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Viviers tourism and travel guide

Photo of Viviers in Yonne

Photo is of Tonnerre at 7 km from Viviers

Visit Viviers: highlights and tourist information

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Viviers is situated in the Yonne department and Burgundy-Franche-Comté region.

Popular places to visit nearby include Tonnerre at 7 km and Chablis at 10 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Viviers, France: places to visit and attractions

Some of the places that we have visited and reviewed and can recommend when you are sightseeing close to Viviers in Burgundy-Franche-Comté.

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

Tonnerre

Tonnerre

at 7 km (direction north-east)

There are two impressive sites to see in Tonnerre:...

See Tonnerre guide
Chablis

Chablis

at 10 km (direction west)

Best known for the very famous wines of the same...

See Chablis guide
Chateau de Tanlay

Chateau de Tanlay

Castle at 13 km (direction east-north-east)

The frescoes and interior decoration are among the highlights...

See Chateau de Tanlay guide
Noyers-sur-Serein

Noyers-sur-Serein

Most Beautiful Village at 13 km (direction south-south-east)

The half-timbered houses and riverside setting make Noyers-sur-Serein one of...

See Noyers-sur-Serein guide
 
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Chateau d'Ancy-le-Franc

Chateau d'Ancy-le-Franc

Castle at 18 km (direction east)

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

See Chateau d'Ancy-le-Franc guide
Pontigny

Pontigny

at 20 km (direction west-north-west)

The abbey at Pontigny is one of the best...

See Pontigny guide
Auxerre

Auxerre

at 26 km (direction west)

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

See Auxerre guide
Montreal

Montreal

at 30 km (direction south-south-east)

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

See Montreal guide
Avallon

Avallon

at 35 km (direction south)

Avallon is a very pleasant town to explore with some...

See Avallon guide
Montbard

Montbard

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

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

See Montbard guide
Fontenay Abbey

Fontenay Abbey

Abbey at 39 km (direction east-south-east), in the Cote d'Or department

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

See Fontenay Abbey guide
Vézelay basilica

Vézelay basilica

Church at 40 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See Vézelay basilica guide
Vezelay

Vezelay

Heritage Site at 40 km (direction south-south-west)

Even if it didn't have one of the most famous abbeys...

See Vezelay guide
Joigny

Joigny

at 44 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Joigny guide

... or see ALL recommended places to visit in Yonne

Map of places to visit near Viviers

 
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Markets in and near Viviers

  • Tonnerre: market Saturday (7km)
  • Chablis: market Sunday (9km)
  • Ancy-le-Franc: market Thursday (17km)
  • Vermenton: market Friday (21km)
  • Ervy-le-Chatel: market Friday (26km)
  • Auxerre: market Tuesday & Sunday & Friday (26km)
  • Saint-Florentin: market Monday (26km)
  • Chaource: market Monday (32km)
  • Avallon: market Saturday (35km)
  • Migennes: market Thursday (36km)

More information about Viviers, Burgundy

Tourist attractions near Viviers, France

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

Grand sites of France

  • Alesia (52km)

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Bussy-Rabutin Chateau (52km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Abbaye de Pontigny (Pontigny) (20km)
  • Eglise de Saint Martial (Seignelay) (27km)
  • Abbaye de Fontenay (Montbard) (37km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin du prieuré (33km)
  • Jardin du moulin de Athie (36km)
  • Abbaye de Fontenay (39km)
  • Potager du château de Lantilly (45km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Siège d'Alésia (52km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Neuville-sur-Seine (45km)
 
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Geography and distances

Viviers is in the eastern-center of France at 27 kilometres from Auxerre, the department capital (general information: Viviers is 165 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Viviers

Canton: Tonnerre

Arrondissement: Avallon

Department: Yonne

Region: Burgundy

New region: Burgundy-Franche-Comté

Postcode: 89700

Distance to Viviers

from Auxerre (prefecture): 27 km

from Paris: 165 km

from Calais: 380 km

from Nice: 525 km

from Bordeaux: 478 km

from Strasbourg: 296 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 Viviers from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 10 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Beru, Chemilly-sur-Serein, Collan, Fleys, Fresnes, Poilly-sur-Serein, Serrigny, Tissey, Tonnerre and Yrouerre.

This page in French: Visiter Viviers

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