Where to stay around Yonne?

Our 2018 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 336 holiday lettings near Yonne. From 178 Houses to 79 Cottages, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Yonne for a long holiday or a weekend break is on HomeAway.

What are the most popular destinations to visit in Yonne?

There are many lovely places to stay for a long holiday or just a weekend break in Yonne. From HomeAway travellers, the popular destinations to visit are:

  • Auxerre: 76 holiday homes
  • Chablis: 55 holiday homes
  • Avallon: 63 holiday homes
  • Vézelay: 61 holiday homes
  • Noyers: 63 holiday homes

HomeAway offers you the possibility to discover many other popular destinations in Yonne! Please use our search bar to access the selection of self catering accommodations available in other popular destinations.

What are the main cities to discover in Yonne?

Whether you are travelling solo or with family and friends, here are the cities in Yonne with the largest selection of holiday lettings for a perfect city break:

  • Auxerre: 76 holiday lettings
  • Chablis: 55 holiday lettings
  • Avallon: 63 holiday lettings
  • Vézelay: 61 holiday lettings
  • Noyers: 63 holiday lettings

For other cities, please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday homes available.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near in Yonne?

HomeAway offers a large selection of holiday lettings near great places to visit in Yonne. From HomeAway travellers, the top popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Medieval Site of Guedelon: 149 holiday rentals
  • Stade de l'Abbe-Deschamps: 128 holiday rentals
  • Auxerre Cathedral: 129 holiday rentals
  • Musee de l'Avallonnais: 157 holiday rentals
  • Joigny Station: 105 holiday rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Yonne listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Just write your wanted destination in our search bar and have a look at our selection of holiday accommodations.

Make a holiday rental villa or property in Yonne, France your home away from home

Yonne is one of the four French departments which make up the Burgundy region of France. It is a stunning rural region of rivers, forests and undulating hills where you can be as peaceful or as adrenaline fuelled as you wish. Producing fine wines and refreshing ciders, Yonne holiday rental villas attract wine connoisseurs from around the world, but a refreshing glass of Yonne wine or cider never tastes as good as it does when you find an idyllic viewpoint half way up a gruelling walk through the beautiful Yonne countryside.

Things to do in Yonne, France

The extensive canal networks which cross the department like a maze are a huge asset for tourism in the department. Exploring Yonne from the back of a canal boat is a wonderful way to see the department, and those lucky enough to be staying in Yonne accommodation near a river or canal can spend countless hours pottering up and down in a canoe or kayak, fishing or cycling along the path ways, exploring the surrounding area from a unique viewpoint.

The forested hills and undulating countryside is the perfect location for walking holidays, especially when you have the opportunity to stop at a viewpoint, open a bottle of local wine and relax with your picnic lunch before heading on into the hills.

As a department of Burgundy, self catering Yonne holiday rentals are often used as a magnificent base for wine tasting holidays. There are a huge number of vineyards in Yonne, including some of the world’s finest. Many wineries are open for tours and sampling sessions, and the Yonne tourist information office has information on which are open and how to contact them.

Places to holiday in Yonne, France

Chablis is the most famous wine producing village in world. It is a wonderfully sleepy place to stay, and services are closed for the majority of the week, but there are some remarkable cellars to tour, making Chablis an essential place to visit for anyone with an interest in wine.

The village of Vezelay has gained global notoriety due to the beautiful Benedictine Abbey of Vezelay, which has been declared by UNESCO as a world heritage site. The reason the Abbey is held in such high regard is due to the dramatic splendour of the building, and it is also meant to contain the remains of Mary Magdalene.

Weather in Yonne, France

During the summer, temperatures in the day routinely reach 30˚C, and there is little rain from May until October. Winters are relatively cold, although temperatures tend to remain above 5˚C.

Travel to Yonne, France

Reaching your Yonne accommodation takes just an hour from Paris, meaning you could be relaxing in a self catering Yonne villa within just a couple of hours of leaving home. Paris Charles de Gaul (CDG) and Paris d’Orly (ORY) both receive many cheap flights from the UK, or you could drive from Calais to a Yonne property in just a couple of hours.

Sightseeing in and around Yonne

Do you want to find top things to see and do in the city? Venture out of your holiday home and check out everything that makes Yonne a fun place to get away to. Here are some of the major attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Domaine Bernard Defaix (9.9 mi / 15.9 km)
  • Thierry Richoux Winery (10 mi / 16.1 km)
  • Domaine Jean-Marc Brocard (10.7 mi / 17.2 km)
  • La Chablisienne (11.1 mi / 17.8 km)
  • Domaine Servin (11.3 mi / 18.2 km)
  • Chateau de Beru (15.3 mi / 24.7 km)

Exploring the natural landscape of Yonne

Whether you're looking for fun outdoor activities or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, Yonne is a great place to spend some time outside. Here are some of the area’s most stunning sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Fosse Dionne (18.9 mi / 30.4 km)
  • Charny Fish Pond (22.3 mi / 35.9 km)
  • Vauvert Park (26.2 mi / 42.2 km)
  • Parc des Chaumes (29.4 mi / 47.3 km)