Fresnes tourism and travel guide

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Visit Fresnes: highlights and tourist information

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Fresnes is situated in the Yonne department and Burgundy region (now part of the Burgundy-Franche-Comté region), in the eastern-center of France at 32 kilometres from Auxerre, the department capital (general information: Fresnes is 172 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Noyers-sur-Serein at 7 km and Tonnerre at 11 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Fresnes, 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 Fresnes 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 Fresnes

Markets in and near Fresnes

  • Tonnerre: market Saturday (11km)
  • Ancy-le-Franc: market Thursday (12km)
  • Chablis: market Sunday (16km)
  • Vermenton: market Friday (22km)
  • Montbard: market Friday (30km)
  • Avallon: market Saturday (30km)
  • Ervy-le-Chatel: market Friday (32km)
  • Auxerre: market Tuesday & Sunday & Friday (32km)
  • Saint-Florentin: market Monday (34km)
  • Chaource: market Monday (35km)

More information about Fresnes, Burgundy

Tourist attractions near Fresnes, France

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

Grand sites of France

  • Alesia (45km)

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Bussy-Rabutin Chateau (45km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Abbaye de Pontigny (Pontigny) (27km)
  • Abbaye de Fontenay (Montbard) (30km)
  • Eglise de Saint Martial (Seignelay) (33km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin du moulin de Athie (29km)
  • Abbaye de Fontenay (32km)
  • Jardin du prieuré (34km)
  • Potager du château de Lantilly (37km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Siège d'Alésia (45km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Neuville-sur-Seine (44km)
 
 

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Fresnes

Canton: Noyers

Arrondissement: Avallon

Department: Yonne

Region: Burgundy

New region: Burgundy-Franche-Comté

Postcode: 89310

Distance to Fresnes

from Auxerre (prefecture): 32 km

from Paris: 172 km

from Calais: 387 km

from Nice: 518 km

from Bordeaux: 478 km

from Strasbourg: 293 km

Getting here

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

We have 8 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Annay-sur-Serein, Molay, Moulins-en-Tonnerrois, Sainte-Vertu, Sambourg, Vireaux, Viviers and Yrouerre.

This page in French: Visiter Fresnes