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Paron tourism and travel guide

Photo of Paron in Yonne

Photo is of Sens at 9 km from Paron

Visit Paron: highlights and tourist information

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

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

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!

Sens

Sens

at 9 km (direction north-east)

Sens is an important regional centre dominated by the...

See Sens guide
Joigny

Joigny

at 25 km (direction south-east)

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

See Joigny guide
Moret-sur-Loing

Moret-sur-Loing

at 38 km (direction west-north-west), in the Seine-et-Marne department

Moret-sur-Loing is a pleasant town with a historic centre close...

See Moret-sur-Loing guide
Montargis

Montargis

at 43 km (direction west-south-west), in the Loiret department

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

See Montargis guide
 
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Provins

Provins

Heritage Site at 43 km (direction west-south-west), in the Seine-et-Marne department

The small town of Provins has retained a great deal of its...

See Provins guide
Pontigny

Pontigny

at 46 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Pontigny guide
Fontainebleau

Fontainebleau

Castle at 47 km (direction west-north-west), in the Seine-et-Marne department

The extraordinary decoration of the numerous rooms and royal apartments at Fontainebleau,...

See Fontainebleau guide
Auxerre

Auxerre

at 49 km (direction south-east)

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

See Auxerre guide
Chablis

Chablis

at 58 km (direction east-south-east)

Best known for the very famous wines of the same name, Chablis...

See Chablis guide
Chateau de Vaux-le-Vicomte

Chateau de Vaux-le-Vicomte

Castle at 58 km (direction north-west), in the Seine-et-Marne department

The Chateau de Vaux-le-Vicomte is one of the most important...

See Chateau de Vaux-le-Vicomte guide

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

Map of places to visit near Paron

 
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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

What to do at Paron? 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)
 
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Geography and distances

Paron is in the eastern-center of France at 49 kilometres from Auxerre, the department capital (general information: Paron is 100 kilometres from Paris).

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

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

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