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Genlis tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Dijon at 16 km from Genlis

Visit Genlis: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Dijon at 16 km and Nuits-Saint-Georges at 23 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Genlis, 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 Genlis in Burgundy-Franche-Comté.

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

Dijon

Dijon

at 16 km (direction west-north-west)

There is a remarkable range of interesting historic sites in...

See Dijon guide
Nuits-Saint-Georges

Nuits-Saint-Georges

at 23 km (direction west-south-west)

A quiet town, Nuits-Saint-Georges wil be part of your tour...

See Nuits-Saint-Georges guide
Beze

Beze

at 25 km (direction west-south-west)

Although small the village of Bez is very pleasant to spend an...

See Beze guide
Dole

Dole

at 26 km (direction east-south-east), in the Jura department

The Collegiale Church that dominates the town skyline is the principal...

See Dole guide
 
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Pesmes

Pesmes

Most Beautiful Village at 26 km (direction east), in the Haute-Saone department

The quaint village of Pesmes is one of the prettiest in Franche-Comté...

See Pesmes guide
Beaune

Beaune

at 38 km (direction west-south-west)

Beaune is the centre of the famous wine region of the...

See Beaune guide
Chateauneuf-en-Auxois

Chateauneuf-en-Auxois

Most Beautiful Village at 44 km (direction west)

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

See Chateauneuf-en-Auxois guide
Saltworks of Arc-et-Senans

Saltworks of Arc-et-Senans

Heritage Site at 49 km (direction east-south-east), in the Doubs department

The Royal Saltworks at Arc-et-Senans is an entire factory and...

See Saltworks of Arc-et-Senans guide
Arbois

Arbois

at 56 km (direction east-south-east), in the Jura department

After exploring the old town centre in Arbois you can visit...

See Arbois guide
Salins-les-Bains

Salins-les-Bains

at 60 km (direction east-south-east), in the Jura department

The salt mines at Salins-les-Bains operated from the 13th...

See Salins-les-Bains guide

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

Map of places to visit near Genlis

 
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Markets in and near Genlis

  • Longvic: market Sunday (13km)
  • Auxonne: market Friday (14km)
  • Pontailler-sur-Saone: market Saturday (16km)
  • Dijon: market Wednesday & Tuesday & Thursday & Saturday & Friday (16km)
  • Chenove: market Wednesday & Sunday (17km)
  • Nuits-Saint-Georges: market Friday (24km)
  • Dole: market Tuesday & Thursday & Saturday (26km)
  • Gray: market Tuesday & Friday (36km)
  • Beaune: market Wednesday & Saturday (37km)
  • Pierre-de-Bresse: market Monday (40km)

More information about Genlis, Burgundy

Tourist attractions near Genlis, France

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

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Hospices de Beaune (Beaune) (38km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Château d'Arcelot (16km)
  • Jardin du château du Talmay (21km)
  • Jardin à la Faulx (26km)
  • Parc et jardin du château de Barbirey sur Ouche (35km)
  • Parc de l'Etang (38km)
  • Abbaye de la Bussière (38km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Cirque du Bout du Monde (52km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

 
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Geography and distances

Genlis is in the eastern-center of France at 16 kilometres from Dijon, the department capital (general information: Genlis is 279 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Genlis

Canton: Genlis

Arrondissement: Dijon

Department: Cote d'Or

Region: Burgundy

New region: Burgundy-Franche-Comté

Postcode: 21110

Distance to Genlis

from Dijon (prefecture): 16 km

from Paris: 279 km

from Calais: 480 km

from Nice: 425 km

from Bordeaux: 521 km

from Strasbourg: 240 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 Genlis from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 21 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Beire-le-Fort, Cessey-sur-Tille, Chambeire, Collonges-les-Premieres, Fauverney, Izier, Labergement-Foigney, Longchamp, Longeault, Longecourt-en-Plaine, Magny-sur-Tille, Marliens, Pluvault, Pluvet, Premieres, Soirans, Tart-le-Bas, Tart-le-Haut, Tellecey, Treclun and Varanges.

This page in French: Visiter Genlis

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