Lain tourism and travel guide

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Visit Lain: highlights and tourist information

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Lain 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: Lain is 156 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Guedelon at 15 km and Clamecy at 22 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Lain, 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 Lain 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 Lain

Markets in and near Lain

  • Saint-Sauveur-en-Puisaye: market Wednesday (11km)
  • Toucy: market Saturday (13km)
  • Saint-Fargeau: market Friday (21km)
  • Clamecy: market Saturday (22km)
  • Auxerre: market Tuesday & Sunday & Friday (26km)
  • Aillant-sur-Tholon: market Tuesday (28km)
  • Vermenton: market Friday (30km)
  • Bleneau: market Tuesday (31km)
  • Cosne-Cours-sur-Loire: market Wednesday & Sunday & Friday (39km)
  • Migennes: market Thursday (40km)

More information about Lain, Burgundy

Tourist attractions near Lain, France

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

Heritage sites

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Notre-Dame-du-Pré (Donzy) (33km)
  • Eglise de Saint Martial (Seignelay) (37km)
  • Abbaye de Pontigny (Pontigny) (42km)
  • Eglise de Saint Barthélémy (Cervon) (52km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardins du manoir du Grand Courtoiseau (45km)
  • Potager du jardin du château de La Bussière (48km)
  • Arboretum national des Barres (50km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)


Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Lain

Canton: Courson-les-Carrières

Arrondissement: Auxerre

Department: Yonne

Region: Burgundy

New region: Burgundy-Franche-Comté

Postcode: 89560

Distance to Lain

from Auxerre (prefecture): 26 km

from Paris: 156 km

from Calais: 386 km

from Nice: 531 km

from Bordeaux: 432 km

from Strasbourg: 344 km

Getting here

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

We have 6 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Fontenoy, Levis, Ouanne, Sementron, Taingy and Thury.

This page in French: Visiter Lain