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Aillant-sur-Tholon tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Joigny at 13 km from Aillant-sur-Tholon

Visit Aillant-sur-Tholon: highlights and tourist information

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Aillant-sur-Tholon is situated in the Yonne department and Burgundy-Franche-Comté region.

Popular places to visit nearby include Joigny at 13 km and Auxerre at 18 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Aillant-sur-Tholon, 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 Aillant-sur-Tholon in Burgundy-Franche-Comté.

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



at 13 km (direction north-north-east)

In the centre of the the traditional local town of...

See Joigny guide


at 18 km (direction east-south-east)

With its cathedral and churches, and extensive historic centre...

See Auxerre guide


at 27 km (direction east)

The abbey at Pontigny is one of the best known and...

See Pontigny guide


at 34 km (direction east)

Best known for the very famous wines of the same name,...

See Chablis guide


at 36 km (direction south-south-west)

At the remarkable site of Guedelon an entire medieval castle...

See Guedelon guide


at 42 km (direction south-south-west)

Sens is an important regional centre dominated by the Cathedral...

See Sens guide


at 47 km (direction east)

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

See Tonnerre guide


at 48 km (direction south-south-east), in the Nievre department

The Collegiale Saint-Martin is the principal monument here in the historic...

See Clamecy guide


at 48 km (direction west-north-west), in the Loiret department

With more than 130 bridges across the numerous canals and rivers...

See Montargis guide


Most Beautiful Village at 52 km (direction east-south-east)

The half-timbered houses and riverside setting make Noyers-sur-Serein one...

See Noyers-sur-Serein guide


at 53 km (direction west-south-west), in the Loiret department

With the Loire River and the Canal de Briare crossing in...

See Briare guide


Heritage Site at 54 km (direction south-east)

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

See Vezelay guide


at 60 km (direction south-east)

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

See Avallon guide

... or see ALL recommended places to visit in Yonne

Map of places to visit near Aillant-sur-Tholon


Markets in and near Aillant-sur-Tholon

Market days in Aillant-sur-Tholon: weekly market: Tuesday;

  • Aillant-sur-Tholon: market Tuesday (0km)
  • Joigny: market Wednesday & Saturday (13km)
  • Migennes: market Thursday (15km)
  • Toucy: market Saturday (16km)
  • Saint-Julien-du-Sault: market Sunday (18km)
  • Auxerre: market Tuesday & Sunday & Friday (19km)
  • Villeneuve-sur-Yonne: market Tuesday & Friday (24km)
  • Courtenay: market Thursday (28km)
  • Saint-Sauveur-en-Puisaye: market Wednesday (31km)
  • Saint-Florentin: market Monday (32km)

More information about Aillant-sur-Tholon, Burgundy

Tourist attractions near Aillant-sur-Tholon, France

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

Heritage sites

  • Asquins église St Jacques (monuments on French pilgrim routes) (53km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Saint Martial (Seignelay) (19km)
  • Abbaye de Pontigny (Pontigny) (27km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardins du manoir du Grand Courtoiseau (28km)
  • Arboretum national des Barres (44km)
  • Potager du jardin du château de La Bussière (46km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)


Geography and distances

Aillant-sur-Tholon is in the eastern-center of France at 18 kilometres from Auxerre, the department capital (general information: Aillant-sur-Tholon is 132 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Aillant-sur-Tholon

Canton: Aillant-sur-Tholon

Arrondissement: Auxerre

Department: Yonne

Region: Burgundy

New region: Burgundy-Franche-Comté

Postcode: 89110

Distance to Aillant-sur-Tholon

from Auxerre (prefecture): 18 km

from Paris: 132 km

from Calais: 359 km

from Nice: 554 km

from Bordeaux: 452 km

from Strasbourg: 335 km

Getting here

Most visitors fly into Paris orly or Charles de Gaulle airports and rent a car or drive from a channel ferry port - allow about 5 - 6 hours driving time. For driving distances to Aillant-sur-Tholon from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 7 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Chassy, Laduz, Poilly-sur-Tholon, Saint-Maurice-le-Vieil, Senan, Villiers-sur-Tholon and Volgre.

This page in French: Visiter Aillant-sur-Tholon

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