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Merry-sur-Yonne tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Vézelay basilica at 13 km from Merry-sur-Yonne

Visit Merry-sur-Yonne: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Vézelay basilica at 13 km and Vezelay at 13 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Merry-sur-Yonne, 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 Merry-sur-Yonne in Burgundy-Franche-Comté.

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

Vézelay basilica

Vézelay basilica

Church at 13 km (direction south-east)

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

See Vézelay basilica guide


Heritage Site at 13 km (direction south-east)

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

See Vezelay guide


at 15 km (direction south-west), in the Nievre department

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

See Clamecy guide


at 22 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Avallon guide


at 27 km (direction north-north-west)

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

See Auxerre guide


at 30 km (direction east)

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

See Montreal guide


at 30 km (direction north-north-east)

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

See Chablis guide


Most Beautiful Village at 30 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Noyers-sur-Serein guide


at 34 km (direction south), in the Nievre department

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

See Corbigny guide


at 36 km (direction west)

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

See Guedelon guide


at 39 km (direction west)

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

See Pontigny guide


at 41 km (direction north-east)

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 45 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Chateau d'Ancy-le-Franc guide
Chateau de Tanlay

Chateau de Tanlay

Castle at 46 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Chateau de Tanlay guide

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

Map of places to visit near Merry-sur-Yonne


Markets in and near Merry-sur-Yonne

  • Vermenton: market Friday (13km)
  • Clamecy: market Saturday (15km)
  • Avallon: market Saturday (22km)
  • Auxerre: market Tuesday & Sunday & Friday (26km)
  • Chablis: market Sunday (30km)
  • Toucy: market Saturday (32km)
  • Saint-Sauveur-en-Puisaye: market Wednesday (34km)
  • Corbigny: market Friday (34km)
  • Tonnerre: market Saturday (41km)
  • Aillant-sur-Tholon: market Tuesday (41km)

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Tourist attractions near Merry-sur-Yonne, France

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

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Regional Natural Parcs

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Saint Barthélémy (Cervon) (37km)
  • Eglise de Saint Martial (Seignelay) (38km)
  • Abbaye de Pontigny (Pontigny) (39km)
  • Prieuré de Saint Révérien (Saint-Reverien) (41km)
  • Eglise de Notre-Dame-du-Pré (Donzy) (46km)
  • Basilique de Saint Andoche (Saulieu) (54km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Parc de Saint-Léger (49km)
  • Jardin de la Chaux (57km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)


Geography and distances

Merry-sur-Yonne is in the eastern-center of France at 27 kilometres from Auxerre, the department capital (general information: Merry-sur-Yonne is 173 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Merry-sur-Yonne

Canton: Coulanges-sur-Yonne

Arrondissement: Auxerre

Department: Yonne

Region: Burgundy

New region: Burgundy-Franche-Comté

Postcode: 89660

Distance to Merry-sur-Yonne

from Auxerre (prefecture): 27 km

from Paris: 173 km

from Calais: 398 km

from Nice: 514 km

from Bordeaux: 444 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 Merry-sur-Yonne from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 9 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Bois-d'Arcy, Brosses, Chatel-Censoir, Fontenay-sous-Fouronnes, Fouronnes, Lucy-sur-Yonne, Mailly-la-Ville, Mailly-le-Chateau and Sery.

This page in French: Visiter Merry-sur-Yonne

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