Foissy-les-Vezelay tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Vezelay at 4 km from Foissy-les-Vezelay

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Foissy-les-Vezelay 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 Foissy-les-Vezelay in Burgundy-Franche-Comté.

Popular places to visit nearby include Vezelay at 4 km and Vézelay basilica at 4 km.

Foissy-les-Vezelay, France: places to visit and attractions

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



Heritage Site at 4 km (direction north-north-west)

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

See Vezelay guide
Vézelay basilica

Vézelay basilica

Church at 4 km (direction north-north-west)

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

See Vézelay basilica guide


at 12 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Avallon guide


at 19 km (direction west), in the Nievre department

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

See Clamecy guide
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at 21 km (direction south-south-west), in the Nievre department

Corbigny, on the edge of the Morvan Regional Parc, includes an abbey...

See Corbigny guide


at 24 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Montreal guide


Most Beautiful Village at 34 km (direction north-east)

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

See Noyers-sur-Serein guide
Morvan Regional Park

Morvan Regional Park

Natural Parc at 39 km (direction east-south-east), in the Nievre department

Morvan Regional Natural Park is a quiet region of unspoiled countryside with...

See Morvan Regional Park guide


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

Saulieu is quite a small town, visited because of the Basilica Saint-Andoche...

See Saulieu guide


at 42 km (direction east-south-east)

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

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at 43 km (direction north-north-west)

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

See Auxerre guide


at 43 km (direction east), in the Cote d'Or department

One of the prettiest of the Burgundy villages, Semur-en-Auxois has a very...

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at 48 km (direction east-north-east), in the Cote d'Or department

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

See Montbard guide
Chateau d'Ancy-le-Franc

Chateau d'Ancy-le-Franc

Castle at 48 km (direction north-east)

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

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Markets in and near Foissy-les-Vezelay

  • Avallon: market Saturday (13km)
  • Clamecy: market Saturday (18km)
  • Corbigny: market Friday (21km)
  • Vermenton: market Friday (25km)
  • Montsauche-les-Settons: market Thursday all day (32km)
  • Saulieu: market Saturday (39km)
  • Chablis: market Sunday (42km)
  • Auxerre: market Tuesday & Sunday & Friday (42km)
  • Saint-Sauveur-en-Puisaye: market Wednesday (47km)
  • Ancy-le-Franc: market Thursday (48km)

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Tourist attractions near Foissy-les-Vezelay, France

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

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Regional Natural Parcs

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Saint Barthélémy (Cervon) (22km)
  • Prieuré de Saint Révérien (Saint-Reverien) (32km)
  • Basilique de Saint Andoche (Saulieu) (39km)
  • Abbaye de Fontenay (Montbard) (48km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Parc de Saint-Léger (34km)
  • Jardin du moulin de Athie (40km)
  • Jardin de la Chaux (41km)
  • Parc et jardin du château du Chatillon en Bazois (43km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)


Geography and distances

Foissy-les-Vezelay is in the eastern-center of France at 43 kilometres from Auxerre, the department capital (general information: Foissy-les-Vezelay is 190 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Foissy-les-Vezelay

Canton: Vézelay

Arrondissement: Avallon

Department: Yonne

Region: Burgundy

New region: Burgundy-Franche-Comté

Postcode: 89450

Distance to Foissy-les-Vezelay

from Auxerre (prefecture): 43 km

from Paris: 190 km

from Calais: 415 km

from Nice: 497 km

from Bordeaux: 442 km

from Strasbourg: 323 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 Foissy-les-Vezelay from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 10 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Asquins, Domecy-sur-Cure, Fontenay-Pres-Vezelay, Menades, Nuars, Pierre-Perthuis, Saint-Aubin-Des-Chaumes, Saint-Pere, Tharoiseau and Vezelay.

This page in French: Visiter Foissy-les-Vezelay


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