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

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

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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!


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

Map of places to visit near Saint-Helier


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)


Geography and distances

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

Saint-Helier 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 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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