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Melisey tourism and travel guide

Photo of Melisey in Yonne

Photo is of Chateau de Tanlay at 7 km from Melisey

Visit Melisey: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Chateau de Tanlay at 7 km and Tonnerre at 10 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Melisey, 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 Melisey in Burgundy-Franche-Comté.

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

Chateau de Tanlay

Chateau de Tanlay

Castle at 7 km (direction south)

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

See Chateau de Tanlay guide
Tonnerre

Tonnerre

at 10 km (direction west-south-west)

There are two impressive sites to see in Tonnerre: the medieval hospital...

See Tonnerre guide
Chateau d'Ancy-le-Franc

Chateau d'Ancy-le-Franc

Castle at 17 km (direction south-south-east)

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

See Chateau d'Ancy-le-Franc guide
Chablis

Chablis

at 24 km (direction west-south-west)

Best known for the very famous wines of the...

See Chablis guide
 
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Noyers-sur-Serein

Noyers-sur-Serein

Most Beautiful Village at 25 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See Noyers-sur-Serein guide
Pontigny

Pontigny

at 27 km (direction west)

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

See Pontigny guide
Chatillon-sur-Seine

Chatillon-sur-Seine

at 37 km (direction east), in the Cote d'Or department

As well as the medieval centre of Chatillon-sur-Seine you can...

See Chatillon-sur-Seine guide
Montbard

Montbard

at 38 km (direction south-east), in the Cote d'Or department

A typical regional town, we suggest you take a...

See Montbard guide
Fontenay Abbey

Fontenay Abbey

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

The complex of buildings at the Abbey de Fontenay, and the...

See Fontenay Abbey guide
Auxerre

Auxerre

at 40 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Auxerre guide
Montreal

Montreal

at 41 km (direction south)

Behind its fortified entrance, the small village of Montreal...

See Montreal guide
Troyes

Troyes

at 43 km (direction south), in the Aube department

As well as one of the most impressive medieval quarters in...

See Troyes guide
Avallon

Avallon

at 49 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See Avallon guide
Semur-en-Auxois

Semur-en-Auxois

at 51 km (direction south-south-east), in the Cote d'Or department

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

See Semur-en-Auxois guide

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

Map of places to visit near Melisey

 
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Markets in and near Melisey

  • Tonnerre: market Saturday (10km)
  • Chaource: market Monday (17km)
  • Ancy-le-Franc: market Thursday (17km)
  • Ervy-le-Chatel: market Friday (19km)
  • Les Riceys: market Thursday (22km)
  • Chablis: market Sunday (23km)
  • Saint-Florentin: market Monday (28km)
  • Bar-sur-Seine: market Friday (31km)
  • Mussy-sur-Seine: market Thursday (32km)
  • Chatillon-sur-Seine: market Saturday (38km)

More information about Melisey, Burgundy

Tourist attractions near Melisey, France

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

Grand sites of France

  • Alesia (52km)

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Bussy-Rabutin Chateau (52km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Foret-d'Orient (50km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Abbaye de Pontigny (Pontigny) (27km)
  • Eglise de Saint Martial (Seignelay) (35km)
  • Abbaye de Fontenay (Montbard) (38km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin du prieuré (16km)
  • Abbaye de Fontenay (39km)
  • Jardin du moulin de Athie (41km)
  • Potager du château de Lantilly (47km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Lac d'Orient (44km)
  • Siège d'Alésia (53km)

Amusement park / theme park

  • Nigloland (56km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Neuville-sur-Seine (29km)
 
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Geography and distances

Melisey is in the eastern-center of France at 40 kilometres from Auxerre, the department capital (general information: Melisey is 165 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Melisey

Canton: Cruzy-le-Châtel

Arrondissement: Avallon

Department: Yonne

Region: Burgundy

New region: Burgundy-Franche-Comté

Postcode: 89430

Distance to Melisey

from Auxerre (prefecture): 40 km

from Paris: 165 km

from Calais: 374 km

from Nice: 530 km

from Bordeaux: 494 km

from Strasbourg: 282 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 Melisey from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 7 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Coussegrey, Etourvy, Molosmes, Rugny, Saint-Martin-sur-Armancon, Thorey and Trichey.

This page in French: Visiter Melisey

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