Villy tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Pontigny at 5 km from Villy

Visit Villy: highlights and tourist information

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Villy 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 Villy in Burgundy-Franche-Comté.

Popular places to visit nearby include Pontigny at 5 km and Chablis at 7 km.

Villy, France: places to visit and attractions

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

Pontigny

Pontigny

at 5 km (direction north-west)

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

See Pontigny guide
Chablis

Chablis

at 7 km (direction south-east)

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

See Chablis guide
Auxerre

Auxerre

at 16 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Auxerre guide
Tonnerre

Tonnerre

at 16 km (direction east)

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

See Tonnerre guide
 
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Chateau de Tanlay

Chateau de Tanlay

Castle at 25 km (direction east)

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

See Chateau de Tanlay guide
Noyers-sur-Serein

Noyers-sur-Serein

Most Beautiful Village at 26 km (direction south-east)

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

See Noyers-sur-Serein guide
Joigny

Joigny

at 30 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Joigny guide
Chateau d\'Ancy-le-Franc

Chateau d'Ancy-le-Franc

Castle at 32 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
Montreal

Montreal

at 42 km (direction south-east)

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

See Montreal guide
Avallon

Avallon

at 44 km (direction south-south-east)

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

See Avallon guide
Vézelay basilica

Vézelay basilica

Church at 45 km (direction south)

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

See Vézelay basilica guide
Vezelay

Vezelay

Heritage Site at 45 km (direction south)

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

See Vezelay guide
Clamecy

Clamecy

at 49 km (direction south-south-west), in the Nievre department

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

See Clamecy guide
Montbard

Montbard

at 51 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

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Markets in and near Villy

  • Chablis: market Sunday (7km)
  • Saint-Florentin: market Monday (15km)
  • Auxerre: market Tuesday & Sunday & Friday (16km)
  • Tonnerre: market Saturday (16km)
  • Migennes: market Thursday (21km)
  • Ervy-le-Chatel: market Friday (22km)
  • Vermenton: market Friday (23km)
  • Joigny: market Wednesday & Saturday (30km)
  • Aillant-sur-Tholon: market Tuesday (30km)
  • Ancy-le-Franc: market Thursday (32km)

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Tourist attractions near Villy, France

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

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Abbaye de Pontigny (Pontigny) (6km)
  • Eglise de Saint Martial (Seignelay) (12km)
  • Abbaye de Fontenay (Montbard) (51km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin du prieuré (38km)
  • Jardin du moulin de Athie (50km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Lac d'Orient (63km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

 
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Geography and distances

Villy is in the eastern-center of France at 16 kilometres from Auxerre, the department capital (general information: Villy is 151 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Villy

Canton: Ligny-le-Châtel

Arrondissement: Auxerre

Department: Yonne

Region: Burgundy

New region: Burgundy-Franche-Comté

Postcode: 89800

Distance to Villy

from Auxerre (prefecture): 16 km

from Paris: 151 km

from Calais: 369 km

from Nice: 537 km

from Bordeaux: 473 km

from Strasbourg: 306 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 Villy from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 13 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Beine, Bleigny-le-Carreau, Chablis, Fontenay-Pres-Chablis, La Chapelle-Vaupelteigne, Lignorelles, Ligny-le-Chatel, Maligny, Mere, Montigny-la-Resle, Pontigny, Varennes and Venouse.

This page in French: Visiter Villy