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Visit Girolles: highlights and tourist information

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Girolles is situated in the Yonne department and Burgundy region (now part of the Burgundy-Franche-Comté region), in the eastern-center of France at 36 kilometres from Auxerre, the department capital (general information: Girolles is 184 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Avallon at 7 km and Vezelay at 10 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Girolles, 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 Girolles in Burgundy-Franche-Comté.

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


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

Map of places to visit near Girolles

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)


Geography and distances

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

Girolles is in the eastern-center of France. 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

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