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Vieux-Chateau tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Montreal at 11 km from Vieux-Chateau

Visit Vieux-Chateau: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Montreal at 11 km and Semur-en-Auxois at 15 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Vieux-Chateau, 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 Vieux-Chateau in Burgundy-Franche-Comté.

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

Montreal

Montreal

at 11 km (direction north-west), in the Yonne department

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

See Montreal guide
Semur-en-Auxois

Semur-en-Auxois

at 15 km (direction east)

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

See Semur-en-Auxois guide
Avallon

Avallon

at 17 km (direction west), in the Yonne department

Avallon is a very pleasant town to explore with...

See Avallon guide
Morvan Regional Park

Morvan Regional Park

Natural Parc at 22 km (direction south-south-east), in the Nievre department

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

See Morvan Regional Park guide
 
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Saulieu

Saulieu

at 22 km (direction south-south-east)

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

See Saulieu guide
Montbard

Montbard

at 23 km (direction north-east)

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

See Montbard guide
Fontenay Abbey

Fontenay Abbey

Abbey at 24 km (direction north-east)

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

See Fontenay Abbey guide
Noyers-sur-Serein

Noyers-sur-Serein

Most Beautiful Village at 27 km (direction north-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
Vezelay

Vezelay

Heritage Site at 29 km (direction west), in the Yonne department

Even if it didn't have one of the most...

See Vezelay guide
Flavigny

Flavigny

Most Beautiful Village at 30 km (direction east)

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

See Flavigny guide
Chateau d'Ancy-le-Franc

Chateau d'Ancy-le-Franc

Castle at 34 km (direction east), 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
Corbigny

Corbigny

at 41 km (direction west-south-west), in the Nievre department

Corbigny, on the edge of the Morvan Regional Parc, includes an abbey...

See Corbigny guide
Chateau de Tanlay

Chateau de Tanlay

Castle at 42 km (direction west-south-west), in the Yonne department

The frescoes and interior decoration are among the highlights...

See Chateau de Tanlay guide
Tonnerre

Tonnerre

at 44 km (direction north-north-west), in the Yonne department

There are two impressive sites to see in Tonnerre: the medieval hospital...

See Tonnerre guide

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Map of places to visit near Vieux-Chateau

 
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Markets in and near Vieux-Chateau

  • Avallon: market Saturday (17km)
  • Saulieu: market Saturday (22km)
  • Montbard: market Friday (23km)
  • Venarey-les-Laumes: market Wednesday (26km)
  • Montsauche-les-Settons: market Thursday all day (30km)
  • Ancy-le-Franc: market Thursday (34km)
  • Vermenton: market Friday (37km)
  • Corbigny: market Friday (42km)
  • Tonnerre: market Saturday (45km)
  • Chablis: market Sunday (46km)

More information about Vieux-Chateau, Burgundy

Tourist attractions near Vieux-Chateau, France

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

Grand sites of France

  • Alesia (28km)

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Bussy-Rabutin Chateau (31km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

Churches and religious monuments

  • Basilique de Saint Andoche (Saulieu) (22km)
  • Abbaye de Fontenay (Montbard) (23km)
  • Eglise de Saint Barthélémy (Cervon) (38km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin du moulin de Athie (14km)
  • Potager du château de Lantilly (20km)
  • Parc de Saint-Léger (21km)
  • Abbaye de Fontenay (27km)
  • Jardin de la Chaux (30km)
  • Abbaye de la Bussière (52km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Siège d'Alésia (28km)
 
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Geography and distances

Vieux-Chateau is in the eastern-center of France at 70 kilometres from Dijon, the department capital (general information: Vieux-Chateau is 203 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Vieux-Chateau

Canton: Semur-en-Auxois

Arrondissement: Montbard

Department: Cote d'Or

Region: Burgundy

New region: Burgundy-Franche-Comté

Postcode: 21460

Distance to Vieux-Chateau

from Dijon (prefecture): 70 km

from Paris: 203 km

from Calais: 421 km

from Nice: 485 km

from Bordeaux: 466 km

from Strasbourg: 296 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 Vieux-Chateau from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 15 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Bussieres, Cisery, Corrombles, Courcelles-Fremoy, Epoisses, Forleans, Guillon, Montberthault, Rouvray, Saint-Andre-en-Terre-Plaine, Sainte-Magnance, Sauvigny-le-Beureal, Savigny-en-Terre-Plaine, Sincey-les-Rouvray and Toutry.

This page in French: Visiter Vieux-Chateau

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