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Forleans tourism and travel guide

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Visit Forleans: highlights and tourist information

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Forleans is situated in the Cote d'Or department and Burgundy region (now part of the Burgundy-Franche-Comté region), in the eastern-center of France at 65 kilometres from Dijon, the department capital (general information: Forleans is 205 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Semur-en-Auxois at 10 km and Montreal at 14 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Forleans, 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 Forleans in Burgundy-Franche-Comté.

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


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

Map of places to visit near Forleans

Markets in and near Forleans

  • Montbard: market Friday (19km)
  • Venarey-les-Laumes: market Wednesday (20km)
  • Avallon: market Saturday (22km)
  • Saulieu: market Saturday (23km)
  • Ancy-le-Franc: market Thursday (32km)
  • Montsauche-les-Settons: market Thursday all day (33km)
  • Vermenton: market Friday (40km)
  • Tonnerre: market Saturday (45km)
  • Corbigny: market Friday (47km)
  • Chablis: market Sunday (48km)

More information about Forleans, Burgundy

Tourist attractions near Forleans, France

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

Grand sites of France

  • Alesia (22km)

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Bussy-Rabutin Chateau (25km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

Churches and religious monuments

  • Abbaye de Fontenay (Montbard) (18km)
  • Basilique de Saint Andoche (Saulieu) (23km)
  • Eglise de Saint Barthélémy (Cervon) (43km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin du moulin de Athie (10km)
  • Potager du château de Lantilly (15km)
  • Abbaye de Fontenay (22km)
  • Parc de Saint-Léger (24km)
  • Jardin de la Chaux (32km)
  • Parc et jardin du château de Barbirey sur Ouche (49km)
  • Abbaye de la Bussière (49km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Siège d'Alésia (23km)

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Forleans

Canton: Semur-en-Auxois

Arrondissement: Montbard

Department: Cote d'Or

Region: Burgundy

New region: Burgundy-Franche-Comté

Postcode: 21460

Distance to Forleans

from Dijon (prefecture): 65 km

from Paris: 205 km

from Calais: 421 km

from Nice: 483 km

from Bordeaux: 471 km

from Strasbourg: 290 km

Getting here

Forleans is in the eastern-center of France. 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 Forleans from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 11 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Bard-les-Epoisses, Corrombles, Corsaint, Courcelles-Fremoy, Epoisses, Jeux-les-Bard, Montberthault, Thoste, Torcy-et-Pouligny, Vic-de-Chassenay and Vieux-Chateau.

This page in French: Visiter Forleans

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