Provency tourism and travel guide

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Visit Provency: highlights and tourist information

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Provency is situated in the Yonne department and Burgundy region (now part of the Burgundy-Franche-Comté region), in the eastern-center of France at 40 kilometres from Auxerre, the department capital (general information: Provency is 188 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Montreal at 6 km and Avallon at 7 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Provency, 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 Provency 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 Provency

Markets in and near Provency

  • Avallon: market Saturday (7km)
  • Vermenton: market Friday (21km)
  • Ancy-le-Franc: market Thursday (29km)
  • Montbard: market Friday (30km)
  • Chablis: market Sunday (32km)
  • Clamecy: market Saturday (34km)
  • Tonnerre: market Saturday (35km)
  • Saulieu: market Saturday (36km)
  • Montsauche-les-Settons: market Thursday all day (37km)
  • Venarey-les-Laumes: market Wednesday (38km)

More information about Provency, Burgundy

Tourist attractions near Provency, France

Some places with official tourist classifications and other places of interest to visit nearby that should provide inspiration if you are visiting Provency.

Grand sites of France

  • Alesia (40km)

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Bussy-Rabutin Chateau (43km)

Regional Natural Parcs

Churches and religious monuments

  • Abbaye de Fontenay (Montbard) (30km)
  • Basilique de Saint Andoche (Saulieu) (36km)
  • Eglise de Saint Barthélémy (Cervon) (37km)
  • Abbaye de Pontigny (Pontigny) (44km)
  • Eglise de Saint Martial (Seignelay) (48km)
  • Prieuré de Saint Révérien (Saint-Reverien) (50km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin du moulin de Athie (23km)
  • Potager du château de Lantilly (32km)
  • Parc de Saint-Léger (33km)
  • Abbaye de Fontenay (34km)
  • Jardin de la Chaux (42km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Siège d'Alésia (41km)

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Provency

Canton: Isle-sur-Serein

Arrondissement: Avallon

Department: Yonne

Region: Burgundy

New region: Burgundy-Franche-Comté

Postcode: 89200

Distance to Provency

from Auxerre (prefecture): 40 km

from Paris: 188 km

from Calais: 408 km

from Nice: 499 km

from Bordeaux: 461 km

from Strasbourg: 305 km

Getting here

Provency 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 Provency from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 13 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Angely, Annay-la-Cote, Anneot, Athie, Avallon, Coutarnoux, Dissangis, Etaule, Lucy-le-Bois, Sainte-Colombe, Sauvigny-le-Bois, Sceaux and Thory.

This page in French: Visiter Provency