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Chevannes tourism and travel guide

Photo of Chevannes in Yonne

Photo is of Auxerre at 9 km from Chevannes

Visit Chevannes: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Auxerre at 9 km and Pontigny at 25 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Chevannes, 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 Chevannes in Burgundy-Franche-Comté.

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



at 9 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Auxerre guide


at 25 km (direction north-east)

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

See Pontigny guide


at 25 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Chablis guide


at 27 km (direction north-north-west)

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

See Joigny guide


at 31 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Guedelon guide


at 32 km (direction south), in the Nievre department

The Collegiale Saint-Martin is the principal monument here in the...

See Clamecy guide
Vézelay basilica

Vézelay basilica

Church at 37 km (direction south-east)

The basilica in Vézelay is a monumental example of...

See Vézelay basilica guide


Heritage Site at 37 km (direction south-east)

Even if it didn't have one of the most famous abbeys...

See Vezelay guide


at 38 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Tonnerre guide


Most Beautiful Village at 39 km (direction east)

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

See Noyers-sur-Serein guide


at 43 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Avallon guide
Chateau de Tanlay

Chateau de Tanlay

Castle at 46 km (direction east)

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

See Chateau de Tanlay guide


at 47 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Montreal guide


at 67 km (direction west-south-west), in the Cher department

The pretty village of Sancerre is best known for...

See Sancerre guide

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

Map of places to visit near Chevannes


Markets in and near Chevannes

  • Auxerre: market Tuesday & Sunday & Friday (8km)
  • Toucy: market Saturday (14km)
  • Aillant-sur-Tholon: market Tuesday (17km)
  • Vermenton: market Friday (21km)
  • Migennes: market Thursday (24km)
  • Chablis: market Sunday (25km)
  • Saint-Sauveur-en-Puisaye: market Wednesday (26km)
  • Joigny: market Wednesday & Saturday (27km)
  • Clamecy: market Saturday (32km)
  • Saint-Fargeau: market Friday (33km)

More information about Chevannes, Burgundy

Tourist attractions near Chevannes, France

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

Heritage sites

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) (19km)
  • Abbaye de Pontigny (Pontigny) (25km)
  • Eglise de Notre-Dame-du-Pré (Donzy) (51km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardins du manoir du Grand Courtoiseau (43km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)


Geography and distances

Chevannes is in the eastern-center of France at 8 kilometres from Auxerre, the department capital (general information: Chevannes is 149 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Chevannes

Canton: Auxerre-Sud

Arrondissement: Auxerre

Department: Yonne

Region: Burgundy

New region: Burgundy-Franche-Comté

Postcode: 89240

Distance to Chevannes

from Auxerre (prefecture): 8 km

from Paris: 149 km

from Calais: 375 km

from Nice: 537 km

from Bordeaux: 449 km

from Strasbourg: 330 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 Chevannes from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 6 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Escamps, Gy-l'Eveque, Lindry, Pourrain, Vallan and Villefargeau.

This page in French: Visiter Chevannes

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