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Pouillenay tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Flavigny at 5 km from Pouillenay

Visit Pouillenay: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Flavigny at 5 km and Semur-en-Auxois at 10 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Pouillenay, 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 Pouillenay in Burgundy-Franche-Comté.

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

Flavigny

Flavigny

Most Beautiful Village at 5 km (direction east)

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

See Flavigny guide
Semur-en-Auxois

Semur-en-Auxois

at 10 km (direction 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 15 km (direction north-west)

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

See Fontenay Abbey guide
Montbard

Montbard

at 16 km (direction north-west)

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

See Montbard guide
 
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Morvan Regional Park

Morvan Regional Park

Natural Parc at 31 km (direction 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 31 km (direction south-west)

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

See Saulieu guide
Montreal

Montreal

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

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

See Montreal guide
Chateauneuf-en-Auxois

Chateauneuf-en-Auxois

Most Beautiful Village at 35 km (direction south-south-east)

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

See Chateauneuf-en-Auxois guide
Chateau d'Ancy-le-Franc

Chateau d'Ancy-le-Franc

Castle at 37 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
Chatillon-sur-Seine

Chatillon-sur-Seine

at 41 km (direction north-north-east)

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

See Chatillon-sur-Seine guide
Noyers-sur-Serein

Noyers-sur-Serein

Most Beautiful Village at 41 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
Avallon

Avallon

at 42 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 47 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
Dijon

Dijon

at 48 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Dijon guide

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

Map of places to visit near Pouillenay

 
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Markets in and near Pouillenay

  • Venarey-les-Laumes: market Wednesday (4km)
  • Montbard: market Friday (16km)
  • Saulieu: market Saturday (31km)
  • Ancy-le-Franc: market Thursday (38km)
  • Chatillon-sur-Seine: market Saturday (40km)
  • Avallon: market Saturday (42km)
  • Montsauche-les-Settons: market Thursday all day (47km)
  • Chenove: market Wednesday & Sunday (47km)
  • Dijon: market Wednesday & Tuesday & Thursday & Saturday & Friday (48km)
  • Longvic: market Sunday (51km)

Hotels near Pouillenay

More information about Pouillenay, Burgundy

Tourist attractions near Pouillenay, France

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

Grand sites of France

  • Alesia (4km)

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Bussy-Rabutin Chateau (7km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

Churches and religious monuments

  • Abbaye de Fontenay (Montbard) (16km)
  • Basilique de Saint Andoche (Saulieu) (31km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Potager du château de Lantilly (8km)
  • Abbaye de Fontenay (16km)
  • Jardin du moulin de Athie (17km)
  • Parc de Saint-Léger (35km)
  • Parc et jardin du château de Barbirey sur Ouche (36km)
  • Abbaye de la Bussière (38km)
  • Jardin de la Chaux (40km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Siège d'Alésia (4km)
 
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Geography and distances

Pouillenay is in the eastern-center of France at 48 kilometres from Dijon, the department capital (general information: Pouillenay is 217 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Pouillenay

Canton: Venarey-les-Laumes

Arrondissement: Montbard

Department: Cote d'Or

Region: Burgundy

New region: Burgundy-Franche-Comté

Postcode: 21150

Distance to Pouillenay

from Dijon (prefecture): 48 km

from Paris: 217 km

from Calais: 427 km

from Nice: 476 km

from Bordeaux: 489 km

from Strasbourg: 272 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 Pouillenay from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 16 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Alise-Sainte-Reine, Brain, Chassey, Flavigny, Gresigny-Sainte-Reine, Grignon, Juilly, La Roche-Vanneau, Magny-la-Ville, Marigny-le-Cahouet, Massingy-les-Semur, Menetreux-le-Pitois, Mussy-la-Fosse, Souhey, Venarey-les-Laumes and Villeferry.

This page in French: Visiter Pouillenay

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