Fontenay-Pres-Vezelay tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Vezelay at 6 km from Fontenay-Pres-Vezelay

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Vezelay at 6 km and Vézelay basilica at 6 km.

Fontenay-Pres-Vezelay, France: places to visit and attractions

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

Vezelay

Vezelay

Heritage Site at 6 km (direction )

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

See Vezelay guide
Vézelay basilica

Vézelay basilica

Church at 6 km (direction )

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

See Vézelay basilica guide
Avallon

Avallon

at 15 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Avallon guide
Clamecy

Clamecy

at 17 km (direction west-north-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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Corbigny

Corbigny

at 18 km (direction south-south-west), in the Nievre department

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

See Corbigny guide
Montreal

Montreal

at 27 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Montreal guide
Noyers-sur-Serein

Noyers-sur-Serein

Most Beautiful Village at 37 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 40 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
Saulieu

Saulieu

at 40 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
Auxerre

Auxerre

at 45 km (direction north-north-west)

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

See Auxerre guide
Chablis

Chablis

at 45 km (direction north-north-west)

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

See Chablis guide
Semur-en-Auxois

Semur-en-Auxois

at 46 km (direction east), in the Cote d'Or department

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

See Semur-en-Auxois guide
Guedelon

Guedelon

at 48 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Guedelon guide
Montbard

Montbard

at 51 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

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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)

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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)

 
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Geography and distances

Fontenay-Pres-Vezelay is in the eastern-center of France at 45 kilometres from Auxerre, the department capital (general information: Fontenay-Pres-Vezelay is 191 kilometres from Paris).

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

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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