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Censy tourism and travel guide

Photo of Censy in Yonne

Photo is of Noyers-sur-Serein at 3 km from Censy

Visit Censy: highlights and tourist information

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Censy is situated in the Yonne department and Burgundy-Franche-Comté region.

Popular places to visit nearby include Noyers-sur-Serein at 3 km and Chateau d'Ancy-le-Franc at 12 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Censy, 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 Censy in Burgundy-Franche-Comté.

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



Most Beautiful Village at 3 km (direction west)

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

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

Chateau d'Ancy-le-Franc

Castle at 12 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Chateau d'Ancy-le-Franc guide


at 17 km (direction south)

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

See Montreal guide
Chateau de Tanlay

Chateau de Tanlay

Castle at 17 km (direction north-north-east)

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

See Chateau de Tanlay guide


at 18 km (direction north-north-west)

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

See Tonnerre guide


at 23 km (direction west-north-west)

Best known for the very famous wines of the same...

See Chablis guide


at 24 km (direction east-south-east), in the Cote d'Or department

A typical regional town, we suggest you take a stroll around the...

See Montbard guide


at 25 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See Avallon guide
Fontenay Abbey

Fontenay Abbey

Abbey at 26 km (direction east-south-east), in the Cote d'Or department

The complex of buildings at the Abbey de Fontenay,...

See Fontenay Abbey guide


at 32 km (direction south-east), in the Cote d'Or department

One of the prettiest of the Burgundy villages, Semur-en-Auxois...

See Semur-en-Auxois guide
Vézelay basilica

Vézelay basilica

Church at 34 km (direction south-west)

The basilica in Vézelay is a monumental example of roman...

See Vézelay basilica guide


Heritage Site at 34 km (direction south-west)

Even if it didn't have one of the most...

See Vezelay guide


at 34 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Pontigny guide


at 37 km (direction west-north-west)

With its cathedral and churches, and extensive historic centre...

See Auxerre guide

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

Map of places to visit near Censy


Markets in and near Censy

  • Ancy-le-Franc: market Thursday (12km)
  • Tonnerre: market Saturday (18km)
  • Chablis: market Sunday (22km)
  • Vermenton: market Friday (23km)
  • Montbard: market Friday (24km)
  • Avallon: market Saturday (25km)
  • Venarey-les-Laumes: market Wednesday (36km)
  • Auxerre: market Tuesday & Sunday & Friday (37km)
  • Ervy-le-Chatel: market Friday (39km)
  • Les Riceys: market Thursday (40km)

More information about Censy, Burgundy

Tourist attractions near Censy, France

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

Grand sites of France

  • Alesia (38km)

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Bussy-Rabutin Chateau (39km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Abbaye de Fontenay (Montbard) (24km)
  • Abbaye de Pontigny (Pontigny) (34km)
  • Eglise de Saint Martial (Seignelay) (40km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin du moulin de Athie (22km)
  • Abbaye de Fontenay (27km)
  • Potager du château de Lantilly (30km)
  • Jardin du prieuré (39km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Siège d'Alésia (39km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Neuville-sur-Seine (47km)

Geography and distances

Censy is in the eastern-center of France at 37 kilometres from Auxerre, the department capital (general information: Censy is 180 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Censy

Canton: Noyers

Arrondissement: Avallon

Department: Yonne

Region: Burgundy

New region: Burgundy-Franche-Comté

Postcode: 89310

Distance to Censy

from Auxerre (prefecture): 37 km

from Paris: 180 km

from Calais: 395 km

from Nice: 510 km

from Bordeaux: 476 km

from Strasbourg: 292 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 Censy from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 6 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Grimault, Jouancy, Moulins-en-Tonnerrois, Noyers-sur-Serein, Pasilly and Sarry.

This page in French: Visiter Censy

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