Paron tourism and travel guide

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Visit Paron: highlights and tourist information

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Paron is situated in the Yonne department and Burgundy region (now part of the Burgundy-Franche-Comté region), in the eastern-center of France at 49 kilometres from Auxerre, the department capital (general information: Paron is 100 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Sens at 9 km and Joigny at 25 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Paron, 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 Paron 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 Paron

Markets in and near Paron

  • Sens: market Wednesday & Monday all day & Friday (4km)
  • Saint-Valerien: market Saturday (11km)
  • Villeneuve-sur-Yonne: market Tuesday & Friday (11km)
  • Pont-sur-Yonne: market Wednesday & Sunday (12km)
  • Saint-Julien-du-Sault: market Sunday (17km)
  • Courtenay: market Thursday (20km)
  • Villeneuve-la-Guyard: market Monday (22km)
  • Joigny: market Wednesday & Saturday (25km)
  • Villeneuve-l'Archeveque: market Saturday (25km)
  • Bray-sur-Seine: market Friday (26km)

More information about Paron, Burgundy

Tourist attractions near Paron, France

Some places with official tourist classifications and other places of interest to visit nearby that should provide inspiration if you are visiting Paron.

Heritage sites

National Monuments

  • Chateau de Motte-Tilly (35km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglises de Saint Loup (Saint-Loup-de-Naud) (40km)
  • Eglise de Saint Martial (Seignelay) (41km)
  • Collegiale Saint Quiriace (Provins) (43km)
  • Abbaye de Pontigny (Pontigny) (46km)
  • Abbaye du Lys (Dammarie-les-Lys) (58km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Parc du château de Thorigny (18km)
  • Jardins du manoir du Grand Courtoiseau (33km)
  • Jardin botanique de Marnay-sur-Seine (44km)
  • Domaine national de Fontainebleau (47km)
  • Arboretum national des Barres (52km)
  • Potager du jardin du château de La Bussière (58km)
  • Parc du château de Vaux-le-Vicomte (58km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Sens (4km)
  • Melun (59km)
  • Le Mee-sur-Seine (60km)

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Paron

Canton: Sens-Ouest

Arrondissement: Sens

Department: Yonne

Region: Burgundy

New region: Burgundy-Franche-Comté

Postcode: 89100

Distance to Paron

from Auxerre (prefecture): 49 km

from Paris: 100 km

from Calais: 324 km

from Nice: 587 km

from Bordeaux: 472 km

from Strasbourg: 336 km

Getting here

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

We have 15 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Collemiers, Cornant, Courtois-sur-Yonne, Etigny, Gron, Maillot, Nailly, Saint-Clement, Saint-Denis, Saint-Martin-du-Tertre, Sens, Subligny, Veron, Villebougis and Villeroy.

This page in French: Visiter Paron