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Lainsecq tourism and travel guide

Photo of Lainsecq in Yonne

Photo is of Guedelon at 9 km from Lainsecq

Visit Lainsecq: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Guedelon at 9 km and Clamecy at 21 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Lainsecq, 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 Lainsecq in Burgundy-Franche-Comté.

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



at 9 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Guedelon guide


at 21 km (direction east-south-east), in the Nievre department

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

See Clamecy guide


at 35 km (direction north-east)

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

See Auxerre guide


Heritage Site at 37 km (direction east)

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

See Vezelay guide
Vézelay basilica

Vézelay basilica

Church at 37 km (direction east)

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

See Vézelay basilica guide


at 41 km (direction west), in the Loiret department

With the Loire River and the Canal de Briare crossing in the...

See Briare guide


at 41 km (direction west-south-west), in the Cher department

The pretty village of Sancerre is best known for the famous wines...

See Sancerre guide


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

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

See Corbigny guide
La Charite-sur-Loire

La Charite-sur-Loire

at 46 km (direction south-south-west), in the Nievre department

In La Charité-sur-Loire you can visit the abbey church and other monastery...

See La Charite-sur-Loire guide


at 48 km (direction east)

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

See Avallon guide


at 48 km (direction north-north-east)

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

See Joigny guide


at 49 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Chablis guide


at 50 km (direction west-north-west), in the Loiret department

To the east of the main Loire Valley, the view across the...

See Gien guide


at 51 km (direction north-east)

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

See Pontigny guide

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

Map of places to visit near Lainsecq


Markets in and near Lainsecq

  • Saint-Sauveur-en-Puisaye: market Wednesday (9km)
  • Saint-Fargeau: market Friday (18km)
  • Toucy: market Saturday (20km)
  • Clamecy: market Saturday (21km)
  • Bleneau: market Tuesday (29km)
  • Cosne-Cours-sur-Loire: market Wednesday & Sunday & Friday (31km)
  • Beaulieu-sur-Loire: market Wednesday (34km)
  • Auxerre: market Tuesday & Sunday & Friday (34km)
  • Aillant-sur-Tholon: market Tuesday (36km)
  • Vermenton: market Friday (37km)

Hotels near Lainsecq

More information about Lainsecq, Burgundy

Tourist attractions near Lainsecq, France

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

Heritage sites

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Notre-Dame-du-Pré (Donzy) (24km)
  • Prieuré de Saint Révérien (Saint-Reverien) (42km)
  • Eglise de Saint Martial (Seignelay) (46km)
  • Eglise de Saint Barthélémy (Cervon) (50km)
  • Abbaye de Pontigny (Pontigny) (51km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Potager du jardin du château de La Bussière (46km)
  • Jardins du manoir du Grand Courtoiseau (48km)
  • Arboretum national des Barres (50km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)


Geography and distances

Lainsecq is in the eastern-center of France at 35 kilometres from Auxerre, the department capital (general information: Lainsecq is 160 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Lainsecq

Canton: Saint-Sauveur-en-Puisaye

Arrondissement: Auxerre

Department: Yonne

Region: Burgundy

New region: Burgundy-Franche-Comté

Postcode: 89520

Distance to Lainsecq

from Auxerre (prefecture): 35 km

from Paris: 160 km

from Calais: 391 km

from Nice: 529 km

from Bordeaux: 423 km

from Strasbourg: 351 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 Lainsecq from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 5 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Etais-la-Sauvin, Sainpuits, Sainte-Colombe-sur-Loing, Sougeres-en-Puisaye and Thury.

This page in French: Visiter Lainsecq

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