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Cheny tourism and travel guide

Photo of Cheny in Yonne

Photo is of Joigny at 11 km from Cheny

Visit Cheny: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Joigny at 11 km and Pontigny at 14 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Cheny, 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 Cheny in Burgundy-Franche-Comté.

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



at 11 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Joigny guide


at 14 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Pontigny guide


at 17 km (direction south-south-east)

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

See Auxerre guide


at 25 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Chablis guide


at 34 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Tonnerre guide


at 38 km (direction north-west)

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

See Sens guide
Chateau de Tanlay

Chateau de Tanlay

Castle at 42 km (direction east)

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

See Chateau de Tanlay guide


Most Beautiful Village at 44 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Noyers-sur-Serein guide


at 50 km (direction south-west)

At the remarkable site of Guedelon an entire medieval...

See Guedelon guide
Chateau d'Ancy-le-Franc

Chateau d'Ancy-le-Franc

Castle at 50 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Chateau d'Ancy-le-Franc guide


at 56 km (direction east-north-east), in the Aube department

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

See Troyes guide


at 59 km (direction south-east)

Behind its fortified entrance, the small village of Montreal...

See Montreal guide

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

Map of places to visit near Cheny


Markets in and near Cheny

  • Migennes: market Thursday (3km)
  • Joigny: market Wednesday & Saturday (11km)
  • Saint-Florentin: market Monday (15km)
  • Aillant-sur-Tholon: market Tuesday (16km)
  • Auxerre: market Tuesday & Sunday & Friday (18km)
  • Saint-Julien-du-Sault: market Sunday (20km)
  • Villeneuve-sur-Yonne: market Tuesday & Friday (23km)
  • Chablis: market Sunday (25km)
  • Ervy-le-Chatel: market Friday (29km)
  • Toucy: market Saturday (30km)

More information about Cheny, Burgundy

Tourist attractions near Cheny, France

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

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Saint Martial (Seignelay) (7km)
  • Abbaye de Pontigny (Pontigny) (14km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Parc du château de Thorigny (39km)
  • Jardins du manoir du Grand Courtoiseau (41km)
  • Jardin du château de Barberey-Saint-Sulpice (57km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)


Geography and distances

Cheny is in the eastern-center of France at 17 kilometres from Auxerre, the department capital (general information: Cheny is 134 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Cheny

Canton: Seignelay

Arrondissement: Auxerre

Department: Yonne

Region: Burgundy

New region: Burgundy-Franche-Comté

Postcode: 89400

Distance to Cheny

from Auxerre (prefecture): 17 km

from Paris: 134 km

from Calais: 355 km

from Nice: 554 km

from Bordeaux: 468 km

from Strasbourg: 319 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 Cheny from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 16 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Bassou, Beaumont, Bonnard, Brienon-sur-Armancon, Brion, Charmoy, Chemilly-sur-Yonne, Chichery, Epineau-les-Voves, Esnon, Hauterive, Laroche-Saint-Cydroine, Migennes, Ormoy, Seignelay and Villemer.

This page in French: Visiter Cheny

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