Bassou tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Joigny at 11 km from Bassou

Visit Bassou: highlights and tourist information

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Bassou 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 Bassou in Burgundy-Franche-Comté.

Popular places to visit nearby include Joigny at 11 km and Auxerre at 14 km.

Bassou, France: places to visit and attractions

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

Joigny

Joigny

at 11 km (direction west-north-west)

In the centre of the the traditional local town of Joigny you can see...

See Joigny guide
Auxerre

Auxerre

at 14 km (direction south-south-east)

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

See Auxerre guide
Pontigny

Pontigny

at 15 km (direction east)

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

See Pontigny guide
Chablis

Chablis

at 24 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Chablis guide
 
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Tonnerre

Tonnerre

at 35 km (direction east)

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

See Tonnerre guide
Sens

Sens

at 40 km (direction north-north-west)

Sens is an important regional centre dominated by the Cathedral of Saint-Etienne, the first...

See Sens guide
Chateau de Tanlay

Chateau de Tanlay

Castle at 43 km (direction east)

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

See Chateau de Tanlay guide
Noyers-sur-Serein

Noyers-sur-Serein

Most Beautiful Village at 44 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Noyers-sur-Serein guide
Guedelon

Guedelon

at 47 km (direction south-west)

At the remarkable site of Guedelon an entire medieval castle is being reconstructed using...

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

Chateau d'Ancy-le-Franc

Castle at 51 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Chateau d'Ancy-le-Franc guide
Avallon

Avallon

at 57 km (direction south-east)

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

See Avallon guide
Montreal

Montreal

at 58 km (direction south-east)

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

See Montreal guide
Troyes

Troyes

at 59 km (direction north-east), in the Aube department

As well as one of the most impressive medieval quarters in France, Troyes also...

See Troyes guide

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Markets in and near Bassou

  • Migennes: market Thursday (4km)
  • Joigny: market Wednesday & Saturday (11km)
  • Aillant-sur-Tholon: market Tuesday (13km)
  • Auxerre: market Tuesday & Sunday & Friday (15km)
  • Saint-Florentin: market Monday (18km)
  • Saint-Julien-du-Sault: market Sunday (20km)
  • Villeneuve-sur-Yonne: market Tuesday & Friday (24km)
  • Chablis: market Sunday (24km)
  • Toucy: market Saturday (27km)
  • Ervy-le-Chatel: market Friday (32km)

More information about Bassou, Burgundy

Tourist attractions near Bassou, France

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

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Saint Martial (Seignelay) (7km)
  • Abbaye de Pontigny (Pontigny) (15km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardins du manoir du Grand Courtoiseau (40km)
  • Parc du château de Thorigny (42km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

 
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Geography and distances

Bassou is in the eastern-center of France at 14 kilometres from Auxerre, the department capital (general information: Bassou is 135 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Bassou

Canton: Migennes

Arrondissement: Auxerre

Department: Yonne

Region: Burgundy

New region: Burgundy-Franche-Comté

Postcode: 89400

Distance to Bassou

from Auxerre (prefecture): 14 km

from Paris: 135 km

from Calais: 357 km

from Nice: 552 km

from Bordeaux: 465 km

from Strasbourg: 322 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 Bassou from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 16 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Appoigny, Beaumont, Bonnard, Branches, Champlay, Charmoy, Chemilly-sur-Yonne, Cheny, Chichery, Epineau-les-Voves, Guerchy, Laroche-Saint-Cydroine, Migennes, Neuilly, Ormoy and Villemer.

This page in French: Visiter Bassou