Giry tourism and travel guide

Photo of Giry in Nievre

Photo is of Corbigny at 25 km from Giry

Visit Giry: highlights and tourist information

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Giry is situated in the Nievre 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 Giry in Burgundy-Franche-Comté.

Popular places to visit nearby include Corbigny at 25 km and La Charite-sur-Loire at 26 km.

Giry, France: places to visit and attractions

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



at 25 km (direction east)

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

See Corbigny guide
La Charite-sur-Loire

La Charite-sur-Loire

at 26 km (direction west)

In La Charité-sur-Loire you can visit the abbey church and other monastery buildings...

See La Charite-sur-Loire guide


at 29 km (direction north-north-east)

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

See Clamecy guide


at 30 km (direction south-west)

The ancient centre of Nevers contains several interesting monuments and houses dating from the...

See Nevers guide


Heritage Site at 40 km (direction east-north-east), in the Yonne department

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

See Vezelay guide
Vézelay basilica

Vézelay basilica

Church at 40 km (direction east-north-east), in the Yonne department

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

See Vézelay basilica guide


at 41 km (direction west-north-west), in the Cher department

The pretty village of Sancerre is best known for the famous wines of the...

See Sancerre guide


Most Beautiful Village at 42 km (direction south-west), in the Cher department

The story of the renewal of Apremont-sur-Allier is fascinating, and leads us to the...

See Apremont-sur-Allier guide


at 43 km (direction north-north-west), in the Yonne department

At the remarkable site of Guedelon an entire medieval castle is being reconstructed using...

See Guedelon guide


at 51 km (direction east-north-east), in the Yonne department

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

See Avallon guide


at 66 km (direction west-north-west), in the Loiret department

With the Loire River and the Canal de Briare crossing in the centre of...

See Briare guide

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Map of places to visit near Giry


Markets in and near Giry

  • Corbigny: market Friday (24km)
  • Clamecy: market Saturday (29km)
  • Nevers: market Saturday all day (30km)
  • Fourchambault: market Sunday (31km)
  • La Machine: market Saturday (38km)
  • Cosne-Cours-sur-Loire: market Wednesday & Sunday & Friday (39km)
  • Saint-Satur: market Thursday (41km)
  • Decize: market Friday (44km)
  • Saint-Sauveur-en-Puisaye: market Wednesday (46km)
  • Avallon: market Saturday (51km)

More information about Giry, Burgundy

Tourist attractions near Giry, France

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

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Prieuré de Saint Révérien (Saint-Reverien) (11km)
  • Eglise de Notre-Dame-du-Pré (Donzy) (25km)
  • Eglise de Saint Barthélémy (Cervon) (30km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Forgeneuve (27km)
  • Parc et jardin du château du Chatillon en Bazois (29km)
  • Jardin du château de Limanton (38km)
  • Parc floral d'Apremont (42km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Towns of Art and history

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Pougues-les-Eaux (26km)

Geography and distances

Giry is in the eastern-center of France at 29 kilometres from Nevers, the department capital (general information: Giry is 197 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Giry

Canton: Prémery

Arrondissement: Cosne-Cours-sur-Loire

Department: Nievre

Region: Burgundy

New region: Burgundy-Franche-Comté

Postcode: 58700

Distance to Giry

from Nevers (prefecture): 29 km

from Paris: 197 km

from Calais: 429 km

from Nice: 496 km

from Bordeaux: 403 km

from Strasbourg: 360 km

Getting here

Most visitors fly into one of the Paris airports and hire a car or drive from a channel ferry port, operhaps Calais or Dunkirk at about 5 - 6 hours. For driving distances to Giry from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 8 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Arthel, Arzembouy, Authiou, Chazeuil, Montenoison, Oulon, Premery and Saint-Bonnot.

This page in French: Visiter Giry