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Cheney tourism and travel guide

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Visit Cheney: highlights and tourist information

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Cheney is situated in the Yonne department and Burgundy region (now part of the Burgundy-Franche-Comté region), in the eastern-center of France at 31 kilometres from Auxerre, the department capital (general information: Cheney is 158 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Tonnerre at 6 km and Chateau de Tanlay at 12 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Cheney, 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 Cheney 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 Cheney


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)

More information about Cheney, Burgundy

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)

Geography and distances

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

Cheney 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 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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