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Champlay tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Joigny at 5 km from Champlay

Visit Champlay: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Joigny at 5 km and Auxerre at 19 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Champlay, 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 Champlay in Burgundy-Franche-Comté.

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



at 5 km (direction north-west)

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

See Joigny guide


at 19 km (direction south-east)

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

See Auxerre guide


at 20 km (direction east)

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

See Pontigny guide


at 30 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Chablis guide


at 35 km (direction north-north-west)

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

See Sens guide


at 41 km (direction east)

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

See Tonnerre guide


at 46 km (direction south-west)

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

See Guedelon guide
Chateau de Tanlay

Chateau de Tanlay

Castle at 49 km (direction east)

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

See Chateau de Tanlay guide


Most Beautiful Village at 50 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Noyers-sur-Serein guide


at 61 km (direction east-north-east), in the Aube department

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

See Troyes guide


at 63 km (direction south-east)

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

See Montreal guide


at 66 km (direction north-west), in the Seine-et-Marne department

Moret-sur-Loing is a pleasant town with a historic centre close...

See Moret-sur-Loing guide

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

Map of places to visit near Champlay


Markets in and near Champlay

  • Migennes: market Thursday (5km)
  • Joigny: market Wednesday & Saturday (5km)
  • Aillant-sur-Tholon: market Tuesday (11km)
  • Saint-Julien-du-Sault: market Sunday (15km)
  • Villeneuve-sur-Yonne: market Tuesday & Friday (19km)
  • Auxerre: market Tuesday & Sunday & Friday (20km)
  • Saint-Florentin: market Monday (22km)
  • Toucy: market Saturday (26km)
  • Courtenay: market Thursday (30km)
  • Sens: market Wednesday & Monday all day & Friday (30km)

Hotels near Champlay

More information about Champlay, Burgundy

Tourist attractions near Champlay, France

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

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Saint Martial (Seignelay) (13km)
  • Abbaye de Pontigny (Pontigny) (21km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardins du manoir du Grand Courtoiseau (34km)
  • Parc du château de Thorigny (38km)
  • Jardin du château de Barberey-Saint-Sulpice (62km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)


Geography and distances

Champlay is in the eastern-center of France at 19 kilometres from Auxerre, the department capital (general information: Champlay is 129 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Champlay

Canton: Joigny

Arrondissement: Auxerre

Department: Yonne

Region: Burgundy

New region: Burgundy-Franche-Comté

Postcode: 89300

Distance to Champlay

from Auxerre (prefecture): 19 km

from Paris: 129 km

from Calais: 353 km

from Nice: 557 km

from Bordeaux: 463 km

from Strasbourg: 326 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 Champlay from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 13 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Bassou, Bonnard, Brion, Charmoy, Chichery, Epineau-les-Voves, Joigny, Laroche-Saint-Cydroine, Looze, Migennes, Neuilly, Paroy-sur-Tholon and Villemer.

This page in French: Visiter Champlay

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