Yrouerre tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Tonnerre at 7 km from Yrouerre

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Yrouerre 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 Yrouerre in Burgundy-Franche-Comté.

Popular places to visit nearby include Tonnerre at 7 km and Noyers-sur-Serein at 11 km.

Yrouerre, France: places to visit and attractions

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



at 7 km (direction north-north-east)

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

See Tonnerre guide


Most Beautiful Village at 11 km (direction south-south-east)

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

See Noyers-sur-Serein guide


at 11 km (direction west)

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

See Chablis guide
Chateau de Tanlay

Chateau de Tanlay

Castle at 12 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Chateau de Tanlay guide
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Chateau d'Ancy-le-Franc

Chateau d'Ancy-le-Franc

Castle at 16 km (direction east)

The 15th century castle at Ancy-le-Franc was one of the very first...

See Chateau d'Ancy-le-Franc guide


at 22 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Pontigny guide


at 28 km (direction west)

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

See Auxerre guide


at 29 km (direction south-south-east)

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

See Montreal guide


at 34 km (direction south)

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

See Avallon guide


at 35 km (direction east-south-east), in the Cote d'Or department

A typical regional town, we suggest you take a stroll around the...

See Montbard guide
Fontenay Abbey

Fontenay Abbey

Abbey at 37 km (direction east-south-east), in the Cote d'Or department

The complex of buildings at the Abbey de Fontenay, and the surrounding...

See Fontenay Abbey guide
Vézelay basilica

Vézelay basilica

Church at 39 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See Vézelay basilica guide


Heritage Site at 39 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See Vezelay guide


at 44 km (direction south-east), in the Cote d'Or department

One of the prettiest of the Burgundy villages, Semur-en-Auxois has a very...

See Semur-en-Auxois guide

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Map of places to visit near Yrouerre


Markets in and near Yrouerre

  • Tonnerre: market Saturday (7km)
  • Chablis: market Sunday (11km)
  • Ancy-le-Franc: market Thursday (16km)
  • Vermenton: market Friday (21km)
  • Ervy-le-Chatel: market Friday (27km)
  • Auxerre: market Tuesday & Sunday & Friday (28km)
  • Saint-Florentin: market Monday (28km)
  • Chaource: market Monday (33km)
  • Avallon: market Saturday (34km)
  • Montbard: market Friday (35km)

More information about Yrouerre, Burgundy

Tourist attractions near Yrouerre, France

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

Grand sites of France

  • Alesia (50km)

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Bussy-Rabutin Chateau (50km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Abbaye de Pontigny (Pontigny) (22km)
  • Eglise de Saint Martial (Seignelay) (29km)
  • Abbaye de Fontenay (Montbard) (35km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin du prieuré (33km)
  • Jardin du moulin de Athie (34km)
  • Abbaye de Fontenay (37km)
  • Potager du château de Lantilly (43km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Siège d'Alésia (50km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Neuville-sur-Seine (44km)

Geography and distances

Yrouerre is in the eastern-center of France at 28 kilometres from Auxerre, the department capital (general information: Yrouerre is 167 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Yrouerre

Canton: Tonnerre

Arrondissement: Avallon

Department: Yonne

Region: Burgundy

New region: Burgundy-Franche-Comté

Postcode: 89700

Distance to Yrouerre

from Auxerre (prefecture): 28 km

from Paris: 167 km

from Calais: 382 km

from Nice: 523 km

from Bordeaux: 478 km

from Strasbourg: 295 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 Yrouerre from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 8 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Beru, Collan, Fresnes, Poilly-sur-Serein, Sainte-Vertu, Sambourg, Serrigny and Viviers.

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