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Planay tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Fontenay Abbey at 14 km from Planay

Visit Planay: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Fontenay Abbey at 14 km and Montbard at 14 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Planay, 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 Planay in Burgundy-Franche-Comté.

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

Fontenay Abbey

Fontenay Abbey

Abbey at 14 km (direction south)

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

See Fontenay Abbey guide
Montbard

Montbard

at 14 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See Montbard guide
Chateau d'Ancy-le-Franc

Chateau d'Ancy-le-Franc

Castle at 17 km (direction 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
Chatillon-sur-Seine

Chatillon-sur-Seine

at 20 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Chatillon-sur-Seine guide
 
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Chateau de Tanlay

Chateau de Tanlay

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

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

See Chateau de Tanlay guide
Flavigny

Flavigny

Most Beautiful Village at 28 km (direction south-south-east)

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

See Flavigny guide
Semur-en-Auxois

Semur-en-Auxois

at 28 km (direction south)

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

See Semur-en-Auxois guide
Noyers-sur-Serein

Noyers-sur-Serein

Most Beautiful Village at 29 km (direction 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
Tonnerre

Tonnerre

at 33 km (direction west-north-west), in the Yonne department

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

See Tonnerre guide
Montreal

Montreal

at 34 km (direction west-south-west), in the Yonne department

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

See Montreal guide
Chablis

Chablis

at 44 km (direction west), in the Yonne department

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

See Chablis guide
Avallon

Avallon

at 45 km (direction west-south-west), in the Yonne department

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

See Avallon guide
Pontigny

Pontigny

at 53 km (direction west-north-west), in the Yonne department

The abbey at Pontigny is one of the best known and substantial...

See Pontigny guide
Vézelay basilica

Vézelay basilica

Church at 56 km (direction west-south-west), in the Yonne department

The basilica in Vézelay is a monumental example of roman style architecture,...

See Vézelay basilica guide

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

Map of places to visit near Planay

 
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Markets in and near Planay

  • Montbard: market Friday (13km)
  • Ancy-le-Franc: market Thursday (17km)
  • Chatillon-sur-Seine: market Saturday (20km)
  • Venarey-les-Laumes: market Wednesday (23km)
  • Les Riceys: market Thursday (27km)
  • Mussy-sur-Seine: market Thursday (27km)
  • Tonnerre: market Saturday (33km)
  • Essoyes: market Wednesday (37km)
  • Chaource: market Monday (39km)
  • Bar-sur-Seine: market Friday (40km)

Hotels near Planay

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Tourist attractions near Planay, France

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

Grand sites of France

  • Alesia (24km)

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Bussy-Rabutin Chateau (23km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Abbaye de Fontenay (Montbard) (14km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Abbaye de Fontenay (12km)
  • Jardin du moulin de Athie (22km)
  • Potager du château de Lantilly (22km)
  • Jardin du prieuré (35km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Siège d'Alésia (25km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Neuville-sur-Seine (33km)
 
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Geography and distances

Planay is in the eastern-center of France at 68 kilometres from Dijon, the department capital (general information: Planay is 194 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Planay

Canton: Laignes

Arrondissement: Montbard

Department: Cote d'Or

Region: Burgundy

New region: Burgundy-Franche-Comté

Postcode: 21500

Distance to Planay

from Dijon (prefecture): 68 km

from Paris: 194 km

from Calais: 401 km

from Nice: 502 km

from Bordeaux: 499 km

from Strasbourg: 267 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 Planay from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 6 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Arrans, Etais, Fontaines-les-Seches, Nesle-et-Massoult, Savoisy and Verdonnet.

This page in French: Visiter Planay

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