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Moneteau tourism and travel guide

Photo of Moneteau in Yonne

Photo is of Auxerre at 5 km from Moneteau

Visit Moneteau: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Auxerre at 5 km and Pontigny at 12 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Moneteau, 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 Moneteau in Burgundy-Franche-Comté.

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



at 5 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See Auxerre guide


at 12 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Pontigny guide


at 17 km (direction east)

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

See Chablis guide


at 21 km (direction north-west)

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

See Joigny guide


at 29 km (direction east)

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

See Tonnerre guide


Most Beautiful Village at 35 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Noyers-sur-Serein guide
Chateau de Tanlay

Chateau de Tanlay

Castle at 38 km (direction east)

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

See Chateau de Tanlay guide


at 43 km (direction south), in the Nievre department

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

See Clamecy guide


at 43 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Guedelon guide
Vézelay basilica

Vézelay basilica

Church at 44 km (direction south-south-east)

The basilica in Vézelay is a monumental example of...

See Vézelay basilica guide


Heritage Site at 44 km (direction south-south-east)

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

See Vezelay guide
Chateau d'Ancy-le-Franc

Chateau d'Ancy-le-Franc

Castle at 44 km (direction east)

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

See Chateau d'Ancy-le-Franc guide


at 46 km (direction south-east)

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

See Avallon guide


at 48 km (direction east-south-east)

Behind its fortified entrance, the small village of Montreal...

See Montreal guide

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

Map of places to visit near Moneteau


Markets in and near Moneteau

  • Auxerre: market Tuesday & Sunday & Friday (6km)
  • Migennes: market Thursday (14km)
  • Chablis: market Sunday (17km)
  • Aillant-sur-Tholon: market Tuesday (18km)
  • Joigny: market Wednesday & Saturday (21km)
  • Saint-Florentin: market Monday (21km)
  • Vermenton: market Friday (23km)
  • Toucy: market Saturday (25km)
  • Tonnerre: market Saturday (29km)
  • Saint-Julien-du-Sault: market Sunday (30km)

More information about Moneteau, Burgundy

Tourist attractions near Moneteau, France

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

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Saint Martial (Seignelay) (7km)
  • Abbaye de Pontigny (Pontigny) (12km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardins du manoir du Grand Courtoiseau (46km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)


Geography and distances

Moneteau is in the eastern-center of France at 5 kilometres from Auxerre, the department capital (general information: Moneteau is 145 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Moneteau

Canton: Monéteau

Arrondissement: Auxerre

Department: Yonne

Region: Burgundy

New region: Burgundy-Franche-Comté

Postcode: 89470

Distance to Moneteau

from Auxerre (prefecture): 5 km

from Paris: 145 km

from Calais: 367 km

from Nice: 542 km

from Bordeaux: 462 km

from Strasbourg: 320 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 Moneteau from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 5 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Appoigny, Auxerre, Gurgy, Venoy and Villeneuve-Saint-Salves.

This page in French: Visiter Moneteau

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