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Riel-les-Eaux tourism and travel guide

Photo of Riel-les-Eaux in Cote d'Or

Photo is of Chatillon-sur-Seine at 14 km from Riel-les-Eaux

Visit Riel-les-Eaux: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Chatillon-sur-Seine at 14 km and Chateau d'Ancy-le-Franc at 44 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Riel-les-Eaux, 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 Riel-les-Eaux in Burgundy-Franche-Comté.

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



at 14 km (direction south-west)

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

See Chatillon-sur-Seine guide
Chateau d'Ancy-le-Franc

Chateau d'Ancy-le-Franc

Castle at 44 km (direction west-south-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
Fontenay Abbey

Fontenay Abbey

Abbey at 45 km (direction south-west)

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

See Fontenay Abbey guide
Chateau de Tanlay

Chateau de Tanlay

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

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

See Chateau de Tanlay guide


at 46 km (direction south-west)

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

See Montbard guide


at 51 km (direction east), in the Haute-Marne department

The highlight in Langres is the chance to follow the 3 kilometres...

See Langres guide


at 57 km (direction west-north-west), in the Aube department

As well as one of the most impressive medieval quarters in France,...

See Troyes guide


at 68 km (direction west-south-west), in the Yonne department

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

See Montreal guide

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

Map of places to visit near Riel-les-Eaux


Markets in and near Riel-les-Eaux

  • Mussy-sur-Seine: market Thursday (13km)
  • Essoyes: market Wednesday (14km)
  • Chatillon-sur-Seine: market Saturday (15km)
  • Les Riceys: market Thursday (23km)
  • Bar-sur-Seine: market Friday (26km)
  • Bar-sur-Aube: market Saturday (29km)
  • Vendeuvre-sur-Barse: market Wednesday (33km)
  • Chaumont: market Wednesday all day & Saturday all day (38km)
  • Chaource: market Monday (41km)
  • Lusigny-sur-Barse: market Saturday (43km)

More information about Riel-les-Eaux, Burgundy

Tourist attractions near Riel-les-Eaux, France

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

Heritage sites

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Foret-d'Orient (43km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Abbaye de Fontenay (Montbard) (46km)

Remarkable gardens

Sites of natural beauty

  • Lac d'Orient (41km)
  • Lacs Amance et du Temple (44km)

Amusement park / theme park

  • Nigloland (33km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Neuville-sur-Seine (21km)
  • Colombe-le-Sec (32km)

Geography and distances

Riel-les-Eaux is in the eastern-center of France at 78 kilometres from Dijon, the department capital (general information: Riel-les-Eaux is 198 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Riel-les-Eaux

Canton: Montigny-sur-Aube

Arrondissement: Montbard

Department: Cote d'Or

Region: Burgundy

New region: Burgundy-Franche-Comté

Postcode: 21570

Distance to Riel-les-Eaux

from Dijon (prefecture): 78 km

from Paris: 198 km

from Calais: 388 km

from Nice: 516 km

from Bordeaux: 532 km

from Strasbourg: 237 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 Riel-les-Eaux from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 4 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Autricourt, Belan-sur-Ource, Brion-sur-Ource and Thoires.

This page in French: Visiter Riel-les-Eaux

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