Piffonds tourism and travel guide

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Visit Piffonds: highlights and tourist information

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Piffonds is situated in the Yonne department and Burgundy region (now part of the Burgundy-Franche-Comté region), in the eastern-center of France at 42 kilometres from Auxerre, the department capital (general information: Piffonds is 107 kilometres from Paris).

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

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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!


... 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

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

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

Piffonds 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 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