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Val-de-Mercy tourism and travel guide

Photo of Val-de-Mercy in Yonne

Photo is of Auxerre at 14 km from Val-de-Mercy

Visit Val-de-Mercy: highlights and tourist information

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Val-de-Mercy is situated in the Yonne department and Burgundy-Franche-Comté region.

Popular places to visit nearby include Auxerre at 14 km and Chablis at 22 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Val-de-Mercy, 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 Val-de-Mercy in Burgundy-Franche-Comté.

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



at 14 km (direction )

With its cathedral and churches, and extensive historic centre with half-timbered houses...

See Auxerre guide


at 22 km (direction north-east)

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

See Chablis guide


at 24 km (direction south-south-west), in the Nievre department

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

See Clamecy guide
Vézelay basilica

Vézelay basilica

Church at 26 km (direction south-east)

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

See Vézelay basilica guide


Heritage Site at 26 km (direction south-east)

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

See Vezelay guide


at 27 km (direction north-north-east)

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

See Pontigny guide


Most Beautiful Village at 31 km (direction east)

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

See Noyers-sur-Serein guide


at 32 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Avallon guide


at 34 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Guedelon guide


at 35 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Tonnerre guide


at 37 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Montreal guide


at 37 km (direction north-north-west)

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

See Joigny guide
Chateau de Tanlay

Chateau de Tanlay

Castle at 42 km (direction east-north-east)

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

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

Chateau d'Ancy-le-Franc

Castle at 44 km (direction east)

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

See Chateau d'Ancy-le-Franc guide

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

Map of places to visit near Val-de-Mercy


Markets in and near Val-de-Mercy

  • Vermenton: market Friday (11km)
  • Auxerre: market Tuesday & Sunday & Friday (13km)
  • Chablis: market Sunday (22km)
  • Toucy: market Saturday (23km)
  • Clamecy: market Saturday (25km)
  • Aillant-sur-Tholon: market Tuesday (28km)
  • Saint-Sauveur-en-Puisaye: market Wednesday (30km)
  • Avallon: market Saturday (32km)
  • Migennes: market Thursday (33km)
  • Tonnerre: market Saturday (35km)

More information about Val-de-Mercy, Burgundy

Tourist attractions near Val-de-Mercy, France

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

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Saint Martial (Seignelay) (25km)
  • Abbaye de Pontigny (Pontigny) (28km)
  • Eglise de Notre-Dame-du-Pré (Donzy) (50km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Parc de Saint-Léger (61km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)


Geography and distances

Val-de-Mercy is in the eastern-center of France at 14 kilometres from Auxerre, the department capital (general information: Val-de-Mercy is 160 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Val-de-Mercy

Canton: Coulanges-la-Vineuse

Arrondissement: Auxerre

Department: Yonne

Region: Burgundy

New region: Burgundy-Franche-Comté

Postcode: 89580

Distance to Val-de-Mercy

from Auxerre (prefecture): 14 km

from Paris: 160 km

from Calais: 385 km

from Nice: 526 km

from Bordeaux: 449 km

from Strasbourg: 325 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 Val-de-Mercy from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 13 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Bazarnes, Charentenay, Coulanges-la-Vineuse, Escolives-Sainte-Camille, Gy-l'Eveque, Irancy, Jussy, Mige, Mouffy, Pregilbert, Trucy-sur-Yonne, Vincelles and Vincelottes.

This page in French: Visiter Val-de-Mercy

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