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La Motte-Ternant tourism and travel guide

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Visit La Motte-Ternant: highlights and tourist information

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La Motte-Ternant 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 53 kilometres from Dijon, the department capital (general information: La Motte-Ternant is 225 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Morvan Regional Park at 9 km and Saulieu at 9 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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La Motte-Ternant, 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 La Motte-Ternant 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 La Motte-Ternant


Markets in and near La Motte-Ternant

  • Saulieu: market Saturday (9km)
  • Venarey-les-Laumes: market Wednesday (26km)
  • Montsauche-les-Settons: market Thursday all day (26km)
  • Montbard: market Friday (33km)
  • Bligny-sur-Ouche: market Wednesday (36km)
  • Avallon: market Saturday (36km)
  • Epinac: market Wednesday & Sunday (40km)
  • Autun: market Wednesday & Friday (42km)
  • Beaune: market Wednesday & Saturday (51km)
  • Vermenton: market Friday (58km)

More information about La Motte-Ternant, Burgundy

Tourist attractions near La Motte-Ternant, France

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

Grand sites of France

  • Alesia (26km)
  • Bibracte-Mont Beuvray (50km)

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Bussy-Rabutin Chateau (30km)

Regional Natural Parcs

Churches and religious monuments

  • Basilique de Saint Andoche (Saulieu) (9km)
  • Abbaye de Fontenay (Montbard) (33km)
  • Cathédrale Saint Lazare (Autun) (43km)
  • Eglise de Saint Barthélémy (Cervon) (45km)
  • Hospices de Beaune (Beaune) (51km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Parc de Saint-Léger (15km)
  • Jardin de la Chaux (18km)
  • Potager du château de Lantilly (24km)
  • Jardin du moulin de Athie (27km)
  • Abbaye de la Bussière (32km)
  • Parc et jardin du château de Barbirey sur Ouche (33km)
  • Abbaye de Fontenay (35km)
  • Parc et jardins du château de Sully (37km)
  • Jardin du château de Limanton (58km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Siège d'Alésia (27km)
  • Cirque du Bout du Monde (45km)
  • Bibracte (50km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)


Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: La Motte-Ternant

Canton: Saulieu

Arrondissement: Montbard

Department: Cote d'Or

Region: Burgundy

New region: Burgundy-Franche-Comté

Postcode: 21210

Distance to La Motte-Ternant

from Dijon (prefecture): 53 km

from Paris: 225 km

from Calais: 441 km

from Nice: 463 km

from Bordeaux: 469 km

from Strasbourg: 290 km

Getting here

La Motte-Ternant 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 La Motte-Ternant from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 10 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Fontangy, Juillenay, Lacour-d'Arcenay, Missery, Mont-Saint-Jean, Montlay-en-Auxois, Nan-sous-Thil, Noidan, Vic-sous-Thil and Villargoix.

This page in French: Visiter La Motte-Ternant

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