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Chemilly-sur-Yonne tourism and travel guide

Photo of Chemilly-sur-Yonne in Yonne

Photo is of Auxerre at 11 km from Chemilly-sur-Yonne

Visit Chemilly-sur-Yonne: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Auxerre at 11 km and Pontigny at 11 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Chemilly-sur-Yonne, 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 Chemilly-sur-Yonne in Burgundy-Franche-Comté.

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



at 11 km (direction south)

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

See Auxerre guide


at 11 km (direction east)

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

See Pontigny guide


at 15 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Joigny guide


at 20 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Chablis guide


at 31 km (direction east)

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

See Tonnerre guide


Most Beautiful Village at 39 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Noyers-sur-Serein guide
Chateau de Tanlay

Chateau de Tanlay

Castle at 39 km (direction east)

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

See Chateau de Tanlay guide


at 44 km (direction north-west)

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

See Sens guide


at 47 km (direction south-west)

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

See Guedelon guide
Chateau d'Ancy-le-Franc

Chateau d'Ancy-le-Franc

Castle at 47 km (direction east)

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

See Chateau d'Ancy-le-Franc guide


at 49 km (direction south), in the Nievre department

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

See Clamecy guide
Vézelay basilica

Vézelay basilica

Church at 50 km (direction south-south-east)

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

See Vézelay basilica guide


Heritage Site at 50 km (direction south-south-east)

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

See Vezelay guide


at 52 km (direction south-east)

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

See Avallon guide

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

Map of places to visit near Chemilly-sur-Yonne


Markets in and near Chemilly-sur-Yonne

  • Migennes: market Thursday (8km)
  • Auxerre: market Tuesday & Sunday & Friday (12km)
  • Joigny: market Wednesday & Saturday (15km)
  • Aillant-sur-Tholon: market Tuesday (16km)
  • Saint-Florentin: market Monday (17km)
  • Chablis: market Sunday (20km)
  • Saint-Julien-du-Sault: market Sunday (25km)
  • Toucy: market Saturday (27km)
  • Villeneuve-sur-Yonne: market Tuesday & Friday (29km)
  • Vermenton: market Friday (29km)

More information about Chemilly-sur-Yonne, Burgundy

Tourist attractions near Chemilly-sur-Yonne, France

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

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) (3km)
  • Abbaye de Pontigny (Pontigny) (11km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardins du manoir du Grand Courtoiseau (44km)
  • Parc du château de Thorigny (45km)

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

Chemilly-sur-Yonne is in the eastern-center of France at 11 kilometres from Auxerre, the department capital (general information: Chemilly-sur-Yonne is 139 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Chemilly-sur-Yonne

Canton: Seignelay

Arrondissement: Auxerre

Department: Yonne

Region: Burgundy

New region: Burgundy-Franche-Comté

Postcode: 89250

Distance to Chemilly-sur-Yonne

from Auxerre (prefecture): 11 km

from Paris: 139 km

from Calais: 361 km

from Nice: 548 km

from Bordeaux: 465 km

from Strasbourg: 319 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-Yonne from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 13 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Appoigny, Bassou, Beaumont, Bonnard, Charmoy, Cheny, Chichery, Gurgy, Hauterive, Hery, Mont-Saint-Sulpice, Ormoy and Seignelay.

This page in French: Visiter Chemilly-sur-Yonne

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