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Saffres tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Flavigny at 16 km from Saffres

Visit Saffres: highlights and tourist information

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

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!

Flavigny

Flavigny

Most Beautiful Village at 16 km (direction north-north-west)

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

See Flavigny guide
Chateauneuf-en-Auxois

Chateauneuf-en-Auxois

Most Beautiful Village at 18 km (direction south-south-east)

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

See Chateauneuf-en-Auxois guide
Semur-en-Auxois

Semur-en-Auxois

at 23 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Semur-en-Auxois guide
Morvan Regional Park

Morvan Regional Park

Natural Parc at 28 km (direction west-south-west), in the Nievre department

Morvan Regional Natural Park is a quiet region of unspoiled countryside with...

See Morvan Regional Park guide
 
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Saulieu

Saulieu

at 28 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Saulieu guide
Fontenay Abbey

Fontenay Abbey

Abbey at 32 km (direction north-west)

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

See Fontenay Abbey guide
Montbard

Montbard

at 34 km (direction north-west)

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

See Montbard guide
Dijon

Dijon

at 36 km (direction east)

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

See Dijon guide
Nuits-Saint-Georges

Nuits-Saint-Georges

at 38 km (direction east-south-east)

A quiet town, Nuits-Saint-Georges wil be part of your tour of the...

See Nuits-Saint-Georges guide
Beaune

Beaune

at 43 km (direction south-east)

Beaune is the centre of the famous wine region of the same...

See Beaune guide
Montreal

Montreal

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

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

See Montreal guide
Autun

Autun

at 51 km (direction south-south-west), in the Saone-et-Loire department

After exploring Autun with its old town, cathedral and roman ruins you...

See Autun guide
Chateau d'Ancy-le-Franc

Chateau d'Ancy-le-Franc

Castle at 55 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
Noyers-sur-Serein

Noyers-sur-Serein

Most Beautiful Village at 57 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

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

Map of places to visit near Saffres

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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

What to do at Saffres? 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)

 
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Geography and distances

Saffres is in the eastern-center of France at 35 kilometres from Dijon, the department capital (general information: Saffres is 234 kilometres from Paris).

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

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

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