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Brienon-sur-Armancon tourism and travel guide

Photo of Brienon-sur-Armancon in Yonne

Photo is of Pontigny at 12 km from Brienon-sur-Armancon

Visit Brienon-sur-Armancon: highlights and tourist information

To Visit Attractions

Brienon-sur-Armancon is situated in the Yonne department and Burgundy-Franche-Comté region.

Popular places to visit nearby include Pontigny at 12 km and Joigny at 16 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Brienon-sur-Armancon, 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 Brienon-sur-Armancon in Burgundy-Franche-Comté.

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



at 12 km (direction south-east)

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

See Pontigny guide


at 16 km (direction west)

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

See Joigny guide


at 22 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See Auxerre guide


at 24 km (direction south-east)

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

See Chablis guide


at 31 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Tonnerre guide


at 37 km (direction north-west)

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

See Sens guide
Chateau de Tanlay

Chateau de Tanlay

Castle at 38 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Chateau de Tanlay guide


Most Beautiful Village at 43 km (direction south-east)

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

See Noyers-sur-Serein guide
Chateau d'Ancy-le-Franc

Chateau d'Ancy-le-Franc

Castle at 47 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Chateau d'Ancy-le-Franc guide


at 48 km (direction north-east), in the Aube department

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

See Troyes guide


at 57 km (direction south-west)

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

See Guedelon guide


at 59 km (direction south-east)

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

See Montreal guide

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

Map of places to visit near Brienon-sur-Armancon


Markets in and near Brienon-sur-Armancon

  • Saint-Florentin: market Monday (9km)
  • Migennes: market Thursday (9km)
  • Joigny: market Wednesday & Saturday (16km)
  • Ervy-le-Chatel: market Friday (22km)
  • Auxerre: market Tuesday & Sunday & Friday (22km)
  • Aillant-sur-Tholon: market Tuesday (24km)
  • Chablis: market Sunday (24km)
  • Saint-Julien-du-Sault: market Sunday (25km)
  • Villeneuve-sur-Yonne: market Tuesday & Friday (26km)
  • Aix-en-Othe: market Wednesday & Saturday (27km)

Hotels near Brienon-sur-Armancon

More information about Brienon-sur-Armancon, Burgundy

Tourist attractions near Brienon-sur-Armancon, France

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

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) (10km)
  • Abbaye de Pontigny (Pontigny) (12km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Parc du château de Thorigny (37km)
  • Jardin du prieuré (44km)
  • Jardin du château de Barberey-Saint-Sulpice (49km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)


Geography and distances

Brienon-sur-Armancon is in the eastern-center of France at 22 kilometres from Auxerre, the department capital (general information: Brienon-sur-Armancon is 134 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Brienon-sur-Armancon

Canton: Brienon-sur-Armançon

Arrondissement: Auxerre

Department: Yonne

Region: Burgundy

New region: Burgundy-Franche-Comté

Postcode: 89210

Distance to Brienon-sur-Armancon

from Auxerre (prefecture): 22 km

from Paris: 134 km

from Calais: 353 km

from Nice: 554 km

from Bordeaux: 476 km

from Strasbourg: 313 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 Brienon-sur-Armancon from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 7 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Bellechaume, Champlost, Cheny, Esnon, Mercy, Mont-Saint-Sulpice and Ormoy.

This page in French: Visiter Brienon-sur-Armancon

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