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Visit Buffon: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Montbard at 5 km and Fontenay Abbey at 8 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Buffon, 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 Buffon in Burgundy-Franche-Comté.

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

Montbard

Montbard

at 5 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Montbard guide
Fontenay Abbey

Fontenay Abbey

Abbey at 8 km (direction east-south-east)

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

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

Chateau d'Ancy-le-Franc

Castle at 16 km (direction 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
Semur-en-Auxois

Semur-en-Auxois

at 18 km (direction south-south-east)

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

See Semur-en-Auxois guide
 
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Montreal

Montreal

at 21 km (direction west-south-west), in the Yonne department

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

See Montreal guide
Noyers-sur-Serein

Noyers-sur-Serein

Most Beautiful Village at 22 km (direction west), in the Yonne department

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

See Noyers-sur-Serein guide
Flavigny

Flavigny

Most Beautiful Village at 25 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Flavigny guide
Chateau de Tanlay

Chateau de Tanlay

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

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

See Chateau de Tanlay guide
Tonnerre

Tonnerre

at 32 km (direction north-west), in the Yonne department

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

See Tonnerre guide
Avallon

Avallon

at 33 km (direction west-south-west), in the Yonne department

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

See Avallon guide
Chatillon-sur-Seine

Chatillon-sur-Seine

at 33 km (direction north-east)

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

See Chatillon-sur-Seine guide
Chablis

Chablis

at 40 km (direction west-north-west), in the Yonne department

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

See Chablis guide
Morvan Regional Park

Morvan Regional Park

Natural Parc at 41 km (direction south), 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 south)

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

See Saulieu guide

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Map of places to visit near Buffon

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Markets in and near Buffon

  • Montbard: market Friday (5km)
  • Ancy-le-Franc: market Thursday (17km)
  • Venarey-les-Laumes: market Wednesday (18km)
  • Tonnerre: market Saturday (32km)
  • Avallon: market Saturday (32km)
  • Chatillon-sur-Seine: market Saturday (32km)
  • Les Riceys: market Thursday (38km)
  • Chablis: market Sunday (40km)
  • Mussy-sur-Seine: market Thursday (40km)
  • Vermenton: market Friday (40km)

More information about Buffon, Burgundy

Tourist attractions near Buffon, France

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

Grand sites of France

  • Alesia (20km)

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Bussy-Rabutin Chateau (21km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

Churches and religious monuments

  • Abbaye de Fontenay (Montbard) (5km)
  • Basilique de Saint Andoche (Saulieu) (41km)
  • Abbaye de Pontigny (Pontigny) (51km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Abbaye de Fontenay (9km)
  • Jardin du moulin de Athie (9km)
  • Potager du château de Lantilly (14km)
  • Parc de Saint-Léger (42km)
  • Jardin du prieuré (43km)
  • Parc et jardin du château de Barbirey sur Ouche (57km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Siège d'Alésia (21km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Neuville-sur-Seine (45km)
 
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Geography and distances

Buffon is in the eastern-center of France at 68 kilometres from Dijon, the department capital (general information: Buffon is 196 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Buffon

Canton: Montbard

Arrondissement: Montbard

Department: Cote d'Or

Region: Burgundy

New region: Burgundy-Franche-Comté

Postcode: 21500

Distance to Buffon

from Dijon (prefecture): 68 km

from Paris: 196 km

from Calais: 407 km

from Nice: 497 km

from Bordeaux: 487 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 Buffon from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 10 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Aisy-sur-Armancon, Arrans, Crepand, Montbard, Perrigny-sur-Armancon, Quincerot, Quincy-le-Vicomte, Rougemont, Saint-Germain-les-Senailly and Saint-Remy.

This page in French: Visiter Buffon

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