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Precy-sur-Vrin tourism and travel guide

Photo of Precy-sur-Vrin in Yonne

Photo is of Joigny at 11 km from Precy-sur-Vrin

Visit Precy-sur-Vrin: highlights and tourist information

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Precy-sur-Vrin is situated in the Yonne department and Burgundy-Franche-Comté region.

Popular places to visit nearby include Joigny at 11 km and Auxerre at 30 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Precy-sur-Vrin, 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 Precy-sur-Vrin in Burgundy-Franche-Comté.

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



at 11 km (direction east)

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

See Joigny guide


at 30 km (direction east-south-east)

With its cathedral and churches, and extensive historic centre with...

See Auxerre guide


at 31 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Sens guide


at 35 km (direction east)

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

See Pontigny guide


at 38 km (direction west), in the Loiret department

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

See Montargis guide


at 44 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See Guedelon guide


at 44 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Chablis guide


at 53 km (direction west-south-west), in the Loiret department

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

See Briare guide


at 55 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 56 km (direction west-south-west), in the Loiret department

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

See Gien guide


Castle at 64 km (direction north-west), in the Seine-et-Marne department

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

See Fontainebleau guide

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

Map of places to visit near Precy-sur-Vrin


Markets in and near Precy-sur-Vrin

  • Saint-Julien-du-Sault: market Sunday (8km)
  • Joigny: market Wednesday & Saturday (11km)
  • Aillant-sur-Tholon: market Tuesday (13km)
  • Villeneuve-sur-Yonne: market Tuesday & Friday (13km)
  • Courtenay: market Thursday (16km)
  • Migennes: market Thursday (19km)
  • Sens: market Wednesday & Monday all day & Friday (26km)
  • Saint-Valerien: market Saturday (26km)
  • Toucy: market Saturday (26km)
  • Auxerre: market Tuesday & Sunday & Friday (31km)

More information about Precy-sur-Vrin, Burgundy

Tourist attractions near Precy-sur-Vrin, France

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

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Saint Martial (Seignelay) (27km)
  • Abbaye de Pontigny (Pontigny) (35km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardins du manoir du Grand Courtoiseau (20km)
  • Parc du château de Thorigny (38km)
  • Arboretum national des Barres (39km)
  • Potager du jardin du château de La Bussière (43km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)


Geography and distances

Precy-sur-Vrin is in the eastern-center of France at 30 kilometres from Auxerre, the department capital (general information: Precy-sur-Vrin is 119 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Precy-sur-Vrin

Canton: Saint-Julien-du-Sault

Arrondissement: Sens

Department: Yonne

Region: Burgundy

New region: Burgundy-Franche-Comté

Postcode: 89116

Distance to Precy-sur-Vrin

from Auxerre (prefecture): 30 km

from Paris: 119 km

from Calais: 346 km

from Nice: 567 km

from Bordeaux: 455 km

from Strasbourg: 340 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 Precy-sur-Vrin from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 8 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Beon, Chevillon, Cudot, La Celle-Saint-Cyr, Saint-Romain-le-Preux, Sepeaux, Verlin and Volgre.

This page in French: Visiter Precy-sur-Vrin

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