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Senan tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Joigny at 8 km from Senan

Visit Senan: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Joigny at 8 km and Auxerre at 20 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Senan, 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 Senan in Burgundy-Franche-Comté.

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



at 8 km (direction north-north-east)

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

See Joigny guide


at 20 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Auxerre guide


at 26 km (direction east)

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

See Pontigny guide


at 34 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Chablis guide


at 37 km (direction north-north-west)

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

See Sens guide


at 40 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See Guedelon guide


at 46 km (direction east)

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

See Tonnerre guide


at 48 km (direction west), in the Loiret department

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

See Montargis guide


Most Beautiful Village at 53 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Noyers-sur-Serein guide


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

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

See Briare guide


Heritage Site at 58 km (direction south-east)

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

See Vezelay guide


at 63 km (direction south-east)

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

See Avallon guide

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

Map of places to visit near Senan


Markets in and near Senan

  • Aillant-sur-Tholon: market Tuesday (4km)
  • Joigny: market Wednesday & Saturday (8km)
  • Migennes: market Thursday (12km)
  • Saint-Julien-du-Sault: market Sunday (14km)
  • Villeneuve-sur-Yonne: market Tuesday & Friday (19km)
  • Toucy: market Saturday (21km)
  • Auxerre: market Tuesday & Sunday & Friday (21km)
  • Courtenay: market Thursday (26km)
  • Saint-Florentin: market Monday (29km)
  • Sens: market Wednesday & Monday all day & Friday (32km)

More information about Senan, Burgundy

Tourist attractions near Senan, France

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

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Saint Martial (Seignelay) (18km)
  • Abbaye de Pontigny (Pontigny) (26km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardins du manoir du Grand Courtoiseau (28km)
  • Parc du château de Thorigny (42km)
  • Arboretum national des Barres (46km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)


Geography and distances

Senan is in the eastern-center of France at 20 kilometres from Auxerre, the department capital (general information: Senan is 129 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Senan

Canton: Aillant-sur-Tholon

Arrondissement: Auxerre

Department: Yonne

Region: Burgundy

New region: Burgundy-Franche-Comté

Postcode: 89710

Distance to Senan

from Auxerre (prefecture): 20 km

from Paris: 129 km

from Calais: 355 km

from Nice: 558 km

from Bordeaux: 456 km

from Strasbourg: 333 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 Senan from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 10 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Aillant-sur-Tholon, Beon, Champvallon, Chamvres, Laduz, Neuilly, Paroy-sur-Tholon, Poilly-sur-Tholon, Villiers-sur-Tholon and Volgre.

This page in French: Visiter Senan

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