Venouse tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Pontigny at 3 km from Venouse

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Venouse 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 Venouse in Burgundy-Franche-Comté.

Popular places to visit nearby include Pontigny at 3 km and Chablis at 12 km.

Venouse, France: places to visit and attractions

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

Pontigny

Pontigny

at 3 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Pontigny guide
Chablis

Chablis

at 12 km (direction south-east)

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

See Chablis guide
Auxerre

Auxerre

at 13 km (direction south-west)

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

See Auxerre guide
Tonnerre

Tonnerre

at 22 km (direction east)

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

See Tonnerre guide
 
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Joigny

Joigny

at 23 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Joigny guide
Chateau de Tanlay

Chateau de Tanlay

Castle at 31 km (direction east)

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

See Chateau de Tanlay guide
Noyers-sur-Serein

Noyers-sur-Serein

Most Beautiful Village at 32 km (direction east-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 38 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
Montreal

Montreal

at 47 km (direction south-east)

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

See Montreal guide
Vézelay basilica

Vézelay basilica

Church at 48 km (direction south)

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

See Vézelay basilica guide
Vezelay

Vezelay

Heritage Site at 48 km (direction south)

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

See Vezelay guide
Avallon

Avallon

at 48 km (direction south-south-east)

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

See Avallon guide
Sens

Sens

at 49 km (direction north-west)

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

See Sens guide
Clamecy

Clamecy

at 50 km (direction south-south-west), in the Nievre department

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

See Clamecy guide

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Markets in and near Venouse

  • Saint-Florentin: market Monday (12km)
  • Chablis: market Sunday (12km)
  • Auxerre: market Tuesday & Sunday & Friday (14km)
  • Migennes: market Thursday (15km)
  • Tonnerre: market Saturday (22km)
  • Ervy-le-Chatel: market Friday (23km)
  • Joigny: market Wednesday & Saturday (23km)
  • Aillant-sur-Tholon: market Tuesday (25km)
  • Vermenton: market Friday (26km)
  • Saint-Julien-du-Sault: market Sunday (33km)

More information about Venouse, Burgundy

Tourist attractions near Venouse, France

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

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) (3km)
  • Eglise de Saint Martial (Seignelay) (6km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin du prieuré (41km)
  • Parc du château de Thorigny (49km)
  • Jardin du moulin de Athie (56km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

 
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Geography and distances

Venouse is in the eastern-center of France at 14 kilometres from Auxerre, the department capital (general information: Venouse is 145 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Venouse

Canton: Ligny-le-Châtel

Arrondissement: Auxerre

Department: Yonne

Region: Burgundy

New region: Burgundy-Franche-Comté

Postcode: 89230

Distance to Venouse

from Auxerre (prefecture): 14 km

from Paris: 145 km

from Calais: 364 km

from Nice: 543 km

from Bordeaux: 471 km

from Strasbourg: 311 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 Venouse from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 9 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Hauterive, Hery, Lignorelles, Ligny-le-Chatel, Montigny-la-Resle, Pontigny, Rouvray, Villeneuve-Saint-Salves and Villy.

This page in French: Visiter Venouse