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Villeneuve-les-Genets tourism and travel guide

Photo of Villeneuve-les-Genets in Yonne

Photo is of Guedelon at 18 km from Villeneuve-les-Genets

Visit Villeneuve-les-Genets: highlights and tourist information

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Villeneuve-les-Genets is situated in the Yonne department and Burgundy-Franche-Comté region.

Popular places to visit nearby include Guedelon at 18 km and Briare at 28 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Villeneuve-les-Genets, 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 Villeneuve-les-Genets in Burgundy-Franche-Comté.

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

Guedelon

Guedelon

at 18 km (direction south-south-east)

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

See Guedelon guide
Briare

Briare

at 28 km (direction west-south-west), in the Loiret department

With the Loire River and the Canal de Briare crossing in...

See Briare guide
Gien

Gien

at 35 km (direction west), in the Loiret department

To the east of the main Loire Valley, the view...

See Gien guide
Joigny

Joigny

at 36 km (direction north-east)

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

See Joigny guide
 
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Auxerre

Auxerre

at 36 km (direction east)

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

See Auxerre guide
Montargis

Montargis

at 39 km (direction north-west), in the Loiret department

With more than 130 bridges across the numerous canals...

See Montargis guide
Clamecy

Clamecy

at 44 km (direction east-south-east), in the Nievre department

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

See Clamecy guide
Sancerre

Sancerre

at 49 km (direction south-south-west), in the Cher department

The pretty village of Sancerre is best known for the famous wines...

See Sancerre guide
Pontigny

Pontigny

at 50 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Pontigny guide
Bellegarde

Bellegarde

at 56 km (direction west-north-west), in the Loiret department

Bellegarde is a small traditional town with an atractive moated castle in...

See Bellegarde guide
Aubigny-sur-Nere

Aubigny-sur-Nere

at 56 km (direction west-south-west), in the Cher department

It is the multi-turreted castle and the Scottish connection...

See Aubigny-sur-Nere guide
Vezelay

Vezelay

Heritage Site at 58 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Vezelay guide
Vézelay basilica

Vézelay basilica

Church at 58 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Vézelay basilica guide

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

Map of places to visit near Villeneuve-les-Genets

 
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Markets in and near Villeneuve-les-Genets

  • Saint-Fargeau: market Friday (11km)
  • Bleneau: market Tuesday (12km)
  • Toucy: market Saturday (15km)
  • Saint-Sauveur-en-Puisaye: market Wednesday (16km)
  • Chatillon-Coligny: market Friday (21km)
  • Aillant-sur-Tholon: market Tuesday (25km)
  • Briare: market Friday (29km)
  • Beaulieu-sur-Loire: market Wednesday (30km)
  • Chatillon-sur-Loire: market Thursday (30km)
  • Courtenay: market Thursday (34km)

More information about Villeneuve-les-Genets, Burgundy

Tourist attractions near Villeneuve-les-Genets, France

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

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Notre-Dame-du-Pré (Donzy) (41km)
  • Eglise de Saint Martial (Seignelay) (42km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardins du manoir du Grand Courtoiseau (24km)
  • Potager du jardin du château de La Bussière (26km)
  • Arboretum national des Barres (27km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

 
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Geography and distances

Villeneuve-les-Genets is in the eastern-center of France at 36 kilometres from Auxerre, the department capital (general information: Villeneuve-les-Genets is 136 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Villeneuve-les-Genets

Canton: Bléneau

Arrondissement: Auxerre

Department: Yonne

Region: Burgundy

New region: Burgundy-Franche-Comté

Postcode: 89350

Distance to Villeneuve-les-Genets

from Auxerre (prefecture): 36 km

from Paris: 136 km

from Calais: 368 km

from Nice: 553 km

from Bordeaux: 428 km

from Strasbourg: 358 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-les-Genets from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 3 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Champignelles, Mezilles and Tannerre-en-Puisaye.

This page in French: Visiter Villeneuve-les-Genets

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