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Courson-les-Carrieres tourism and travel guide

Photo of Courson-les-Carrieres in Yonne

Photo is of Clamecy at 17 km from Courson-les-Carrieres

Visit Courson-les-Carrieres: highlights and tourist information

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Courson-les-Carrieres is situated in the Yonne department and Burgundy-Franche-Comté region.

Popular places to visit nearby include Clamecy at 17 km and Auxerre at 21 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Courson-les-Carrieres, 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 Courson-les-Carrieres in Burgundy-Franche-Comté.

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



at 17 km (direction south), in the Nievre department

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

See Clamecy guide


at 21 km (direction north-north-east)

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

See Auxerre guide


Heritage Site at 25 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Vezelay guide


at 26 km (direction west)

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

See Guedelon guide


at 32 km (direction north-east)

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

See Chablis guide


at 34 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Avallon guide


at 36 km (direction north-east)

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

See Pontigny guide


Most Beautiful Village at 38 km (direction east)

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

See Noyers-sur-Serein guide


at 41 km (direction east)

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

See Montreal guide


at 42 km (direction north-north-west)

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

See Joigny guide


at 42 km (direction south-south-east), in the Nievre department

Corbigny, on the edge of the Morvan Regional Parc,...

See Corbigny guide


at 44 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Tonnerre guide
Chateau de Tanlay

Chateau de Tanlay

Castle at 51 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Chateau de Tanlay guide
Chateau d'Ancy-le-Franc

Chateau d'Ancy-le-Franc

Castle at 53 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Chateau d'Ancy-le-Franc guide

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

Map of places to visit near Courson-les-Carrieres


Markets in and near Courson-les-Carrieres

  • Clamecy: market Saturday (17km)
  • Vermenton: market Friday (18km)
  • Toucy: market Saturday (20km)
  • Auxerre: market Tuesday & Sunday & Friday (21km)
  • Saint-Sauveur-en-Puisaye: market Wednesday (23km)
  • Aillant-sur-Tholon: market Tuesday (31km)
  • Chablis: market Sunday (32km)
  • Saint-Fargeau: market Friday (32km)
  • Avallon: market Saturday (34km)
  • Migennes: market Thursday (39km)

More information about Courson-les-Carrieres, Burgundy

Tourist attractions near Courson-les-Carrieres, France

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

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Saint Martial (Seignelay) (33km)
  • Abbaye de Pontigny (Pontigny) (37km)
  • Eglise de Notre-Dame-du-Pré (Donzy) (40km)
  • Prieuré de Saint Révérien (Saint-Reverien) (45km)
  • Eglise de Saint Barthélémy (Cervon) (46km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardins du manoir du Grand Courtoiseau (53km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)


Geography and distances

Courson-les-Carrieres is in the eastern-center of France at 21 kilometres from Auxerre, the department capital (general information: Courson-les-Carrieres is 162 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Courson-les-Carrieres

Canton: Courson-les-Carrières

Arrondissement: Auxerre

Department: Yonne

Region: Burgundy

New region: Burgundy-Franche-Comté

Postcode: 89560

Distance to Courson-les-Carrieres

from Auxerre (prefecture): 21 km

from Paris: 162 km

from Calais: 390 km

from Nice: 524 km

from Bordeaux: 440 km

from Strasbourg: 333 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 Courson-les-Carrieres from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 6 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Charentenay, Fontenailles, Fouronnes, Merry-Sec, Molesmes and Mouffy.

This page in French: Visiter Courson-les-Carrieres

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