézelay basilica St Madeleine (monuments on French pilgrim routes) (47km); Vezelay (47km); Asquins église St Jacques (monuments on French pilgrim routes) (47km)

Most beautiful villages in France (see also beautiful French villages) Flavigny (26km); Chateauneuf-en-Auxois (26km); Noyers-sur-Serein (48km)

National Monuments Bussy-Rabutin Chateau (30km)

Regional Natural Parcs Morvan (18km)

Churches or other religious monuments Basilique de Saint Andoche (Saulieu) (9km); Abbaye de Fontenay (Montbard) (33km); Cathédrale Saint Lazare (Autun) (43km); Eglise de Saint Barthélémy (Cervon) (45km); Hospices de Beaune (Beaune) (51km)

Remarkable gardens Parc de Saint-Léger (15km); Jardin de la Chaux (18km); Potager du château de Lantilly (24km); Jardin du moulin de Athie (27km); Abbaye de la Bussière (32km); Parc et jardin du château de Barbirey sur Ouche (33km); Abbaye de Fontenay (35km); Parc et jardins du château de Sully (37km); Jardin du château de Limanton (58km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé) (see also historical French towns) Autun (42km)

Sites of natural beauty Siège d'Alésia (27km); Cirque du Bout du Monde (45km); Bibracte (50km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie) Beaune (51km)

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: La Motte-Ternant

Canton: Saulieu

Arrondissement: Montbard

Department: Cote d'Or

Region: Burgundy

Postcode: 21210

Distance to La Motte-Ternant

from Dijon (prefecture): 53 km

from Paris: 225 km

from Calais: 441 km

from Nice: 463 km

from Bordeaux: 469 km

from Strasbourg: 290 km

Getting here

La Motte-Ternant 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 La Motte-Ternant from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have found 10 other places listed nearby (within 6 kilometres of La Motte-Ternant): Fontangy, Juillenay, Lacour-d'Arcenay, Missery, Mont-Saint-Jean, Montlay-en-Auxois, Nan-sous-Thil, Noidan, Vic-sous-Thil and Villargoix.

This page in French: Visitez La Motte-Ternant