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Bois-d'Arcy tourism and travel guide

Photo of Bois-d'Arcy in Yonne

Photo is of Vézelay basilica at 9 km from Bois-d'Arcy

Visit Bois-d'Arcy: highlights and tourist information

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Bois-d'Arcy is situated in the Yonne department and Burgundy-Franche-Comté region.

Popular places to visit nearby include Vézelay basilica at 9 km and Vezelay at 9 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Bois-d'Arcy, 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 Bois-d'Arcy in Burgundy-Franche-Comté.

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

Vézelay basilica

Vézelay basilica

Church at 9 km (direction south-south-east)

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

See Vézelay basilica guide


Heritage Site at 9 km (direction south-south-east)

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

See Vezelay guide


at 16 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Avallon guide


at 17 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 east)

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

See Montreal guide


Most Beautiful Village at 27 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 30 km (direction north-north-west)

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

See Auxerre guide


at 31 km (direction north-north-east)

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

See Chablis guide


at 32 km (direction south), in the Nievre department

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

See Corbigny guide


at 39 km (direction north-east)

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

See Tonnerre guide


at 40 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 42 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
Chateau de Tanlay

Chateau de Tanlay

Castle at 44 km (direction north-east)

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

See Chateau de Tanlay guide

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

Map of places to visit near Bois-d'Arcy


Markets in and near Bois-d'Arcy

  • Vermenton: market Friday (13km)
  • Avallon: market Saturday (16km)
  • Clamecy: market Saturday (17km)
  • Auxerre: market Tuesday & Sunday & Friday (30km)
  • Chablis: market Sunday (31km)
  • Corbigny: market Friday (32km)
  • Toucy: market Saturday (38km)
  • Tonnerre: market Saturday (39km)
  • Saint-Sauveur-en-Puisaye: market Wednesday (40km)
  • Ancy-le-Franc: market Thursday (41km)

Hotels near Bois-d'Arcy

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Tourist attractions near Bois-d'Arcy, France

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

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Regional Natural Parcs

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Saint Barthélémy (Cervon) (34km)
  • Prieuré de Saint Révérien (Saint-Reverien) (40km)
  • Abbaye de Pontigny (Pontigny) (40km)
  • Eglise de Saint Martial (Seignelay) (41km)
  • Basilique de Saint Andoche (Saulieu) (49km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin du moulin de Athie (41km)
  • Parc de Saint-Léger (44km)
  • Jardin de la Chaux (52km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)


Geography and distances

Bois-d'Arcy is in the eastern-center of France at 30 kilometres from Auxerre, the department capital (general information: Bois-d'Arcy is 177 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Bois-d'Arcy

Canton: Vermenton

Arrondissement: Auxerre

Department: Yonne

Region: Burgundy

New region: Burgundy-Franche-Comté

Postcode: 89660

Distance to Bois-d'Arcy

from Auxerre (prefecture): 30 km

from Paris: 177 km

from Calais: 402 km

from Nice: 509 km

from Bordeaux: 447 km

from Strasbourg: 321 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 Bois-d'Arcy from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 9 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Blannay, Brosses, Mailly-la-Ville, Mailly-le-Chateau, Merry-sur-Yonne, Montillot, Saint-More, Sermizelles and Voutenay-sur-Cure.

This page in French: Visiter Bois-d'Arcy

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