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Arcy-sur-Cure tourism and travel guide

Photo of Arcy-sur-Cure in Yonne

Photo is of Vézelay basilica at 15 km from Arcy-sur-Cure

Visit Arcy-sur-Cure: highlights and tourist information

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Arcy-sur-Cure is situated in the Yonne department and Burgundy-Franche-Comté region.

Popular places to visit nearby include Vézelay basilica at 15 km and Vezelay at 15 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Arcy-sur-Cure, France: places to visit and attractions

Some of the places that we have visited and reviewed and can recommend when you are sightseeing close to Arcy-sur-Cure in Burgundy-Franche-Comté.

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

Vézelay basilica

Vézelay basilica

Church at 15 km (direction south)

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

See Vézelay basilica guide


Heritage Site at 15 km (direction south)

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

See Vezelay guide


at 17 km (direction south-east)

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

See Avallon guide


Most Beautiful Village at 21 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Noyers-sur-Serein guide


at 22 km (direction east)

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

See Montreal guide


at 24 km (direction west-south-west), in the Nievre department

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

See Clamecy guide


at 24 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Chablis guide


at 26 km (direction north-west)

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

See Auxerre guide


at 32 km (direction north-east)

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

See Tonnerre guide


at 34 km (direction north-east)

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

See Pontigny 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
Chateau de Tanlay

Chateau de Tanlay

Castle at 37 km (direction north-east)

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

See Chateau de Tanlay guide


at 39 km (direction south-south-west), in the Nievre department

Corbigny, on the edge of the Morvan Regional Parc, includes an abbey...

See Corbigny guide


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

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

See Montbard guide

... or see ALL recommended places to visit in Yonne

Map of places to visit near Arcy-sur-Cure


Markets in and near Arcy-sur-Cure

  • Vermenton: market Friday (7km)
  • Avallon: market Saturday (17km)
  • Clamecy: market Saturday (24km)
  • Chablis: market Sunday (24km)
  • Auxerre: market Tuesday & Sunday & Friday (25km)
  • Tonnerre: market Saturday (33km)
  • Ancy-le-Franc: market Thursday (35km)
  • Toucy: market Saturday (38km)
  • Corbigny: market Friday (39km)
  • Saint-Sauveur-en-Puisaye: market Wednesday (42km)

Hotels near Arcy-sur-Cure

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Tourist attractions near Arcy-sur-Cure, France

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

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) (34km)
  • Eglise de Saint Martial (Seignelay) (35km)
  • Eglise de Saint Barthélémy (Cervon) (40km)
  • Abbaye de Fontenay (Montbard) (44km)
  • Prieuré de Saint Révérien (Saint-Reverien) (47km)
  • Basilique de Saint Andoche (Saulieu) (51km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin du moulin de Athie (38km)
  • Parc de Saint-Léger (46km)
  • Jardin de la Chaux (55km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)


Geography and distances

Arcy-sur-Cure is in the eastern-center of France at 26 kilometres from Auxerre, the department capital (general information: Arcy-sur-Cure is 174 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Arcy-sur-Cure

Canton: Vermenton

Arrondissement: Auxerre

Department: Yonne

Region: Burgundy

New region: Burgundy-Franche-Comté

Postcode: 89270

Distance to Arcy-sur-Cure

from Auxerre (prefecture): 26 km

from Paris: 174 km

from Calais: 397 km

from Nice: 512 km

from Bordeaux: 453 km

from Strasbourg: 316 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 Arcy-sur-Cure from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 7 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Bessy-sur-Cure, Lucy-sur-Cure, Mailly-la-Ville, Precy-le-Sec, Saint-More, Sery and Voutenay-sur-Cure.

This page in French: Visiter Arcy-sur-Cure

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