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Visit Vassy: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Montreal at 10 km and Montbard at 14 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Vassy, 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 Vassy in Burgundy-Franche-Comté.

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

Montreal

Montreal

at 10 km (direction west)

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

See Montreal guide
Montbard

Montbard

at 14 km (direction east-north-east), in the Cote d'Or department

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

See Montbard guide
Semur-en-Auxois

Semur-en-Auxois

at 15 km (direction east-south-east), in the Cote d'Or department

One of the prettiest of the Burgundy villages, Semur-en-Auxois has...

See Semur-en-Auxois guide
Fontenay Abbey

Fontenay Abbey

Abbey at 16 km (direction east-north-east), in the Cote d'Or department

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

See Fontenay Abbey guide
 
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Noyers-sur-Serein

Noyers-sur-Serein

Most Beautiful Village at 19 km (direction north-west)

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

See Noyers-sur-Serein guide
Avallon

Avallon

at 21 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Avallon guide
Chateau d'Ancy-le-Franc

Chateau d'Ancy-le-Franc

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

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

See Chateau d'Ancy-le-Franc guide
Flavigny

Flavigny

Most Beautiful Village at 28 km (direction east), in the Cote d'Or department

The village of Flavigny retains an ancient centre surrounded...

See Flavigny guide
Chateau de Tanlay

Chateau de Tanlay

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

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

See Chateau de Tanlay guide
Morvan Regional Park

Morvan Regional Park

Natural Parc at 32 km (direction south-south-east), in the Nievre department

Morvan Regional Natural Park is a quiet region of...

See Morvan Regional Park guide
Saulieu

Saulieu

at 32 km (direction south-south-east), in the Cote d'Or department

Saulieu is quite a small town, visited because of the Basilica...

See Saulieu guide
Vézelay basilica

Vézelay basilica

Church at 34 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Vézelay basilica guide
Vezelay

Vezelay

Heritage Site at 34 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Vezelay guide
Tonnerre

Tonnerre

at 35 km (direction north-north-west)

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

See Tonnerre guide

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

Map of places to visit near Vassy

 
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Markets in and near Vassy

  • Montbard: market Friday (14km)
  • Avallon: market Saturday (21km)
  • Venarey-les-Laumes: market Wednesday (22km)
  • Ancy-le-Franc: market Thursday (23km)
  • Saulieu: market Saturday (32km)
  • Vermenton: market Friday (34km)
  • Tonnerre: market Saturday (35km)
  • Chablis: market Sunday (39km)
  • Montsauche-les-Settons: market Thursday all day (41km)
  • Chatillon-sur-Seine: market Saturday (44km)

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Tourist attractions near Vassy, France

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

Grand sites of France

  • Alesia (24km)

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Bussy-Rabutin Chateau (27km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

Churches and religious monuments

  • Abbaye de Fontenay (Montbard) (14km)
  • Basilique de Saint Andoche (Saulieu) (32km)
  • Eglise de Saint Barthélémy (Cervon) (48km)
  • Abbaye de Pontigny (Pontigny) (51km)
  • Eglise de Saint Martial (Seignelay) (57km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin du moulin de Athie (6km)
  • Potager du château de Lantilly (16km)
  • Abbaye de Fontenay (18km)
  • Parc de Saint-Léger (32km)
  • Jardin de la Chaux (41km)
  • Parc et jardin du château de Barbirey sur Ouche (56km)
  • Abbaye de la Bussière (57km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Siège d'Alésia (25km)
 
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Geography and distances

Vassy is in the eastern-center of France at 52 kilometres from Auxerre, the department capital (general information: Vassy is 197 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Vassy

Canton: Guillon

Arrondissement: Avallon

Department: Yonne

Region: Burgundy

New region: Burgundy-Franche-Comté

Postcode: 89420

Distance to Vassy

from Auxerre (prefecture): 52 km

from Paris: 197 km

from Calais: 412 km

from Nice: 493 km

from Bordeaux: 475 km

from Strasbourg: 289 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 Vassy from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 9 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Bard-les-Epoisses, Corrombles, Corsaint, Fain-les-Moutiers, Marmeaux, Moutiers-Saint-Jean, Pisy, Santigny and Vignes.

This page in French: Visiter Vassy

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