Beon tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Joigny at 6 km from Beon

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Beon 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 Beon in Burgundy-Franche-Comté.

Popular places to visit nearby include Joigny at 6 km and Auxerre at 25 km.

Beon, France: places to visit and attractions

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



at 6 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Joigny guide


at 25 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Auxerre guide


at 30 km (direction east)

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

See Pontigny guide


at 32 km (direction east)

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

See Sens guide


at 39 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Chablis guide


at 44 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See Guedelon guide


at 44 km (direction west), in the Loiret department

With more than 130 bridges across the numerous canals and rivers in Montargis, it...

See Montargis guide


at 50 km (direction east)

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

See Tonnerre guide


at 56 km (direction west-south-west), in the Loiret department

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

See Briare guide


Most Beautiful Village at 58 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


at 60 km (direction north-west), in the Seine-et-Marne department

Moret-sur-Loing is a pleasant town with a historic centre close to Fontainebleau...

See Moret-sur-Loing guide

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

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Map of places to visit near Beon


Markets in and near Beon

  • Joigny: market Wednesday & Saturday (6km)
  • Saint-Julien-du-Sault: market Sunday (9km)
  • Aillant-sur-Tholon: market Tuesday (9km)
  • Migennes: market Thursday (14km)
  • Villeneuve-sur-Yonne: market Tuesday & Friday (14km)
  • Courtenay: market Thursday (22km)
  • Toucy: market Saturday (25km)
  • Auxerre: market Tuesday & Sunday & Friday (26km)
  • Sens: market Wednesday & Monday all day & Friday (27km)
  • Saint-Valerien: market Saturday (30km)

More information about Beon, Burgundy

Tourist attractions near Beon, France

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

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Saint Martial (Seignelay) (22km)
  • Abbaye de Pontigny (Pontigny) (30km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardins du manoir du Grand Courtoiseau (25km)
  • Parc du château de Thorigny (38km)
  • Arboretum national des Barres (44km)
  • Potager du jardin du château de La Bussière (47km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)


Geography and distances

Beon is in the eastern-center of France at 25 kilometres from Auxerre, the department capital (general information: Beon is 123 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Beon

Canton: Joigny

Arrondissement: Auxerre

Department: Yonne

Region: Burgundy

New region: Burgundy-Franche-Comté

Postcode: 89410

Distance to Beon

from Auxerre (prefecture): 25 km

from Paris: 123 km

from Calais: 349 km

from Nice: 563 km

from Bordeaux: 458 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 Beon from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 11 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Cezy, Champvallon, Chamvres, Joigny, La Celle-Saint-Cyr, Paroy-sur-Tholon, Precy-sur-Vrin, Saint-Aubin-sur-Yonne, Senan, Villecien and Volgre.

This page in French: Visiter Beon