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Fontaines-les-Seches tourism and travel guide

Photo of Fontaines-les-Seches in Cote d'Or

Photo is of Chateau d'Ancy-le-Franc at 14 km from Fontaines-les-Seches

Visit Fontaines-les-Seches: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Chateau d'Ancy-le-Franc at 14 km and Montbard at 17 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Fontaines-les-Seches, 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 Fontaines-les-Seches in Burgundy-Franche-Comté.

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 14 km (direction west), in the Yonne department

The 15th century castle at Ancy-le-Franc was one of the...

See Chateau d'Ancy-le-Franc guide


at 17 km (direction south)

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

See Montbard guide
Fontenay Abbey

Fontenay Abbey

Abbey at 17 km (direction south)

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

See Fontenay Abbey guide


at 19 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Chatillon-sur-Seine guide
Chateau de Tanlay

Chateau de Tanlay

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

The frescoes and interior decoration are among the highlights...

See Chateau de Tanlay guide


Most Beautiful Village at 28 km (direction west-south-west), in the Yonne department

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

See Noyers-sur-Serein guide


at 30 km (direction west-north-west), in the Yonne department

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

See Tonnerre guide


at 32 km (direction south)

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

See Semur-en-Auxois guide


Most Beautiful Village at 32 km (direction south-south-east)

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

See Flavigny guide


at 35 km (direction south-west), in the Yonne department

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

See Montreal guide


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

Best known for the very famous wines of the...

See Chablis guide


at 46 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 50 km (direction west-north-west), in the Yonne department

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

See Pontigny guide


Heritage Site at 57 km (direction west-south-west), in the Yonne department

Even if it didn't have one of the most famous...

See Vezelay guide

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

Map of places to visit near Fontaines-les-Seches


Markets in and near Fontaines-les-Seches

  • Ancy-le-Franc: market Thursday (15km)
  • Montbard: market Friday (17km)
  • Chatillon-sur-Seine: market Saturday (19km)
  • Les Riceys: market Thursday (23km)
  • Mussy-sur-Seine: market Thursday (25km)
  • Venarey-les-Laumes: market Wednesday (28km)
  • Tonnerre: market Saturday (30km)
  • Essoyes: market Wednesday (34km)
  • Chaource: market Monday (35km)
  • Bar-sur-Seine: market Friday (36km)

More information about Fontaines-les-Seches, Burgundy

Tourist attractions near Fontaines-les-Seches, France

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

Grand sites of France

  • Alesia (29km)

Heritage sites

  • Fontenay Abbey (16km)
  • Asquins église St Jacques (monuments on French pilgrim routes) (56km)

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Bussy-Rabutin Chateau (27km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Abbaye de Fontenay (Montbard) (17km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Abbaye de Fontenay (16km)
  • Jardin du moulin de Athie (25km)
  • Potager du château de Lantilly (26km)
  • Jardin du prieuré (31km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Siège d'Alésia (29km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Neuville-sur-Seine (29km)

Geography and distances

Fontaines-les-Seches is in the eastern-center of France at 72 kilometres from Dijon, the department capital (general information: Fontaines-les-Seches is 190 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Fontaines-les-Seches

Canton: Laignes

Arrondissement: Montbard

Department: Cote d'Or

Region: Burgundy

New region: Burgundy-Franche-Comté

Postcode: 21330

Distance to Fontaines-les-Seches

from Dijon (prefecture): 72 km

from Paris: 190 km

from Calais: 396 km

from Nice: 506 km

from Bordeaux: 500 km

from Strasbourg: 267 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 Fontaines-les-Seches from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 9 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Balot, Gigny, Jully, Nesle-et-Massoult, Planay, Savoisy, Sennevoy-le-Bas, Sennevoy-le-Haut and Verdonnet.

This page in French: Visiter Fontaines-les-Seches

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