Channay tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Chateau d'Ancy-le-Franc at 18 km from Channay

Visit Channay: highlights and tourist information

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

Below you can see some of the places that we have visited and reviewed and can recommend when you are sightseeing close to Channay in Burgundy-Franche-Comté.

Popular places to visit nearby include Chateau d'Ancy-le-Franc at 18 km and Chatillon-sur-Seine at 18 km.

Channay, France: places to visit and attractions

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

Chateau d'Ancy-le-Franc

Chateau d'Ancy-le-Franc

Castle at 18 km (direction west-south-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


at 18 km (direction east)

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

See Chatillon-sur-Seine guide
Chateau de Tanlay

Chateau de Tanlay

Castle at 19 km (direction west), in the Yonne department

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

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at 27 km (direction west), in the Yonne department

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

See Tonnerre guide
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at 29 km (direction south)

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

See Montbard guide
Fontenay Abbey

Fontenay Abbey

Abbey at 29 km (direction south)

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

See Fontenay Abbey guide


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

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

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at 41 km (direction west), in the Yonne department

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

See Chablis guide


at 44 km (direction south)

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

See Semur-en-Auxois guide


Most Beautiful Village at 44 km (direction south-south-east)

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

See Flavigny guide


at 44 km (direction south-west), in the Yonne department

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

See Montreal guide


at 46 km (direction west), in the Yonne department

The abbey at Pontigny is one of the best known and substantial...

See Pontigny guide


at 50 km (direction north-north-west), in the Aube department

As well as one of the most impressive medieval quarters in France,...

See Troyes guide


at 54 km (direction south-west), in the Yonne department

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

See Avallon guide

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Map of places to visit near Channay


Markets in and near Channay

  • Les Riceys: market Thursday (11km)
  • Mussy-sur-Seine: market Thursday (16km)
  • Chatillon-sur-Seine: market Saturday (18km)
  • Ancy-le-Franc: market Thursday (18km)
  • Chaource: market Monday (24km)
  • Essoyes: market Wednesday (25km)
  • Bar-sur-Seine: market Friday (25km)
  • Tonnerre: market Saturday (27km)
  • Montbard: market Friday (28km)
  • Ervy-le-Chatel: market Friday (36km)

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Tourist attractions near Channay, France

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

Grand sites of France

  • Alesia (40km)

Heritage sites

  • Fontenay Abbey (27km)
  • Asquins église St Jacques (monuments on French pilgrim routes) (62km)

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Bussy-Rabutin Chateau (38km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Abbaye de Fontenay (Montbard) (29km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin du prieuré (20km)
  • Abbaye de Fontenay (27km)
  • Jardin du moulin de Athie (36km)
  • Potager du château de Lantilly (38km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Siège d'Alésia (40km)
  • Lac d'Orient (43km)

Amusement park / theme park

  • Nigloland (48km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Neuville-sur-Seine (19km)
  • Colombe-le-Sec (54km)

Geography and distances

Channay is in the eastern-center of France at 82 kilometres from Dijon, the department capital (general information: Channay is 182 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Channay

Canton: Laignes

Arrondissement: Montbard

Department: Cote d'Or

Region: Burgundy

New region: Burgundy-Franche-Comté

Postcode: 21330

Distance to Channay

from Dijon (prefecture): 82 km

from Paris: 182 km

from Calais: 385 km

from Nice: 517 km

from Bordeaux: 506 km

from Strasbourg: 265 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 Channay from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 6 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Griselles, Laignes, Marcenay, Nicey, Vertault and Villedieu.

This page in French: Visiter Channay


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