Vezelay is situated about 120 miles (193 kilometers) southeast of Paris, the national capital.
Explore some of the attractions in the area. The Vezelay Abbey is a great place to begin.
To discover why so may vacationers decide on Burgundy as a place to holiday, make sure you and your family allow some time to hit the road and explore the many scenic and cultural attractions around Vezelay. If you are keen to experience more of the region, head 8 miles (13 kilometers) where you'll find Avallon. Here you can pay a visit to the Tour de l'Horloge and Musee de l'Avallonnais.
Around 45 miles (72 kilometers) to the southwest of Vezelay is Nevers, a regional center where you go see Nevers Cathedral, Parc Roger-Salengro and Convent of St. Gildard. If you are after more entertainment it's worth investigating Tour Goguin, Palais Ducal and Sainte Bernadette Nevers before returning to Vezelay.
Spend the time to really get to know Burgundy by discovering its history. A good way to start is by visiting the area's fine old castles. Tourists in Burgundy often go to the region's open-air markets.
If you like mixing with like-minded travelers, Burgundy features plenty of specialized activities such as city walking tours, winery tours and culinary tours.
At the end of your vacation, say a fond Au revoir / À bientôt (farewell) to the interesting people you've met and the landscapes you've seen.