Champlay tourism and travel guide

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Visit Champlay: highlights and tourist information

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Champlay is situated in the Yonne department and Burgundy region (now part of the Burgundy-Franche-Comté region), in the eastern-center of France at 19 kilometres from Auxerre, the department capital (general information: Champlay is 129 kilometres from Paris).

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

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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!


... 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)

More information about Champlay, Burgundy

Tourist attractions near Champlay, France

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

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

Champlay is in the eastern-center of France. 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