Gigny tourism and travel guide

Photo of Gigny in Yonne

Photo is of Chateau d\'Ancy-le-Franc at 11 km from Gigny

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

Below you can see some of the places that we have visited and reviewed and can recommend when you are sightseeing close to Gigny in Burgundy-Franche-Comté.

Popular places to visit nearby include Chateau d\'Ancy-le-Franc at 11 km and Chateau de Tanlay at 16 km.

Gigny, France: places to visit and attractions

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

Chateau d\'Ancy-le-Franc

Chateau d'Ancy-le-Franc

Castle at 11 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Chateau d'Ancy-le-Franc guide
Chateau de Tanlay

Chateau de Tanlay

Castle at 16 km (direction west)

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

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at 22 km (direction south-south-east), in the Cote d'Or department

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

See Montbard guide


at 22 km (direction east-north-east), in the Cote d'Or department

As well as the medieval centre of Chatillon-sur-Seine you can also see the extraordinary...

See Chatillon-sur-Seine guide
Fontenay Abbey

Fontenay Abbey

Abbey at 22 km (direction south-south-east), in the Cote d'Or department

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

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at 24 km (direction west)

There are two impressive sites to see in Tonnerre: the medieval hospital complex, and...

See Tonnerre guide


Most Beautiful Village at 26 km (direction west-south-west)

The half-timbered houses and riverside setting make Noyers-sur-Serein one of our favourite small towns...

See Noyers-sur-Serein guide


at 36 km (direction south-west)

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

See Montreal guide


at 36 km (direction south), in the Cote d'Or department

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

See Semur-en-Auxois guide


at 37 km (direction west)

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

See Chablis guide


Most Beautiful Village at 38 km (direction south-east), in the Cote d'Or department

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

See Flavigny guide


at 45 km (direction west)

The abbey at Pontigny is one of the best known and substantial Cistercian abbeys...

See Pontigny guide


at 46 km (direction south-west)

Avallon is a very pleasant town to explore with some very imposing medieval buildings,...

See Avallon guide
Vézelay basilica

Vézelay basilica

Church at 56 km (direction west-south-west)

The basilica in Vézelay is a monumental example of roman style architecture, with 12th...

See Vézelay basilica guide

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Markets in and near Gigny

  • Ancy-le-Franc: market Thursday (11km)
  • Les Riceys: market Thursday (19km)
  • Montbard: market Friday (21km)
  • Chatillon-sur-Seine: market Saturday (22km)
  • Mussy-sur-Seine: market Thursday (24km)
  • Tonnerre: market Saturday (24km)
  • Chaource: market Monday (29km)
  • Essoyes: market Wednesday (32km)
  • Bar-sur-Seine: market Friday (33km)
  • Venarey-les-Laumes: market Wednesday (33km)

More information about Gigny, Burgundy

Tourist attractions near Gigny, France

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

Grand sites of France

  • Alesia (34km)

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)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Abbaye de Fontenay (Montbard) (21km)
  • Abbaye de Pontigny (Pontigny) (44km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Abbaye de Fontenay (21km)
  • Jardin du prieuré (25km)
  • Jardin du moulin de Athie (28km)
  • Potager du château de Lantilly (31km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Siège d'Alésia (35km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Neuville-sur-Seine (27km)

Geography and distances

Gigny is in the eastern-center of France at 54 kilometres from Auxerre, the department capital (general information: Gigny is 184 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Gigny

Canton: Cruzy-le-Châtel

Arrondissement: Avallon

Department: Yonne

Region: Burgundy

New region: Burgundy-Franche-Comté

Postcode: 89160

Distance to Gigny

from Auxerre (prefecture): 54 km

from Paris: 184 km

from Calais: 391 km

from Nice: 512 km

from Bordeaux: 499 km

from Strasbourg: 270 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 Gigny from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 10 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Cruzy-le-Chatel, Fontaines-les-Seches, Gland, Griselles, Jully, Laignes, Nicey, Sennevoy-le-Bas, Sennevoy-le-Haut and Stigny.

This page in French: Visiter Gigny