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Photo is of Pontigny at 7 km from Cheu

Visit Cheu: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Pontigny at 7 km and Chablis at 17 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Cheu, 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 Cheu in Burgundy-Franche-Comté.

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

Pontigny

Pontigny

at 7 km (direction south-west)

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

See Pontigny guide
Chablis

Chablis

at 17 km (direction south-south-east)

Best known for the very famous wines of the same...

See Chablis guide
Tonnerre

Tonnerre

at 20 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Tonnerre guide
Auxerre

Auxerre

at 23 km (direction south-west)

With its cathedral and churches, and extensive historic centre...

See Auxerre guide
 
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Chateau de Tanlay

Chateau de Tanlay

Castle at 27 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Chateau de Tanlay guide
Joigny

Joigny

at 27 km (direction west)

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

See Joigny guide
Noyers-sur-Serein

Noyers-sur-Serein

Most Beautiful Village at 34 km (direction south-east)

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

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

Chateau d'Ancy-le-Franc

Castle at 36 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Chateau d'Ancy-le-Franc guide
Troyes

Troyes

at 44 km (direction north-east), in the Aube department

As well as one of the most impressive medieval quarters...

See Troyes guide
Sens

Sens

at 47 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Sens guide
Montreal

Montreal

at 51 km (direction south-south-east)

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

See Montreal guide
Montbard

Montbard

at 57 km (direction east-south-east), in the Cote d'Or department

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

See Montbard guide
Fontenay Abbey

Fontenay Abbey

Abbey at 59 km (direction east-south-east), in the Cote d'Or department

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

See Fontenay Abbey guide
Guedelon

Guedelon

at 62 km (direction west-south-west)

At the remarkable site of Guedelon an entire medieval castle is being...

See Guedelon guide

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

Map of places to visit near Cheu

 
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Markets in and near Cheu

  • Saint-Florentin: market Monday (5km)
  • Ervy-le-Chatel: market Friday (13km)
  • Chablis: market Sunday (17km)
  • Migennes: market Thursday (19km)
  • Tonnerre: market Saturday (20km)
  • Auxerre: market Tuesday & Sunday & Friday (24km)
  • Joigny: market Wednesday & Saturday (27km)
  • Aix-en-Othe: market Wednesday & Saturday (29km)
  • Chaource: market Monday (30km)
  • Aillant-sur-Tholon: market Tuesday (33km)

More information about Cheu, Burgundy

Tourist attractions near Cheu, France

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

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Abbaye de Pontigny (Pontigny) (7km)
  • Eglise de Saint Martial (Seignelay) (14km)
  • Abbaye de Fontenay (Montbard) (57km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin du prieuré (33km)
  • Parc du château de Thorigny (46km)
  • Jardin du château de Barberey-Saint-Sulpice (46km)
  • Jardin du moulin de Athie (57km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Lac d'Orient (55km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

 
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Geography and distances

Cheu is in the eastern-center of France at 24 kilometres from Auxerre, the department capital (general information: Cheu is 144 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Cheu

Canton: Saint-Florentin

Arrondissement: Auxerre

Department: Yonne

Region: Burgundy

New region: Burgundy-Franche-Comté

Postcode: 89600

Distance to Cheu

from Auxerre (prefecture): 24 km

from Paris: 144 km

from Calais: 360 km

from Nice: 546 km

from Bordeaux: 481 km

from Strasbourg: 303 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 Cheu from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 8 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Butteaux, Germigny, Jaulges, Percey, Saint-Florentin, Soumaintrain, Vergigny and Villiers-Vineux.

This page in French: Visiter Cheu

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