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Montillot tourism and travel guide

Photo of Montillot in Yonne

Photo is of Vézelay basilica at 6 km from Montillot

Visit Montillot: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Vézelay basilica at 6 km and Vezelay at 6 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Montillot, 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 Montillot in Burgundy-Franche-Comté.

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

Vézelay basilica

Vézelay basilica

Church at 6 km (direction south-south-east)

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

See Vézelay basilica guide


Heritage Site at 6 km (direction south-south-east)

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

See Vezelay guide


at 14 km (direction east)

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

See Avallon guide


at 17 km (direction west-south-west), in the Nievre department

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

See Clamecy guide


at 24 km (direction east)

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

See Montreal guide


Most Beautiful Village at 28 km (direction north-east)

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

See Noyers-sur-Serein guide


at 29 km (direction south), in the Nievre department

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

See Corbigny guide


at 33 km (direction north-north-west)

With its cathedral and churches, and extensive historic centre with...

See Auxerre guide


at 33 km (direction north-north-east)

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

See Chablis guide


at 42 km (direction north-east)

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

See Tonnerre guide


at 43 km (direction west)

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

See Guedelon guide


at 43 km (direction west)

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

See Pontigny guide
Chateau d'Ancy-le-Franc

Chateau d'Ancy-le-Franc

Castle at 43 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 north-east)

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

See Chateau de Tanlay guide

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

Map of places to visit near Montillot


Markets in and near Montillot

  • Avallon: market Saturday (15km)
  • Vermenton: market Friday (16km)
  • Clamecy: market Saturday (17km)
  • Corbigny: market Friday (30km)
  • Auxerre: market Tuesday & Sunday & Friday (33km)
  • Chablis: market Sunday (33km)
  • Toucy: market Saturday (40km)
  • Saint-Sauveur-en-Puisaye: market Wednesday (41km)
  • Montsauche-les-Settons: market Thursday all day (41km)
  • Tonnerre: market Saturday (42km)

More information about Montillot, Burgundy

Tourist attractions near Montillot, France

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

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Regional Natural Parcs

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Saint Barthélémy (Cervon) (31km)
  • Prieuré de Saint Révérien (Saint-Reverien) (38km)
  • Abbaye de Pontigny (Pontigny) (43km)
  • Eglise de Saint Martial (Seignelay) (44km)
  • Basilique de Saint Andoche (Saulieu) (47km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin du moulin de Athie (40km)
  • Parc de Saint-Léger (42km)
  • Jardin de la Chaux (49km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)


Geography and distances

Montillot is in the eastern-center of France at 33 kilometres from Auxerre, the department capital (general information: Montillot is 180 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Montillot

Canton: Vézelay

Arrondissement: Avallon

Department: Yonne

Region: Burgundy

New region: Burgundy-Franche-Comté

Postcode: 89660

Distance to Montillot

from Auxerre (prefecture): 33 km

from Paris: 180 km

from Calais: 405 km

from Nice: 506 km

from Bordeaux: 445 km

from Strasbourg: 322 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 Montillot from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 8 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Asnieres-sous-Bois, Asquins, Blannay, Bois-d'Arcy, Brosses, Givry, Sermizelles and Voutenay-sur-Cure.

This page in French: Visiter Montillot

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