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Lasson tourism and travel guide

Photo of Lasson in Yonne

Photo is of Pontigny at 19 km from Lasson

Visit Lasson: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Pontigny at 19 km and Tonnerre at 25 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Lasson, 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 Lasson in Burgundy-Franche-Comté.

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



at 19 km (direction south-west)

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

See Pontigny guide


at 25 km (direction south-east)

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

See Tonnerre guide


at 27 km (direction south)

Best known for the very famous wines of the...

See Chablis guide
Chateau de Tanlay

Chateau de Tanlay

Castle at 30 km (direction south-east)

The frescoes and interior decoration are among the highlights...

See Chateau de Tanlay guide


at 33 km (direction west)

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

See Joigny guide


at 33 km (direction north-east), in the Aube department

As well as one of the most impressive medieval quarters...

See Troyes guide


at 34 km (direction south-west)

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

See Auxerre guide
Chateau d'Ancy-le-Franc

Chateau d'Ancy-le-Franc

Castle at 40 km (direction south-east)

The 15th century castle at Ancy-le-Franc was one of...

See Chateau d'Ancy-le-Franc guide


Most Beautiful Village at 42 km (direction south-south-east)

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

See Noyers-sur-Serein guide


at 45 km (direction west-north-west)

Sens is an important regional centre dominated by the Cathedral of Saint-Etienne,...

See Sens guide


at 62 km (direction south-east), in the Cote d'Or department

A typical regional town, we suggest you take a stroll...

See Montbard guide
Fontenay Abbey

Fontenay Abbey

Abbey at 63 km (direction south-east), in the Cote d'Or department

The complex of buildings at the Abbey de Fontenay, and...

See Fontenay Abbey guide

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

Map of places to visit near Lasson


Markets in and near Lasson

  • Ervy-le-Chatel: market Friday (7km)
  • Saint-Florentin: market Monday (9km)
  • Aix-en-Othe: market Wednesday & Saturday (19km)
  • Chaource: market Monday (24km)
  • Estissac: market Sunday (24km)
  • Tonnerre: market Saturday (25km)
  • Migennes: market Thursday (25km)
  • Palis: market Thursday (27km)
  • Chablis: market Sunday (27km)
  • Villeneuve-l'Archeveque: market Saturday (28km)

More information about Lasson, Burgundy

Tourist attractions near Lasson, France

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

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Foret-d'Orient (52km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Abbaye de Pontigny (Pontigny) (18km)
  • Eglise de Saint Martial (Seignelay) (24km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin du prieuré (28km)
  • Jardin du château de Barberey-Saint-Sulpice (35km)
  • Parc du château de Thorigny (41km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Lac d'Orient (45km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Sens (43km)
  • Neuville-sur-Seine (44km)

Geography and distances

Lasson is in the eastern-center of France at 34 kilometres from Auxerre, the department capital (general information: Lasson is 140 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Lasson

Canton: Flogny-la-Chapelle

Arrondissement: Avallon

Department: Yonne

Region: Burgundy

New region: Burgundy-Franche-Comté

Postcode: 89570

Distance to Lasson

from Auxerre (prefecture): 34 km

from Paris: 140 km

from Calais: 352 km

from Nice: 553 km

from Bordeaux: 491 km

from Strasbourg: 296 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 Lasson from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 11 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Beugnon, Coursan-en-Othe, Courtaoult, Montfey, Neuvy-Sautour, Racines, Sormery, Soumaintrain, Turny, Villeneuve-Au-Chemin and Vosnon.

This page in French: Visiter Lasson

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