Payns tourism and travel guide

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Visit Payns: highlights and tourist information

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Payns is situated in the Aube department and Champagne-Ardenne region (now part of the Grand-Est region), in the north-east of France at 11 kilometres from Troyes, the department capital (general information: Payns is 131 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Troyes at 11 km and Joigny at 62 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Payns, 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 Payns in Grand-Est.

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

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

Map of places to visit near Payns

Markets in and near Payns

  • La Chapelle-Saint-Luc: market Wednesday & Sunday (9km)
  • Sainte-Savine: market Tuesday & Sunday & Friday (11km)
  • Troyes: market Wednesday all day & Tuesday all day & Thursday all day & Sunday & Saturday all day & Friday (11km)
  • Mery-sur-Seine: market Saturday (16km)
  • Estissac: market Sunday (18km)
  • Marigny-le-Chatel: market Sunday (18km)
  • Arcis-sur-Aube: market Friday (21km)
  • Plancy-l'Abbaye: market Tuesday (21km)
  • Palis: market Thursday (23km)
  • Romilly-sur-Seine: market Thursday & Saturday & Monday (23km)

More information about Payns, Champagne-Ardenne

Tourist attractions near Payns, France

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

National Monuments

  • Chateau de Motte-Tilly (42km)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Foret-d'Orient (32km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin du château de Barberey-Saint-Sulpice (6km)
  • Jardin botanique de Marnay-sur-Seine (35km)
  • Jardin du prieuré (42km)
  • Entre Cour et Jardin (42km)
  • Parc du château de Thorigny (44km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Lac d'Orient (29km)
  • Lacs Amance et du Temple (37km)
  • Forêt de la Traconne (40km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Haussimont (43km)
  • Neuville-sur-Seine (49km)

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Payns

Canton: Troyes 4e Canton

Arrondissement: Troyes

Department: Aube

Region: Champagne-Ardenne

Postcode: 10600

Distance to Payns

from Troyes (prefecture): 11 km

from Paris: 131 km

from Calais: 324 km

from Nice: 578 km

from Bordeaux: 526 km

from Strasbourg: 278 km

Getting here

For driving distances to Payns from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 8 other places listed as being close (less than 6 kilometres from Payns): Barberey-Saint-Sulpice, Chauchigny, Fontaine-les-Gres, Mergey, Saint-Lye, Sainte-Maure, Savieres and Villacerf.

This page in French: Visitez Payns