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Villiers-le-Sec tourism and travel guide

Photo of Villiers-le-Sec in Nievre

Photo is of Clamecy at 12 km from Villiers-le-Sec

Visit Villiers-le-Sec: highlights and tourist information

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Villiers-le-Sec is situated in the Nievre department and Burgundy-Franche-Comté region.

Popular places to visit nearby include Clamecy at 12 km and Corbigny at 23 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Villiers-le-Sec, 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 Villiers-le-Sec in Burgundy-Franche-Comté.

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

Clamecy

Clamecy

at 12 km (direction north-east)

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

See Clamecy guide
Corbigny

Corbigny

at 23 km (direction east-south-east)

Corbigny, on the edge of the Morvan Regional Parc,...

See Corbigny guide
Vezelay

Vezelay

Heritage Site at 26 km (direction east-north-east), in the Yonne department

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

See Vezelay guide
Vézelay basilica

Vézelay basilica

Church at 26 km (direction east-north-east), in the Yonne department

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

See Vézelay basilica guide
 
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Guedelon

Guedelon

at 31 km (direction north-west), in the Yonne department

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

See Guedelon guide
La Charite-sur-Loire

La Charite-sur-Loire

at 38 km (direction west-south-west)

In La Charité-sur-Loire you can visit the abbey church and...

See La Charite-sur-Loire guide
Avallon

Avallon

at 38 km (direction east-north-east), in the Yonne department

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

See Avallon guide
Sancerre

Sancerre

at 45 km (direction west), in the Cher department

The pretty village of Sancerre is best known for the famous wines...

See Sancerre guide
Nevers

Nevers

at 47 km (direction south-west)

The ancient centre of Nevers contains several interesting monuments...

See Nevers guide
Auxerre

Auxerre

at 48 km (direction north-north-east), in the Yonne department

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

See Auxerre guide
Montreal

Montreal

at 49 km (direction east-north-east), in the Yonne department

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

See Montreal guide
Noyers-sur-Serein

Noyers-sur-Serein

Most Beautiful Village at 55 km (direction east-north-east), in the Yonne department

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

See Noyers-sur-Serein guide
Chablis

Chablis

at 56 km (direction north-east), in the Yonne department

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

See Chablis guide

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Map of places to visit near Villiers-le-Sec

 
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Markets in and near Villiers-le-Sec

  • Clamecy: market Saturday (12km)
  • Corbigny: market Friday (23km)
  • Saint-Sauveur-en-Puisaye: market Wednesday (32km)
  • Cosne-Cours-sur-Loire: market Wednesday & Sunday & Friday (38km)
  • Avallon: market Saturday (38km)
  • Vermenton: market Friday (39km)
  • Saint-Fargeau: market Friday (40km)
  • Toucy: market Saturday (41km)
  • Saint-Satur: market Thursday (44km)
  • Nevers: market Saturday all day (47km)

Hotels near Villiers-le-Sec

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Tourist attractions near Villiers-le-Sec, France

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

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Prieuré de Saint Révérien (Saint-Reverien) (19km)
  • Eglise de Notre-Dame-du-Pré (Donzy) (24km)
  • Eglise de Saint Barthélémy (Cervon) (29km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Parc et jardin du château du Chatillon en Bazois (40km)
  • Forgeneuve (45km)
  • Jardin du château de Limanton (49km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Towns of Art and history

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Pougues-les-Eaux (42km)
 
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Geography and distances

Villiers-le-Sec is in the eastern-center of France at 47 kilometres from Nevers, the department capital (general information: Villiers-le-Sec is 183 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Villiers-le-Sec

Canton: Varzy

Arrondissement: Clamecy

Department: Nievre

Region: Burgundy

New region: Burgundy-Franche-Comté

Postcode: 58210

Distance to Villiers-le-Sec

from Nevers (prefecture): 47 km

from Paris: 183 km

from Calais: 413 km

from Nice: 506 km

from Bordeaux: 418 km

from Strasbourg: 348 km

Getting here

Most visitors fly into one of the Paris airports and hire a car or drive from a channel ferry port, operhaps Calais or Dunkirk at about 5 - 6 hours. For driving distances to Villiers-le-Sec from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 10 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Beuvron, Breugnon, Courcelles, Cuncy-les-Varzy, Ouagne, Oudan, Parigny-la-Rose, Rix, Saint-Pierre-du-Mont and Varzy.

This page in French: Visiter Villiers-le-Sec

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