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Poilly-sur-Tholon tourism and travel guide

Photo of Poilly-sur-Tholon in Yonne

Photo is of Joigny at 13 km from Poilly-sur-Tholon

Visit Poilly-sur-Tholon: highlights and tourist information

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Poilly-sur-Tholon is situated in the Yonne department and Burgundy-Franche-Comté region.

Popular places to visit nearby include Joigny at 13 km and Auxerre at 15 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Poilly-sur-Tholon, 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 Poilly-sur-Tholon in Burgundy-Franche-Comté.

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



at 13 km (direction )

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

See Joigny guide


at 15 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Auxerre guide


at 24 km (direction east)

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

See Pontigny guide


at 30 km (direction east)

Best known for the very famous wines of the same name, Chablis...

See Chablis guide


at 37 km (direction south-west)

At the remarkable site of Guedelon an entire medieval castle is being...

See Guedelon guide


at 43 km (direction north-north-west)

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

See Sens guide


at 43 km (direction east)

There are two impressive sites to see in Tonnerre: the medieval hospital...

See Tonnerre guide


at 47 km (direction south-south-east), in the Nievre department

The Collegiale Saint-Martin is the principal monument here in the historic centre...

See Clamecy guide


Most Beautiful Village at 49 km (direction east-south-east)

The half-timbered houses and riverside setting make Noyers-sur-Serein one of our favourite...

See Noyers-sur-Serein guide


at 52 km (direction west-north-west), in the Loiret department

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

See Montargis guide
Vézelay basilica

Vézelay basilica

Church at 52 km (direction south-east)

The basilica in Vézelay is a monumental example of roman style architecture,...

See Vézelay basilica guide


Heritage Site at 52 km (direction south-east)

Even if it didn't have one of the most famous abbeys in...

See Vezelay guide


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

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

See Briare guide


at 57 km (direction south-east)

Avallon is a very pleasant town to explore with some very imposing...

See Avallon guide

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

Map of places to visit near Poilly-sur-Tholon


Markets in and near Poilly-sur-Tholon

  • Aillant-sur-Tholon: market Tuesday (4km)
  • Joigny: market Wednesday & Saturday (13km)
  • Migennes: market Thursday (13km)
  • Auxerre: market Tuesday & Sunday & Friday (15km)
  • Toucy: market Saturday (17km)
  • Saint-Julien-du-Sault: market Sunday (20km)
  • Villeneuve-sur-Yonne: market Tuesday & Friday (25km)
  • Saint-Florentin: market Monday (29km)
  • Chablis: market Sunday (31km)
  • Courtenay: market Thursday (31km)

Hotels near Poilly-sur-Tholon

More information about Poilly-sur-Tholon, Burgundy

Tourist attractions near Poilly-sur-Tholon, France

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

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Saint Martial (Seignelay) (16km)
  • Abbaye de Pontigny (Pontigny) (24km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardins du manoir du Grand Courtoiseau (32km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)


Geography and distances

Poilly-sur-Tholon is in the eastern-center of France at 15 kilometres from Auxerre, the department capital (general information: Poilly-sur-Tholon is 134 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Poilly-sur-Tholon

Canton: Aillant-sur-Tholon

Arrondissement: Auxerre

Department: Yonne

Region: Burgundy

New region: Burgundy-Franche-Comté

Postcode: 89110

Distance to Poilly-sur-Tholon

from Auxerre (prefecture): 15 km

from Paris: 134 km

from Calais: 360 km

from Nice: 552 km

from Bordeaux: 455 km

from Strasbourg: 332 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 Poilly-sur-Tholon from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 13 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Aillant-sur-Tholon, Charbuy, Chassy, Fleury-la-Vallee, Guerchy, Laduz, Neuilly, Saint-Martin-sur-Ocre, Saint-Maurice-le-Vieil, Senan, Villemer, Villiers-sur-Tholon and Volgre.

This page in French: Visiter Poilly-sur-Tholon

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