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Grignon tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Fontenay Abbey at 8 km from Grignon

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

Below you can see some of the places that we have visited and reviewed and can recommend when you are sightseeing close to Grignon in Burgundy-Franche-Comté.

Popular places to visit nearby include Fontenay Abbey at 8 km and Montbard at 9 km.

Grignon, France: places to visit and attractions

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

Fontenay Abbey

Fontenay Abbey

Abbey at 8 km (direction north-north-west)

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

See Fontenay Abbey guide
Montbard

Montbard

at 9 km (direction north-west)

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

See Montbard guide
Semur-en-Auxois

Semur-en-Auxois

at 9 km (direction south-west)

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

See Semur-en-Auxois guide
Flavigny

Flavigny

Most Beautiful Village at 11 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Flavigny guide
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Montreal

Montreal

at 28 km (direction west), in the Yonne department

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

See Montreal guide
Chateau d'Ancy-le-Franc

Chateau d'Ancy-le-Franc

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

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

See Chateau d'Ancy-le-Franc guide
Morvan Regional Park

Morvan Regional Park

Natural Parc at 34 km (direction south-south-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 34 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See Saulieu guide
Noyers-sur-Serein

Noyers-sur-Serein

Most Beautiful Village at 35 km (direction west-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
Chatillon-sur-Seine

Chatillon-sur-Seine

at 37 km (direction north-north-east)

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

See Chatillon-sur-Seine guide
Avallon

Avallon

at 38 km (direction west), in the Yonne department

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

See Avallon guide
Chateau de Tanlay

Chateau de Tanlay

Castle at 40 km (direction north-west), in the Yonne department

The frescoes and interior decoration are among the highlights of a visit...

See Chateau de Tanlay guide
Chateauneuf-en-Auxois

Chateauneuf-en-Auxois

Most Beautiful Village at 42 km (direction south-south-east)

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

See Chateauneuf-en-Auxois guide
Tonnerre

Tonnerre

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

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

See Tonnerre guide

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Markets in and near Grignon

  • Venarey-les-Laumes: market Wednesday (4km)
  • Montbard: market Friday (9km)
  • Ancy-le-Franc: market Thursday (31km)
  • Saulieu: market Saturday (34km)
  • Chatillon-sur-Seine: market Saturday (36km)
  • Avallon: market Saturday (38km)
  • Tonnerre: market Saturday (46km)
  • Montsauche-les-Settons: market Thursday all day (48km)
  • Chenove: market Wednesday & Sunday (54km)

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Tourist attractions near Grignon, France

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

Grand sites of France

  • Alesia (7km)

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Bussy-Rabutin Chateau (9km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

Churches and religious monuments

  • Abbaye de Fontenay (Montbard) (9km)
  • Basilique de Saint Andoche (Saulieu) (34km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Potager du château de Lantilly (3km)
  • Abbaye de Fontenay (9km)
  • Jardin du moulin de Athie (12km)
  • Parc de Saint-Léger (37km)
  • Parc et jardin du château de Barbirey sur Ouche (43km)
  • Jardin de la Chaux (43km)
  • Abbaye de la Bussière (45km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Siège d'Alésia (7km)
 
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Geography and distances

Grignon is in the eastern-center of France at 54 kilometres from Dijon, the department capital (general information: Grignon is 210 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Grignon

Canton: Venarey-les-Laumes

Arrondissement: Montbard

Department: Cote d'Or

Region: Burgundy

New region: Burgundy-Franche-Comté

Postcode: 21150

Distance to Grignon

from Dijon (prefecture): 54 km

from Paris: 210 km

from Calais: 420 km

from Nice: 483 km

from Bordeaux: 488 km

from Strasbourg: 273 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 Grignon from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 15 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Benoisey, Champ-d'Oiseau, Courcelles-les-Montbard, Eringes, Fain-les-Montbard, Fresnes, Lantilly, Massingy-les-Semur, Menetreux-le-Pitois, Montigny-Montfort, Mussy-la-Fosse, Pouillenay, Seigny, Venarey-les-Laumes and Villars-et-Villenotte.

This page in French: Visiter Grignon

 
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