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Chatel-Gerard tourism and travel guide

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Visit Chatel-Gerard: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Montreal at 11 km and Noyers-sur-Serein at 11 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Chatel-Gerard, 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 Chatel-Gerard in Burgundy-Franche-Comté.

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



at 11 km (direction south-west)

Behind its fortified entrance, the small village of Montreal...

See Montreal guide


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

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

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

Chateau d'Ancy-le-Franc

Castle at 17 km (direction north-north-east)

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

See Chateau d'Ancy-le-Franc guide


at 18 km (direction east), in the Cote d'Or department

A typical regional town, we suggest you take a...

See Montbard guide
Fontenay Abbey

Fontenay Abbey

Abbey at 20 km (direction east), in the Cote d'Or department

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

See Fontenay Abbey guide


at 21 km (direction south-west)

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

See Avallon guide


at 24 km (direction east-south-east), in the Cote d'Or department

One of the prettiest of the Burgundy villages, Semur-en-Auxois has a...

See Semur-en-Auxois guide
Chateau de Tanlay

Chateau de Tanlay

Castle at 24 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Chateau de Tanlay guide


at 27 km (direction north-north-west)

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

See Tonnerre guide


at 30 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Chablis guide
Vézelay basilica

Vézelay basilica

Church at 32 km (direction west-south-west)

The basilica in Vézelay is a monumental example of roman...

See Vézelay basilica guide


Heritage Site at 32 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Vezelay guide


Most Beautiful Village at 35 km (direction east-south-east), in the Cote d'Or department

The village of Flavigny retains an ancient centre surrounded by fortified walls,...

See Flavigny guide
Morvan Regional Park

Morvan Regional Park

Natural Parc at 40 km (direction south-south-east), in the Nievre department

Morvan Regional Natural Park is a quiet region of unspoiled...

See Morvan Regional Park guide

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

Map of places to visit near Chatel-Gerard


Markets in and near Chatel-Gerard

  • Ancy-le-Franc: market Thursday (17km)
  • Montbard: market Friday (18km)
  • Avallon: market Saturday (21km)
  • Tonnerre: market Saturday (27km)
  • Vermenton: market Friday (27km)
  • Venarey-les-Laumes: market Wednesday (29km)
  • Chablis: market Sunday (30km)
  • Saulieu: market Saturday (40km)
  • Auxerre: market Tuesday & Sunday & Friday (43km)
  • Chatillon-sur-Seine: market Saturday (44km)

More information about Chatel-Gerard, Burgundy

Tourist attractions near Chatel-Gerard, France

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

Grand sites of France

  • Alesia (31km)

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Bussy-Rabutin Chateau (33km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

Churches and religious monuments

  • Abbaye de Fontenay (Montbard) (18km)
  • Basilique de Saint Andoche (Saulieu) (40km)
  • Abbaye de Pontigny (Pontigny) (42km)
  • Eglise de Saint Martial (Seignelay) (48km)
  • Eglise de Saint Barthélémy (Cervon) (50km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin du moulin de Athie (14km)
  • Abbaye de Fontenay (22km)
  • Potager du château de Lantilly (23km)
  • Parc de Saint-Léger (39km)
  • Jardin du prieuré (45km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Siège d'Alésia (32km)

Geography and distances

Chatel-Gerard is in the eastern-center of France at 44 kilometres from Auxerre, the department capital (general information: Chatel-Gerard is 188 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Chatel-Gerard

Canton: Noyers

Arrondissement: Avallon

Department: Yonne

Region: Burgundy

New region: Burgundy-Franche-Comté

Postcode: 89310

Distance to Chatel-Gerard

from Auxerre (prefecture): 44 km

from Paris: 188 km

from Calais: 403 km

from Nice: 501 km

from Bordeaux: 475 km

from Strasbourg: 291 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 Chatel-Gerard from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 5 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Annoux, Etivey, Jouancy, Marmeaux and Sarry.

This page in French: Visiter Chatel-Gerard

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