Villiers-les-Hauts tourism and travel guide

Photo of Villiers-les-Hauts in Yonne

Photo is of Chateau d\'Ancy-le-Franc at 5 km from Villiers-les-Hauts

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Villiers-les-Hauts 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 Villiers-les-Hauts in Burgundy-Franche-Comté.

Popular places to visit nearby include Chateau d\'Ancy-le-Franc at 5 km and Noyers-sur-Serein at 12 km.

Villiers-les-Hauts, France: places to visit and attractions

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

Chateau d\'Ancy-le-Franc

Chateau d'Ancy-le-Franc

Castle at 5 km (direction north-north-east)

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

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Most Beautiful Village at 12 km (direction west-south-west)

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

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Chateau de Tanlay

Chateau de Tanlay

Castle at 14 km (direction north-north-west)

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

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at 18 km (direction east-south-east), in the Cote d'Or department

A typical regional town, we suggest you take a stroll around the Parc Buffon...

See Montbard guide


at 19 km (direction north-west)

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

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Fontenay Abbey

Fontenay Abbey

Abbey at 20 km (direction east-south-east), in the Cote d'Or department

The complex of buildings at the Abbey de Fontenay, and the surrounding gardens and...

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at 22 km (direction south-south-west)

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

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at 28 km (direction west-north-west)

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

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at 30 km (direction south-east), in the Cote d'Or department

One of the prettiest of the Burgundy villages, Semur-en-Auxois has a very lively and...

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at 32 km (direction south-west)

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

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at 36 km (direction east-north-east), in the Cote d'Or department

As well as the medieval centre of Chatillon-sur-Seine you can also see the extraordinary...

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Most Beautiful Village at 37 km (direction east-south-east), in the Cote d'Or department

The village of Flavigny retains an ancient centre surrounded by fortified walls, and a...

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at 38 km (direction west-north-west)

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

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Vézelay basilica

Vézelay basilica

Church at 42 km (direction west-south-west)

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

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Markets in and near Villiers-les-Hauts

  • Ancy-le-Franc: market Thursday (5km)
  • Montbard: market Friday (18km)
  • Tonnerre: market Saturday (19km)
  • Chablis: market Sunday (28km)
  • Vermenton: market Friday (31km)
  • Avallon: market Saturday (31km)
  • Venarey-les-Laumes: market Wednesday (31km)
  • Les Riceys: market Thursday (33km)
  • Chatillon-sur-Seine: market Saturday (35km)
  • Chaource: market Monday (37km)

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Tourist attractions near Villiers-les-Hauts, France

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

Grand sites of France

  • Alesia (33km)

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Bussy-Rabutin Chateau (34km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Abbaye de Fontenay (Montbard) (18km)
  • Abbaye de Pontigny (Pontigny) (38km)
  • Eglise de Saint Martial (Seignelay) (45km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin du moulin de Athie (20km)
  • Abbaye de Fontenay (21km)
  • Potager du château de Lantilly (27km)
  • Jardin du prieuré (34km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Siège d'Alésia (34km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Neuville-sur-Seine (40km)

Geography and distances

Villiers-les-Hauts is in the eastern-center of France at 44 kilometres from Auxerre, the department capital (general information: Villiers-les-Hauts is 183 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Villiers-les-Hauts

Canton: Ancy-le-Franc

Arrondissement: Avallon

Department: Yonne

Region: Burgundy

New region: Burgundy-Franche-Comté

Postcode: 89160

Distance to Villiers-les-Hauts

from Auxerre (prefecture): 44 km

from Paris: 183 km

from Calais: 395 km

from Nice: 509 km

from Bordeaux: 484 km

from Strasbourg: 284 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 Villiers-les-Hauts from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 9 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Ancy-le-Franc, Argenteuil-sur-Armancon, Chassignelles, Etivey, Fulvy, Nuits, Pacy-sur-Armancon, Pasilly and Ravieres.

This page in French: Visiter Villiers-les-Hauts