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Chaumont tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Sens at 16 km from Chaumont

Visit Chaumont: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Sens at 16 km and Moret-sur-Loing at 22 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Chaumont, 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 Chaumont in Burgundy-Franche-Comté.

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

Sens

Sens

at 16 km (direction east-south-east)

Sens is an important regional centre dominated by the...

See Sens guide
Moret-sur-Loing

Moret-sur-Loing

at 22 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
Provins

Provins

Heritage Site at 30 km (direction north-east), in the Seine-et-Marne department

The small town of Provins has retained a great deal...

See Provins guide
Fontainebleau

Fontainebleau

Castle at 31 km (direction west-north-west), in the Seine-et-Marne department

The extraordinary decoration of the numerous rooms and royal apartments...

See Fontainebleau guide
 
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Chateau de Vaux-le-Vicomte

Chateau de Vaux-le-Vicomte

Castle at 39 km (direction west-north-west), in the Seine-et-Marne department

The Chateau de Vaux-le-Vicomte is one of the most important...

See Chateau de Vaux-le-Vicomte guide
Joigny

Joigny

at 44 km (direction south-east)

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

See Joigny guide
Montargis

Montargis

at 45 km (direction south-west), in the Loiret department

With more than 130 bridges across the numerous canals and...

See Montargis guide
Bellegarde

Bellegarde

at 61 km (direction west-south-west), in the Loiret department

Bellegarde is a small traditional town with an atractive moated castle in...

See Bellegarde guide
Pontigny

Pontigny

at 65 km (direction south-east)

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

See Pontigny guide

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Map of places to visit near Chaumont

 
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Markets in and near Chaumont

  • Villeneuve-la-Guyard: market Monday (3km)
  • Pont-sur-Yonne: market Wednesday & Sunday (8km)
  • Bray-sur-Seine: market Friday (14km)
  • Saint-Valerien: market Saturday (16km)
  • Donnemarie-Dontilly: market Monday (17km)
  • Sens: market Wednesday & Monday all day & Friday (19km)
  • Moret-sur-Loing: market Tuesday (22km)
  • Egreville: market Monday (24km)
  • Champagne-sur-Seine: market Thursday & Saturday (24km)
  • Nangis: market Wednesday & Saturday (27km)

Hotels near Chaumont

More information about Chaumont, Burgundy

Tourist attractions near Chaumont, France

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

Heritage sites

National Monuments

  • Chateau de Motte-Tilly (29km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglises de Saint Loup (Saint-Loup-de-Naud) (25km)
  • Collegiale Saint Quiriace (Provins) (30km)
  • Abbaye du Lys (Dammarie-les-Lys) (41km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Parc du château de Thorigny (22km)
  • Domaine national de Fontainebleau (31km)
  • Parc du château de Vaux-le-Vicomte (39km)
  • Jardin botanique de Marnay-sur-Seine (40km)
  • Jardins du manoir du Grand Courtoiseau (44km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Forêt de la Traconne (54km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Sens (19km)
  • Melun (41km)
  • Le Mee-sur-Seine (42km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc des félins (big cats) (44km)
 
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Geography and distances

Chaumont is in the eastern-center of France at 68 kilometres from Auxerre, the department capital (general information: Chaumont is 81 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Chaumont

Canton: Pont-sur-Yonne

Arrondissement: Sens

Department: Yonne

Region: Burgundy

New region: Burgundy-Franche-Comté

Postcode: 89370

Distance to Chaumont

from Auxerre (prefecture): 68 km

from Paris: 81 km

from Calais: 306 km

from Nice: 606 km

from Bordeaux: 479 km

from Strasbourg: 344 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 Chaumont from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 9 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Barbey, Champigny, Courlon-sur-Yonne, Misy-sur-Yonne, Saint-Agnan, Villeblevin, Villemanoche, Villeneuve-la-Guyard and Vinneuf.

This page in French: Visiter Chaumont

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