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Chablis tourism and travel guide

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Visit Chablis: highlights and tourist information

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France This Way comment: Best known for the very famous wines of the same name, Chablis is also a pleasant village to explore with plenty of opportunities for wine-tasting

Chablis is situated in the Yonne department and Burgundy-Franche-Comté region.

Important note

This page features a summary of highlights that you might like to explore near Chablis. For detailed visitor information see the Chablis travel guide.

Popular places to visit nearby include Tonnerre at 14 km and Auxerre at 17 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Chablis, 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 Chablis in Burgundy-Franche-Comté.

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

Pontigny

Pontigny

at 12 km (direction north-west)

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

See Pontigny guide
Tonnerre

Tonnerre

at 14 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Tonnerre guide
Auxerre

Auxerre

at 17 km (direction west)

With its cathedral and churches, and extensive historic centre with...

See Auxerre guide
Noyers-sur-Serein

Noyers-sur-Serein

Most Beautiful Village at 20 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Noyers-sur-Serein guide
 
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Chateau de Tanlay

Chateau de Tanlay

Castle at 22 km (direction east)

The frescoes and interior decoration are among the highlights...

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

Chateau d'Ancy-le-Franc

Castle at 27 km (direction east)

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

See Chateau d'Ancy-le-Franc guide
Montreal

Montreal

at 35 km (direction south-east)

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

See Montreal guide
Joigny

Joigny

at 35 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Joigny guide
Avallon

Avallon

at 37 km (direction south-south-east)

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

See Avallon guide
Vézelay basilica

Vézelay basilica

Church at 39 km (direction south)

The basilica in Vézelay is a monumental example of roman...

See Vézelay basilica guide
Vezelay

Vezelay

Heritage Site at 39 km (direction south)

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

See Vezelay guide
Clamecy

Clamecy

at 45 km (direction south-west), in the Nievre department

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

See Clamecy guide
Montbard

Montbard

at 46 km (direction east-south-east), in the Cote d'Or department

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

See Montbard guide
Fontenay Abbey

Fontenay Abbey

Abbey at 48 km (direction east-south-east), in the Cote d'Or department

The complex of buildings at the Abbey de Fontenay, and the surrounding...

See Fontenay Abbey guide

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

Map of places to visit near Chablis

 
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Markets in and near Chablis

Market days in Chablis: weekly market: Sunday;

  • Chablis: market Sunday (0km)
  • Tonnerre: market Saturday (14km)
  • Auxerre: market Tuesday & Sunday & Friday (17km)
  • Vermenton: market Friday (18km)
  • Saint-Florentin: market Monday (21km)
  • Ervy-le-Chatel: market Friday (26km)
  • Ancy-le-Franc: market Thursday (27km)
  • Migennes: market Thursday (27km)
  • Aillant-sur-Tholon: market Tuesday (34km)
  • Joigny: market Wednesday & Saturday (35km)

More information about Chablis, Burgundy

Tourist attractions near Chablis, France

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

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Abbaye de Pontigny (Pontigny) (12km)
  • Eglise de Saint Martial (Seignelay) (18km)
  • Abbaye de Fontenay (Montbard) (45km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin du prieuré (38km)
  • Jardin du moulin de Athie (44km)
  • Abbaye de Fontenay (48km)
  • Potager du château de Lantilly (53km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

 
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Geography and distances

Chablis is in the eastern-center of France at 17 kilometres from Auxerre, the department capital (general information: Chablis is 158 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Chablis

Canton: Chablis

Arrondissement: Auxerre

Department: Yonne

Region: Burgundy

New region: Burgundy-Franche-Comté

Postcode: 89800

Distance to Chablis

from Auxerre (prefecture): 17 km

from Paris: 158 km

from Calais: 376 km

from Nice: 530 km

from Bordeaux: 472 km

from Strasbourg: 305 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 Chablis from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 11 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Beine, Chemilly-sur-Serein, Chichee, Collan, Courgis, Fleys, Fontenay-Pres-Chablis, La Chapelle-Vaupelteigne, Lignorelles, Maligny and Villy.

This page in French: Visiter Chablis

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