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Beaune tourism and travel guide

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Visit Beaune: highlights and tourist information

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France This Way comment: Beaune is the centre of the famous wine region of the same name, with a visit to th 15th century Hotel-Dieu the highlight in the town

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

Important note

This page features a summary of highlights that you might like to explore near Beaune. For detailed visitor information see the Beaune travel guide.

Tourist classifications for Beaune include "ville fleurie 4*".

Popular places to visit nearby include Chateauneuf-en-Auxois at 26 km and Chalon-sur-Saone at 28 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Beaune, 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 Beaune in Burgundy-Franche-Comté.

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

Nuits-Saint-Georges

Nuits-Saint-Georges

at 15 km (direction north-east)

A quiet town, Nuits-Saint-Georges wil be part of your tour of the...

See Nuits-Saint-Georges guide
Chateauneuf-en-Auxois

Chateauneuf-en-Auxois

Most Beautiful Village at 26 km (direction north-west)

The village of Chateauneuf-sur-Auxois, one of the 'most beautiful villages in France',...

See Chateauneuf-en-Auxois guide
Chalon-sur-Saone

Chalon-sur-Saone

at 28 km (direction south), in the Saone-et-Loire department

The pedestrianised town centre and cathedral will form the centre of your...

See Chalon-sur-Saone guide
Dijon

Dijon

at 37 km (direction north-east)

There is a remarkable range of interesting historic sites in Dijon, perhaps...

See Dijon guide
 
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Autun

Autun

at 42 km (direction west), in the Saone-et-Loire department

After exploring Autun with its old town, cathedral and roman ruins you...

See Autun guide
Dole

Dole

at 50 km (direction east), in the Jura department

The Collegiale Church that dominates the town skyline is the principal attraction...

See Dole guide
Saulieu

Saulieu

at 54 km (direction west-north-west)

Saulieu is quite a small town, visited because of the Basilica Saint-Andoche...

See Saulieu guide
Morvan Regional Park

Morvan Regional Park

Natural Parc at 54 km (direction west-north-west), in the Nievre department

Morvan Regional Natural Park is a quiet region of unspoiled countryside with...

See Morvan Regional Park guide
Beze

Beze

at 58 km (direction north-east)

Although small the village of Bez is very pleasant to spend an...

See Beze guide

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

Map of places to visit near Beaune

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Markets in and near Beaune

Market days in Beaune: weekly market: Wednesday & Saturday;

  • Beaune: market Wednesday & Saturday (0km)
  • Nuits-Saint-Georges: market Friday (14km)
  • Chagny: market Thursday & Sunday (15km)
  • Bligny-sur-Ouche: market Wednesday (15km)
  • Verdun-sur-le-Doubs: market Thursday (20km)
  • Epinac: market Wednesday & Sunday (25km)
  • Chalon-sur-Saone: market Wednesday & Thursday & Sunday & Friday (27km)
  • Givry: market Thursday (28km)
  • Chenove: market Wednesday & Sunday (32km)
  • Longvic: market Sunday (33km)

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Tourist attractions near Beaune, France

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

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Hospices de Beaune (Beaune) (1km)
  • Cathédrale Saint Lazare (Autun) (42km)
  • Eglise de Saint Vincent (Mont-Saint-Vincent) (52km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Abbaye de la Bussière (23km)
  • Parc et jardin du château de Barbirey sur Ouche (26km)
  • Parc et jardins du château de Sully (28km)
  • Château d'Arcelot (48km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Cirque du Bout du Monde (15km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Quetigny (38km)
 
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Geography and distances

Beaune is in the eastern-center of France at 36 kilometres from Dijon, the department capital (general information: Beaune is 275 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Beaune

Canton: Beaune

Arrondissement: Beaune

Department: Cote d'Or

Region: Burgundy

New region: Burgundy-Franche-Comté

Postcode: 21200

Distance to Beaune

from Dijon (prefecture): 36 km

from Paris: 275 km

from Calais: 487 km

from Nice: 416 km

from Bordeaux: 484 km

from Strasbourg: 278 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 Beaune from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 16 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Aloxe-Corton, Bligny-les-Beaune, Bouze-les-Beaune, Combertault, Ladoix-Serrigny, Levernois, Meursault, Montagny-les-Beaune, Monthelie, Nantoux, Pommard, Ruffey-les-Beaune, Sainte-Marie-la-Blanche, Savigny-les-Beaune, Vignoles and Volnay.

This page in French: Visiter Beaune

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