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Montbard tourism and travel guide

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Visit Montbard: highlights and tourist information

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France This Way comment: A typical regional town, we suggest you take a stroll around the Parc Buffon in Montbard

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

Important note

This page features a summary of highlights that you might like to explore near Montbard. For detailed visitor information see the Montbard travel guide.

Popular places to visit nearby include Semur-en-Auxois at 15 km and Flavigny at 19 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Montbard, 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 Montbard in Burgundy-Franche-Comté.

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

Fontenay Abbey

Fontenay Abbey

Abbey at 2 km (direction east)

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

See Fontenay Abbey guide
Semur-en-Auxois

Semur-en-Auxois

at 15 km (direction south)

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 19 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Flavigny guide
Chateau d'Ancy-le-Franc

Chateau d'Ancy-le-Franc

Castle at 21 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
 
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Montreal

Montreal

at 25 km (direction west-south-west), in the Yonne department

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

See Montreal guide
Noyers-sur-Serein

Noyers-sur-Serein

Most Beautiful Village at 27 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
Chateau de Tanlay

Chateau de Tanlay

Castle at 31 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
Chatillon-sur-Seine

Chatillon-sur-Seine

at 32 km (direction north-east)

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

See Chatillon-sur-Seine guide
Avallon

Avallon

at 36 km (direction west-south-west), in the Yonne department

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

See Avallon guide
Tonnerre

Tonnerre

at 37 km (direction west-north-west), in the Yonne department

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

See Tonnerre guide
Morvan Regional Park

Morvan Regional Park

Natural Parc at 39 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 39 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See Saulieu guide
Chablis

Chablis

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

Best known for the very famous wines of the same name, Chablis...

See Chablis guide
Vezelay

Vezelay

Heritage Site at 48 km (direction west-south-west), in the Yonne department

Even if it didn't have one of the most famous abbeys in...

See Vezelay guide

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

Map of places to visit near Montbard

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Markets in and near Montbard

Market days in Montbard: weekly market: Friday;

  • Montbard: market Friday (0km)
  • Venarey-les-Laumes: market Wednesday (13km)
  • Ancy-le-Franc: market Thursday (22km)
  • Chatillon-sur-Seine: market Saturday (31km)
  • Avallon: market Saturday (35km)
  • Tonnerre: market Saturday (37km)
  • Saulieu: market Saturday (39km)
  • Les Riceys: market Thursday (40km)
  • Mussy-sur-Seine: market Thursday (41km)
  • Chablis: market Sunday (46km)

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Tourist attractions near Montbard, France

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

Grand sites of France

  • Alesia (15km)

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Bussy-Rabutin Chateau (16km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

Churches and religious monuments

  • Abbaye de Fontenay (Montbard) (0km)
  • Basilique de Saint Andoche (Saulieu) (39km)
  • Eglise de Saint Barthélémy (Cervon) (61km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Abbaye de Fontenay (4km)
  • Jardin du moulin de Athie (9km)
  • Potager du château de Lantilly (10km)
  • Parc de Saint-Léger (42km)
  • Parc et jardin du château de Barbirey sur Ouche (52km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Siège d'Alésia (16km)
 
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Geography and distances

Montbard is in the eastern-center of France at 63 kilometres from Dijon, the department capital (general information: Montbard is 201 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Montbard

Canton: Montbard

Arrondissement: Montbard

Department: Cote d'Or

Region: Burgundy

New region: Burgundy-Franche-Comté

Postcode: 21500

Distance to Montbard

from Dijon (prefecture): 63 km

from Paris: 201 km

from Calais: 411 km

from Nice: 492 km

from Bordeaux: 489 km

from Strasbourg: 275 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 Montbard from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 11 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Benoisey, Buffon, Courcelles-les-Montbard, Crepand, Fain-les-Montbard, Marmagne, Montigny-Montfort, Quincerot, Saint-Germain-les-Senailly, Saint-Remy and Senailly.

This page in French: Visiter Montbard

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