Villiers-sur-Yonne tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Clamecy at 7 km from Villiers-sur-Yonne

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Villiers-sur-Yonne is situated in the Nievre 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-sur-Yonne in Burgundy-Franche-Comté.

Popular places to visit nearby include Clamecy at 7 km and Vezelay at 14 km.

Villiers-sur-Yonne, France: places to visit and attractions

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



at 7 km (direction north-west)

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

See Clamecy guide


Heritage Site at 14 km (direction east-north-east), in the Yonne department

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

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Vézelay basilica

Vézelay basilica

Church at 15 km (direction east-north-east), in the Yonne department

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

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at 19 km (direction south-east)

Corbigny, on the edge of the Morvan Regional Parc, includes an abbey among its...

See Corbigny guide


at 27 km (direction east-north-east), in the Yonne department

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

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at 37 km (direction west-north-west), in the Yonne department

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

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

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

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at 43 km (direction east-north-east), in the Yonne department

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

See Auxerre guide


Most Beautiful Village at 45 km (direction north-east), in the Yonne department

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

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

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

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La Charite-sur-Loire

La Charite-sur-Loire

at 49 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See La Charite-sur-Loire guide
Morvan Regional Park

Morvan Regional Park

Natural Parc at 52 km (direction east)

Morvan Regional Natural Park is a quiet region of unspoiled countryside with small fields,...

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at 52 km (direction east), in the Cote d'Or department

Saulieu is quite a small town, visited because of the Basilica Saint-Andoche...

See Saulieu guide


at 56 km (direction south-west)

The ancient centre of Nevers contains several interesting monuments and houses dating from the...

See Nevers guide

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Markets in and near Villiers-sur-Yonne

  • Clamecy: market Saturday (7km)
  • Corbigny: market Friday (19km)
  • Avallon: market Saturday (27km)
  • Vermenton: market Friday (31km)
  • Saint-Sauveur-en-Puisaye: market Wednesday (37km)
  • Montsauche-les-Settons: market Thursday all day (40km)
  • Toucy: market Saturday (42km)
  • Auxerre: market Tuesday & Sunday & Friday (43km)
  • Saint-Fargeau: market Friday (46km)
  • Fourchambault: market Sunday (57km)

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Tourist attractions near Villiers-sur-Yonne, France

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

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Regional Natural Parcs

Churches and religious monuments

  • Prieuré de Saint Révérien (Saint-Reverien) (23km)
  • Eglise de Saint Barthélémy (Cervon) (23km)
  • Eglise de Notre-Dame-du-Pré (Donzy) (35km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Parc et jardin du château du Chatillon en Bazois (40km)
  • Parc de Saint-Léger (45km)
  • Forgeneuve (54km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Pougues-les-Eaux (52km)

Geography and distances

Villiers-sur-Yonne is in the eastern-center of France at 56 kilometres from Nevers, the department capital (general information: Villiers-sur-Yonne is 185 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Villiers-sur-Yonne

Canton: Clamecy

Arrondissement: Clamecy

Department: Nievre

Region: Burgundy

New region: Burgundy-Franche-Comté

Postcode: 58500

Distance to Villiers-sur-Yonne

from Nevers (prefecture): 56 km

from Paris: 185 km

from Calais: 413 km

from Nice: 502 km

from Bordeaux: 429 km

from Strasbourg: 337 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-sur-Yonne from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 14 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Amazy, Armes, Asnois, Breves, Chevroches, Clamecy, Dornecy, Flez-Cuzy, La Maison-Dieu, Metz-le-Comte, Ouagne, Rix, Saint-Germain-Des-Bois and Tannay.

This page in French: Visiter Villiers-sur-Yonne