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Crain tourism and travel guide

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Visit Crain: highlights and tourist information

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Crain is situated in the Yonne department and Burgundy region (now part of the Burgundy-Franche-Comté region), in the eastern-center of France at 30 kilometres from Auxerre, the department capital (general information: Crain is 172 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Clamecy at 8 km and Vezelay at 16 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Crain, 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 Crain in Burgundy-Franche-Comté.

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


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

Map of places to visit near Crain


Markets in and near Crain

  • Clamecy: market Saturday (8km)
  • Vermenton: market Friday (20km)
  • Avallon: market Saturday (27km)
  • Saint-Sauveur-en-Puisaye: market Wednesday (28km)
  • Auxerre: market Tuesday & Sunday & Friday (29km)
  • Toucy: market Saturday (30km)
  • Corbigny: market Friday (32km)
  • Chablis: market Sunday (37km)
  • Saint-Fargeau: market Friday (38km)
  • Aillant-sur-Tholon: market Tuesday (41km)

More information about Crain, Burgundy

Tourist attractions near Crain, France

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

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Regional Natural Parcs

Churches and religious monuments

  • Prieuré de Saint Révérien (Saint-Reverien) (36km)
  • Eglise de Saint Barthélémy (Cervon) (36km)
  • Eglise de Notre-Dame-du-Pré (Donzy) (38km)
  • Eglise de Saint Martial (Seignelay) (42km)
  • Abbaye de Pontigny (Pontigny) (44km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Parc de Saint-Léger (53km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)


Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Crain

Canton: Coulanges-sur-Yonne

Arrondissement: Auxerre

Department: Yonne

Region: Burgundy

New region: Burgundy-Franche-Comté

Postcode: 89480

Distance to Crain

from Auxerre (prefecture): 30 km

from Paris: 172 km

from Calais: 400 km

from Nice: 514 km

from Bordeaux: 437 km

from Strasbourg: 333 km

Getting here

Crain is in the eastern-center of France. 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 Crain from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 7 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Andryes, Coulanges-sur-Yonne, Festigny, Licheres-sur-Yonne, Lucy-sur-Yonne, Pousseaux and Surgy.

This page in French: Visiter Crain

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