Villiers-Vineux tourism and travel guide

Photo of Villiers-Vineux in Yonne

Photo is of Pontigny at 10 km from Villiers-Vineux

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Villiers-Vineux 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-Vineux in Burgundy-Franche-Comté.

Popular places to visit nearby include Pontigny at 10 km and Tonnerre at 14 km.

Villiers-Vineux, France: places to visit and attractions

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



at 10 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Pontigny guide


at 14 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Tonnerre guide


at 14 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See Chablis guide
Chateau de Tanlay

Chateau de Tanlay

Castle at 21 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Chateau de Tanlay guide


at 25 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Auxerre guide


Most Beautiful Village at 30 km (direction south-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 d\'Ancy-le-Franc

Chateau d'Ancy-le-Franc

Castle at 31 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Chateau d'Ancy-le-Franc guide


at 33 km (direction west)

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

See Joigny guide


at 44 km (direction north-east), in the Aube department

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

See Troyes guide


at 47 km (direction south-south-east)

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

See Montreal guide


at 50 km (direction south)

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

See Avallon guide


at 52 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 53 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Sens guide
Fontenay Abbey

Fontenay Abbey

Abbey at 53 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...

See Fontenay Abbey guide

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Markets in and near Villiers-Vineux

  • Saint-Florentin: market Monday (10km)
  • Ervy-le-Chatel: market Friday (12km)
  • Tonnerre: market Saturday (14km)
  • Chablis: market Sunday (14km)
  • Migennes: market Thursday (24km)
  • Auxerre: market Tuesday & Sunday & Friday (25km)
  • Chaource: market Monday (26km)
  • Ancy-le-Franc: market Thursday (30km)
  • Vermenton: market Friday (32km)
  • Aix-en-Othe: market Wednesday & Saturday (32km)

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Tourist attractions near Villiers-Vineux, France

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

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Foret-d'Orient (59km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Abbaye de Pontigny (Pontigny) (10km)
  • Eglise de Saint Martial (Seignelay) (18km)
  • Abbaye de Fontenay (Montbard) (51km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin du prieuré (29km)
  • Jardin du château de Barberey-Saint-Sulpice (47km)
  • Parc du château de Thorigny (51km)
  • Jardin du moulin de Athie (52km)
  • Abbaye de Fontenay (53km)
  • Potager du château de Lantilly (60km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Lac d'Orient (53km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Neuville-sur-Seine (45km)
  • Sens (50km)

Geography and distances

Villiers-Vineux is in the eastern-center of France at 25 kilometres from Auxerre, the department capital (general information: Villiers-Vineux is 150 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Villiers-Vineux

Canton: Flogny-la-Chapelle

Arrondissement: Avallon

Department: Yonne

Region: Burgundy

New region: Burgundy-Franche-Comté

Postcode: 89360

Distance to Villiers-Vineux

from Auxerre (prefecture): 25 km

from Paris: 150 km

from Calais: 364 km

from Nice: 541 km

from Bordeaux: 483 km

from Strasbourg: 298 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-Vineux from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 12 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Bernouil, Butteaux, Carisey, Cheu, Dye, Flogny-la-Chapelle, Germigny, Jaulges, Ligny-le-Chatel, Mere, Percey and Varennes.

This page in French: Visiter Villiers-Vineux