Saffres tourism and travel guide

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Visit Saffres: highlights and tourist information

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Saffres is situated in the Cote d'Or department and Burgundy region (now part of the Burgundy-Franche-Comté region), in the eastern-center of France at 35 kilometres from Dijon, the department capital (general information: Saffres is 234 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Flavigny at 16 km and Chateauneuf-en-Auxois at 18 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Saffres, 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 Saffres in Burgundy-Franche-Comté.

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

 
 

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Map of places to visit near Saffres

Markets in and near Saffres

  • Venarey-les-Laumes: market Wednesday (21km)
  • Saulieu: market Saturday (28km)
  • Bligny-sur-Ouche: market Wednesday (30km)
  • Chenove: market Wednesday & Sunday (33km)
  • Montbard: market Friday (34km)
  • Dijon: market Wednesday & Tuesday & Thursday & Saturday & Friday (35km)
  • Longvic: market Sunday (38km)
  • Nuits-Saint-Georges: market Friday (38km)
  • Epinac: market Wednesday & Sunday (42km)
  • Beaune: market Wednesday & Saturday (43km)

More information about Saffres, Burgundy

Tourist attractions near Saffres, France

Some places with official tourist classifications and other places of interest to visit nearby that should provide inspiration if you are visiting Saffres.

Grand sites of France

  • Alesia (20km)

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Bussy-Rabutin Chateau (22km)

Regional Natural Parcs

Churches and religious monuments

  • Basilique de Saint Andoche (Saulieu) (28km)
  • Abbaye de Fontenay (Montbard) (34km)
  • Hospices de Beaune (Beaune) (43km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Parc et jardin du château de Barbirey sur Ouche (19km)
  • Abbaye de la Bussière (20km)
  • Potager du château de Lantilly (25km)
  • Jardin du moulin de Athie (33km)
  • Abbaye de Fontenay (33km)
  • Parc de Saint-Léger (34km)
  • Jardin de la Chaux (35km)
  • Parc et jardins du château de Sully (41km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Siège d'Alésia (20km)
  • Cirque du Bout du Monde (43km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

 
 

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Saffres

Canton: Vitteaux

Arrondissement: Montbard

Department: Cote d'Or

Region: Burgundy

New region: Burgundy-Franche-Comté

Postcode: 21350

Distance to Saffres

from Dijon (prefecture): 35 km

from Paris: 234 km

from Calais: 445 km

from Nice: 458 km

from Bordeaux: 487 km

from Strasbourg: 272 km

Getting here

Saffres is in the eastern-center of France. 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 Saffres from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 14 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Avosnes, Boussey, Chevannay, Grosbois-en-Montagne, Marcellois, Massingy-les-Vitteaux, Posanges, Saint-Anthot, Saint-Mesmin, Soussey-sur-Brionne, Uncey-le-Franc, Vesvres, Villy-en-Auxois and Vitteaux.

This page in French: Visiter Saffres