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Passy tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Sens at 15 km from Passy

Visit Passy: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Sens at 15 km and Joigny at 16 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Passy, 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 Passy in Burgundy-Franche-Comté.

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



at 15 km (direction )

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

See Sens guide


at 16 km (direction south-east)

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

See Joigny guide


at 38 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Pontigny guide


at 40 km (direction south-east)

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

See Auxerre guide


at 44 km (direction west-south-west), in the Loiret department

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

See Montargis guide


at 46 km (direction west-north-west), in the Seine-et-Marne department

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

See Moret-sur-Loing guide


at 50 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Chablis guide


Heritage Site at 50 km (direction east-south-east), in the Seine-et-Marne department

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

See Provins guide


Castle at 55 km (direction west-north-west), in the Seine-et-Marne department

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

See Fontainebleau guide


at 69 km (direction west-south-west), in the Loiret department

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

See Gien guide

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

Map of places to visit near Passy


Markets in and near Passy

  • Villeneuve-sur-Yonne: market Tuesday & Friday (3km)
  • Saint-Julien-du-Sault: market Sunday (9km)
  • Sens: market Wednesday & Monday all day & Friday (10km)
  • Joigny: market Wednesday & Saturday (16km)
  • Saint-Valerien: market Saturday (17km)
  • Courtenay: market Thursday (19km)
  • Pont-sur-Yonne: market Wednesday & Sunday (21km)
  • Migennes: market Thursday (23km)
  • Villeneuve-l'Archeveque: market Saturday (24km)
  • Aillant-sur-Tholon: market Tuesday (27km)

More information about Passy, Burgundy

Tourist attractions near Passy, France

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

Heritage sites

National Monuments

  • Chateau de Motte-Tilly (41km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Saint Martial (Seignelay) (32km)
  • Abbaye de Pontigny (Pontigny) (38km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Parc du château de Thorigny (22km)
  • Jardins du manoir du Grand Courtoiseau (30km)
  • Jardin botanique de Marnay-sur-Seine (49km)
  • Arboretum national des Barres (51km)
  • Domaine national de Fontainebleau (55km)
  • Potager du jardin du château de La Bussière (55km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)


Geography and distances

Passy is in the eastern-center of France at 40 kilometres from Auxerre, the department capital (general information: Passy is 108 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Passy

Canton: Sens-Sud-Est

Arrondissement: Sens

Department: Yonne

Region: Burgundy

New region: Burgundy-Franche-Comté

Postcode: 89510

Distance to Passy

from Auxerre (prefecture): 40 km

from Paris: 108 km

from Calais: 332 km

from Nice: 578 km

from Bordeaux: 469 km

from Strasbourg: 333 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 Passy from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 9 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Bussy-le-Repos, Collemiers, Etigny, Gron, Les Bordes, Marsangy, Rousson, Veron and Villeneuve-sur-Yonne.

This page in French: Visiter Passy

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