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Gissey-le-Vieil tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Chateauneuf-en-Auxois at 17 km from Gissey-le-Vieil

Visit Gissey-le-Vieil: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Chateauneuf-en-Auxois at 17 km and Morvan Regional Park at 19 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Gissey-le-Vieil, 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 Gissey-le-Vieil in Burgundy-Franche-Comté.

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

Chateauneuf-en-Auxois

Chateauneuf-en-Auxois

Most Beautiful Village at 17 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Chateauneuf-en-Auxois guide
Morvan Regional Park

Morvan Regional Park

Natural Parc at 19 km (direction west), in the Nievre department

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

See Morvan Regional Park guide
Saulieu

Saulieu

at 19 km (direction west)

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

See Saulieu guide
Flavigny

Flavigny

Most Beautiful Village at 21 km (direction north-north-east)

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

See Flavigny guide
 
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Semur-en-Auxois

Semur-en-Auxois

at 22 km (direction north-west)

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

See Semur-en-Auxois guide
Fontenay Abbey

Fontenay Abbey

Abbey at 34 km (direction north-north-west)

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

See Fontenay Abbey guide
Montbard

Montbard

at 35 km (direction north-north-west)

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

See Montbard guide
Nuits-Saint-Georges

Nuits-Saint-Georges

at 41 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Nuits-Saint-Georges guide
Montreal

Montreal

at 41 km (direction west-north-west), in the Yonne department

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

See Montreal guide
Dijon

Dijon

at 42 km (direction east)

There is a remarkable range of interesting historic sites in Dijon, perhaps...

See Dijon guide
Beaune

Beaune

at 43 km (direction south-east)

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

See Beaune guide
Autun

Autun

at 44 km (direction south-south-west), in the Saone-et-Loire department

After exploring Autun with its old town, cathedral and roman ruins you...

See Autun guide
Avallon

Avallon

at 47 km (direction west-north-west), in the Yonne department

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

See Avallon guide
Noyers-sur-Serein

Noyers-sur-Serein

Most Beautiful Village at 55 km (direction 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

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Map of places to visit near Gissey-le-Vieil

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Markets in and near Gissey-le-Vieil

  • Saulieu: market Saturday (19km)
  • Venarey-les-Laumes: market Wednesday (24km)
  • Bligny-sur-Ouche: market Wednesday (29km)
  • Montbard: market Friday (35km)
  • Montsauche-les-Settons: market Thursday all day (36km)
  • Epinac: market Wednesday & Sunday (37km)
  • Chenove: market Wednesday & Sunday (40km)
  • Nuits-Saint-Georges: market Friday (41km)
  • Dijon: market Wednesday & Tuesday & Thursday & Saturday & Friday (42km)
  • Beaune: market Wednesday & Saturday (43km)

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Tourist attractions near Gissey-le-Vieil, France

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

Grand sites of France

  • Alesia (24km)
  • Bibracte-Mont Beuvray (56km)

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Bussy-Rabutin Chateau (27km)

Regional Natural Parcs

Churches and religious monuments

  • Basilique de Saint Andoche (Saulieu) (20km)
  • Abbaye de Fontenay (Montbard) (35km)
  • Hospices de Beaune (Beaune) (43km)
  • Cathédrale Saint Lazare (Autun) (44km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Abbaye de la Bussière (22km)
  • Parc et jardin du château de Barbirey sur Ouche (22km)
  • Potager du château de Lantilly (26km)
  • Parc de Saint-Léger (26km)
  • Jardin de la Chaux (27km)
  • Jardin du moulin de Athie (32km)
  • Parc et jardins du château de Sully (35km)
  • Abbaye de Fontenay (36km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Siège d'Alésia (24km)
  • Cirque du Bout du Monde (40km)
  • Bibracte (56km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

 
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Geography and distances

Gissey-le-Vieil is in the eastern-center of France at 42 kilometres from Dijon, the department capital (general information: Gissey-le-Vieil is 233 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Gissey-le-Vieil

Canton: Vitteaux

Arrondissement: Montbard

Department: Cote d'Or

Region: Burgundy

New region: Burgundy-Franche-Comté

Postcode: 21350

Distance to Gissey-le-Vieil

from Dijon (prefecture): 42 km

from Paris: 233 km

from Calais: 446 km

from Nice: 457 km

from Bordeaux: 478 km

from Strasbourg: 281 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 Gissey-le-Vieil from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 13 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Bellenot-sous-Pouilly, Beurizot, Blancey, Boussey, Chailly-sur-Armancon, Charny, Eguilly, Martrois, Noidan, Normier, Saint-Thibault, Soussey-sur-Brionne and Thorey-sous-Charny.

This page in French: Visiter Gissey-le-Vieil

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