Vireaux tourism and travel guide

Photo of Vireaux in Yonne

Photo is of Chateau de Tanlay at 7 km from Vireaux

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Vireaux 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 Vireaux in Burgundy-Franche-Comté.

Popular places to visit nearby include Chateau de Tanlay at 7 km and Chateau d\'Ancy-le-Franc at 8 km.

Vireaux, France: places to visit and attractions

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

Chateau de Tanlay

Chateau de Tanlay

Castle at 7 km (direction north-north-east)

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

See Chateau de Tanlay guide
Chateau d\'Ancy-le-Franc

Chateau d'Ancy-le-Franc

Castle at 8 km (direction 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 9 km (direction north-west)

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

See Tonnerre guide


Most Beautiful Village at 11 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See Noyers-sur-Serein guide


at 19 km (direction west)

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

See Chablis guide


at 27 km (direction south)

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

See Montreal guide


at 28 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 29 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Pontigny guide
Fontenay Abbey

Fontenay Abbey

Abbey at 30 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


at 35 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See Avallon guide


at 36 km (direction west)

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

See Auxerre guide


at 39 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...

See Semur-en-Auxois guide


at 40 km (direction east), in the Cote d'Or department

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

See Chatillon-sur-Seine guide
Vézelay basilica

Vézelay basilica

Church at 42 km (direction south-west)

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

See Vézelay basilica guide

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Markets in and near Vireaux

  • Ancy-le-Franc: market Thursday (8km)
  • Tonnerre: market Saturday (10km)
  • Chablis: market Sunday (19km)
  • Vermenton: market Friday (27km)
  • Montbard: market Friday (28km)
  • Ervy-le-Chatel: market Friday (30km)
  • Chaource: market Monday (31km)
  • Les Riceys: market Thursday (32km)
  • Saint-Florentin: market Monday (34km)
  • Avallon: market Saturday (34km)

More information about Vireaux, Burgundy

Tourist attractions near Vireaux, France

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

Grand sites of France

  • Alesia (43km)

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Bussy-Rabutin Chateau (43km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Abbaye de Fontenay (Montbard) (28km)
  • Abbaye de Pontigny (Pontigny) (29km)
  • Eglise de Saint Martial (Seignelay) (36km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin du moulin de Athie (29km)
  • Jardin du prieuré (30km)
  • Abbaye de Fontenay (30km)
  • Potager du château de Lantilly (36km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Siège d'Alésia (44km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Neuville-sur-Seine (39km)

Geography and distances

Vireaux is in the eastern-center of France at 36 kilometres from Auxerre, the department capital (general information: Vireaux is 173 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Vireaux

Canton: Ancy-le-Franc

Arrondissement: Avallon

Department: Yonne

Region: Burgundy

New region: Burgundy-Franche-Comté

Postcode: 89160

Distance to Vireaux

from Auxerre (prefecture): 36 km

from Paris: 173 km

from Calais: 386 km

from Nice: 518 km

from Bordeaux: 483 km

from Strasbourg: 288 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 Vireaux from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 7 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Ancy-le-Libre, Argentenay, Argenteuil-sur-Armancon, Fresnes, Lezinnes, Pacy-sur-Armancon and Sambourg.

This page in French: Visiter Vireaux