Bleneau tourism and travel guide

Photo of Bleneau in Yonne

Photo is of Briare at 17 km from Bleneau

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Bleneau 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 Bleneau in Burgundy-Franche-Comté.

Popular places to visit nearby include Briare at 17 km and Guedelon at 20 km.

Bleneau, France: places to visit and attractions

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



at 17 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


at 20 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Guedelon guide


at 24 km (direction west), in the Loiret department

To the east of the main Loire Valley, the view across the bridge to...

See Gien guide


at 37 km (direction north-west), in the Loiret department

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

See Montargis guide


at 42 km (direction south-south-west), in the Cher department

The pretty village of Sancerre is best known for the famous wines of the...

See Sancerre guide


at 45 km (direction west-south-west), in the Cher department

It is the multi-turreted castle and the Scottish connection that explain the popularity of...

See Aubigny-sur-Nere guide


at 46 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Joigny guide


at 48 km (direction east)

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

See Auxerre guide
Saint-Benoit-sur-Loire Abbey

Saint-Benoit-sur-Loire Abbey

Abbey at 50 km (direction west), in the Loiret department

Fans of romanesque architecture will appreciate the many period features in the 12th century...

See Saint-Benoit-sur-Loire Abbey guide


at 50 km (direction west-north-west), in the Loiret department

Bellegarde is a small traditional town with an atractive moated castle in the centre...

See Bellegarde guide


at 50 km (direction east-south-east), in the Nievre department

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

See Clamecy guide

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Map of places to visit near Bleneau


Markets in and near Bleneau

Market days in Bleneau: weekly market: Tuesday;

  • Bleneau: market Tuesday (0km)
  • Saint-Fargeau: market Friday (11km)
  • Chatillon-Coligny: market Friday (16km)
  • Briare: market Friday (17km)
  • Chatillon-sur-Loire: market Thursday (19km)
  • Beaulieu-sur-Loire: market Wednesday (20km)
  • Saint-Sauveur-en-Puisaye: market Wednesday (21km)
  • Gien: market Wednesday & Saturday (23km)
  • Toucy: market Saturday (26km)
  • Cosne-Cours-sur-Loire: market Wednesday & Sunday & Friday (32km)

More information about Bleneau, Burgundy

Tourist attractions near Bleneau, France

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

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Notre-Dame-du-Pré (Donzy) (39km)
  • Eglise de Notre Dame (Boiscommun) (56km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Potager du jardin du château de La Bussière (17km)
  • Arboretum national des Barres (21km)
  • Jardins du manoir du Grand Courtoiseau (27km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)


Geography and distances

Bleneau is in the eastern-center of France at 48 kilometres from Auxerre, the department capital (general information: Bleneau is 136 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Bleneau

Canton: Bléneau

Arrondissement: Auxerre

Department: Yonne

Region: Burgundy

New region: Burgundy-Franche-Comté

Postcode: 89220

Distance to Bleneau

from Auxerre (prefecture): 48 km

from Paris: 136 km

from Calais: 370 km

from Nice: 557 km

from Bordeaux: 418 km

from Strasbourg: 369 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 Bleneau from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 5 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Breteau, Champcevrais, Champoulet, Rogny-les-Sept-Ecluses and Saint-Prive.

This page in French: Visiter Bleneau