Villeneuve-sur-Yonne tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Joigny at 13 km from Villeneuve-sur-Yonne

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Villeneuve-sur-Yonne 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-sur-Yonne in Burgundy-Franche-Comté.

Popular places to visit nearby include Joigny at 13 km and Sens at 18 km.

Villeneuve-sur-Yonne, France: places to visit and attractions

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



at 13 km (direction south-east)

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

See Joigny guide


at 18 km (direction south-east)

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

See Sens guide


at 37 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Pontigny guide


at 38 km (direction south-east)

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

See Auxerre guide


at 43 km (direction west), in the Loiret department

With more than 130 bridges across the numerous canals and rivers in Montargis, it...

See Montargis guide


at 48 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Chablis guide


at 48 km (direction west-north-west), in the Seine-et-Marne department

Moret-sur-Loing is a pleasant town with a historic centre close to Fontainebleau...

See Moret-sur-Loing guide


Castle at 57 km (direction west-north-west), in the Seine-et-Marne department

The extraordinary decoration of the numerous rooms and royal apartments at Fontainebleau, and the...

See Fontainebleau guide


at 64 km (direction south-west), in the Loiret department

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

See Briare guide


at 66 km (direction west-south-west), in the Loiret department

To the east of the main Loire Valley, the view across the bridge to...

See Gien guide

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Markets in and near Villeneuve-sur-Yonne

Market days in Villeneuve-sur-Yonne: weekly market: Tuesday & Friday;

  • Villeneuve-sur-Yonne: market Tuesday & Friday (0km)
  • Saint-Julien-du-Sault: market Sunday (6km)
  • Sens: market Wednesday & Monday all day & Friday (13km)
  • Joigny: market Wednesday & Saturday (13km)
  • Courtenay: market Thursday (18km)
  • Saint-Valerien: market Saturday (18km)
  • Migennes: market Thursday (21km)
  • Pont-sur-Yonne: market Wednesday & Sunday (24km)
  • Aillant-sur-Tholon: market Tuesday (24km)
  • Villeneuve-l'Archeveque: market Saturday (26km)

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Tourist attractions near Villeneuve-sur-Yonne, France

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

Heritage sites

National Monuments

  • Chateau de Motte-Tilly (44km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Saint Martial (Seignelay) (30km)
  • Abbaye de Pontigny (Pontigny) (37km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Parc du château de Thorigny (25km)
  • Jardins du manoir du Grand Courtoiseau (28km)
  • Arboretum national des Barres (49km)
  • Potager du jardin du château de La Bussière (53km)
  • Domaine national de Fontainebleau (57km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)


Geography and distances

Villeneuve-sur-Yonne is in the eastern-center of France at 38 kilometres from Auxerre, the department capital (general information: Villeneuve-sur-Yonne is 111 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Villeneuve-sur-Yonne

Canton: Villeneuve-sur-Yonne

Arrondissement: Sens

Department: Yonne

Region: Burgundy

New region: Burgundy-Franche-Comté

Postcode: 89500

Distance to Villeneuve-sur-Yonne

from Auxerre (prefecture): 38 km

from Paris: 111 km

from Calais: 335 km

from Nice: 576 km

from Bordeaux: 467 km

from Strasbourg: 334 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-sur-Yonne from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 8 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Armeau, Bussy-le-Repos, Chaumot, Marsangy, Passy, Rousson, Saint-Julien-du-Sault and Veron.

This page in French: Visiter Villeneuve-sur-Yonne