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Pourrain tourism and travel guide

Photo of Pourrain in Yonne

Photo is of Auxerre at 13 km from Pourrain

Visit Pourrain: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Auxerre at 13 km and Joigny at 26 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Pourrain, 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 Pourrain in Burgundy-Franche-Comté.

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

Auxerre

Auxerre

at 13 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Auxerre guide
Joigny

Joigny

at 26 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Joigny guide
Guedelon

Guedelon

at 27 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Guedelon guide
Pontigny

Pontigny

at 28 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Pontigny guide
 
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Chablis

Chablis

at 30 km (direction east)

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

See Chablis guide
Clamecy

Clamecy

at 34 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
Vezelay

Vezelay

Heritage Site at 41 km (direction south-east)

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

See Vezelay guide
Vézelay basilica

Vézelay basilica

Church at 41 km (direction south-east)

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

See Vézelay basilica guide
Tonnerre

Tonnerre

at 44 km (direction east)

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

See Tonnerre guide
Noyers-sur-Serein

Noyers-sur-Serein

Most Beautiful Village at 44 km (direction east)

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

See Noyers-sur-Serein guide
Avallon

Avallon

at 48 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Avallon guide
Briare

Briare

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

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

See Briare guide
Montreal

Montreal

at 53 km (direction east-south-east)

Behind its fortified entrance, the small village of Montreal is a very...

See Montreal guide
Sancerre

Sancerre

at 63 km (direction south-west), in the Cher department

The pretty village of Sancerre is best known for the famous wines...

See Sancerre guide

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

Map of places to visit near Pourrain

 
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Markets in and near Pourrain

  • Toucy: market Saturday (9km)
  • Auxerre: market Tuesday & Sunday & Friday (13km)
  • Aillant-sur-Tholon: market Tuesday (14km)
  • Saint-Sauveur-en-Puisaye: market Wednesday (22km)
  • Migennes: market Thursday (25km)
  • Joigny: market Wednesday & Saturday (26km)
  • Vermenton: market Friday (27km)
  • Saint-Fargeau: market Friday (28km)
  • Chablis: market Sunday (30km)
  • Saint-Julien-du-Sault: market Sunday (32km)

Hotels near Pourrain

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Tourist attractions near Pourrain, France

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

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) (22km)
  • Abbaye de Pontigny (Pontigny) (29km)
  • Eglise de Notre-Dame-du-Pré (Donzy) (48km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardins du manoir du Grand Courtoiseau (38km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

 
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Geography and distances

Pourrain is in the eastern-center of France at 13 kilometres from Auxerre, the department capital (general information: Pourrain is 145 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Pourrain

Canton: Toucy

Arrondissement: Auxerre

Department: Yonne

Region: Burgundy

New region: Burgundy-Franche-Comté

Postcode: 89240

Distance to Pourrain

from Auxerre (prefecture): 13 km

from Paris: 145 km

from Calais: 373 km

from Nice: 541 km

from Bordeaux: 446 km

from Strasbourg: 335 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 Pourrain from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 8 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Beauvoir, Chevannes, Diges, Escamps, Lindry, Merry-la-Vallee, Moulins-sur-Ouanne and Parly.

This page in French: Visiter Pourrain

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