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Villemer tourism and travel guide

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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.

Popular places to visit nearby include Joigny at 9 km and Auxerre at 15 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Villemer, 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 Villemer in Burgundy-Franche-Comté.

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



at 9 km (direction north-west)

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

See Joigny guide


at 15 km (direction south-east)

With its cathedral and churches, and extensive historic centre...

See Auxerre guide


at 18 km (direction east)

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

See Pontigny guide


at 27 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Chablis guide


at 38 km (direction east)

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

See Tonnerre guide


at 39 km (direction north-north-west)

Sens is an important regional centre dominated by the Cathedral of...

See Sens guide


at 44 km (direction south-west)

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

See Guedelon guide


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

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

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...

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,...

See Vézelay basilica guide


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

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

See Vezelay guide


at 58 km (direction south-east)

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

See Avallon guide


at 59 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Montreal guide


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

As well as one of the most impressive medieval quarters...

See Troyes guide

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

Map of places to visit near Villemer


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)

Hotels near Villemer

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)


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

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