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Balot tourism and travel guide

Photo of Balot in Cote d'Or

Photo is of Chatillon-sur-Seine at 13 km from Balot

Visit Balot: highlights and tourist information

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Balot is situated in the Cote d'Or department and Burgundy-Franche-Comté region.

Popular places to visit nearby include Chatillon-sur-Seine at 13 km and Chateau d'Ancy-le-Franc at 20 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Balot, France: places to visit and attractions

Some of the places that we have visited and reviewed and can recommend when you are sightseeing close to Balot in Burgundy-Franche-Comté.

Note that all distances below are 'direct' and real driving distances will be greater!

Chatillon-sur-Seine

Chatillon-sur-Seine

at 13 km (direction east-north-east)

As well as the medieval centre of Chatillon-sur-Seine you can also...

See Chatillon-sur-Seine guide
Chateau d'Ancy-le-Franc

Chateau d'Ancy-le-Franc

Castle at 20 km (direction west), in the Yonne department

The 15th century castle at Ancy-le-Franc was one of the very first...

See Chateau d'Ancy-le-Franc guide
Fontenay Abbey

Fontenay Abbey

Abbey at 22 km (direction south-south-west)

The complex of buildings at the Abbey de Fontenay, and the...

See Fontenay Abbey guide
Montbard

Montbard

at 22 km (direction south-south-west)

A typical regional town, we suggest you take a...

See Montbard guide
 
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Chateau de Tanlay

Chateau de Tanlay

Castle at 26 km (direction west), in the Yonne department

The frescoes and interior decoration are among the highlights of a visit...

See Chateau de Tanlay guide
Flavigny

Flavigny

Most Beautiful Village at 34 km (direction south-south-east)

The village of Flavigny retains an ancient centre surrounded...

See Flavigny guide
Tonnerre

Tonnerre

at 34 km (direction west), in the Yonne department

There are two impressive sites to see in Tonnerre: the...

See Tonnerre guide
Noyers-sur-Serein

Noyers-sur-Serein

Most Beautiful Village at 35 km (direction west-south-west), in the Yonne department

The half-timbered houses and riverside setting make Noyers-sur-Serein one of...

See Noyers-sur-Serein guide
Semur-en-Auxois

Semur-en-Auxois

at 36 km (direction south-south-west)

One of the prettiest of the Burgundy villages, Semur-en-Auxois has a very...

See Semur-en-Auxois guide
Montreal

Montreal

at 42 km (direction west-south-west), in the Yonne department

Behind its fortified entrance, the small village of Montreal is a...

See Montreal guide
Chablis

Chablis

at 47 km (direction west), in the Yonne department

Best known for the very famous wines of the same name, Chablis...

See Chablis guide
Avallon

Avallon

at 53 km (direction west-south-west), in the Yonne department

Avallon is a very pleasant town to explore with...

See Avallon guide

... or see ALL recommended places to visit in Cote d'Or

Map of places to visit near Balot

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Markets in and near Balot

  • Chatillon-sur-Seine: market Saturday (12km)
  • Mussy-sur-Seine: market Thursday (19km)
  • Les Riceys: market Thursday (20km)
  • Ancy-le-Franc: market Thursday (21km)
  • Montbard: market Friday (22km)
  • Essoyes: market Wednesday (28km)
  • Venarey-les-Laumes: market Wednesday (30km)
  • Bar-sur-Seine: market Friday (33km)
  • Tonnerre: market Saturday (34km)
  • Chaource: market Monday (35km)

More information about Balot, Burgundy

Tourist attractions near Balot, France

What to do at Balot? Some places with official tourist classifications and other places of interest to visit nearby that should provide inspiration if you are visiting Balot.

Grand sites of France

  • Alesia (31km)

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Bussy-Rabutin Chateau (29km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Abbaye de Fontenay (Montbard) (22km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Abbaye de Fontenay (19km)
  • Jardin du prieuré (30km)
  • Potager du château de Lantilly (30km)
  • Jardin du moulin de Athie (30km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Siège d'Alésia (31km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Neuville-sur-Seine (25km)
 
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Geography and distances

Balot is in the eastern-center of France at 71 kilometres from Dijon, the department capital (general information: Balot is 193 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Balot

Canton: Laignes

Arrondissement: Montbard

Department: Cote d'Or

Region: Burgundy

New region: Burgundy-Franche-Comté

Postcode: 21330

Distance to Balot

from Dijon (prefecture): 71 km

from Paris: 193 km

from Calais: 395 km

from Nice: 507 km

from Bordeaux: 507 km

from Strasbourg: 261 km

Getting here

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

We have 5 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Bissey-la-Pierre, Fontaines-les-Seches, Laignes, Marcenay and Nesle-et-Massoult.

This page in French: Visiter Balot

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