Vermenton tourism and travel guide

Photo of Vermenton in Yonne

Photo is of Chablis at 18 km from Vermenton

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

Below you can see some of the places that we have visited and reviewed and can recommend when you are sightseeing close to Vermenton in Burgundy-Franche-Comté.

Popular places to visit nearby include Chablis at 18 km and Auxerre at 20 km.

Vermenton, France: places to visit and attractions

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



at 18 km (direction north-north-east)

Best known for the very famous wines of the same name, Chablis is also...

See Chablis guide


at 20 km (direction north-west)

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

See Auxerre guide


Most Beautiful Village at 20 km (direction east)

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

See Noyers-sur-Serein guide
Vézelay basilica

Vézelay basilica

Church at 22 km (direction south)

The basilica in Vézelay is a monumental example of roman style architecture, with 12th...

See Vézelay basilica guide


Heritage Site at 22 km (direction south)

Even if it didn't have one of the most famous abbeys in France, Vezelay...

See Vezelay guide


at 23 km (direction south-east)

Avallon is a very pleasant town to explore with some very imposing medieval buildings,...

See Avallon guide


at 26 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Montreal guide


at 27 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Pontigny guide


at 28 km (direction south-west), in the Nievre department

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

See Clamecy guide


at 28 km (direction north-east)

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

See Tonnerre guide
Chateau de Tanlay

Chateau de Tanlay

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

The frescoes and interior decoration are among the highlights of a visit to the...

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

Chateau d'Ancy-le-Franc

Castle at 34 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Chateau d'Ancy-le-Franc guide


at 44 km (direction north-west)

In the centre of the the traditional local town of Joigny you can see...

See Joigny guide


at 44 km (direction west)

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

See Guedelon guide

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Map of places to visit near Vermenton


Markets in and near Vermenton

Market days in Vermenton: weekly market: Friday;

  • Vermenton: market Friday (0km)
  • Chablis: market Sunday (18km)
  • Auxerre: market Tuesday & Sunday & Friday (19km)
  • Avallon: market Saturday (23km)
  • Clamecy: market Saturday (28km)
  • Tonnerre: market Saturday (28km)
  • Ancy-le-Franc: market Thursday (34km)
  • Toucy: market Saturday (34km)
  • Aillant-sur-Tholon: market Tuesday (37km)
  • Migennes: market Thursday (38km)

More information about Vermenton, Burgundy

Tourist attractions near Vermenton, France

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

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

  • Abbaye de Pontigny (Pontigny) (28km)
  • Eglise de Saint Martial (Seignelay) (29km)
  • Abbaye de Fontenay (Montbard) (45km)
  • Basilique de Saint Andoche (Saulieu) (56km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin du moulin de Athie (40km)
  • Parc de Saint-Léger (53km)
  • Jardin du prieuré (54km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)


Geography and distances

Vermenton is in the eastern-center of France at 20 kilometres from Auxerre, the department capital (general information: Vermenton is 168 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Vermenton

Canton: Vermenton

Arrondissement: Auxerre

Department: Yonne

Region: Burgundy

New region: Burgundy-Franche-Comté

Postcode: 89270

Distance to Vermenton

from Auxerre (prefecture): 20 km

from Paris: 168 km

from Calais: 390 km

from Nice: 519 km

from Bordeaux: 457 km

from Strasbourg: 315 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 Vermenton from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 10 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Accolay, Bazarnes, Bessy-sur-Cure, Cravant, Irancy, Lucy-sur-Cure, Pregilbert, Sainte-Pallaye, Sery and Trucy-sur-Yonne.

This page in French: Visiter Vermenton