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Lignorelles tourism and travel guide

Photo of Lignorelles in Yonne

Photo is of Pontigny at 5 km from Lignorelles

Visit Lignorelles: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Pontigny at 5 km and Chablis at 7 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Lignorelles, 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 Lignorelles in Burgundy-Franche-Comté.

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



at 5 km (direction north-north-west)

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

See Pontigny guide


at 7 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Chablis guide


at 14 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Auxerre guide


at 19 km (direction east)

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

See Tonnerre guide
Chateau de Tanlay

Chateau de Tanlay

Castle at 27 km (direction east)

The frescoes and interior decoration are among the highlights of a visit...

See Chateau de Tanlay guide


Most Beautiful Village at 27 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Noyers-sur-Serein guide


at 28 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Joigny guide
Chateau d'Ancy-le-Franc

Chateau d'Ancy-le-Franc

Castle at 34 km (direction east)

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

See Chateau d'Ancy-le-Franc guide


at 42 km (direction south-east)

Behind its fortified entrance, the small village of Montreal is a very...

See Montreal guide


at 43 km (direction south-south-east)

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

See Avallon guide
Vézelay basilica

Vézelay basilica

Church at 44 km (direction south)

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

See Vézelay basilica guide


Heritage Site at 44 km (direction south)

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

See Vezelay guide


at 47 km (direction south-south-west), in the Nievre department

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

See Clamecy guide


at 53 km (direction east-south-east), in the Cote d'Or department

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

See Montbard guide

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

Map of places to visit near Lignorelles


Markets in and near Lignorelles

  • Chablis: market Sunday (8km)
  • Auxerre: market Tuesday & Sunday & Friday (14km)
  • Saint-Florentin: market Monday (16km)
  • Tonnerre: market Saturday (18km)
  • Migennes: market Thursday (20km)
  • Vermenton: market Friday (22km)
  • Ervy-le-Chatel: market Friday (24km)
  • Joigny: market Wednesday & Saturday (28km)
  • Aillant-sur-Tholon: market Tuesday (28km)
  • Ancy-le-Franc: market Thursday (33km)

Hotels near Lignorelles

More information about Lignorelles, Burgundy

Tourist attractions near Lignorelles, France

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

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Abbaye de Pontigny (Pontigny) (5km)
  • Eglise de Saint Martial (Seignelay) (10km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin du prieuré (40km)
  • Jardin du moulin de Athie (51km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)


Geography and distances

Lignorelles is in the eastern-center of France at 14 kilometres from Auxerre, the department capital (general information: Lignorelles is 150 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Lignorelles

Canton: Ligny-le-Châtel

Arrondissement: Auxerre

Department: Yonne

Region: Burgundy

New region: Burgundy-Franche-Comté

Postcode: 89800

Distance to Lignorelles

from Auxerre (prefecture): 14 km

from Paris: 150 km

from Calais: 369 km

from Nice: 538 km

from Bordeaux: 471 km

from Strasbourg: 309 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 Lignorelles from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 13 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Beine, Bleigny-le-Carreau, Chablis, La Chapelle-Vaupelteigne, Ligny-le-Chatel, Maligny, Montigny-la-Resle, Pontigny, Rouvray, Varennes, Venouse, Villeneuve-Saint-Salves and Villy.

This page in French: Visiter Lignorelles

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