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Visit Branches: highlights and tourist information

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Branches is situated in the Yonne department and Burgundy region (now part of the Burgundy-Franche-Comté region), in the eastern-center of France at 12 kilometres from Auxerre, the department capital (general information: Branches is 136 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Auxerre at 12 km and Joigny at 13 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Branches, 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 Branches 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 Branches

Markets in and near Branches

  • Migennes: market Thursday (9km)
  • Aillant-sur-Tholon: market Tuesday (10km)
  • Auxerre: market Tuesday & Sunday & Friday (12km)
  • Joigny: market Wednesday & Saturday (13km)
  • Saint-Julien-du-Sault: market Sunday (22km)
  • Toucy: market Saturday (22km)
  • Saint-Florentin: market Monday (23km)
  • Chablis: market Sunday (25km)
  • Villeneuve-sur-Yonne: market Tuesday & Friday (26km)
  • Vermenton: market Friday (31km)

More information about Branches, Burgundy

Tourist attractions near Branches, France

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

Heritage sites

  • Asquins église St Jacques (monuments on French pilgrim routes) (49km)

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) (9km)
  • Abbaye de Pontigny (Pontigny) (17km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardins du manoir du Grand Courtoiseau (38km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)


Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Branches

Canton: Aillant-sur-Tholon

Arrondissement: Auxerre

Department: Yonne

Region: Burgundy

New region: Burgundy-Franche-Comté

Postcode: 89113

Distance to Branches

from Auxerre (prefecture): 12 km

from Paris: 136 km

from Calais: 360 km

from Nice: 550 km

from Bordeaux: 460 km

from Strasbourg: 325 km

Getting here

Branches 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 Branches from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 11 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Appoigny, Bassou, Beaumont, Bonnard, Chichery, Fleury-la-Vallee, Guerchy, Gurgy, Laduz, Neuilly and Villemer.

This page in French: Visiter Branches

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