The Essential
A coal-mining town, on the banks of the Centre Canal. The coal mines, opened in 1860, were joined by numerous other industries: plastics, plumbing accessories, pipes, construction materials and tyres. Blanzy is now part of the Creusot-Montceau urban complex.

Must see

Michelin's recommendations for Blanzy
Mining Museum
Mining Museum
A 22m-high pithead marks out the St