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Fontenailles tourism and travel guide

Photo of Fontenailles in Yonne

Photo is of Clamecy at 19 km from Fontenailles

Visit Fontenailles: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Clamecy at 19 km and Auxerre at 21 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Fontenailles, 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 Fontenailles in Burgundy-Franche-Comté.

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

Clamecy

Clamecy

at 19 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
Auxerre

Auxerre

at 21 km (direction north-north-east)

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

See Auxerre guide
Guedelon

Guedelon

at 24 km (direction west)

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

See Guedelon guide
Vezelay

Vezelay

Heritage Site at 28 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Vezelay guide
 
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Vézelay basilica

Vézelay basilica

Church at 28 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Vézelay basilica guide
Chablis

Chablis

at 32 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Chablis guide
Pontigny

Pontigny

at 36 km (direction north-east)

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

See Pontigny guide
Avallon

Avallon

at 37 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Avallon guide
Joigny

Joigny

at 40 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Joigny guide
Noyers-sur-Serein

Noyers-sur-Serein

Most Beautiful Village at 40 km (direction east)

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

See Noyers-sur-Serein guide
Montreal

Montreal

at 44 km (direction east)

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

See Montreal guide
Corbigny

Corbigny

at 45 km (direction south-south-east), in the Nievre department

Corbigny, on the edge of the Morvan Regional Parc, includes an abbey...

See Corbigny guide
Tonnerre

Tonnerre

at 46 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Tonnerre guide
Chateau de Tanlay

Chateau de Tanlay

Castle at 53 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Chateau de Tanlay guide

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

Map of places to visit near Fontenailles

 
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Markets in and near Fontenailles

  • Toucy: market Saturday (17km)
  • Clamecy: market Saturday (19km)
  • Auxerre: market Tuesday & Sunday & Friday (20km)
  • Saint-Sauveur-en-Puisaye: market Wednesday (20km)
  • Vermenton: market Friday (21km)
  • Aillant-sur-Tholon: market Tuesday (29km)
  • Saint-Fargeau: market Friday (29km)
  • Chablis: market Sunday (33km)
  • Avallon: market Saturday (37km)
  • Migennes: market Thursday (37km)

Hotels near Fontenailles

More information about Fontenailles, Burgundy

Tourist attractions near Fontenailles, France

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

Heritage sites

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) (32km)
  • Abbaye de Pontigny (Pontigny) (36km)
  • Eglise de Notre-Dame-du-Pré (Donzy) (39km)
  • Eglise de Saint Barthélémy (Cervon) (48km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardins du manoir du Grand Courtoiseau (50km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

 
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Geography and distances

Fontenailles is in the eastern-center of France at 20 kilometres from Auxerre, the department capital (general information: Fontenailles is 159 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Fontenailles

Canton: Courson-les-Carrières

Arrondissement: Auxerre

Department: Yonne

Region: Burgundy

New region: Burgundy-Franche-Comté

Postcode: 89560

Distance to Fontenailles

from Auxerre (prefecture): 20 km

from Paris: 159 km

from Calais: 387 km

from Nice: 527 km

from Bordeaux: 439 km

from Strasbourg: 335 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 Fontenailles from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 8 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Charentenay, Coulangeron, Courson-les-Carrieres, Merry-Sec, Molesmes, Mouffy, Ouanne and Taingy.

This page in French: Visiter Fontenailles

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