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Racines tourism and travel guide

Photo of Racines in Aube

Photo is of Pontigny at 18 km from Racines

Visit Racines: highlights and tourist information

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Racines is situated in the Aube department and Grand-Est region.

Popular places to visit nearby include Pontigny at 18 km and Tonnerre at 24 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Racines, 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 Racines in Grand-Est.

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

Pontigny

Pontigny

at 18 km (direction south-west), in the Yonne department

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

See Pontigny guide
Tonnerre

Tonnerre

at 24 km (direction south-south-east), in the Yonne department

There are two impressive sites to see in Tonnerre:...

See Tonnerre guide
Chablis

Chablis

at 26 km (direction south-south-west), in the Yonne department

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

See Chablis guide
Chateau de Tanlay

Chateau de Tanlay

Castle at 29 km (direction south-east), in the Yonne department

The frescoes and interior decoration are among the highlights of a...

See Chateau de Tanlay guide
 
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Troyes

Troyes

at 33 km (direction north-east)

As well as one of the most impressive medieval quarters...

See Troyes guide
Joigny

Joigny

at 34 km (direction west), in the Yonne department

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

See Joigny guide
Auxerre

Auxerre

at 34 km (direction south-west), in the Yonne department

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

See Auxerre guide
Chateau d'Ancy-le-Franc

Chateau d'Ancy-le-Franc

Castle at 39 km (direction south-east), in the Yonne department

The 15th century castle at Ancy-le-Franc was one of the very...

See Chateau d'Ancy-le-Franc guide
Noyers-sur-Serein

Noyers-sur-Serein

Most Beautiful Village at 41 km (direction south-south-east), in the Yonne department

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

See Noyers-sur-Serein guide
Sens

Sens

at 47 km (direction west-north-west), in the Yonne department

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

See Sens guide
Montbard

Montbard

at 60 km (direction south-east), in the Cote d'Or department

A typical regional town, we suggest you take a stroll around the...

See Montbard guide
Fontenay Abbey

Fontenay Abbey

Abbey at 62 km (direction south-east), in the Cote d'Or department

The complex of buildings at the Abbey de Fontenay, and...

See Fontenay Abbey guide

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

Map of places to visit near Racines

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Markets in and near Racines

  • Ervy-le-Chatel: market Friday (5km)
  • Saint-Florentin: market Monday (10km)
  • Aix-en-Othe: market Wednesday & Saturday (21km)
  • Chaource: market Monday (22km)
  • Tonnerre: market Saturday (24km)
  • Estissac: market Sunday (25km)
  • Chablis: market Sunday (26km)
  • Migennes: market Thursday (26km)
  • Palis: market Thursday (28km)
  • Villeneuve-l'Archeveque: market Saturday (29km)

More information about Racines, Champagne-Ardenne

Tourist attractions near Racines, France

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

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Foret-d'Orient (51km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Abbaye de Pontigny (Pontigny) (18km)
  • Eglise de Saint Martial (Seignelay) (24km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin du prieuré (27km)
  • Jardin du château de Barberey-Saint-Sulpice (35km)
  • Parc du château de Thorigny (42km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Lac d'Orient (45km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Neuville-sur-Seine (43km)
  • Sens (45km)
 
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Geography and distances

Racines is in the north-east of France at 33 kilometres from Troyes, the department capital (general information: Racines is 142 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Racines

Canton: Ervy-le-Châtel

Arrondissement: Troyes

Department: Aube

Region: Champagne-Ardenne

New region: Grand-Est

Postcode: 10130

Distance to Racines

from Troyes (prefecture): 33 km

from Paris: 142 km

from Calais: 353 km

from Nice: 551 km

from Bordeaux: 492 km

from Strasbourg: 295 km

Getting here

For driving distances to Racines from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 12 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Auxon, Beugnon, Chessy-les-Pres, Coursan-en-Othe, Courtaoult, Ervy-le-Chatel, Lasson, Montfey, Neuvy-Sautour, Sormery, Soumaintrain and Villeneuve-Au-Chemin.

This page in French: Visiter Racines

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