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Tourism, holidays & weekends guide in the Yonne

Villeneuve-sur-Yonne - Tourism, holidays & weekends guide in the Yonne

Presentation: Villeneuve-sur-Yonne is a Burgundian city of art and history of tradition and modernity. Located north of the Yonne department, it occupies a privileged location at the crossroads of Burgundy, Champagne, Loiret and Ile-de-France

Location: 130 km from Paris (A5-A6-N6-SNCF), 15 km from Sens and Joigny (N6-station), 45 km from Auxerre (A6-N6-station), 90 km from Troyes (A19-N60), 140 km from Orléans (A19-N60), 190 km from Dijon (A19-N60), 340 km from Lyon (A6-A5-N6-TGV/Yonne).

Geographical information

Latitude48.0852050 (N 48° 5’ 7”)
Longitude3.2945790 (E 3° 17’ 40”)
AltitudeFrom 68m to 206m
Surface area40.00 km²
Population5409 inhabitants
Density135 inhabitants/km²
PrefectureAuxerre (45 km, 47 min)
Insee code89464
IntercommunalityCC du Villeneuvien

Nearest cities & towns

Rousson4.3 km (10 min)
Passy4.4 km (7 min)
Armeau5.7 km (6 min)
Marsangy6.1 km (8 min)
Bussy-le-Repos6.5 km (8 min)
Étigny6.7 km (8 min)
Véron7.1 km (8 min)
Les Bordes7.2 km (9 min)
Rosoy8.1 km (8 min)
Villevallier8.2 km (9 min)
Saint-Julien-du-Sault8.9 km (11 min)
Chaumot9.1 km (14 min)
Dixmont10.1 km (12 min)

Things to see and do

Places of interest

Leisure centres

Events and festivities

Traditional entertainment:


Porte de Joigny
Porte de Joigny
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Aerial view Villeneuve-sur-Yonne
Aerial view Villeneuve-sur-Yonne
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The banks of the Yonne
The banks of the Yonne
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The banks of the Yonne, fishing and sailing club
The banks of the Yonne, fishing and sailing club
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The covered market (Friday)
The covered market (Friday)
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View of the Red Sands
View of the Red Sands
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Visits, leisure and activities nearby

Leisure activities

Last nameActivity typeRateCity
Tasting regional produce and wines
Local flavours5 € Gurgy (32 km)
Chablis tasting at the Angst Vineyard
Local flavoursFreePontigny (38 km)
Estate tour and Themed Tasting
Local flavours7 € to 40 € Chablis (48 km)
Tours of the Chablis vineyard and cellars
Local flavours75 € Chablis (48 km)
Guided tour of the seven locks
Culture and education50 € Rogny-les-Sept-Écluses (49 km)


Last nameOuting typeDifficultyDurationDeparture municipality
Municipality of Lindry
HikeEasy2h30Lindry (33 km)
The Canal
HikeIntermediate2h15Rogny-les-Sept-Écluses (48 km)
Chablais Path
HikeEasy2h00Courgis (49 km)
Tour of Bléneau
Village visitEasy1h30Bléneau (50 km)


Bed & breakfasts

Vacation rentals