Genay tourism and travel guide

Photo of Genay in Cote d'Or

Visit Genay: highlights and tourist information

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Genay 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 60 kilometres from Dijon, the department capital (general information: Genay is 207 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Semur-en-Auxois at 4 km and Montbard at 12 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Genay, 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 Genay 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 Genay

Markets in and near Genay

  • Montbard: market Friday (12km)
  • Venarey-les-Laumes: market Wednesday (12km)
  • Saulieu: market Saturday (27km)
  • Avallon: market Saturday (29km)
  • Ancy-le-Franc: market Thursday (30km)
  • Montsauche-les-Settons: market Thursday all day (40km)
  • Chatillon-sur-Seine: market Saturday (43km)
  • Tonnerre: market Saturday (44km)
  • Vermenton: market Friday (45km)
  • Chablis: market Sunday (49km)

More information about Genay, Burgundy

Tourist attractions near Genay, France

Some places with official tourist classifications and other places of interest to visit nearby that should provide inspiration if you are visiting Genay.

Grand sites of France

  • Alesia (15km)

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Bussy-Rabutin Chateau (17km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

Churches and religious monuments

  • Abbaye de Fontenay (Montbard) (12km)
  • Basilique de Saint Andoche (Saulieu) (28km)
  • Eglise de Saint Barthélémy (Cervon) (52km)
  • Abbaye de Pontigny (Pontigny) (61km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin du moulin de Athie (6km)
  • Potager du château de Lantilly (6km)
  • Abbaye de Fontenay (15km)
  • Parc de Saint-Léger (30km)
  • Jardin de la Chaux (37km)
  • Parc et jardin du château de Barbirey sur Ouche (46km)
  • Abbaye de la Bussière (47km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Siège d'Alésia (15km)
 
 

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Genay

Canton: Semur-en-Auxois

Arrondissement: Montbard

Department: Cote d'Or

Region: Burgundy

New region: Burgundy-Franche-Comté

Postcode: 21140

Distance to Genay

from Dijon (prefecture): 60 km

from Paris: 207 km

from Calais: 420 km

from Nice: 484 km

from Bordeaux: 479 km

from Strasbourg: 282 km

Getting here

Genay 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 Genay from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 14 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Athie, Champ-d'Oiseau, Jeux-les-Bard, Lantilly, Millery, Montigny-Montfort, Moutiers-Saint-Jean, Pont-et-Massene, Semur-en-Auxois, Torcy-et-Pouligny, Vic-de-Chassenay, Villaines-les-Prevotes, Villars-et-Villenotte and Viserny.

This page in French: Visiter Genay