Villeneuve-l'Archeveque tourism and travel guide

Photo of Villeneuve-l'Archeveque in Yonne

Photo is of Sens at 20 km from Villeneuve-l'Archeveque

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Villeneuve-l'Archeveque 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 Villeneuve-l'Archeveque in Burgundy-Franche-Comté.

Popular places to visit nearby include Sens at 20 km and Joigny at 31 km.

Villeneuve-l'Archeveque, France: places to visit and attractions

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



at 20 km (direction west)

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

See Sens guide


at 31 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See Joigny guide


at 38 km (direction south-south-east)

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

See Pontigny guide


at 39 km (direction east), in the Aube department

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

See Troyes guide


Heritage Site at 41 km (direction north-west), in the Seine-et-Marne department

The small town of Provins has retained a great deal of its...

See Provins guide


at 49 km (direction south)

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

See Auxerre guide


at 50 km (direction south-south-east)

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

See Chablis guide


at 52 km (direction south-east)

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

See Tonnerre guide
Chateau de Tanlay

Chateau de Tanlay

Castle at 58 km (direction south-east)

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

See Chateau de Tanlay guide

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Markets in and near Villeneuve-l'Archeveque

Market days in Villeneuve-l'Archeveque: weekly market: Saturday;

  • Villeneuve-l'Archeveque: market Saturday (0km)
  • Palis: market Thursday (12km)
  • Aix-en-Othe: market Wednesday & Saturday (13km)
  • Estissac: market Sunday (19km)
  • Sens: market Wednesday & Monday all day & Friday (21km)
  • Marigny-le-Chatel: market Sunday (23km)
  • Villeneuve-sur-Yonne: market Tuesday & Friday (26km)
  • Pont-sur-Yonne: market Wednesday & Sunday (28km)
  • Nogent-sur-Seine: market Wednesday (29km)
  • Saint-Florentin: market Monday (29km)

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Tourist attractions near Villeneuve-l'Archeveque, France

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

National Monuments

  • Chateau de Motte-Tilly (27km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Saint Martial (Seignelay) (37km)
  • Abbaye de Pontigny (Pontigny) (38km)
  • Collegiale Saint Quiriace (Provins) (41km)
  • Eglises de Saint Loup (Saint-Loup-de-Naud) (42km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Parc du château de Thorigny (13km)
  • Jardin botanique de Marnay-sur-Seine (31km)
  • Jardin du château de Barberey-Saint-Sulpice (37km)
  • Jardins du manoir du Grand Courtoiseau (54km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)


Geography and distances

Villeneuve-l'Archeveque is in the eastern-center of France at 49 kilometres from Auxerre, the department capital (general information: Villeneuve-l'Archeveque is 113 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Villeneuve-l'Archeveque

Canton: Villeneuve-l'Archevêque

Arrondissement: Sens

Department: Yonne

Region: Burgundy

New region: Burgundy-Franche-Comté

Postcode: 89190

Distance to Villeneuve-l'Archeveque

from Auxerre (prefecture): 49 km

from Paris: 113 km

from Calais: 326 km

from Nice: 580 km

from Bordeaux: 493 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 Villeneuve-l'Archeveque from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 8 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Bagneaux, Courgenay, Flacy, Foissy-sur-Vanne, Lailly, Molinons, Rigny-le-Ferron and Vulaines.

This page in French: Visiter Villeneuve-l'Archeveque