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Visit Joigny: highlights and tourist information

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France This Way comment: In the centre of the the traditional local town of Joigny you can see some medieval houses with wood-carvings and some more substantial 17th century townhouses

Important note

This page features a summary of highlights that you might like to explore near Joigny. For detailed visitor information see the Joigny travel guide.

Joigny is situated in the Yonne department and Burgundy region (now part of the Burgundy-Franche-Comté region), in the eastern-center of France at 24 kilometres from Auxerre, the department capital (general information: Joigny is 124 kilometres from Paris).

Tourist classifications for Joigny include "recommended detour", "secteur sauvegarde" and "town of art and history". It is unusual for a town to have 3 awards, which indicates how important Joigny is as a tourist destination!

Popular places to visit nearby include Pontigny at 25 km and Sens at 30 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Joigny, 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 Joigny 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 Joigny


Markets in and near Joigny

Market days in Joigny: weekly market: Wednesday & Saturday;

  • Joigny: market Wednesday & Saturday (0km)
  • Migennes: market Thursday (9km)
  • Saint-Julien-du-Sault: market Sunday (10km)
  • Aillant-sur-Tholon: market Tuesday (13km)
  • Villeneuve-sur-Yonne: market Tuesday & Friday (13km)
  • Auxerre: market Tuesday & Sunday & Friday (25km)
  • Saint-Florentin: market Monday (25km)
  • Sens: market Wednesday & Monday all day & Friday (26km)
  • Courtenay: market Thursday (26km)
  • Toucy: market Saturday (29km)

More information about Joigny, Burgundy

Tourist attractions near Joigny, France

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

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) (18km)
  • Abbaye de Pontigny (Pontigny) (25km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardins du manoir du Grand Courtoiseau (31km)
  • Parc du château de Thorigny (34km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)


Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Joigny

Canton: Joigny

Arrondissement: Auxerre

Department: Yonne

Region: Burgundy

New region: Burgundy-Franche-Comté

Postcode: 89300

Distance to Joigny

from Auxerre (prefecture): 24 km

from Paris: 124 km

from Calais: 348 km

from Nice: 562 km

from Bordeaux: 464 km

from Strasbourg: 329 km

Getting here

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

We have 10 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Beon, Cezy, Champlay, Champvallon, Chamvres, Epineau-les-Voves, Looze, Paroy-sur-Tholon, Saint-Aubin-sur-Yonne and Villecien.

This page in French: Visiter Joigny

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