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Plessis-Saint-Jean tourism and travel guide

Photo of Plessis-Saint-Jean in Yonne

Photo is of Sens at 12 km from Plessis-Saint-Jean

Visit Plessis-Saint-Jean: highlights and tourist information

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Plessis-Saint-Jean is situated in the Yonne department and Burgundy-Franche-Comté region.

Popular places to visit nearby include Sens at 12 km and Provins at 23 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Plessis-Saint-Jean, 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 Plessis-Saint-Jean in Burgundy-Franche-Comté.

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



at 12 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See Sens guide


Heritage Site at 23 km (direction south-south-west), in the Seine-et-Marne department

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

See Provins guide


at 37 km (direction 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 41 km (direction south-south-east)

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

See Joigny guide


Castle at 45 km (direction west), in the Seine-et-Marne department

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

See Fontainebleau guide
Chateau de Vaux-le-Vicomte

Chateau de Vaux-le-Vicomte

Castle at 50 km (direction west-north-west), in the Seine-et-Marne department

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

See Chateau de Vaux-le-Vicomte guide


at 58 km (direction south-east)

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

See Pontigny guide


at 58 km (direction west-south-west), in the Loiret department

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

See Montargis guide

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

Map of places to visit near Plessis-Saint-Jean


Markets in and near Plessis-Saint-Jean

  • Bray-sur-Seine: market Friday (9km)
  • Pont-sur-Yonne: market Wednesday & Sunday (11km)
  • Sens: market Wednesday & Monday all day & Friday (17km)
  • Villeneuve-la-Guyard: market Monday (18km)
  • Donnemarie-Dontilly: market Monday (20km)
  • Nogent-sur-Seine: market Wednesday (21km)
  • Villeneuve-l'Archeveque: market Saturday (23km)
  • Saint-Valerien: market Saturday (25km)
  • Villeneuve-sur-Yonne: market Tuesday & Friday (30km)
  • Palis: market Thursday (31km)

More information about Plessis-Saint-Jean, Burgundy

Tourist attractions near Plessis-Saint-Jean, France

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

Heritage sites

National Monuments

  • Chateau de Motte-Tilly (16km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglises de Saint Loup (Saint-Loup-de-Naud) (22km)
  • Collegiale Saint Quiriace (Provins) (23km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Parc du château de Thorigny (9km)
  • Jardin botanique de Marnay-sur-Seine (26km)
  • Parc du château de Vaux-le-Vicomte (50km)
  • Entre Cour et Jardin (51km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Forêt de la Traconne (42km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc des félins (big cats) (48km)

Geography and distances

Plessis-Saint-Jean is in the eastern-center of France at 64 kilometres from Auxerre, the department capital (general information: Plessis-Saint-Jean is 90 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Plessis-Saint-Jean

Canton: Sergines

Arrondissement: Sens

Department: Yonne

Region: Burgundy

New region: Burgundy-Franche-Comté

Postcode: 89140

Distance to Plessis-Saint-Jean

from Auxerre (prefecture): 64 km

from Paris: 90 km

from Calais: 307 km

from Nice: 600 km

from Bordeaux: 491 km

from Strasbourg: 328 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 Plessis-Saint-Jean from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 6 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Baby, Compigny, Michery, Montigny-le-Guesdier, Pailly and Sergines.

This page in French: Visiter Plessis-Saint-Jean

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