Ancy-le-Franc tourism and travel guide

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Ancy-le-Franc is situated in the Yonne department and Burgundy region (now part of the Burgundy-Franche-Comté region), in the eastern-center of France at 44 kilometres from Auxerre, the department capital (general information: Ancy-le-Franc is 180 kilometres from Paris).

Attractions in Ancy-le-Franc

The 15th century castle at Ancy-le-Franc was one of the very first renaissance style castles to be built in France: Chateau d'Ancy-le-Franc

Popular places to visit nearby include Chateau d'Ancy-le-Franc at 1 km and Chateau de Tanlay at 10 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Ancy-le-Franc, 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 Ancy-le-Franc 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 Yonne

Map of places to visit near Ancy-le-Franc

Markets in and near Ancy-le-Franc

Market days in Ancy-le-Franc: weekly market: Thursday;

  • Ancy-le-Franc: market Thursday (0km)
  • Tonnerre: market Saturday (16km)
  • Montbard: market Friday (22km)
  • Chablis: market Sunday (27km)
  • Les Riceys: market Thursday (28km)
  • Chaource: market Monday (32km)
  • Chatillon-sur-Seine: market Saturday (33km)
  • Vermenton: market Friday (34km)
  • Mussy-sur-Seine: market Thursday (34km)
  • Ervy-le-Chatel: market Friday (35km)

More information about Ancy-le-Franc, Burgundy

Tourist attractions near Ancy-le-Franc, France

Some places with official tourist classifications and other places of interest to visit nearby that should provide inspiration if you are visiting Ancy-le-Franc.

Grand sites of France

  • Alesia (37km)

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Bussy-Rabutin Chateau (36km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Abbaye de Fontenay (Montbard) (22km)
  • Abbaye de Pontigny (Pontigny) (36km)
  • Eglise de Saint Martial (Seignelay) (44km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Abbaye de Fontenay (23km)
  • Jardin du moulin de Athie (24km)
  • Jardin du prieuré (29km)
  • Potager du château de Lantilly (31km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Siège d'Alésia (37km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Neuville-sur-Seine (35km)
 
 

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Ancy-le-Franc

Canton: Ancy-le-Franc

Arrondissement: Avallon

Department: Yonne

Region: Burgundy

Postcode: 89160

Distance to Ancy-le-Franc

from Auxerre (prefecture): 44 km

from Paris: 180 km

from Calais: 390 km

from Nice: 513 km

from Bordeaux: 488 km

from Strasbourg: 281 km

Getting here

Ancy-le-Franc is in the eastern-center of France. 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 Ancy-le-Franc from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 12 other places listed as being close (less than 6 kilometres from Ancy-le-Franc): Ancy-le-Libre, Argentenay, Argenteuil-sur-Armancon, Chassignelles, Fulvy, Gland, Lezinnes, Nuits, Pacy-sur-Armancon, Ravieres, Stigny and Villiers-les-Hauts.

This page in French: Visiter Ancy-le-Franc