Villemer tourism and travel guide

Photo of Villemer in Yonne

Photo is of Joigny at 9 km from Villemer

Visit Villemer: highlights and tourist information

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Villemer 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 Villemer in Burgundy-Franche-Comté.

Popular places to visit nearby include Joigny at 9 km and Auxerre at 15 km.

Villemer, France: places to visit and attractions

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

Joigny

Joigny

at 9 km (direction north-west)

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

See Joigny guide
Auxerre

Auxerre

at 15 km (direction south-east)

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

See Auxerre guide
Pontigny

Pontigny

at 18 km (direction east)

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

See Pontigny guide
Chablis

Chablis

at 27 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Chablis guide
 
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Tonnerre

Tonnerre

at 38 km (direction east)

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

See Tonnerre guide
Sens

Sens

at 39 km (direction north-north-west)

Sens is an important regional centre dominated by the Cathedral of Saint-Etienne, the first...

See Sens guide
Guedelon

Guedelon

at 44 km (direction south-west)

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

See Guedelon guide
Noyers-sur-Serein

Noyers-sur-Serein

Most Beautiful Village at 46 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Noyers-sur-Serein guide
Chateau de Tanlay

Chateau de Tanlay

Castle at 46 km (direction east)

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

See Chateau de Tanlay guide
Vézelay basilica

Vézelay basilica

Church at 54 km (direction south-south-east)

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

See Vézelay basilica guide
Vezelay

Vezelay

Heritage Site at 54 km (direction south-south-east)

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

See Vezelay guide
Avallon

Avallon

at 58 km (direction south-east)

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

See Avallon guide
Montreal

Montreal

at 59 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Montreal guide
Troyes

Troyes

at 62 km (direction east-north-east), in the Aube department

As well as one of the most impressive medieval quarters in France, Troyes also...

See Troyes guide

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Markets in and near Villemer

  • Migennes: market Thursday (6km)
  • Joigny: market Wednesday & Saturday (9km)
  • Aillant-sur-Tholon: market Tuesday (10km)
  • Auxerre: market Tuesday & Sunday & Friday (15km)
  • Saint-Julien-du-Sault: market Sunday (19km)
  • Saint-Florentin: market Monday (22km)
  • Villeneuve-sur-Yonne: market Tuesday & Friday (23km)
  • Toucy: market Saturday (24km)
  • Chablis: market Sunday (27km)
  • Courtenay: market Thursday (34km)

More information about Villemer, Burgundy

Tourist attractions near Villemer, France

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

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) (10km)
  • Abbaye de Pontigny (Pontigny) (18km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardins du manoir du Grand Courtoiseau (37km)
  • Parc du château de Thorigny (42km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

 
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Geography and distances

Villemer is in the eastern-center of France at 15 kilometres from Auxerre, the department capital (general information: Villemer is 133 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Villemer

Canton: Aillant-sur-Tholon

Arrondissement: Auxerre

Department: Yonne

Region: Burgundy

New region: Burgundy-Franche-Comté

Postcode: 89113

Distance to Villemer

from Auxerre (prefecture): 15 km

from Paris: 133 km

from Calais: 357 km

from Nice: 553 km

from Bordeaux: 462 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 Villemer from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 15 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Appoigny, Bassou, Bonnard, Branches, Champlay, Charmoy, Cheny, Chichery, Epineau-les-Voves, Guerchy, Laduz, Laroche-Saint-Cydroine, Migennes, Neuilly and Poilly-sur-Tholon.

This page in French: Visiter Villemer