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

Below you can see some of the places that we have visited and reviewed and can recommend when you are sightseeing close to Collan in Burgundy-Franche-Comté.

Popular places to visit nearby include Chablis at 6 km and Tonnerre at 8 km.

Collan, France: places to visit and attractions

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

Chablis

Chablis

at 6 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Chablis guide
Tonnerre

Tonnerre

at 8 km (direction east)

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

See Tonnerre guide
Pontigny

Pontigny

at 14 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Pontigny guide
Chateau de Tanlay

Chateau de Tanlay

Castle at 16 km (direction east)

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

See Chateau de Tanlay guide
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Noyers-sur-Serein

Noyers-sur-Serein

Most Beautiful Village at 19 km (direction south-east)

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

See Noyers-sur-Serein guide
Auxerre

Auxerre

at 23 km (direction west)

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

See Auxerre guide
Chateau d'Ancy-le-Franc

Chateau d'Ancy-le-Franc

Castle at 23 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Chateau d'Ancy-le-Franc guide
Montreal

Montreal

at 36 km (direction south-south-east)

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

See Montreal guide
Joigny

Joigny

at 38 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Joigny guide
Avallon

Avallon

at 39 km (direction south)

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

See Avallon guide
Montbard

Montbard

at 43 km (direction east-south-east), in the Cote d'Or department

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

See Montbard guide
Vézelay basilica

Vézelay basilica

Church at 43 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See Vézelay basilica guide
Vezelay

Vezelay

Heritage Site at 43 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See Vezelay guide
Fontenay Abbey

Fontenay Abbey

Abbey at 45 km (direction east-south-east), in the Cote d'Or department

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

See Fontenay Abbey guide

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Markets in and near Collan

  • Chablis: market Sunday (6km)
  • Tonnerre: market Saturday (8km)
  • Saint-Florentin: market Monday (21km)
  • Ervy-le-Chatel: market Friday (22km)
  • Vermenton: market Friday (22km)
  • Ancy-le-Franc: market Thursday (22km)
  • Auxerre: market Tuesday & Sunday & Friday (23km)
  • Migennes: market Thursday (30km)
  • Chaource: market Monday (31km)
  • Joigny: market Wednesday & Saturday (38km)

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Tourist attractions near Collan, France

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

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) (14km)
  • Eglise de Saint Martial (Seignelay) (21km)
  • Abbaye de Fontenay (Montbard) (43km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin du prieuré (32km)
  • Jardin du moulin de Athie (42km)
  • Abbaye de Fontenay (45km)
  • Potager du château de Lantilly (51km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Neuville-sur-Seine (46km)
  • Sens (59km)
 
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Geography and distances

Collan is in the eastern-center of France at 23 kilometres from Auxerre, the department capital (general information: Collan is 159 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Collan

Canton: Tonnerre

Arrondissement: Avallon

Department: Yonne

Region: Burgundy

New region: Burgundy-Franche-Comté

Postcode: 89700

Distance to Collan

from Auxerre (prefecture): 23 km

from Paris: 159 km

from Calais: 375 km

from Nice: 530 km

from Bordeaux: 477 km

from Strasbourg: 299 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 Collan from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 11 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Beru, Chablis, Chichee, Fleys, Fontenay-Pres-Chablis, Serrigny, Tissey, Vezannes, Vezinnes, Viviers and Yrouerre.

This page in French: Visiter Collan

 
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