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Villefargeau tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Auxerre at 6 km from Villefargeau

Visit Villefargeau: highlights and tourist information

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Villefargeau 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 Villefargeau in Burgundy-Franche-Comté.

Popular places to visit nearby include Auxerre at 6 km and Pontigny at 21 km.

Villefargeau, France: places to visit and attractions

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



at 6 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Auxerre guide


at 21 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Pontigny guide


at 22 km (direction east)

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

See Chablis guide


at 24 km (direction north-north-west)

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

See Joigny guide
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at 34 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Guedelon guide


at 36 km (direction south), in the Nievre department

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

See Clamecy guide


at 36 km (direction east)

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

See Tonnerre guide


Most Beautiful Village at 38 km (direction east)

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

See Noyers-sur-Serein guide
Vézelay basilica

Vézelay basilica

Church at 40 km (direction south-east)

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

See Vézelay basilica guide


Heritage Site at 40 km (direction south-east)

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

See Vezelay guide
Chateau de Tanlay

Chateau de Tanlay

Castle at 44 km (direction east)

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

See Chateau de Tanlay guide


at 45 km (direction south-east)

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

See Avallon guide


at 48 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Montreal guide
Chateau d'Ancy-le-Franc

Chateau d'Ancy-le-Franc

Castle at 49 km (direction east)

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

See Chateau d'Ancy-le-Franc guide

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Map of places to visit near Villefargeau


Markets in and near Villefargeau

  • Auxerre: market Tuesday & Sunday & Friday (5km)
  • Aillant-sur-Tholon: market Tuesday (15km)
  • Toucy: market Saturday (16km)
  • Migennes: market Thursday (20km)
  • Vermenton: market Friday (22km)
  • Chablis: market Sunday (23km)
  • Joigny: market Wednesday & Saturday (24km)
  • Saint-Sauveur-en-Puisaye: market Wednesday (29km)
  • Saint-Florentin: market Monday (30km)
  • Saint-Julien-du-Sault: market Sunday (32km)

More information about Villefargeau, Burgundy

Tourist attractions near Villefargeau, France

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

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Saint Martial (Seignelay) (15km)
  • Abbaye de Pontigny (Pontigny) (21km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardins du manoir du Grand Courtoiseau (42km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)


Geography and distances

Villefargeau is in the eastern-center of France at 5 kilometres from Auxerre, the department capital (general information: Villefargeau is 147 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Villefargeau

Canton: Auxerre-Sud-Ouest

Arrondissement: Auxerre

Department: Yonne

Region: Burgundy

New region: Burgundy-Franche-Comté

Postcode: 89240

Distance to Villefargeau

from Auxerre (prefecture): 5 km

from Paris: 147 km

from Calais: 372 km

from Nice: 540 km

from Bordeaux: 453 km

from Strasbourg: 327 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 Villefargeau from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 4 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Auxerre, Charbuy, Chevannes and Vallan.

This page in French: Visiter Villefargeau


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