Brosses tourism and travel guide

Photo of Brosses in Yonne

Photo is of Vézelay basilica at 9 km from Brosses

Visit Brosses: highlights and tourist information

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Brosses 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 Brosses in Burgundy-Franche-Comté.

Popular places to visit nearby include Vézelay basilica at 9 km and Vezelay at 9 km.

Brosses, France: places to visit and attractions

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

Vézelay basilica

Vézelay basilica

Church at 9 km (direction south-east)

The basilica in Vézelay is a monumental example of roman style architecture, with 12th...

See Vézelay basilica guide
Vezelay

Vezelay

Heritage Site at 9 km (direction south-east)

Even if it didn't have one of the most famous abbeys in France, Vezelay...

See Vezelay guide
Clamecy

Clamecy

at 15 km (direction west-south-west), in the Nievre department

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

See Clamecy guide
Avallon

Avallon

at 17 km (direction east)

Avallon is a very pleasant town to explore with some very imposing medieval buildings,...

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Montreal

Montreal

at 26 km (direction east)

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

See Montreal guide
Noyers-sur-Serein

Noyers-sur-Serein

Most Beautiful Village at 29 km (direction east-north-east)

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

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Corbigny

Corbigny

at 31 km (direction south), in the Nievre department

Corbigny, on the edge of the Morvan Regional Parc, includes an abbey among its...

See Corbigny guide
Auxerre

Auxerre

at 31 km (direction north-north-west)

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

See Auxerre guide
Chablis

Chablis

at 32 km (direction north-north-east)

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

See Chablis guide
Guedelon

Guedelon

at 41 km (direction west)

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

See Guedelon guide
Tonnerre

Tonnerre

at 41 km (direction north-east)

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

See Tonnerre guide
Pontigny

Pontigny

at 41 km (direction north-east)

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

See Pontigny guide
Chateau d\'Ancy-le-Franc

Chateau d'Ancy-le-Franc

Castle at 44 km (direction east-north-east)

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

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Chateau de Tanlay

Chateau de Tanlay

Castle at 46 km (direction north-east)

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

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Markets in and near Brosses

  • Vermenton: market Friday (15km)
  • Clamecy: market Saturday (15km)
  • Avallon: market Saturday (17km)
  • Auxerre: market Tuesday & Sunday & Friday (30km)
  • Corbigny: market Friday (31km)
  • Chablis: market Sunday (32km)
  • Toucy: market Saturday (37km)
  • Saint-Sauveur-en-Puisaye: market Wednesday (38km)
  • Tonnerre: market Saturday (41km)
  • Ancy-le-Franc: market Thursday (43km)

More information about Brosses, Burgundy

Tourist attractions near Brosses, France

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

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Regional Natural Parcs

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Saint Barthélémy (Cervon) (33km)
  • Prieuré de Saint Révérien (Saint-Reverien) (39km)
  • Eglise de Saint Martial (Seignelay) (42km)
  • Abbaye de Pontigny (Pontigny) (42km)
  • Eglise de Notre-Dame-du-Pré (Donzy) (48km)
  • Basilique de Saint Andoche (Saulieu) (49km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin du moulin de Athie (42km)
  • Parc de Saint-Léger (44km)
  • Jardin de la Chaux (52km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

 
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Geography and distances

Brosses is in the eastern-center of France at 31 kilometres from Auxerre, the department capital (general information: Brosses is 177 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Brosses

Canton: Vézelay

Arrondissement: Avallon

Department: Yonne

Region: Burgundy

New region: Burgundy-Franche-Comté

Postcode: 89660

Distance to Brosses

from Auxerre (prefecture): 31 km

from Paris: 177 km

from Calais: 402 km

from Nice: 509 km

from Bordeaux: 445 km

from Strasbourg: 323 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 Brosses from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 5 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Asnieres-sous-Bois, Bois-d'Arcy, Chatel-Censoir, Merry-sur-Yonne and Montillot.

This page in French: Visiter Brosses