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Visit Menades: highlights and tourist information

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Menades is situated in the Yonne department and Burgundy region (now part of the Burgundy-Franche-Comté region), in the eastern-center of France at 44 kilometres from Auxerre, the department capital (general information: Menades is 191 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Vezelay at 6 km and Avallon at 8 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Menades, 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 Menades 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 Menades


Markets in and near Menades

  • Avallon: market Saturday (9km)
  • Clamecy: market Saturday (23km)
  • Corbigny: market Friday (24km)
  • Vermenton: market Friday (25km)
  • Montsauche-les-Settons: market Thursday all day (30km)
  • Saulieu: market Saturday (36km)
  • Chablis: market Sunday (41km)
  • Auxerre: market Tuesday & Sunday & Friday (43km)
  • Montbard: market Friday (44km)
  • Ancy-le-Franc: market Thursday (44km)

More information about Menades, Burgundy

Tourist attractions near Menades, France

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

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Regional Natural Parcs

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Saint Barthélémy (Cervon) (23km)
  • Prieuré de Saint Révérien (Saint-Reverien) (35km)
  • Basilique de Saint Andoche (Saulieu) (36km)
  • Abbaye de Fontenay (Montbard) (44km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Parc de Saint-Léger (31km)
  • Jardin du moulin de Athie (35km)
  • Jardin de la Chaux (38km)
  • Potager du château de Lantilly (43km)
  • Parc et jardin du château du Chatillon en Bazois (45km)
  • Abbaye de Fontenay (48km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)


Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Menades

Canton: Avallon

Arrondissement: Avallon

Department: Yonne

Region: Burgundy

New region: Burgundy-Franche-Comté

Postcode: 89450

Distance to Menades

from Auxerre (prefecture): 44 km

from Paris: 191 km

from Calais: 415 km

from Nice: 495 km

from Bordeaux: 446 km

from Strasbourg: 318 km

Getting here

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

We have 13 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Asquins, Chastellux-sur-Cure, Domecy-sur-Cure, Domecy-sur-le-Vault, Foissy-les-Vezelay, Island, Pierre-Perthuis, Pontaubert, Saint-Andre-en-Morvan, Saint-Aubin-Des-Chaumes, Saint-Pere, Tharoiseau and Vault-de-Lugny.

This page in French: Visiter Menades

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