Accolay tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Chablis at 18 km from Accolay

Visit Accolay: highlights and tourist information

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Accolay 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 Accolay in Burgundy-Franche-Comté.

Popular places to visit nearby include Chablis at 18 km and Auxerre at 18 km.

Accolay, France: places to visit and attractions

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



at 18 km (direction north-north-east)

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

See Chablis guide


at 18 km (direction north-west)

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

See Auxerre guide
Vézelay basilica

Vézelay basilica

Church at 22 km (direction south-south-east)

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

See Vézelay basilica guide


Heritage Site at 22 km (direction south-south-east)

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

See Vezelay guide


Most Beautiful Village at 22 km (direction east)

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

See Noyers-sur-Serein guide


at 24 km (direction south-east)

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

See Avallon guide


at 26 km (direction south-west), in the Nievre department

The Collegiale Saint-Martin is the principal monument here in the historic centre...

See Clamecy guide


at 27 km (direction south-west)

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

See Pontigny guide


at 28 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Montreal guide


at 29 km (direction north-east)

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

See Tonnerre guide
Chateau de Tanlay

Chateau de Tanlay

Castle at 35 km (direction east-north-east)

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

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

Chateau d'Ancy-le-Franc

Castle at 36 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Chateau d'Ancy-le-Franc guide


at 42 km (direction west)

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

See Guedelon guide


at 43 km (direction north-west)

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

See Joigny guide

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Map of places to visit near Accolay


Markets in and near Accolay

  • Vermenton: market Friday (2km)
  • Auxerre: market Tuesday & Sunday & Friday (18km)
  • Chablis: market Sunday (18km)
  • Avallon: market Saturday (24km)
  • Clamecy: market Saturday (26km)
  • Tonnerre: market Saturday (29km)
  • Toucy: market Saturday (32km)
  • Ancy-le-Franc: market Thursday (36km)
  • Aillant-sur-Tholon: market Tuesday (36km)
  • Migennes: market Thursday (37km)

More information about Accolay, Burgundy

Tourist attractions near Accolay, France

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

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

Churches and religious monuments

  • Abbaye de Pontigny (Pontigny) (28km)
  • Eglise de Saint Martial (Seignelay) (28km)
  • Eglise de Notre-Dame-du-Pré (Donzy) (55km)
  • Basilique de Saint Andoche (Saulieu) (58km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin du moulin de Athie (42km)
  • Parc de Saint-Léger (54km)
  • Jardin du prieuré (55km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)


Geography and distances

Accolay is in the eastern-center of France at 18 kilometres from Auxerre, the department capital (general information: Accolay is 167 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Accolay

Canton: Vermenton

Arrondissement: Auxerre

Department: Yonne

Region: Burgundy

New region: Burgundy-Franche-Comté

Postcode: 89460

Distance to Accolay

from Auxerre (prefecture): 18 km

from Paris: 167 km

from Calais: 389 km

from Nice: 520 km

from Bordeaux: 455 km

from Strasbourg: 317 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 Accolay from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 12 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Bazarnes, Bessy-sur-Cure, Cravant, Irancy, Lucy-sur-Cure, Pregilbert, Sainte-Pallaye, Sery, Trucy-sur-Yonne, Vermenton, Vincelles and Vincelottes.

This page in French: Visiter Accolay