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Precy-le-Sec tourism and travel guide

Photo of Precy-le-Sec in Yonne

Photo is of Avallon at 13 km from Precy-le-Sec

Visit Precy-le-Sec: highlights and tourist information

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Precy-le-Sec is situated in the Yonne department and Burgundy-Franche-Comté region.

Popular places to visit nearby include Avallon at 13 km and Vézelay basilica at 15 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Precy-le-Sec, 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 Precy-le-Sec in Burgundy-Franche-Comté.

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



at 13 km (direction south-east)

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

See Avallon guide
Vézelay basilica

Vézelay basilica

Church at 15 km (direction south-south-west)

The basilica in Vézelay is a monumental example of roman style architecture,...

See Vézelay basilica guide


Heritage Site at 15 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See Vezelay guide


at 16 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Montreal guide


Most Beautiful Village at 17 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Noyers-sur-Serein guide


at 25 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Chablis guide


at 27 km (direction west-south-west), in the Nievre department

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

See Clamecy guide


at 30 km (direction north-west)

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

See Auxerre guide


at 31 km (direction north-north-east)

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

See Tonnerre guide
Chateau d'Ancy-le-Franc

Chateau d'Ancy-le-Franc

Castle at 32 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Chateau d'Ancy-le-Franc guide
Chateau de Tanlay

Chateau de Tanlay

Castle at 35 km (direction north-east)

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

See Chateau de Tanlay guide


at 36 km (direction north-north-west)

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

See Pontigny guide


at 38 km (direction east), in the Cote d'Or department

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

See Montbard guide


at 39 km (direction south-south-west), 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 Precy-le-Sec


Markets in and near Precy-le-Sec

  • Vermenton: market Friday (11km)
  • Avallon: market Saturday (13km)
  • Chablis: market Sunday (25km)
  • Clamecy: market Saturday (27km)
  • Auxerre: market Tuesday & Sunday & Friday (30km)
  • Tonnerre: market Saturday (31km)
  • Ancy-le-Franc: market Thursday (32km)
  • Montbard: market Friday (39km)
  • Corbigny: market Friday (39km)
  • Toucy: market Saturday (43km)

More information about Precy-le-Sec, Burgundy

Tourist attractions near Precy-le-Sec, France

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

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Regional Natural Parcs

Churches and religious monuments

  • Abbaye de Pontigny (Pontigny) (37km)
  • Abbaye de Fontenay (Montbard) (38km)
  • Eglise de Saint Martial (Seignelay) (39km)
  • Eglise de Saint Barthélémy (Cervon) (39km)
  • Basilique de Saint Andoche (Saulieu) (46km)
  • Prieuré de Saint Révérien (Saint-Reverien) (49km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin du moulin de Athie (32km)
  • Potager du château de Lantilly (42km)
  • Parc de Saint-Léger (42km)
  • Abbaye de Fontenay (42km)
  • Jardin de la Chaux (51km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)


Geography and distances

Precy-le-Sec is in the eastern-center of France at 30 kilometres from Auxerre, the department capital (general information: Precy-le-Sec is 178 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Precy-le-Sec

Canton: Isle-sur-Serein

Arrondissement: Avallon

Department: Yonne

Region: Burgundy

New region: Burgundy-Franche-Comté

Postcode: 89440

Distance to Precy-le-Sec

from Auxerre (prefecture): 30 km

from Paris: 178 km

from Calais: 400 km

from Nice: 508 km

from Bordeaux: 457 km

from Strasbourg: 311 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 Precy-le-Sec from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 5 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Arcy-sur-Cure, Joux-la-Ville, Lucy-le-Bois, Saint-More and Voutenay-sur-Cure.

This page in French: Visiter Precy-le-Sec

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