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Ouanne tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Auxerre at 19 km from Ouanne

Visit Ouanne: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Auxerre at 19 km and Guedelon at 21 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Ouanne, 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 Ouanne in Burgundy-Franche-Comté.

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



at 19 km (direction north-east)

With its cathedral and churches, and extensive historic centre...

See Auxerre guide


at 21 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Guedelon guide


at 23 km (direction south-south-east), in the Nievre department

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

See Clamecy guide


Heritage Site at 33 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Vezelay guide


at 33 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Chablis guide


at 35 km (direction north-east)

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

See Pontigny guide


at 36 km (direction north-east)

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

See Joigny guide


at 41 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Avallon guide


Most Beautiful Village at 43 km (direction east)

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

See Noyers-sur-Serein guide


at 47 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Tonnerre guide


at 48 km (direction east)

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

See Montreal guide


at 49 km (direction south-south-east), in the Nievre department

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

See Corbigny guide
Chateau de Tanlay

Chateau de Tanlay

Castle at 54 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Chateau de Tanlay guide


at 57 km (direction west-south-west), in the Cher department

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

See Sancerre guide

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

Map of places to visit near Ouanne


Markets in and near Ouanne

  • Toucy: market Saturday (12km)
  • Saint-Sauveur-en-Puisaye: market Wednesday (17km)
  • Auxerre: market Tuesday & Sunday & Friday (19km)
  • Clamecy: market Saturday (24km)
  • Vermenton: market Friday (24km)
  • Aillant-sur-Tholon: market Tuesday (24km)
  • Saint-Fargeau: market Friday (26km)
  • Chablis: market Sunday (33km)
  • Migennes: market Thursday (34km)
  • Bleneau: market Tuesday (35km)

More information about Ouanne, Burgundy

Tourist attractions near Ouanne, France

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

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) (30km)
  • Abbaye de Pontigny (Pontigny) (36km)
  • Eglise de Notre-Dame-du-Pré (Donzy) (40km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardins du manoir du Grand Courtoiseau (45km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)


Geography and distances

Ouanne is in the eastern-center of France at 19 kilometres from Auxerre, the department capital (general information: Ouanne is 155 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Ouanne

Canton: Courson-les-Carrières

Arrondissement: Auxerre

Department: Yonne

Region: Burgundy

New region: Burgundy-Franche-Comté

Postcode: 89560

Distance to Ouanne

from Auxerre (prefecture): 19 km

from Paris: 155 km

from Calais: 383 km

from Nice: 532 km

from Bordeaux: 439 km

from Strasbourg: 338 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 Ouanne from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 8 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Coulangeron, Fontenailles, Lain, Leugny, Merry-Sec, Molesmes, Sementron and Taingy.

This page in French: Visiter Ouanne

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