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Fain-les-Montbard tourism and travel guide

Photo of Fain-les-Montbard in Cote d'Or

Photo is of Fontenay Abbey at 3 km from Fain-les-Montbard

Visit Fain-les-Montbard: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Fontenay Abbey at 3 km and Montbard at 5 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Fain-les-Montbard, 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 Fain-les-Montbard in Burgundy-Franche-Comté.

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

Fontenay Abbey

Fontenay Abbey

Abbey at 3 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Fontenay Abbey guide


at 5 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Montbard guide


at 14 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See Semur-en-Auxois guide


Most Beautiful Village at 14 km (direction south-east)

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

See Flavigny guide
Chateau d'Ancy-le-Franc

Chateau d'Ancy-le-Franc

Castle at 26 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


at 28 km (direction west), in the Yonne department

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

See Montreal guide


Most Beautiful Village at 32 km (direction west-north-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


at 32 km (direction north-north-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 36 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
Morvan Regional Park

Morvan Regional Park

Natural Parc at 38 km (direction south-south-west), in the Nievre department

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

See Morvan Regional Park guide


at 38 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See Saulieu guide


at 39 km (direction west-south-west), in the Yonne department

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

See Avallon guide


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

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

See Tonnerre guide


Most Beautiful Village at 47 km (direction south-south-east)

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

See Chateauneuf-en-Auxois guide

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

Map of places to visit near Fain-les-Montbard


Markets in and near Fain-les-Montbard

  • Montbard: market Friday (5km)
  • Venarey-les-Laumes: market Wednesday (9km)
  • Ancy-le-Franc: market Thursday (26km)
  • Chatillon-sur-Seine: market Saturday (31km)
  • Saulieu: market Saturday (38km)
  • Avallon: market Saturday (39km)
  • Mussy-sur-Seine: market Thursday (42km)
  • Les Riceys: market Thursday (42km)
  • Tonnerre: market Saturday (42km)
  • Chablis: market Sunday (51km)

Hotels near Fain-les-Montbard

More information about Fain-les-Montbard, Burgundy

Tourist attractions near Fain-les-Montbard, France

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

Grand sites of France

  • Alesia (10km)

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Bussy-Rabutin Chateau (11km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

Churches and religious monuments

  • Abbaye de Fontenay (Montbard) (5km)
  • Basilique de Saint Andoche (Saulieu) (38km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Abbaye de Fontenay (4km)
  • Potager du château de Lantilly (7km)
  • Jardin du moulin de Athie (12km)
  • Parc de Saint-Léger (41km)
  • Parc et jardin du château de Barbirey sur Ouche (47km)
  • Jardin de la Chaux (48km)
  • Abbaye de la Bussière (50km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Siège d'Alésia (11km)

Geography and distances

Fain-les-Montbard is in the eastern-center of France at 58 kilometres from Dijon, the department capital (general information: Fain-les-Montbard is 206 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Fain-les-Montbard

Canton: Montbard

Arrondissement: Montbard

Department: Cote d'Or

Region: Burgundy

New region: Burgundy-Franche-Comté

Postcode: 21500

Distance to Fain-les-Montbard

from Dijon (prefecture): 58 km

from Paris: 206 km

from Calais: 415 km

from Nice: 488 km

from Bordeaux: 491 km

from Strasbourg: 271 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 Fain-les-Montbard from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 12 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Benoisey, Champ-d'Oiseau, Courcelles-les-Montbard, Eringes, Fresnes, Grignon, Marmagne, Menetreux-le-Pitois, Montbard, Montigny-Montfort, Seigny and Touillon.

This page in French: Visiter Fain-les-Montbard

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