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Blessey tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Flavigny at 12 km from Blessey

Visit Blessey: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Flavigny at 12 km and Semur-en-Auxois at 26 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Blessey, 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 Blessey in Burgundy-Franche-Comté.

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

Flavigny

Flavigny

Most Beautiful Village at 12 km (direction west)

The village of Flavigny retains an ancient centre surrounded by fortified walls,...

See Flavigny guide
Semur-en-Auxois

Semur-en-Auxois

at 26 km (direction west)

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

See Semur-en-Auxois guide
Fontenay Abbey

Fontenay Abbey

Abbey at 28 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Fontenay Abbey guide
Montbard

Montbard

at 30 km (direction west-north-west)

A typical regional town, we suggest you take a stroll around the...

See Montbard guide
 
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Chateauneuf-en-Auxois

Chateauneuf-en-Auxois

Most Beautiful Village at 31 km (direction south)

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

See Chateauneuf-en-Auxois guide
Dijon

Dijon

at 32 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Dijon guide
Morvan Regional Park

Morvan Regional Park

Natural Parc at 41 km (direction west-south-west), in the Nievre department

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

See Morvan Regional Park guide
Saulieu

Saulieu

at 41 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Saulieu guide
Chatillon-sur-Seine

Chatillon-sur-Seine

at 43 km (direction north-north-west)

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

See Chatillon-sur-Seine guide
Beze

Beze

at 44 km (direction east)

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

See Beze guide
Nuits-Saint-Georges

Nuits-Saint-Georges

at 44 km (direction south-east)

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

See Nuits-Saint-Georges guide
Montreal

Montreal

at 49 km (direction west), in the Yonne department

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

See Montreal guide
Chateau d'Ancy-le-Franc

Chateau d'Ancy-le-Franc

Castle at 50 km (direction west-north-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
Chateau de Tanlay

Chateau de Tanlay

Castle at 60 km (direction west-north-west), in the Yonne department

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

See Chateau de Tanlay guide

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

Map of places to visit near Blessey

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Markets in and near Blessey

  • Venarey-les-Laumes: market Wednesday (18km)
  • Montbard: market Friday (30km)
  • Chenove: market Wednesday & Sunday (32km)
  • Dijon: market Wednesday & Tuesday & Thursday & Saturday & Friday (32km)
  • Longvic: market Sunday (36km)
  • Saulieu: market Saturday (41km)
  • Chatillon-sur-Seine: market Saturday (42km)
  • Bligny-sur-Ouche: market Wednesday (43km)
  • Nuits-Saint-Georges: market Friday (44km)
  • Ancy-le-Franc: market Thursday (51km)

More information about Blessey, Burgundy

Tourist attractions near Blessey, France

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

Grand sites of France

  • Alesia (16km)

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Bussy-Rabutin Chateau (15km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

Churches and religious monuments

  • Abbaye de Fontenay (Montbard) (30km)
  • Basilique de Saint Andoche (Saulieu) (42km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Potager du château de Lantilly (24km)
  • Parc et jardin du château de Barbirey sur Ouche (27km)
  • Abbaye de Fontenay (28km)
  • Abbaye de la Bussière (30km)
  • Jardin du moulin de Athie (33km)
  • Château d'Arcelot (40km)
  • Parc de Saint-Léger (47km)
  • Jardin de la Chaux (50km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Siège d'Alésia (15km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Quetigny (38km)
 
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Geography and distances

Blessey is in the eastern-center of France at 33 kilometres from Dijon, the department capital (general information: Blessey is 230 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Blessey

Canton: Venarey-les-Laumes

Arrondissement: Montbard

Department: Cote d'Or

Region: Burgundy

New region: Burgundy-Franche-Comté

Postcode: 21690

Distance to Blessey

from Dijon (prefecture): 33 km

from Paris: 230 km

from Calais: 436 km

from Nice: 466 km

from Bordeaux: 501 km

from Strasbourg: 258 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 Blessey from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 11 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Bligny-le-Sec, Boux-sous-Salmaise, Champagny, Chanceaux, Corpoyer-la-Chapelle, Frolois, Poncey-sur-l'Ignon, Saint-Germain-Source-Seine, Salmaise, Thenissey and Verrey-sous-Salmaise.

This page in French: Visiter Blessey

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