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Tanlay tourism and travel guide

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Visit Tanlay: highlights and tourist information

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Tanlay is situated in the Yonne department and Burgundy region (now part of the Burgundy-Franche-Comté region), in the eastern-center of France at 39 kilometres from Auxerre, the department capital (general information: Tanlay is 171 kilometres from Paris).

Attractions in Tanlay

The frescoes and interior decoration are among the highlights of a visit to the moated Tanlay castle: Chateau de Tanlay

Popular places to visit nearby include Chateau de Tanlay at 0 km and Tonnerre at 9 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Tanlay, 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 Tanlay 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 Tanlay


Markets in and near Tanlay

  • Tonnerre: market Saturday (9km)
  • Ancy-le-Franc: market Thursday (9km)
  • Chablis: market Sunday (22km)
  • Chaource: market Monday (24km)
  • Ervy-le-Chatel: market Friday (25km)
  • Les Riceys: market Thursday (25km)
  • Montbard: market Friday (31km)
  • Saint-Florentin: market Monday (32km)
  • Vermenton: market Friday (33km)
  • Mussy-sur-Seine: market Thursday (34km)

More information about Tanlay, Burgundy

Tourist attractions near Tanlay, France

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

Grand sites of France

  • Alesia (46km)

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Bussy-Rabutin Chateau (45km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Abbaye de Pontigny (Pontigny) (29km)
  • Abbaye de Fontenay (Montbard) (31km)
  • Eglise de Saint Martial (Seignelay) (37km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin du prieuré (22km)
  • Abbaye de Fontenay (32km)
  • Jardin du moulin de Athie (33km)
  • Potager du château de Lantilly (40km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Siège d'Alésia (46km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Neuville-sur-Seine (32km)

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Tanlay

Canton: Cruzy-le-Châtel

Arrondissement: Avallon

Department: Yonne

Region: Burgundy

New region: Burgundy-Franche-Comté

Postcode: 89430

Distance to Tanlay

from Auxerre (prefecture): 39 km

from Paris: 171 km

from Calais: 381 km

from Nice: 522 km

from Bordeaux: 490 km

from Strasbourg: 283 km

Getting here

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

We have 7 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Ancy-le-Libre, Argentenay, Baon, Lezinnes, Molosmes, Rugny and Saint-Martin-sur-Armancon.

This page in French: Visiter Tanlay

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