Volgre tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Joigny at 9 km from Volgre

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Volgre 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 Volgre in Burgundy-Franche-Comté.

Popular places to visit nearby include Joigny at 9 km and Auxerre at 22 km.

Volgre, France: places to visit and attractions

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



at 9 km (direction north-east)

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

See Joigny guide


at 22 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Auxerre guide


at 29 km (direction east)

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

See Pontigny guide


at 37 km (direction 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)

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

See Chablis guide


at 40 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See Guedelon guide


at 45 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 49 km (direction east)

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

See Tonnerre guide


at 54 km (direction west-south-west), in the Loiret department

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

See Briare guide


Most Beautiful Village at 56 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


at 65 km (direction south-east)

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

See Avallon guide

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

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Markets in and near Volgre

  • Aillant-sur-Tholon: market Tuesday (5km)
  • Joigny: market Wednesday & Saturday (9km)
  • Saint-Julien-du-Sault: market Sunday (13km)
  • Migennes: market Thursday (14km)
  • Villeneuve-sur-Yonne: market Tuesday & Friday (18km)
  • Toucy: market Saturday (21km)
  • Auxerre: market Tuesday & Sunday & Friday (23km)
  • Courtenay: market Thursday (24km)
  • Sens: market Wednesday & Monday all day & Friday (31km)
  • Saint-Florentin: market Monday (31km)

More information about Volgre, Burgundy

Tourist attractions near Volgre, France

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

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Saint Martial (Seignelay) (21km)
  • Abbaye de Pontigny (Pontigny) (29km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardins du manoir du Grand Courtoiseau (26km)
  • Parc du château de Thorigny (42km)
  • Arboretum national des Barres (43km)
  • Potager du jardin du château de La Bussière (46km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)


Geography and distances

Volgre is in the eastern-center of France at 22 kilometres from Auxerre, the department capital (general information: Volgre is 127 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Volgre

Canton: Aillant-sur-Tholon

Arrondissement: Auxerre

Department: Yonne

Region: Burgundy

New region: Burgundy-Franche-Comté

Postcode: 89710

Distance to Volgre

from Auxerre (prefecture): 22 km

from Paris: 127 km

from Calais: 353 km

from Nice: 559 km

from Bordeaux: 455 km

from Strasbourg: 336 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 Volgre from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 9 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Aillant-sur-Tholon, Beon, Champvallon, Chamvres, Paroy-sur-Tholon, Poilly-sur-Tholon, Precy-sur-Vrin, Senan and Villiers-sur-Tholon.

This page in French: Visiter Volgre