Venizy tourism and travel guide

Photo of Venizy in Yonne

Photo is of Pontigny at 14 km from Venizy

Visit Venizy: highlights and tourist information

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Venizy 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 Venizy in Burgundy-Franche-Comté.

Popular places to visit nearby include Pontigny at 14 km and Joigny at 24 km.

Venizy, France: places to visit and attractions

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



at 14 km (direction south)

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

See Pontigny guide


at 24 km (direction west)

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

See Joigny guide


at 25 km (direction south-south-east)

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

See Chablis guide


at 28 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See Auxerre guide


at 28 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Tonnerre guide
Chateau de Tanlay

Chateau de Tanlay

Castle at 35 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Chateau de Tanlay guide


at 39 km (direction west-north-west)

Sens is an important regional centre dominated by the Cathedral of Saint-Etienne, the first...

See Sens guide


at 40 km (direction north-east), in the Aube department

As well as one of the most impressive medieval quarters in France, Troyes also...

See Troyes guide


Most Beautiful Village at 43 km (direction south-east)

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

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

Chateau d'Ancy-le-Franc

Castle at 44 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Chateau d'Ancy-le-Franc guide


at 66 km (direction east-south-east), in the Cote d'Or department

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

See Montbard guide
Fontenay Abbey

Fontenay Abbey

Abbey at 67 km (direction east-south-east), in the Cote d'Or department

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

See Fontenay Abbey guide

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Map of places to visit near Venizy


Markets in and near Venizy

  • Saint-Florentin: market Monday (4km)
  • Ervy-le-Chatel: market Friday (15km)
  • Migennes: market Thursday (17km)
  • Aix-en-Othe: market Wednesday & Saturday (21km)
  • Joigny: market Wednesday & Saturday (24km)
  • Villeneuve-l'Archeveque: market Saturday (25km)
  • Chablis: market Sunday (25km)
  • Estissac: market Sunday (28km)
  • Palis: market Thursday (28km)
  • Tonnerre: market Saturday (28km)

More information about Venizy, Burgundy

Tourist attractions near Venizy, France

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

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Abbaye de Pontigny (Pontigny) (14km)
  • Eglise de Saint Martial (Seignelay) (17km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin du prieuré (36km)
  • Parc du château de Thorigny (37km)
  • Jardin du château de Barberey-Saint-Sulpice (42km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)


Geography and distances

Venizy is in the eastern-center of France at 28 kilometres from Auxerre, the department capital (general information: Venizy is 136 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Venizy

Canton: Brienon-sur-Armançon

Arrondissement: Auxerre

Department: Yonne

Region: Burgundy

New region: Burgundy-Franche-Comté

Postcode: 89210

Distance to Venizy

from Auxerre (prefecture): 28 km

from Paris: 136 km

from Calais: 351 km

from Nice: 555 km

from Bordeaux: 484 km

from Strasbourg: 305 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 Venizy from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 7 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Chailley, Champlost, Germigny, Mercy, Saint-Florentin, Sormery and Turny.

This page in French: Visiter Venizy