Tannay, the former county town, is located on a hillside overlooking the Yonne valley and the Nivernais canal. Marked by the tanning industry, which has now disappeared, the town is now known for its vineyards.
During your visit, you will notice one of the architectural particularities of this village, which has preserved many towers that dominate the roofs.
Tannay is endowed with very beautiful residences, there are eight castles in the area.
There are also many churches with rich architecture. Among them, the Collegiate Church of Saint Léger de Tannay stands out with its Gothic heart (13th century), its Nave (15th century) and its polychrome stone statue of Saint Roch dating from 1522.
Tannay is also a stopover on the pedestrian route of Saint Jacques de Compostelle, but also the V56 cycle route. It is, in fact, situated on the northern branch of the Vézelay Way, one of the four major pilgrim routes in France. Pilgrims can find accommodation, food and refreshments before continuing their journey to Varzy.
You will find several shops and services on your way.
Travel a few kilometres in the direction of the canal and the Flez-Cuzy-Tannay railway station will take you to Corbigny or Clamecy.
Various events take place in the town throughout the year, such as the Comice Agricole and the Foire de la Sainte Catherine.
Every Sunday morning, you will find a market of local producers.