Poilly-sur-Serein tourism and travel guide

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Visit Poilly-sur-Serein: highlights and tourist information

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Poilly-sur-Serein is situated in the Yonne department and Burgundy region (now part of the Burgundy-Franche-Comté region), in the eastern-center of France at 24 kilometres from Auxerre, the department capital (general information: Poilly-sur-Serein is 166 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Chablis at 9 km and Noyers-sur-Serein at 11 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Poilly-sur-Serein, 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 Poilly-sur-Serein in Burgundy-Franche-Comté.

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


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Map of places to visit near Poilly-sur-Serein

Markets in and near Poilly-sur-Serein

  • Chablis: market Sunday (9km)
  • Tonnerre: market Saturday (12km)
  • Vermenton: market Friday (16km)
  • Ancy-le-Franc: market Thursday (20km)
  • Auxerre: market Tuesday & Sunday & Friday (24km)
  • Saint-Florentin: market Monday (29km)
  • Ervy-le-Chatel: market Friday (30km)
  • Avallon: market Saturday (30km)
  • Migennes: market Thursday (36km)
  • Montbard: market Friday (37km)

More information about Poilly-sur-Serein, Burgundy

Tourist attractions near Poilly-sur-Serein, France

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

Grand sites of France

  • Alesia (52km)

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Abbaye de Pontigny (Pontigny) (21km)
  • Eglise de Saint Martial (Seignelay) (26km)
  • Abbaye de Fontenay (Montbard) (37km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin du moulin de Athie (35km)
  • Jardin du prieuré (38km)
  • Abbaye de Fontenay (40km)
  • Potager du château de Lantilly (44km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Neuville-sur-Seine (50km)

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Poilly-sur-Serein

Canton: Noyers

Arrondissement: Avallon

Department: Yonne

Region: Burgundy

New region: Burgundy-Franche-Comté

Postcode: 89310

Distance to Poilly-sur-Serein

from Auxerre (prefecture): 24 km

from Paris: 166 km

from Calais: 384 km

from Nice: 522 km

from Bordeaux: 473 km

from Strasbourg: 300 km

Getting here

Poilly-sur-Serein 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 Poilly-sur-Serein from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 11 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Aigremont, Annay-sur-Serein, Beru, Chemilly-sur-Serein, Chichee, Fleys, Licheres-Pres-Aigremont, Molay, Sainte-Vertu, Viviers and Yrouerre.

This page in French: Visiter Poilly-sur-Serein