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Visit Rousson: highlights and tourist information

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Rousson 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: Rousson is 108 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Joigny at 16 km and Sens at 17 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Rousson, 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 Rousson 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 Rousson


Markets in and near Rousson

  • Villeneuve-sur-Yonne: market Tuesday & Friday (3km)
  • Saint-Julien-du-Sault: market Sunday (7km)
  • Sens: market Wednesday & Monday all day & Friday (12km)
  • Saint-Valerien: market Saturday (16km)
  • Joigny: market Wednesday & Saturday (16km)
  • Courtenay: market Thursday (16km)
  • Pont-sur-Yonne: market Wednesday & Sunday (22km)
  • Migennes: market Thursday (23km)
  • Aillant-sur-Tholon: market Tuesday (25km)
  • Villeneuve-l'Archeveque: market Saturday (27km)

More information about Rousson, Burgundy

Tourist attractions near Rousson, France

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

Heritage sites

National Monuments

  • Chateau de Motte-Tilly (43km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Saint Martial (Seignelay) (33km)
  • Abbaye de Pontigny (Pontigny) (39km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Parc du château de Thorigny (24km)
  • Jardins du manoir du Grand Courtoiseau (27km)
  • Arboretum national des Barres (47km)
  • Potager du jardin du château de La Bussière (52km)
  • Domaine national de Fontainebleau (54km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)


Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Rousson

Canton: Villeneuve-sur-Yonne

Arrondissement: Sens

Department: Yonne

Region: Burgundy

New region: Burgundy-Franche-Comté

Postcode: 89500

Distance to Rousson

from Auxerre (prefecture): 40 km

from Paris: 108 km

from Calais: 333 km

from Nice: 578 km

from Bordeaux: 466 km

from Strasbourg: 336 km

Getting here

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

We have 9 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Armeau, Bussy-le-Repos, Chaumot, Cornant, Etigny, Marsangy, Passy, Veron and Villeneuve-sur-Yonne.

This page in French: Visiter Rousson

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