Vézelay, France: What to pack, what to wear, and when to go [2018]

Traveling to Vézelay, France? If you're planning to go to Vézelay, here is some important information about when to go, what to wear, and what to pack:

When to go to Vézelay, France

Based on the climate and weather in Vézelay, the best time to go is July. See below for details.

What to wear/what to pack for Vézelay, France by month

January

January in Vézelay is cold. The rain/snow can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the low 40s F (single digits C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Warm pants or jeans
  • Standard footwear
  • Light gloves or mittens
  • Fleeces
  • Jacket or coat
  • Socks

February

If you are traveling to Vézelay in February, you will notice that it is brisk. Daytime temperatures are in the 40s F (single digits C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Fleeces
  • Jacket or coat
  • Light gloves or mittens
  • Socks
  • Standard footwear
  • Warm pants or jeans

March

March in Vézelay is cold. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the 50s F (low 10s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Fleeces
  • Socks
  • Light gloves or mittens
  • Standard footwear
  • Jacket or coat
  • Warm pants or jeans

April

April in Vézelay is relatively cool. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the low 50s F (low 10s C) to low 60s F (mid 10s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Standard footwear
  • Light jacket or fleece
  • Long skirts
  • Socks
  • Pants or jeans
  • Dresses
  • Long sleeve shirts or blouses

May

If you visit Vézelay during May, you are likely to find that it is balmy.

Temperatures tend to hover around the high 60s F (low 10s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the high 40s F (single digits C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Socks
  • Long sleeve shirts or blouses
  • Pants or jeans
  • Long skirts
  • Light jacket or fleece
  • Dresses
  • Standard footwear

June

June is a perfect temperature. Temperatures average in the low 70s F (low 20s C) during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Light footwear
  • Shorts or short pants
  • Dresses
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Skirts
  • Sandals
  • Long and short sleeve shirts

July

July in Vézelay is warm. Temperatures average in the high 70s F (mid 20s C) during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Long and short sleeve shirts
  • Light footwear
  • Shorts or short pants
  • Skirts
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Dresses
  • Sandals

August

August in Vézelay is a perfect temperature. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the high 70s F (mid 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Light footwear
  • Dresses
  • Long and short sleeve shirts
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Shorts or short pants
  • Sandals
  • Skirts

September

September in Vézelay is balmy. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the low 70s F (low 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Long and short sleeve shirts
  • Dresses
  • Skirts
  • Shorts or short pants
  • Light footwear
  • Sandals

October

October in Vézelay is cool. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the low 60s F (high 10s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Long sleeve shirts or blouses
  • Socks
  • Standard footwear
  • Pants or jeans
  • Light jacket or fleece
  • Long skirts
  • Dresses

November

Traveling to Vézelay in November, you will notice that it can be very chilly. Daytime temperatures are in the low 50s F (low 10s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Jacket or coat
  • Light gloves or mittens
  • Socks
  • Fleeces
  • Standard footwear
  • Warm pants or jeans

December

Traveling to Vézelay in December, you will notice that it can be brisk. Daytime temperatures are in the 40s F (single digits C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Fleeces
  • Socks
  • Warm pants or jeans
  • Standard footwear
  • Light gloves or mittens
  • Jacket or coat

Year-round what to wear/what to pack for Vézelay, France

Here are some general tips on what to wear in Vézelay, as well as several items to remember to pack when traveling there.

  • A plug adadpter that supports outlet types C and E
  • A SIM card that works in Vézelay
  • If you plan to visit a church, make sure to bring appropriate clothing
  • Appropriate museum wear

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