Villaines-les-Prevotes tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Semur-en-Auxois at 7 km from Villaines-les-Prevotes

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

Below you can see some of the places that we have visited and reviewed and can recommend when you are sightseeing close to Villaines-les-Prevotes in Burgundy-Franche-Comté.

Popular places to visit nearby include Semur-en-Auxois at 7 km and Montbard at 8 km.

Villaines-les-Prevotes, France: places to visit and attractions

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



at 7 km (direction south-south-east)

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

See Semur-en-Auxois guide


at 8 km (direction north-north-east)

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

See Montbard guide
Fontenay Abbey

Fontenay Abbey

Abbey at 9 km (direction north-east)

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

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Most Beautiful Village at 18 km (direction east)

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

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at 20 km (direction west), in the Yonne department

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

See Montreal guide
Chateau d\'Ancy-le-Franc

Chateau d'Ancy-le-Franc

Castle at 27 km (direction north-north-west), in the Yonne department

The 15th century castle at Ancy-le-Franc was one of the very first renaissance style...

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Most Beautiful Village at 28 km (direction west-north-west), in the Yonne department

The half-timbered houses and riverside setting make Noyers-sur-Serein one of our favourite small towns...

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at 30 km (direction west), in the Yonne department

Avallon is a very pleasant town to explore with some very imposing medieval buildings,...

See Avallon guide
Morvan Regional Park

Morvan Regional Park

Natural Parc at 31 km (direction south-south-west), in the Nievre department

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

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at 31 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See Saulieu guide
Chateau de Tanlay

Chateau de Tanlay

Castle at 37 km (direction north-west), in the Yonne department

The frescoes and interior decoration are among the highlights of a visit to the...

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at 41 km (direction north-east)

As well as the medieval centre of Chatillon-sur-Seine you can also see the extraordinary...

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

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

See Tonnerre guide
Vézelay basilica

Vézelay basilica

Church at 43 km (direction west), in the Yonne department

The basilica in Vézelay is a monumental example of roman style architecture, with 12th...

See Vézelay basilica guide

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Markets in and near Villaines-les-Prevotes

  • Montbard: market Friday (9km)
  • Venarey-les-Laumes: market Wednesday (12km)
  • Ancy-le-Franc: market Thursday (27km)
  • Avallon: market Saturday (30km)
  • Saulieu: market Saturday (31km)
  • Chatillon-sur-Seine: market Saturday (40km)
  • Tonnerre: market Saturday (42km)
  • Montsauche-les-Settons: market Thursday all day (43km)
  • Vermenton: market Friday (44km)
  • Chablis: market Sunday (48km)

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Tourist attractions near Villaines-les-Prevotes, France

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

Grand sites of France

  • Alesia (14km)

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Bussy-Rabutin Chateau (16km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

Churches and religious monuments

  • Abbaye de Fontenay (Montbard) (8km)
  • Basilique de Saint Andoche (Saulieu) (31km)
  • Eglise de Saint Barthélémy (Cervon) (54km)
  • Abbaye de Pontigny (Pontigny) (59km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin du moulin de Athie (4km)
  • Potager du château de Lantilly (6km)
  • Abbaye de Fontenay (12km)
  • Parc de Saint-Léger (33km)
  • Jardin de la Chaux (40km)
  • Parc et jardin du château de Barbirey sur Ouche (48km)
  • Abbaye de la Bussière (49km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Siège d'Alésia (15km)

Geography and distances

Villaines-les-Prevotes is in the eastern-center of France at 61 kilometres from Dijon, the department capital (general information: Villaines-les-Prevotes is 205 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Villaines-les-Prevotes

Canton: Montbard

Arrondissement: Montbard

Department: Cote d'Or

Region: Burgundy

New region: Burgundy-Franche-Comté

Postcode: 21500

Distance to Villaines-les-Prevotes

from Dijon (prefecture): 61 km

from Paris: 205 km

from Calais: 417 km

from Nice: 486 km

from Bordeaux: 482 km

from Strasbourg: 280 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 Villaines-les-Prevotes from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 12 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Athie, Champ-d'Oiseau, Genay, Jeux-les-Bard, Lantilly, Millery, Montigny-Montfort, Quincy-le-Vicomte, Saint-Germain-les-Senailly, Senailly, Villars-et-Villenotte and Viserny.

This page in French: Visiter Villaines-les-Prevotes