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Piffonds tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Joigny at 20 km from Piffonds

Visit Piffonds: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Joigny at 20 km and Sens at 24 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Piffonds, 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 Piffonds in Burgundy-Franche-Comté.

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



at 20 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Joigny guide


at 24 km (direction north-east)

Sens is an important regional centre dominated by the Cathedral of Saint-Etienne,...

See Sens guide


at 32 km (direction west), in the Loiret department

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

See Montargis guide


at 42 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Auxerre guide


at 43 km (direction 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


at 45 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Pontigny guide


Castle at 52 km (direction north-west), in the Seine-et-Marne department

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

See Fontainebleau guide


at 55 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Chablis guide


at 55 km (direction south-west), in the Loiret department

With the Loire River and the Canal de Briare crossing in...

See Briare guide


at 56 km (direction south-west), in the Loiret department

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

See Gien guide

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

Map of places to visit near Piffonds


Markets in and near Piffonds

  • Courtenay: market Thursday (7km)
  • Saint-Julien-du-Sault: market Sunday (11km)
  • Villeneuve-sur-Yonne: market Tuesday & Friday (11km)
  • Saint-Valerien: market Saturday (14km)
  • Sens: market Wednesday & Monday all day & Friday (19km)
  • Joigny: market Wednesday & Saturday (20km)
  • Egreville: market Monday (25km)
  • Aillant-sur-Tholon: market Tuesday (25km)
  • Pont-sur-Yonne: market Wednesday & Sunday (26km)
  • Migennes: market Thursday (28km)

More information about Piffonds, Burgundy

Tourist attractions near Piffonds, France

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

Heritage sites

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Saint Martial (Seignelay) (37km)
  • Abbaye de Pontigny (Pontigny) (45km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardins du manoir du Grand Courtoiseau (18km)
  • Parc du château de Thorigny (32km)
  • Arboretum national des Barres (38km)
  • Potager du jardin du château de La Bussière (43km)
  • Domaine national de Fontainebleau (51km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)


Geography and distances

Piffonds is in the eastern-center of France at 42 kilometres from Auxerre, the department capital (general information: Piffonds is 107 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Piffonds

Canton: Villeneuve-sur-Yonne

Arrondissement: Sens

Department: Yonne

Region: Burgundy

New region: Burgundy-Franche-Comté

Postcode: 89330

Distance to Piffonds

from Auxerre (prefecture): 42 km

from Paris: 107 km

from Calais: 335 km

from Nice: 579 km

from Bordeaux: 458 km

from Strasbourg: 345 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 Piffonds from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 6 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Bussy-le-Repos, Chaumot, Saint-Loup-d'Ordon, Saint-Martin-d'Ordon, Savigny-sur-Clairis and Vernoy.

This page in French: Visiter Piffonds

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