Charny tourism and travel guide

Photo of Charny in Yonne

Visit Charny: highlights and tourist information

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Charny is situated in the Yonne department and Burgundy region (now part of the Burgundy-Franche-Comté region), in the eastern-center of France at 37 kilometres from Auxerre, the department capital (general information: Charny is 121 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Joigny at 25 km and Montargis at 30 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Charny, 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 Charny 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 Charny

Markets in and near Charny

  • Courtenay: market Thursday (17km)
  • Aillant-sur-Tholon: market Tuesday (19km)
  • Chatillon-Coligny: market Friday (20km)
  • Saint-Julien-du-Sault: market Sunday (22km)
  • Toucy: market Saturday (23km)
  • Bleneau: market Tuesday (24km)
  • Joigny: market Wednesday & Saturday (25km)
  • Villeneuve-sur-Yonne: market Tuesday & Friday (26km)
  • Saint-Fargeau: market Friday (27km)
  • Chalette-sur-Loing: market Friday (29km)

More information about Charny, Burgundy

Tourist attractions near Charny, France

Some places with official tourist classifications and other places of interest to visit nearby that should provide inspiration if you are visiting Charny.

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Saint Martial (Seignelay) (38km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardins du manoir du Grand Courtoiseau (10km)
  • Arboretum national des Barres (26km)
  • Potager du jardin du château de La Bussière (29km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)


Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Charny

Canton: Charny

Arrondissement: Auxerre

Department: Yonne

Region: Burgundy

New region: Burgundy-Franche-Comté

Postcode: 89120

Distance to Charny

from Auxerre (prefecture): 37 km

from Paris: 121 km

from Calais: 352 km

from Nice: 567 km

from Bordeaux: 441 km

from Strasbourg: 353 km

Getting here

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

We have 9 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Chambeugle, Chene-Arnoult, Dicy, Fontenouilles, Marchais-Beton, Perreux, Prunoy, Saint-Martin-sur-Ouanne and Villefranche.

This page in French: Visiter Charny