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Percey tourism and travel guide

Photo of Percey in Yonne

Photo is of Pontigny at 10 km from Percey

Visit Percey: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Pontigny at 10 km and Tonnerre at 16 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Percey, 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 Percey in Burgundy-Franche-Comté.

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



at 10 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Pontigny guide


at 16 km (direction south-east)

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

See Tonnerre guide


at 17 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See Chablis guide
Chateau de Tanlay

Chateau de Tanlay

Castle at 23 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Chateau de Tanlay guide


at 26 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Auxerre guide


at 32 km (direction west)

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

See Joigny guide


Most Beautiful Village at 32 km (direction south-south-east)

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

See Noyers-sur-Serein guide
Chateau d'Ancy-le-Franc

Chateau d'Ancy-le-Franc

Castle at 33 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Chateau d'Ancy-le-Franc guide


at 42 km (direction north-east), in the Aube department

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

See Troyes guide


at 49 km (direction south-south-east)

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

See Montreal guide


at 51 km (direction west-north-west)

Sens is an important regional centre dominated by the Cathedral of...

See Sens guide


at 54 km (direction east-south-east), in the Cote d'Or department

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

See Montbard guide
Fontenay Abbey

Fontenay Abbey

Abbey at 55 km (direction east-south-east), in the Cote d'Or department

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

See Fontenay Abbey guide


at 66 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Guedelon guide

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

Map of places to visit near Percey


Markets in and near Percey

  • Saint-Florentin: market Monday (8km)
  • Ervy-le-Chatel: market Friday (10km)
  • Tonnerre: market Saturday (16km)
  • Chablis: market Sunday (16km)
  • Migennes: market Thursday (24km)
  • Chaource: market Monday (26km)
  • Auxerre: market Tuesday & Sunday & Friday (27km)
  • Aix-en-Othe: market Wednesday & Saturday (30km)
  • Joigny: market Wednesday & Saturday (32km)
  • Ancy-le-Franc: market Thursday (32km)

More information about Percey, Burgundy

Tourist attractions near Percey, France

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

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Foret-d'Orient (58km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Abbaye de Pontigny (Pontigny) (10km)
  • Eglise de Saint Martial (Seignelay) (18km)
  • Abbaye de Fontenay (Montbard) (54km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin du prieuré (29km)
  • Jardin du château de Barberey-Saint-Sulpice (45km)
  • Parc du château de Thorigny (48km)
  • Jardin du moulin de Athie (54km)
  • Abbaye de Fontenay (55km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Lac d'Orient (51km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Neuville-sur-Seine (45km)
  • Sens (48km)

Geography and distances

Percey is in the eastern-center of France at 26 kilometres from Auxerre, the department capital (general information: Percey is 147 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Percey

Canton: Flogny-la-Chapelle

Arrondissement: Avallon

Department: Yonne

Region: Burgundy

New region: Burgundy-Franche-Comté

Postcode: 89360

Distance to Percey

from Auxerre (prefecture): 26 km

from Paris: 147 km

from Calais: 361 km

from Nice: 543 km

from Bordeaux: 484 km

from Strasbourg: 298 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 Percey from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 8 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Butteaux, Carisey, Cheu, Flogny-la-Chapelle, Germigny, Jaulges, Soumaintrain and Villiers-Vineux.

This page in French: Visiter Percey

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