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Mezilles tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Guedelon at 13 km from Mezilles

Visit Mezilles: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Guedelon at 13 km and Auxerre at 32 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Mezilles, 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 Mezilles in Burgundy-Franche-Comté.

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



at 13 km (direction south)

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

See Guedelon guide


at 32 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Auxerre guide


at 33 km (direction west), in the Loiret department

With the Loire River and the Canal de Briare...

See Briare guide


at 36 km (direction north-east)

In the centre of the the traditional local town of Joigny you...

See Joigny guide


at 37 km (direction south-east), in the Nievre department

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

See Clamecy guide


at 40 km (direction west), in the Loiret department

To the east of the main Loire Valley, the view across the...

See Gien guide


at 46 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Pontigny guide


at 46 km (direction north-west), in the Loiret department

With more than 130 bridges across the numerous canals and rivers in...

See Montargis guide


at 48 km (direction south-west), in the Cher department

The pretty village of Sancerre is best known for the famous wines...

See Sancerre guide


at 48 km (direction east)

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

See Chablis guide


Heritage Site at 50 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Vezelay guide
Vézelay basilica

Vézelay basilica

Church at 50 km (direction east-south-east)

The basilica in Vézelay is a monumental example of...

See Vézelay basilica guide


at 63 km (direction south-east), in the Nievre department

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

See Corbigny guide

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

Map of places to visit near Mezilles


Markets in and near Mezilles

  • Saint-Sauveur-en-Puisaye: market Wednesday (10km)
  • Toucy: market Saturday (10km)
  • Saint-Fargeau: market Friday (10km)
  • Bleneau: market Tuesday (17km)
  • Aillant-sur-Tholon: market Tuesday (23km)
  • Chatillon-Coligny: market Friday (28km)
  • Auxerre: market Tuesday & Sunday & Friday (32km)
  • Beaulieu-sur-Loire: market Wednesday (32km)
  • Chatillon-sur-Loire: market Thursday (33km)
  • Briare: market Friday (34km)

Hotels near Mezilles

More information about Mezilles, Burgundy

Tourist attractions near Mezilles, France

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

Heritage sites

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Notre-Dame-du-Pré (Donzy) (38km)
  • Eglise de Saint Martial (Seignelay) (39km)
  • Abbaye de Pontigny (Pontigny) (47km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardins du manoir du Grand Courtoiseau (30km)
  • Potager du jardin du château de La Bussière (33km)
  • Arboretum national des Barres (34km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)


Geography and distances

Mezilles is in the eastern-center of France at 31 kilometres from Auxerre, the department capital (general information: Mezilles is 142 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Mezilles

Canton: Saint-Fargeau

Arrondissement: Auxerre

Department: Yonne

Region: Burgundy

New region: Burgundy-Franche-Comté

Postcode: 89130

Distance to Mezilles

from Auxerre (prefecture): 31 km

from Paris: 142 km

from Calais: 374 km

from Nice: 547 km

from Bordeaux: 429 km

from Strasbourg: 353 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 Mezilles from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 3 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Roncheres, Tannerre-en-Puisaye and Villeneuve-les-Genets.

This page in French: Visiter Mezilles

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