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Rochefort tourism and travel guide

Photo of Rochefort in Cote d'Or

Photo is of Chatillon-sur-Seine at 17 km from Rochefort

Visit Rochefort: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Chatillon-sur-Seine at 17 km and Fontenay Abbey at 28 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Rochefort, 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 Rochefort in Burgundy-Franche-Comté.

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

Chatillon-sur-Seine

Chatillon-sur-Seine

at 17 km (direction north-west)

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

See Chatillon-sur-Seine guide
Fontenay Abbey

Fontenay Abbey

Abbey at 28 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Fontenay Abbey guide
Flavigny

Flavigny

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

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

See Flavigny guide
Montbard

Montbard

at 30 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Montbard guide
 
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Semur-en-Auxois

Semur-en-Auxois

at 39 km (direction west-south-west)

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

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

Chateau d'Ancy-le-Franc

Castle at 40 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
Chateau de Tanlay

Chateau de Tanlay

Castle at 47 km (direction west), in the Yonne department

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

See Chateau de Tanlay guide
Langres

Langres

at 49 km (direction east), in the Haute-Marne department

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

See Langres guide
Beze

Beze

at 52 km (direction east-south-east)

Although small the village of Bez is very pleasant to spend an...

See Beze guide
Dijon

Dijon

at 53 km (direction south-east)

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

See Dijon guide
Montreal

Montreal

at 54 km (direction west-south-west), in the Yonne department

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

See Montreal guide

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Map of places to visit near Rochefort

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Markets in and near Rochefort

  • Chatillon-sur-Seine: market Saturday (16km)
  • Venarey-les-Laumes: market Wednesday (29km)
  • Montbard: market Friday (30km)
  • Mussy-sur-Seine: market Thursday (30km)
  • Les Riceys: market Thursday (37km)
  • Essoyes: market Wednesday (37km)
  • Ancy-le-Franc: market Thursday (41km)
  • Bar-sur-Seine: market Friday (47km)
  • Chaumont: market Wednesday all day & Saturday all day (52km)
  • Chaource: market Monday (55km)

More information about Rochefort, Burgundy

Tourist attractions near Rochefort, France

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

Grand sites of France

  • Alesia (28km)

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Bussy-Rabutin Chateau (24km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Abbaye de Fontenay (Montbard) (30km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Abbaye de Fontenay (26km)
  • Potager du château de Lantilly (33km)
  • Jardin du moulin de Athie (39km)
  • Jardin du prieuré (49km)
  • Château d'Arcelot (54km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Siège d'Alésia (27km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Neuville-sur-Seine (39km)
 
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Geography and distances

Rochefort is in the eastern-center of France at 53 kilometres from Dijon, the department capital (general information: Rochefort is 213 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Rochefort

Canton: Aignay-le-Duc

Arrondissement: Montbard

Department: Cote d'Or

Region: Burgundy

New region: Burgundy-Franche-Comté

Postcode: 21510

Distance to Rochefort

from Dijon (prefecture): 53 km

from Paris: 213 km

from Calais: 412 km

from Nice: 491 km

from Bordeaux: 518 km

from Strasbourg: 245 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 Rochefort from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 6 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Beaulieu, Bellenod-sur-Seine, Busseaut, Mauvilly, Origny and Saint-Germain-le-Rocheux.

This page in French: Visiter Rochefort

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