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Venouse tourism and travel guide

Photo of Venouse in Yonne

Photo is of Pontigny at 3 km from Venouse

Visit Venouse: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Pontigny at 3 km and Chablis at 12 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Venouse, 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 Venouse in Burgundy-Franche-Comté.

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



at 3 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Pontigny guide


at 12 km (direction south-east)

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

See Chablis guide


at 13 km (direction south-west)

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

See Auxerre guide


at 22 km (direction east)

There are two impressive sites to see in Tonnerre:...

See Tonnerre guide


at 23 km (direction west-north-west)

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

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...

See Chateau de Tanlay guide


Most Beautiful Village at 32 km (direction east-south-east)

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

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...

See Chateau d'Ancy-le-Franc guide


at 47 km (direction south-east)

Behind its fortified entrance, the small village of Montreal is...

See Montreal guide
Vézelay basilica

Vézelay basilica

Church at 48 km (direction south)

The basilica in Vézelay is a monumental example of...

See Vézelay basilica guide


Heritage Site at 48 km (direction south)

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

See Vezelay guide


at 48 km (direction south-south-east)

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

See Avallon guide


at 49 km (direction north-west)

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

See Sens guide


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

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

See Clamecy guide

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

Map of places to visit near Venouse


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)

Hotels near Venouse

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)


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

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