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Saint-Helier tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Flavigny at 18 km from Saint-Helier

Visit Saint-Helier: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Flavigny at 18 km and Chateauneuf-en-Auxois at 19 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Saint-Helier, 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 Saint-Helier in Burgundy-Franche-Comté.

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

Flavigny

Flavigny

Most Beautiful Village at 18 km (direction north-west)

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

See Flavigny guide
Chateauneuf-en-Auxois

Chateauneuf-en-Auxois

Most Beautiful Village at 19 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See Chateauneuf-en-Auxois guide
Dijon

Dijon

at 28 km (direction east)

There is a remarkable range of interesting historic sites in...

See Dijon guide
Semur-en-Auxois

Semur-en-Auxois

at 29 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Semur-en-Auxois guide
 
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Nuits-Saint-Georges

Nuits-Saint-Georges

at 34 km (direction south-east)

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

See Nuits-Saint-Georges guide
Fontenay Abbey

Fontenay Abbey

Abbey at 35 km (direction north-west)

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

See Fontenay Abbey guide
Morvan Regional Park

Morvan Regional Park

Natural Parc at 36 km (direction west-south-west), in the Nievre department

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

See Morvan Regional Park guide
Saulieu

Saulieu

at 36 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Saulieu guide
Montbard

Montbard

at 37 km (direction north-west)

A typical regional town, we suggest you take a...

See Montbard guide
Beaune

Beaune

at 42 km (direction south-south-east)

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

See Beaune guide
Beze

Beze

at 45 km (direction east)

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

See Beze guide
Montreal

Montreal

at 52 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 56 km (direction south-west), in the Saone-et-Loire department

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

See Autun guide
Chateau d'Ancy-le-Franc

Chateau d'Ancy-le-Franc

Castle at 58 km (direction north-west), in the Yonne department

The 15th century castle at Ancy-le-Franc was one of the...

See Chateau d'Ancy-le-Franc guide

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

Map of places to visit near Saint-Helier

 
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Markets in and near Saint-Helier

  • Venarey-les-Laumes: market Wednesday (24km)
  • Chenove: market Wednesday & Sunday (26km)
  • Dijon: market Wednesday & Tuesday & Thursday & Saturday & Friday (28km)
  • Longvic: market Sunday (31km)
  • Bligny-sur-Ouche: market Wednesday (31km)
  • Nuits-Saint-Georges: market Friday (34km)
  • Saulieu: market Saturday (36km)
  • Montbard: market Friday (37km)
  • Beaune: market Wednesday & Saturday (41km)
  • Epinac: market Wednesday & Sunday (46km)

More information about Saint-Helier, Burgundy

Tourist attractions near Saint-Helier, France

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

Grand sites of France

  • Alesia (22km)

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Bussy-Rabutin Chateau (23km)

Regional Natural Parcs

Churches and religious monuments

  • Basilique de Saint Andoche (Saulieu) (36km)
  • Abbaye de Fontenay (Montbard) (37km)
  • Hospices de Beaune (Beaune) (42km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Parc et jardin du château de Barbirey sur Ouche (16km)
  • Abbaye de la Bussière (19km)
  • Potager du château de Lantilly (29km)
  • Abbaye de Fontenay (36km)
  • Jardin du moulin de Athie (38km)
  • Château d'Arcelot (38km)
  • Parc de Saint-Léger (42km)
  • Jardin de la Chaux (43km)
  • Parc et jardins du château de Sully (45km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Siège d'Alésia (22km)
  • Cirque du Bout du Monde (45km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

 
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Geography and distances

Saint-Helier is in the eastern-center of France at 28 kilometres from Dijon, the department capital (general information: Saint-Helier is 238 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Saint-Helier

Canton: Vitteaux

Arrondissement: Montbard

Department: Cote d'Or

Region: Burgundy

New region: Burgundy-Franche-Comté

Postcode: 21690

Distance to Saint-Helier

from Dijon (prefecture): 28 km

from Paris: 238 km

from Calais: 446 km

from Nice: 456 km

from Bordeaux: 494 km

from Strasbourg: 264 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 Saint-Helier from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 15 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Avosnes, Blaisy-Bas, Bussy-la-Pesle, Champrenault, Charencey, Chevannay, Dree, Marcellois, Saint-Mesmin, Trouhaut, Turcey, Verrey-sous-Dree, Verrey-sous-Salmaise, Villotte-Saint-Seine and Villy-en-Auxois.

This page in French: Visiter Saint-Helier

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