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Tourism, holidays & weekends guide in the Yonne

Arcy-sur-Cure - Tourism, holidays & weekends guide in the Yonne

The town is situated on the D606, 30 km south of Auxerre, and 20 kilometers north of Avalon which is the beginning of the Morvan.

Arcy-sur-Cure is accessible from exit 21 (Nitry), the A6 18 kilometers. It is served by a station on the line Cravant - Bazarnes in Dracy-Saint-Loup.

At the heart of the village is a grocery store bakery and a pancake restaurant.

Geographical information

Latitude47.6015560 (N 47° 36’ 6”)
Longitude3.7559420 (E 3° 45’ 21”)
AltitudeFrom 121m to 301m
Surface area26.33 km²
Population507 inhabitants
Density19 inhabitants/km²
PrefectureAuxerre (32 km, 32 min)
Insee code89015
IntercommunalityCC Entre Cure et Yonne

Nearest cities & towns

Bessy-sur-Cure2.7 km (4 min)
Lucy-sur-Cure3.9 km (5 min)
Saint-Moré4.1 km (6 min)
Voutenay-sur-Cure5.9 km (6 min)
Mailly-la-Ville7.8 km (9 min)
Vermenton8.1 km (9 min)
Sermizelles9.5 km (10 min)
Sery10.2 km (13 min)
Accolay10.6 km (11 min)
Bois-d'Arcy10.9 km (19 min)
Précy-le-Sec11.3 km (12 min)
Givry11.8 km (12 min)
Trucy-sur-Yonne11.9 km (14 min)

Things to see and do

To visit: Castle of Chastenay 800 m of caves.

The caves with their cave paintings.

The Chapel of the Beugnon.

Hiking, GR13 Pilgrim.


Football stadium.



Places of interest

Leisure centres
Natural sites

Events and festivities

Festivities on the third weekend of August with garage sale on Sunday. funfair.

The first weekend of June to mid-September, aperitif concert at the campsite from 19h to 21h30 open to all.


View of the village (© Eric Bailly)
View of the village (© Eric Bailly)
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Arcy-sur-Cure and bridge
Arcy-sur-Cure and bridge
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Bridge of Arcy-sur-Cure
Bridge of Arcy-sur-Cure
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Parish Church of the thirteenth century (© Eric Bailly)
Parish Church of the thirteenth century (© Eric Bailly)
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Visits, leisure and activities nearby

Swimming at Bessy-sur-Cure, Pilgrim, various excursions.

Leisure activities

Last nameActivity typeRateCity
Shopping at the Biscuiterie de Bourgogne
Local flavoursFreeJoux-la-Ville (8.1 km)
Yonne scenic train
Entertainment3 € to 6 € Massangis (16.4 km)
Taste the wines of Yonne and France
Local flavours6 € Avallon (17.1 km)
Visit the Gueguen Estate
Local flavoursFreePréhy (17.4 km)
Tours of the Chablis vineyard and cellars
Local flavours75 € Chablis (24 km)


Last nameOuting typeDifficultyDurationDeparture municipality
Chablais Path
HikeEasy2h00Courgis (19.3 km)
Municipality of Lindry
HikeEasy2h30Lindry (34 km)
Cultural tour around Entrains-sur-Nohain
Car itineraryEasy6h00Entrains-sur-Nohain (41 km)
Tour of Saint-Agnan Lake
HikeEasy2h15Saint-Agnan (41 km)
Champlemy - Nolay
HikeIntermediate6h00Champlemy (46 km)


Bed & breakfasts

Vacation rentals