Fontaines tourism and travel guide

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Visit Fontaines: highlights and tourist information

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Fontaines is situated in the Yonne department and Burgundy region (now part of the Burgundy-Franche-Comté region), in the eastern-center of France at 26 kilometres from Auxerre, the department capital (general information: Fontaines is 146 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Guedelon at 14 km and Auxerre at 26 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Fontaines, 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 Fontaines 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 Fontaines

Markets in and near Fontaines

  • Toucy: market Saturday (5km)
  • Saint-Sauveur-en-Puisaye: market Wednesday (10km)
  • Saint-Fargeau: market Friday (15km)
  • Aillant-sur-Tholon: market Tuesday (21km)
  • Bleneau: market Tuesday (23km)
  • Auxerre: market Tuesday & Sunday & Friday (26km)
  • Clamecy: market Saturday (32km)
  • Joigny: market Wednesday & Saturday (34km)
  • Chatillon-Coligny: market Friday (34km)
  • Migennes: market Thursday (36km)

More information about Fontaines, Burgundy

Tourist attractions near Fontaines, France

Some places with official tourist classifications and other places of interest to visit nearby that should provide inspiration if you are visiting Fontaines.

Heritage sites

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Saint Martial (Seignelay) (35km)
  • Eglise de Notre-Dame-du-Pré (Donzy) (38km)
  • Abbaye de Pontigny (Pontigny) (42km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardins du manoir du Grand Courtoiseau (35km)
  • Potager du jardin du château de La Bussière (39km)
  • Arboretum national des Barres (41km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)


Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Fontaines

Canton: Toucy

Arrondissement: Auxerre

Department: Yonne

Region: Burgundy

New region: Burgundy-Franche-Comté

Postcode: 89130

Distance to Fontaines

from Auxerre (prefecture): 26 km

from Paris: 146 km

from Calais: 376 km

from Nice: 542 km

from Bordeaux: 433 km

from Strasbourg: 348 km

Getting here

Fontaines 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 Fontaines from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 5 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Fontenoy, Lalande, Levis, Moulins-sur-Ouanne and Toucy.

This page in French: Visiter Fontaines