Girolles tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Avallon at 7 km from Girolles

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Girolles 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 Girolles in Burgundy-Franche-Comté.

Popular places to visit nearby include Avallon at 7 km and Vézelay basilica at 10 km.

Girolles, France: places to visit and attractions

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

Avallon

Avallon

at 7 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Avallon guide
Vézelay basilica

Vézelay basilica

Church at 10 km (direction south-west)

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

See Vézelay basilica guide
Vezelay

Vezelay

Heritage Site at 10 km (direction south-west)

Even if it didn't have one of the most famous abbeys in France, Vezelay...

See Vezelay guide
Montreal

Montreal

at 15 km (direction east)

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

See Montreal guide
 
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Noyers-sur-Serein

Noyers-sur-Serein

Most Beautiful Village at 22 km (direction north-east)

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

See Noyers-sur-Serein guide
Clamecy

Clamecy

at 25 km (direction west-south-west), in the Nievre department

The Collegiale Saint-Martin is the principal monument here in the historic centre of Clamecy...

See Clamecy guide
Chablis

Chablis

at 32 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Chablis guide
Corbigny

Corbigny

at 33 km (direction south-south-west), in the Nievre department

Corbigny, on the edge of the Morvan Regional Parc, includes an abbey among its...

See Corbigny guide
Chateau d\'Ancy-le-Franc

Chateau d'Ancy-le-Franc

Castle at 36 km (direction north-east)

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

See Chateau d'Ancy-le-Franc guide
Auxerre

Auxerre

at 36 km (direction north-west)

With its cathedral and churches, and extensive historic centre with half-timbered houses and an...

See Auxerre guide
Semur-en-Auxois

Semur-en-Auxois

at 37 km (direction east), 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
Tonnerre

Tonnerre

at 37 km (direction north-north-east)

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

See Tonnerre guide
Montbard

Montbard

at 39 km (direction east), in the Cote d'Or department

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

See Montbard guide
Chateau de Tanlay

Chateau de Tanlay

Castle at 40 km (direction north-east)

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

See Chateau de Tanlay guide

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Markets in and near Girolles

  • Avallon: market Saturday (7km)
  • Vermenton: market Friday (16km)
  • Clamecy: market Saturday (25km)
  • Chablis: market Sunday (32km)
  • Corbigny: market Friday (33km)
  • Auxerre: market Tuesday & Sunday & Friday (35km)
  • Ancy-le-Franc: market Thursday (36km)
  • Tonnerre: market Saturday (37km)
  • Montsauche-les-Settons: market Thursday all day (38km)
  • Montbard: market Friday (39km)

More information about Girolles, Burgundy

Tourist attractions near Girolles, France

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

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Regional Natural Parcs

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Saint Barthélémy (Cervon) (33km)
  • Abbaye de Fontenay (Montbard) (39km)
  • Basilique de Saint Andoche (Saulieu) (41km)
  • Abbaye de Pontigny (Pontigny) (43km)
  • Prieuré de Saint Révérien (Saint-Reverien) (44km)
  • Eglise de Saint Martial (Seignelay) (45km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin du moulin de Athie (31km)
  • Parc de Saint-Léger (36km)
  • Potager du château de Lantilly (40km)
  • Abbaye de Fontenay (43km)
  • Jardin de la Chaux (45km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

 
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Geography and distances

Girolles is in the eastern-center of France at 36 kilometres from Auxerre, the department capital (general information: Girolles is 184 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Girolles

Canton: Avallon

Arrondissement: Avallon

Department: Yonne

Region: Burgundy

New region: Burgundy-Franche-Comté

Postcode: 89200

Distance to Girolles

from Auxerre (prefecture): 36 km

from Paris: 184 km

from Calais: 406 km

from Nice: 502 km

from Bordeaux: 453 km

from Strasbourg: 313 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 Girolles from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 15 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Annay-la-Cote, Anneot, Avallon, Blannay, Domecy-sur-le-Vault, Etaule, Givry, Lucy-le-Bois, Pontaubert, Saint-More, Sermizelles, Tharot, Thory, Vault-de-Lugny and Voutenay-sur-Cure.

This page in French: Visiter Girolles