Vallan tourism and travel guide

Photo of Vallan in Yonne

Photo is of Auxerre at 6 km from Vallan

Visit Vallan: highlights and tourist information

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

Below you can see some of the places that we have visited and reviewed and can recommend when you are sightseeing close to Vallan in Burgundy-Franche-Comté.

Popular places to visit nearby include Auxerre at 6 km and Chablis at 21 km.

Vallan, France: places to visit and attractions

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



at 6 km (direction north-north-east)

With its cathedral and churches, and extensive historic centre with half-timbered houses and an...

See Auxerre guide


at 21 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Chablis guide


at 22 km (direction north-east)

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

See Pontigny guide


at 29 km (direction north-north-west)

In the centre of the the traditional local town of Joigny you can see...

See Joigny guide


at 32 km (direction south), in the Nievre department

The Collegiale Saint-Martin is the principal monument here in the historic centre of Clamecy...

See Clamecy guide


at 34 km (direction west-south-west)

At the remarkable site of Guedelon an entire medieval castle is being reconstructed using...

See Guedelon guide


Most Beautiful Village at 34 km (direction east)

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

See Noyers-sur-Serein guide


at 35 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Tonnerre guide
Vézelay basilica

Vézelay basilica

Church at 35 km (direction south-east)

The basilica in Vézelay is a monumental example of roman style architecture, with 12th...

See Vézelay basilica guide


Heritage Site at 35 km (direction south-east)

Even if it didn't have one of the most famous abbeys in France, Vezelay...

See Vezelay guide


at 40 km (direction south-east)

Avallon is a very pleasant town to explore with some very imposing medieval buildings,...

See Avallon guide
Chateau de Tanlay

Chateau de Tanlay

Castle at 42 km (direction east)

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

See Chateau de Tanlay guide


at 43 km (direction east-south-east)

Behind its fortified entrance, the small village of Montreal is a very unspoiled medieval...

See Montreal guide
Chateau d\'Ancy-le-Franc

Chateau d'Ancy-le-Franc

Castle at 47 km (direction east)

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

See Chateau d'Ancy-le-Franc guide

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Map of places to visit near Vallan


Markets in and near Vallan

  • Auxerre: market Tuesday & Sunday & Friday (6km)
  • Vermenton: market Friday (17km)
  • Toucy: market Saturday (18km)
  • Aillant-sur-Tholon: market Tuesday (20km)
  • Chablis: market Sunday (21km)
  • Migennes: market Thursday (24km)
  • Joigny: market Wednesday & Saturday (29km)
  • Saint-Sauveur-en-Puisaye: market Wednesday (30km)
  • Clamecy: market Saturday (32km)
  • Saint-Florentin: market Monday (32km)

More information about Vallan, Burgundy

Tourist attractions near Vallan, France

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

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Saint Martial (Seignelay) (18km)
  • Abbaye de Pontigny (Pontigny) (22km)
  • Eglise de Notre-Dame-du-Pré (Donzy) (53km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardins du manoir du Grand Courtoiseau (47km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)


Geography and distances

Vallan is in the eastern-center of France at 6 kilometres from Auxerre, the department capital (general information: Vallan is 152 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Vallan

Canton: Auxerre-Sud

Arrondissement: Auxerre

Department: Yonne

Region: Burgundy

New region: Burgundy-Franche-Comté

Postcode: 89580

Distance to Vallan

from Auxerre (prefecture): 6 km

from Paris: 152 km

from Calais: 377 km

from Nice: 534 km

from Bordeaux: 452 km

from Strasbourg: 326 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 Vallan from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 10 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Augy, Auxerre, Champs-sur-Yonne, Chevannes, Coulanges-la-Vineuse, Escamps, Escolives-Sainte-Camille, Gy-l'Eveque, Jussy and Villefargeau.

This page in French: Visiter Vallan