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Chailley tourism and travel guide

Photo of Chailley in Yonne

Photo is of Pontigny at 19 km from Chailley

Visit Chailley: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Pontigny at 19 km and Joigny at 25 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Chailley, 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 Chailley in Burgundy-Franche-Comté.

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



at 19 km (direction south)

The abbey at Pontigny is one of the best...

See Pontigny guide


at 25 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Joigny guide


at 30 km (direction south-south-east)

Best known for the very famous wines of the same...

See Chablis guide


at 32 km (direction south-east)

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

See Tonnerre guide


at 33 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See Auxerre guide


at 36 km (direction west-north-west)

Sens is an important regional centre dominated by the Cathedral...

See Sens guide


at 37 km (direction east-north-east), in the Aube department

As well as one of the most impressive medieval quarters in France,...

See Troyes guide
Chateau de Tanlay

Chateau de Tanlay

Castle at 38 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Chateau de Tanlay guide


Most Beautiful Village at 48 km (direction south-east)

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

See Noyers-sur-Serein guide
Chateau d'Ancy-le-Franc

Chateau d'Ancy-le-Franc

Castle at 48 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Chateau d'Ancy-le-Franc guide

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

Map of places to visit near Chailley


Markets in and near Chailley

  • Saint-Florentin: market Monday (9km)
  • Ervy-le-Chatel: market Friday (16km)
  • Aix-en-Othe: market Wednesday & Saturday (16km)
  • Migennes: market Thursday (19km)
  • Villeneuve-l'Archeveque: market Saturday (20km)
  • Palis: market Thursday (23km)
  • Estissac: market Sunday (23km)
  • Joigny: market Wednesday & Saturday (25km)
  • Chablis: market Sunday (30km)
  • Villeneuve-sur-Yonne: market Tuesday & Friday (30km)

More information about Chailley, Burgundy

Tourist attractions near Chailley, France

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

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Chateau de Motte-Tilly (48km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Abbaye de Pontigny (Pontigny) (19km)
  • Eglise de Saint Martial (Seignelay) (21km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Parc du château de Thorigny (33km)
  • Jardin du prieuré (37km)
  • Jardin du château de Barberey-Saint-Sulpice (38km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)


Geography and distances

Chailley is in the eastern-center of France at 33 kilometres from Auxerre, the department capital (general information: Chailley is 132 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Chailley

Canton: Brienon-sur-Armançon

Arrondissement: Auxerre

Department: Yonne

Region: Burgundy

New region: Burgundy-Franche-Comté

Postcode: 89770

Distance to Chailley

from Auxerre (prefecture): 33 km

from Paris: 132 km

from Calais: 346 km

from Nice: 559 km

from Bordeaux: 487 km

from Strasbourg: 304 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 Chailley from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 4 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Mercy, Sormery, Turny and Venizy.

This page in French: Visiter Chailley

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