Fontenay-sous-Fouronnes tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Clamecy at 18 km from Fontenay-sous-Fouronnes

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Fontenay-sous-Fouronnes is situated in the Yonne department and Burgundy-Franche-Comté region.

Below you can see some of the places that we have visited and reviewed and can recommend when you are sightseeing close to Fontenay-sous-Fouronnes in Burgundy-Franche-Comté.

Popular places to visit nearby include Clamecy at 18 km and Vézelay basilica at 20 km.

Fontenay-sous-Fouronnes, France: places to visit and attractions

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at 18 km (direction south-south-west), in the Nievre department

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

See Clamecy guide
Vézelay basilica

Vézelay basilica

Church at 20 km (direction south-east)

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

See Vézelay basilica guide


Heritage Site at 20 km (direction south-east)

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

See Vezelay guide


at 21 km (direction south-east)

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

See Auxerre guide
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at 27 km (direction north-east)

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

See Chablis guide


at 27 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Avallon guide


Most Beautiful Village at 31 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Noyers-sur-Serein guide


at 33 km (direction west)

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

See Guedelon guide


at 34 km (direction north-north-east)

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

See Pontigny guide


at 34 km (direction east)

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

See Montreal guide


at 39 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Tonnerre guide


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

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

See Corbigny guide


at 44 km (direction north-north-west)

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

See Joigny guide
Chateau de Tanlay

Chateau de Tanlay

Castle at 45 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Chateau de Tanlay guide

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Map of places to visit near Fontenay-sous-Fouronnes


Markets in and near Fontenay-sous-Fouronnes

  • Vermenton: market Friday (12km)
  • Clamecy: market Saturday (18km)
  • Auxerre: market Tuesday & Sunday & Friday (20km)
  • Toucy: market Saturday (26km)
  • Chablis: market Sunday (27km)
  • Avallon: market Saturday (27km)
  • Saint-Sauveur-en-Puisaye: market Wednesday (30km)
  • Aillant-sur-Tholon: market Tuesday (34km)
  • Tonnerre: market Saturday (39km)
  • Migennes: market Thursday (39km)

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Tourist attractions near Fontenay-sous-Fouronnes, France

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

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Saint Martial (Seignelay) (32km)
  • Abbaye de Pontigny (Pontigny) (34km)
  • Eglise de Saint Barthélémy (Cervon) (43km)
  • Prieuré de Saint Révérien (Saint-Reverien) (45km)
  • Eglise de Notre-Dame-du-Pré (Donzy) (46km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Parc de Saint-Léger (56km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)


Geography and distances

Fontenay-sous-Fouronnes is in the eastern-center of France at 21 kilometres from Auxerre, the department capital (general information: Fontenay-sous-Fouronnes is 166 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Fontenay-sous-Fouronnes

Canton: Coulanges-sur-Yonne

Arrondissement: Auxerre

Department: Yonne

Region: Burgundy

New region: Burgundy-Franche-Comté

Postcode: 89660

Distance to Fontenay-sous-Fouronnes

from Auxerre (prefecture): 21 km

from Paris: 166 km

from Calais: 392 km

from Nice: 520 km

from Bordeaux: 445 km

from Strasbourg: 327 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 Fontenay-sous-Fouronnes from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 8 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Bazarnes, Charentenay, Fouronnes, Mailly-le-Chateau, Merry-sur-Yonne, Pregilbert, Sainte-Pallaye and Trucy-sur-Yonne.

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