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Egleny tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Auxerre at 15 km from Egleny

Visit Egleny: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Auxerre at 15 km and Joigny at 20 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Egleny, 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 Egleny in Burgundy-Franche-Comté.

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



at 15 km (direction east)

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

See Auxerre guide


at 20 km (direction east)

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

See Joigny guide


at 28 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Pontigny guide


at 30 km (direction south-west)

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

See Guedelon guide


at 32 km (direction east)

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

See Chablis guide


at 40 km (direction south-south-east), in the Nievre department

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

See Clamecy guide


at 46 km (direction east)

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

See Tonnerre guide
Vézelay basilica

Vézelay basilica

Church at 48 km (direction south-east)

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

See Vézelay basilica guide


Heritage Site at 48 km (direction south-east)

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

See Vezelay guide


Most Beautiful Village at 49 km (direction east)

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

See Noyers-sur-Serein guide


at 49 km (direction east)

Sens is an important regional centre dominated by the...

See Sens guide


at 50 km (direction west-south-west), in the Loiret department

With the Loire River and the Canal de Briare crossing in the...

See Briare guide


at 52 km (direction west-north-west), in the Loiret department

With more than 130 bridges across the numerous canals...

See Montargis guide


at 54 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Avallon guide

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

Map of places to visit near Egleny


Markets in and near Egleny

  • Aillant-sur-Tholon: market Tuesday (8km)
  • Toucy: market Saturday (10km)
  • Auxerre: market Tuesday & Sunday & Friday (15km)
  • Joigny: market Wednesday & Saturday (20km)
  • Migennes: market Thursday (20km)
  • Saint-Sauveur-en-Puisaye: market Wednesday (25km)
  • Saint-Julien-du-Sault: market Sunday (26km)
  • Saint-Fargeau: market Friday (29km)
  • Villeneuve-sur-Yonne: market Tuesday & Friday (31km)
  • Vermenton: market Friday (32km)

More information about Egleny, Burgundy

Tourist attractions near Egleny, France

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

Heritage sites

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Saint Martial (Seignelay) (21km)
  • Abbaye de Pontigny (Pontigny) (28km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardins du manoir du Grand Courtoiseau (32km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)


Geography and distances

Egleny is in the eastern-center of France at 15 kilometres from Auxerre, the department capital (general information: Egleny is 139 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Egleny

Canton: Toucy

Arrondissement: Auxerre

Department: Yonne

Region: Burgundy

New region: Burgundy-Franche-Comté

Postcode: 89240

Distance to Egleny

from Auxerre (prefecture): 15 km

from Paris: 139 km

from Calais: 366 km

from Nice: 548 km

from Bordeaux: 448 km

from Strasbourg: 336 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 Egleny from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 7 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Beauvoir, Chassy, Lindry, Merry-la-Vallee, Parly, Saint-Martin-sur-Ocre and Saint-Maurice-le-Vieil.

This page in French: Visiter Egleny

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