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Foissy-les-Vezelay tourism and travel guide

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Visit Foissy-les-Vezelay: highlights and tourist information

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Foissy-les-Vezelay is situated in the Yonne department and Burgundy region (now part of the Burgundy-Franche-Comté region), in the eastern-center of France at 43 kilometres from Auxerre, the department capital (general information: Foissy-les-Vezelay is 190 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Vezelay at 4 km and Avallon at 12 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Foissy-les-Vezelay, 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 Foissy-les-Vezelay 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 Foissy-les-Vezelay


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)

More information about Foissy-les-Vezelay, Burgundy

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

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

Foissy-les-Vezelay 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 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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