Brion tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Joigny at 6 km from Brion

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Brion 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 Brion in Burgundy-Franche-Comté.

Popular places to visit nearby include Joigny at 6 km and Pontigny at 20 km.

Brion, France: places to visit and attractions

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

Joigny

Joigny

at 6 km (direction west)

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

See Joigny guide
Pontigny

Pontigny

at 20 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Pontigny guide
Auxerre

Auxerre

at 23 km (direction south-south-east)

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

See Auxerre guide
Chablis

Chablis

at 31 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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Sens

Sens

at 32 km (direction north-west)

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

See Sens guide
Tonnerre

Tonnerre

at 40 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Tonnerre guide
Chateau de Tanlay

Chateau de Tanlay

Castle at 48 km (direction east-south-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 51 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 52 km (direction south-west)

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

See Guedelon guide
Troyes

Troyes

at 56 km (direction east-north-east), in the Aube department

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

See Troyes guide
Moret-sur-Loing

Moret-sur-Loing

at 65 km (direction west-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

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Markets in and near Brion

  • Migennes: market Thursday (4km)
  • Joigny: market Wednesday & Saturday (6km)
  • Saint-Julien-du-Sault: market Sunday (15km)
  • Aillant-sur-Tholon: market Tuesday (17km)
  • Villeneuve-sur-Yonne: market Tuesday & Friday (17km)
  • Saint-Florentin: market Monday (18km)
  • Auxerre: market Tuesday & Sunday & Friday (23km)
  • Sens: market Wednesday & Monday all day & Friday (27km)
  • Villeneuve-l'Archeveque: market Saturday (28km)
  • Chablis: market Sunday (31km)

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Tourist attractions near Brion, France

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

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) (13km)
  • Abbaye de Pontigny (Pontigny) (20km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Parc du château de Thorigny (34km)
  • Jardins du manoir du Grand Courtoiseau (38km)
  • Jardin du château de Barberey-Saint-Sulpice (56km)

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

Brion is in the eastern-center of France at 23 kilometres from Auxerre, the department capital (general information: Brion is 127 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Brion

Canton: Migennes

Arrondissement: Auxerre

Department: Yonne

Region: Burgundy

New region: Burgundy-Franche-Comté

Postcode: 89400

Distance to Brion

from Auxerre (prefecture): 23 km

from Paris: 127 km

from Calais: 349 km

from Nice: 560 km

from Bordeaux: 469 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 Brion from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 8 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Bussy-en-Othe, Champlay, Charmoy, Cheny, Epineau-les-Voves, Laroche-Saint-Cydroine, Looze and Migennes.

This page in French: Visiter Brion