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Esnon tourism and travel guide

Photo of Esnon in Yonne

Photo is of Joigny at 13 km from Esnon

Visit Esnon: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Joigny at 13 km and Pontigny at 13 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Esnon, 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 Esnon in Burgundy-Franche-Comté.

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



at 13 km (direction west)

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

See Joigny guide


at 13 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Pontigny guide


at 20 km (direction south)

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

See Auxerre guide


at 25 km (direction south-east)

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

See Chablis guide


at 33 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Tonnerre guide


at 36 km (direction north-west)

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

See Sens guide
Chateau de Tanlay

Chateau de Tanlay

Castle at 41 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Chateau de Tanlay guide


Most Beautiful Village at 45 km (direction south-east)

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

See Noyers-sur-Serein guide
Chateau d'Ancy-le-Franc

Chateau d'Ancy-le-Franc

Castle at 50 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Chateau d'Ancy-le-Franc guide


at 51 km (direction east-north-east), in the Aube department

As well as one of the most impressive medieval quarters in France,...

See Troyes guide


at 55 km (direction south-west)

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

See Guedelon guide


at 60 km (direction south-east)

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

See Montreal guide

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

Map of places to visit near Esnon


Markets in and near Esnon

  • Migennes: market Thursday (5km)
  • Saint-Florentin: market Monday (12km)
  • Joigny: market Wednesday & Saturday (13km)
  • Aillant-sur-Tholon: market Tuesday (21km)
  • Auxerre: market Tuesday & Sunday & Friday (21km)
  • Saint-Julien-du-Sault: market Sunday (22km)
  • Villeneuve-sur-Yonne: market Tuesday & Friday (24km)
  • Chablis: market Sunday (25km)
  • Ervy-le-Chatel: market Friday (26km)
  • Villeneuve-l'Archeveque: market Saturday (28km)

More information about Esnon, Burgundy

Tourist attractions near Esnon, France

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

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Saint Martial (Seignelay) (9km)
  • Abbaye de Pontigny (Pontigny) (13km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Parc du château de Thorigny (37km)
  • Jardins du manoir du Grand Courtoiseau (44km)
  • Jardin du château de Barberey-Saint-Sulpice (52km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)


Geography and distances

Esnon is in the eastern-center of France at 21 kilometres from Auxerre, the department capital (general information: Esnon is 133 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Esnon

Canton: Brienon-sur-Armançon

Arrondissement: Auxerre

Department: Yonne

Region: Burgundy

New region: Burgundy-Franche-Comté

Postcode: 89210

Distance to Esnon

from Auxerre (prefecture): 21 km

from Paris: 133 km

from Calais: 352 km

from Nice: 555 km

from Bordeaux: 473 km

from Strasbourg: 316 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 Esnon from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 7 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Brienon-sur-Armancon, Bussy-en-Othe, Cheny, Mercy, Migennes, Mont-Saint-Sulpice and Ormoy.

This page in French: Visiter Esnon

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