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Photo is of Tonnerre at 6 km from Cheney

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Cheney 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 Cheney in Burgundy-Franche-Comté.

Popular places to visit nearby include Tonnerre at 6 km and Chateau de Tanlay at 12 km.

Cheney, France: places to visit and attractions

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

Tonnerre

Tonnerre

at 6 km (direction south-south-east)

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

See Tonnerre guide
Chateau de Tanlay

Chateau de Tanlay

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

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

See Chateau de Tanlay guide
Chablis

Chablis

at 15 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Chablis guide
Pontigny

Pontigny

at 18 km (direction west)

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

See Pontigny guide
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Chateau d'Ancy-le-Franc

Chateau d'Ancy-le-Franc

Castle at 22 km (direction east-south-east)

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

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

Noyers-sur-Serein

Most Beautiful Village at 24 km (direction south-south-east)

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

See Noyers-sur-Serein guide
Auxerre

Auxerre

at 31 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Auxerre guide
Montreal

Montreal

at 41 km (direction south-south-east)

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

See Montreal guide
Joigny

Joigny

at 42 km (direction west)

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

See Joigny guide
Montbard

Montbard

at 43 km (direction south-east), in the Cote d'Or department

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

See Montbard guide
Fontenay Abbey

Fontenay Abbey

Abbey at 45 km (direction south-east), in the Cote d'Or department

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

See Fontenay Abbey guide
Troyes

Troyes

at 45 km (direction north-north-east), in the Aube department

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

See Troyes guide
Avallon

Avallon

at 46 km (direction south)

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

See Avallon guide
Chatillon-sur-Seine

Chatillon-sur-Seine

at 47 km (direction east), in the Cote d'Or department

As well as the medieval centre of Chatillon-sur-Seine you can also see...

See Chatillon-sur-Seine guide

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Markets in and near Cheney

  • Tonnerre: market Saturday (6km)
  • Ervy-le-Chatel: market Friday (15km)
  • Chablis: market Sunday (15km)
  • Saint-Florentin: market Monday (20km)
  • Ancy-le-Franc: market Thursday (21km)
  • Chaource: market Monday (22km)
  • Auxerre: market Tuesday & Sunday & Friday (31km)
  • Vermenton: market Friday (32km)
  • Les Riceys: market Thursday (32km)
  • Migennes: market Thursday (33km)

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Tourist attractions near Cheney, France

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

Grand sites of France

  • Alesia (58km)

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Bussy-Rabutin Chateau (58km)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Foret-d'Orient (56km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Abbaye de Pontigny (Pontigny) (18km)
  • Eglise de Saint Martial (Seignelay) (26km)
  • Abbaye de Fontenay (Montbard) (43km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin du prieuré (23km)
  • Jardin du moulin de Athie (44km)
  • Abbaye de Fontenay (44km)
  • Potager du château de Lantilly (51km)
  • Parc du château de Thorigny (59km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Lac d'Orient (50km)
  • Siège d'Alésia (58km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Neuville-sur-Seine (38km)
 
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Geography and distances

Cheney is in the eastern-center of France at 31 kilometres from Auxerre, the department capital (general information: Cheney is 158 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Cheney

Canton: Tonnerre

Arrondissement: Avallon

Department: Yonne

Region: Burgundy

New region: Burgundy-Franche-Comté

Postcode: 89700

Distance to Cheney

from Auxerre (prefecture): 31 km

from Paris: 158 km

from Calais: 371 km

from Nice: 533 km

from Bordeaux: 487 km

from Strasbourg: 291 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 Cheney from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 15 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Bernouil, Coussegrey, Dannemoine, Dye, Epineuil, Flogny-la-Chapelle, Junay, Lignieres, Marolles-sous-Lignieres, Roffey, Tissey, Tonnerre, Tronchoy, Vezannes and Vezinnes.

This page in French: Visiter Cheney

 
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