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Chitry tourism and travel guide

Photo of Chitry in Yonne

Photo is of Chablis at 10 km from Chitry

Visit Chitry: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Chablis at 10 km and Auxerre at 10 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Chitry, 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 Chitry in Burgundy-Franche-Comté.

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



at 10 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Chablis guide


at 10 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Auxerre guide


at 16 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Pontigny guide


at 23 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Tonnerre guide


Most Beautiful Village at 23 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Noyers-sur-Serein guide
Chateau de Tanlay

Chateau de Tanlay

Castle at 31 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Chateau de Tanlay guide
Vézelay basilica

Vézelay basilica

Church at 33 km (direction south)

The basilica in Vézelay is a monumental example of roman style architecture,...

See Vézelay basilica guide


Heritage Site at 33 km (direction south)

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

See Vezelay guide


at 33 km (direction north-west)

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

See Joigny guide


at 34 km (direction south-east)

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

See Avallon guide
Chateau d'Ancy-le-Franc

Chateau d'Ancy-le-Franc

Castle at 35 km (direction east)

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

See Chateau d'Ancy-le-Franc guide


at 35 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Montreal guide


at 36 km (direction south-south-west), in the Nievre department

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

See Clamecy guide


at 45 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 Chitry


Markets in and near Chitry

  • Chablis: market Sunday (10km)
  • Auxerre: market Tuesday & Sunday & Friday (10km)
  • Vermenton: market Friday (11km)
  • Tonnerre: market Saturday (23km)
  • Migennes: market Thursday (27km)
  • Saint-Florentin: market Monday (27km)
  • Aillant-sur-Tholon: market Tuesday (29km)
  • Toucy: market Saturday (30km)
  • Joigny: market Wednesday & Saturday (33km)
  • Ancy-le-Franc: market Thursday (34km)

More information about Chitry, Burgundy

Tourist attractions near Chitry, France

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

Heritage sites

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) (16km)
  • Eglise de Saint Martial (Seignelay) (17km)
  • Eglise de Notre-Dame-du-Pré (Donzy) (62km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin du moulin de Athie (47km)
  • Jardin du prieuré (48km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)


Geography and distances

Chitry is in the eastern-center of France at 11 kilometres from Auxerre, the department capital (general information: Chitry is 157 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Chitry

Canton: Chablis

Arrondissement: Auxerre

Department: Yonne

Region: Burgundy

New region: Burgundy-Franche-Comté

Postcode: 89530

Distance to Chitry

from Auxerre (prefecture): 11 km

from Paris: 157 km

from Calais: 379 km

from Nice: 530 km

from Bordeaux: 462 km

from Strasbourg: 314 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 Chitry from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 7 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Courgis, Irancy, Prehy, Quenne, Saint-Bris-le-Vineux, Saint-Cyr-les-Colons and Venoy.

This page in French: Visiter Chitry

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