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Epineuil tourism and travel guide

Photo of Epineuil in Yonne

Photo is of Tonnerre at 2 km from Epineuil

Visit Epineuil: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Tonnerre at 2 km and Chateau de Tanlay at 8 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Epineuil, 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 Epineuil in Burgundy-Franche-Comté.

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



at 2 km (direction south)

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

See Tonnerre guide
Chateau de Tanlay

Chateau de Tanlay

Castle at 8 km (direction east)

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

See Chateau de Tanlay guide


at 15 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Chablis guide
Chateau d'Ancy-le-Franc

Chateau d'Ancy-le-Franc

Castle at 17 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Chateau d'Ancy-le-Franc guide


Most Beautiful Village at 19 km (direction south)

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

See Noyers-sur-Serein guide


at 20 km (direction west)

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

See Pontigny guide


at 31 km (direction west)

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

See Auxerre guide


at 37 km (direction south)

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

See Montreal guide


at 39 km (direction south-east), in the Cote d'Or department

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

See Montbard guide
Fontenay Abbey

Fontenay Abbey

Abbey at 40 km (direction east-south-east), in the Cote d'Or department

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

See Fontenay Abbey guide


at 43 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See Avallon guide


at 44 km (direction east), in the Cote d'Or department

As well as the medieval centre of Chatillon-sur-Seine you can...

See Chatillon-sur-Seine guide


at 45 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Joigny guide
Vézelay basilica

Vézelay basilica

Church at 48 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See Vézelay basilica guide

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

Map of places to visit near Epineuil


Markets in and near Epineuil

  • Tonnerre: market Saturday (2km)
  • Chablis: market Sunday (15km)
  • Ancy-le-Franc: market Thursday (17km)
  • Ervy-le-Chatel: market Friday (19km)
  • Saint-Florentin: market Monday (24km)
  • Chaource: market Monday (24km)
  • Vermenton: market Friday (29km)
  • Les Riceys: market Thursday (31km)
  • Auxerre: market Tuesday & Sunday & Friday (31km)
  • Migennes: market Thursday (36km)

More information about Epineuil, Burgundy

Tourist attractions near Epineuil, France

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

Grand sites of France

  • Alesia (53km)

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Bussy-Rabutin Chateau (53km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Abbaye de Pontigny (Pontigny) (20km)
  • Eglise de Saint Martial (Seignelay) (28km)
  • Abbaye de Fontenay (Montbard) (38km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin du prieuré (24km)
  • Jardin du moulin de Athie (40km)
  • Abbaye de Fontenay (40km)
  • Potager du château de Lantilly (47km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Lac d'Orient (52km)
  • Siège d'Alésia (54km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Neuville-sur-Seine (38km)

Geography and distances

Epineuil is in the eastern-center of France at 32 kilometres from Auxerre, the department capital (general information: Epineuil is 163 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Epineuil

Canton: Tonnerre

Arrondissement: Avallon

Department: Yonne

Region: Burgundy

New region: Burgundy-Franche-Comté

Postcode: 89700

Distance to Epineuil

from Auxerre (prefecture): 32 km

from Paris: 163 km

from Calais: 375 km

from Nice: 529 km

from Bordeaux: 485 km

from Strasbourg: 290 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 Epineuil from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 10 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Cheney, Dannemoine, Junay, Molosmes, Roffey, Serrigny, Tissey, Tonnerre, Tronchoy and Vezinnes.

This page in French: Visiter Epineuil

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