Baon tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Chateau de Tanlay at 4 km from Baon

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Baon is situated in the Yonne 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 Baon in Burgundy-Franche-Comté.

Popular places to visit nearby include Chateau de Tanlay at 4 km and Chateau d'Ancy-le-Franc at 10 km.

Baon, France: places to visit and attractions

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

Chateau de Tanlay

Chateau de Tanlay

Castle at 4 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Chateau de Tanlay guide
Chateau d'Ancy-le-Franc

Chateau d'Ancy-le-Franc

Castle at 10 km (direction south-south-east)

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

See Chateau d'Ancy-le-Franc guide
Tonnerre

Tonnerre

at 12 km (direction west)

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

See Tonnerre guide
Noyers-sur-Serein

Noyers-sur-Serein

Most Beautiful Village at 21 km (direction south-west)

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

See Noyers-sur-Serein guide
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Chablis

Chablis

at 25 km (direction west)

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

See Chablis guide
Montbard

Montbard

at 30 km (direction south-east), in the Cote d'Or department

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

See Montbard guide
Fontenay Abbey

Fontenay Abbey

Abbey at 32 km (direction south-east), in the Cote d'Or department

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

See Fontenay Abbey guide
Pontigny

Pontigny

at 32 km (direction west)

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

See Pontigny guide
Chatillon-sur-Seine

Chatillon-sur-Seine

at 33 km (direction east), in the Cote d'Or department

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

See Chatillon-sur-Seine guide
Montreal

Montreal

at 36 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See Montreal guide
Auxerre

Auxerre

at 42 km (direction west)

With its cathedral and churches, and extensive historic centre with half-timbered houses...

See Auxerre guide
Semur-en-Auxois

Semur-en-Auxois

at 44 km (direction south-south-east), in the Cote d'Or department

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

See Semur-en-Auxois guide
Avallon

Avallon

at 44 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See Avallon guide
Flavigny

Flavigny

Most Beautiful Village at 49 km (direction south-east), in the Cote d'Or department

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

See Flavigny guide

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Markets in and near Baon

  • Ancy-le-Franc: market Thursday (10km)
  • Tonnerre: market Saturday (12km)
  • Les Riceys: market Thursday (22km)
  • Chaource: market Monday (22km)
  • Chablis: market Sunday (25km)
  • Ervy-le-Chatel: market Friday (26km)
  • Montbard: market Friday (30km)
  • Mussy-sur-Seine: market Thursday (30km)
  • Bar-sur-Seine: market Friday (33km)
  • Chatillon-sur-Seine: market Saturday (33km)

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Tourist attractions near Baon, France

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

Grand sites of France

  • Alesia (45km)

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Bussy-Rabutin Chateau (44km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Abbaye de Fontenay (Montbard) (30km)
  • Abbaye de Pontigny (Pontigny) (32km)
  • Eglise de Saint Martial (Seignelay) (40km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin du prieuré (20km)
  • Abbaye de Fontenay (31km)
  • Jardin du moulin de Athie (34km)
  • Potager du château de Lantilly (40km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Siège d'Alésia (45km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Neuville-sur-Seine (29km)
 
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Geography and distances

Baon is in the eastern-center of France at 43 kilometres from Auxerre, the department capital (general information: Baon is 172 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Baon

Canton: Cruzy-le-Châtel

Arrondissement: Avallon

Department: Yonne

Region: Burgundy

New region: Burgundy-Franche-Comté

Postcode: 89430

Distance to Baon

from Auxerre (prefecture): 43 km

from Paris: 172 km

from Calais: 381 km

from Nice: 522 km

from Bordeaux: 493 km

from Strasbourg: 280 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 Baon from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 7 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Argentenay, Pimelles, Rugny, Saint-Martin-sur-Armancon, Tanlay, Thorey and Villon.

This page in French: Visiter Baon

 
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