Molesmes tourism and travel guide

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Visit Molesmes: highlights and tourist information

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Molesmes is situated in the Yonne department and Burgundy region (now part of the Burgundy-Franche-Comté region), in the eastern-center of France at 22 kilometres from Auxerre, the department capital (general information: Molesmes is 161 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Clamecy at 18 km and Auxerre at 22 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Molesmes, 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 Molesmes in Burgundy-Franche-Comté.

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


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

Map of places to visit near Molesmes

Markets in and near Molesmes

  • Clamecy: market Saturday (18km)
  • Toucy: market Saturday (19km)
  • Saint-Sauveur-en-Puisaye: market Wednesday (20km)
  • Vermenton: market Friday (21km)
  • Auxerre: market Tuesday & Sunday & Friday (21km)
  • Saint-Fargeau: market Friday (30km)
  • Aillant-sur-Tholon: market Tuesday (30km)
  • Chablis: market Sunday (33km)
  • Avallon: market Saturday (36km)
  • Migennes: market Thursday (39km)

More information about Molesmes, Burgundy

Tourist attractions near Molesmes, France

Some places with official tourist classifications and other places of interest to visit nearby that should provide inspiration if you are visiting Molesmes.

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Saint Martial (Seignelay) (34km)
  • Abbaye de Pontigny (Pontigny) (38km)
  • Eglise de Notre-Dame-du-Pré (Donzy) (38km)
  • Prieuré de Saint Révérien (Saint-Reverien) (45km)
  • Eglise de Saint Barthélémy (Cervon) (47km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardins du manoir du Grand Courtoiseau (51km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)


Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Molesmes

Canton: Courson-les-Carrières

Arrondissement: Auxerre

Department: Yonne

Region: Burgundy

New region: Burgundy-Franche-Comté

Postcode: 89560

Distance to Molesmes

from Auxerre (prefecture): 22 km

from Paris: 161 km

from Calais: 389 km

from Nice: 526 km

from Bordeaux: 438 km

from Strasbourg: 336 km

Getting here

Molesmes 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 Molesmes from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 7 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Charentenay, Courson-les-Carrieres, Fontenailles, Merry-Sec, Mouffy, Ouanne and Taingy.

This page in French: Visiter Molesmes