Chemilly-sur-Serein tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Chablis at 7 km from Chemilly-sur-Serein

Visit Chemilly-sur-Serein: highlights and tourist information

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Chemilly-sur-Serein is situated in the Yonne department and Burgundy-Franche-Comté region.

Below you can see some of the places that we have visited and reviewed and can recommend when you are sightseeing close to Chemilly-sur-Serein in Burgundy-Franche-Comté.

Popular places to visit nearby include Chablis at 7 km and Tonnerre at 13 km.

Chemilly-sur-Serein, France: places to visit and attractions

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



at 7 km (direction north-west)

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

See Chablis guide


at 13 km (direction north-east)

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

See Tonnerre guide


Most Beautiful Village at 13 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Noyers-sur-Serein guide


at 19 km (direction north-west)

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

See Pontigny guide
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Chateau de Tanlay

Chateau de Tanlay

Castle at 19 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Chateau de Tanlay guide


at 22 km (direction west)

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

See Auxerre guide
Chateau d'Ancy-le-Franc

Chateau d'Ancy-le-Franc

Castle at 23 km (direction east)

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

See Chateau d'Ancy-le-Franc guide


at 29 km (direction south-east)

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

See Montreal guide


at 31 km (direction south)

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

See Avallon guide
Vézelay basilica

Vézelay basilica

Church at 35 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See Vézelay basilica guide


Heritage Site at 35 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See Vezelay guide


at 39 km (direction east-south-east), in the Cote d'Or department

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

See Montbard guide
Fontenay Abbey

Fontenay Abbey

Abbey at 42 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


at 42 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Joigny guide

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Map of places to visit near Chemilly-sur-Serein


Markets in and near Chemilly-sur-Serein

  • Chablis: market Sunday (7km)
  • Tonnerre: market Saturday (13km)
  • Vermenton: market Friday (15km)
  • Auxerre: market Tuesday & Sunday & Friday (22km)
  • Ancy-le-Franc: market Thursday (22km)
  • Saint-Florentin: market Monday (27km)
  • Ervy-le-Chatel: market Friday (30km)
  • Avallon: market Saturday (31km)
  • Migennes: market Thursday (34km)
  • Chaource: market Monday (38km)

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Tourist attractions near Chemilly-sur-Serein, France

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

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) (19km)
  • Eglise de Saint Martial (Seignelay) (24km)
  • Abbaye de Fontenay (Montbard) (39km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin du moulin de Athie (37km)
  • Jardin du prieuré (39km)
  • Abbaye de Fontenay (42km)
  • Potager du château de Lantilly (46km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Neuville-sur-Seine (51km)

Geography and distances

Chemilly-sur-Serein is in the eastern-center of France at 22 kilometres from Auxerre, the department capital (general information: Chemilly-sur-Serein is 164 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Chemilly-sur-Serein

Canton: Chablis

Arrondissement: Auxerre

Department: Yonne

Region: Burgundy

New region: Burgundy-Franche-Comté

Postcode: 89800

Distance to Chemilly-sur-Serein

from Auxerre (prefecture): 22 km

from Paris: 164 km

from Calais: 382 km

from Nice: 524 km

from Bordeaux: 472 km

from Strasbourg: 302 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 Chemilly-sur-Serein from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 10 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Aigremont, Beru, Chablis, Chichee, Fleys, Licheres-Pres-Aigremont, Molay, Poilly-sur-Serein, Sainte-Vertu and Viviers.

This page in French: Visiter Chemilly-sur-Serein


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