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Fontenay-Pres-Vezelay tourism and travel guide

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Visit Fontenay-Pres-Vezelay: highlights and tourist information

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Fontenay-Pres-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 45 kilometres from Auxerre, the department capital (general information: Fontenay-Pres-Vezelay is 191 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Vezelay at 6 km and Avallon at 15 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Fontenay-Pres-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 Fontenay-Pres-Vezelay in Burgundy-Franche-Comté.

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


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Map of places to visit near Fontenay-Pres-Vezelay


Markets in and near Fontenay-Pres-Vezelay

  • Avallon: market Saturday (16km)
  • Clamecy: market Saturday (17km)
  • Corbigny: market Friday (18km)
  • Vermenton: market Friday (28km)
  • Montsauche-les-Settons: market Thursday all day (31km)
  • Saulieu: market Saturday (40km)
  • Auxerre: market Tuesday & Sunday & Friday (44km)
  • Chablis: market Sunday (45km)
  • Saint-Sauveur-en-Puisaye: market Wednesday (46km)
  • Toucy: market Saturday (49km)

More information about Fontenay-Pres-Vezelay, Burgundy

Tourist attractions near Fontenay-Pres-Vezelay, France

What to do at Fontenay-Pres-Vezelay? Some places with official tourist classifications and other places of interest to visit nearby that should provide inspiration if you are visiting Fontenay-Pres-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) (19km)
  • Prieuré de Saint Révérien (Saint-Reverien) (29km)
  • Basilique de Saint Andoche (Saulieu) (40km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Parc de Saint-Léger (34km)
  • Parc et jardin du château du Chatillon en Bazois (41km)
  • Jardin de la Chaux (41km)
  • Jardin du moulin de Athie (42km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)


Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Fontenay-Pres-Vezelay

Canton: Vézelay

Arrondissement: Avallon

Department: Yonne

Region: Burgundy

New region: Burgundy-Franche-Comté

Postcode: 89450

Distance to Fontenay-Pres-Vezelay

from Auxerre (prefecture): 45 km

from Paris: 191 km

from Calais: 416 km

from Nice: 496 km

from Bordeaux: 439 km

from Strasbourg: 325 km

Getting here

Fontenay-Pres-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 Fontenay-Pres-Vezelay from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 13 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Bazoches, Chamoux, Domecy-sur-Cure, Foissy-les-Vezelay, Neuffontaines, Nuars, Pierre-Perthuis, Saint-Aubin-Des-Chaumes, Saint-Pere, Teigny, Tharoiseau, Vezelay and Vignol.

This page in French: Visiter Fontenay-Pres-Vezelay

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