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Moutiers-en-Puisaye tourism and travel guide

Photo of Moutiers-en-Puisaye in Yonne

Photo is of Guedelon at 4 km from Moutiers-en-Puisaye

Visit Moutiers-en-Puisaye: highlights and tourist information

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Moutiers-en-Puisaye is situated in the Yonne department and Burgundy-Franche-Comté region.

Popular places to visit nearby include Guedelon at 4 km and Clamecy at 31 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Moutiers-en-Puisaye, 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 Moutiers-en-Puisaye in Burgundy-Franche-Comté.

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



at 4 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See Guedelon guide


at 31 km (direction east-south-east), in the Nievre department

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

See Clamecy guide


at 33 km (direction west), in the Loiret department

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

See Briare guide


at 36 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Auxerre guide


at 40 km (direction south-west), in the Cher department

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

See Sancerre guide


at 42 km (direction west), in the Loiret department

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

See Gien guide


at 45 km (direction north-north-east)

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

See Joigny guide


Heritage Site at 46 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Vezelay guide
Vézelay basilica

Vézelay basilica

Church at 46 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Vézelay basilica guide
La Charite-sur-Loire

La Charite-sur-Loire

at 50 km (direction south-south-west), in the Nievre department

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

See La Charite-sur-Loire guide


at 52 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Chablis guide


at 52 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Pontigny guide


at 54 km (direction north-west), in the Loiret department

With more than 130 bridges across the numerous canals and rivers in...

See Montargis guide


at 55 km (direction south-east), in the Nievre department

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

See Corbigny guide

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

Map of places to visit near Moutiers-en-Puisaye


Markets in and near Moutiers-en-Puisaye

  • Saint-Sauveur-en-Puisaye: market Wednesday (2km)
  • Saint-Fargeau: market Friday (9km)
  • Toucy: market Saturday (16km)
  • Bleneau: market Tuesday (20km)
  • Beaulieu-sur-Loire: market Wednesday (28km)
  • Cosne-Cours-sur-Loire: market Wednesday & Sunday & Friday (29km)
  • Clamecy: market Saturday (31km)
  • Chatillon-sur-Loire: market Thursday (32km)
  • Aillant-sur-Tholon: market Tuesday (32km)
  • Briare: market Friday (34km)

More information about Moutiers-en-Puisaye, Burgundy

Tourist attractions near Moutiers-en-Puisaye, France

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

Heritage sites

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Notre-Dame-du-Pré (Donzy) (28km)
  • Eglise de Saint Martial (Seignelay) (46km)
  • Prieuré de Saint Révérien (Saint-Reverien) (51km)
  • Abbaye de Pontigny (Pontigny) (52km)
  • Eglise de Saint Barthélémy (Cervon) (60km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Potager du jardin du château de La Bussière (37km)
  • Jardins du manoir du Grand Courtoiseau (39km)
  • Arboretum national des Barres (40km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)


Geography and distances

Moutiers-en-Puisaye is in the eastern-center of France at 36 kilometres from Auxerre, the department capital (general information: Moutiers-en-Puisaye is 151 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Moutiers-en-Puisaye

Canton: Saint-Sauveur-en-Puisaye

Arrondissement: Auxerre

Department: Yonne

Region: Burgundy

New region: Burgundy-Franche-Comté

Postcode: 89520

Distance to Moutiers-en-Puisaye

from Auxerre (prefecture): 36 km

from Paris: 151 km

from Calais: 383 km

from Nice: 538 km

from Bordeaux: 422 km

from Strasbourg: 356 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 Moutiers-en-Puisaye from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 3 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Roncheres, Saint-Sauveur-en-Puisaye and Sainte-Colombe-sur-Loing.

This page in French: Visiter Moutiers-en-Puisaye

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