Grimault tourism and travel guide

Photo of Grimault in Yonne

Photo is of Noyers-sur-Serein at 5 km from Grimault

Visit Grimault: highlights and tourist information

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Grimault 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 Grimault in Burgundy-Franche-Comté.

Popular places to visit nearby include Noyers-sur-Serein at 5 km and Montreal at 13 km.

Grimault, France: places to visit and attractions

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

Noyers-sur-Serein

Noyers-sur-Serein

Most Beautiful Village at 5 km (direction )

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

See Noyers-sur-Serein guide
Montreal

Montreal

at 13 km (direction south-south-east)

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

See Montreal guide
Avallon

Avallon

at 19 km (direction south-south-west)

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

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

Chateau d'Ancy-le-Franc

Castle at 19 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
 
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Tonnerre

Tonnerre

at 23 km (direction north-east)

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

See Tonnerre guide
Chablis

Chablis

at 23 km (direction north-west)

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

See Chablis guide
Chateau de Tanlay

Chateau de Tanlay

Castle at 23 km (direction north-north-east)

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

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Montbard

Montbard

at 26 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
Vézelay basilica

Vézelay basilica

Church at 27 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 27 km (direction south-west)

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

See Vezelay guide
Fontenay Abbey

Fontenay Abbey

Abbey at 29 km (direction east), in the Cote d'Or department

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

See Fontenay Abbey guide
Semur-en-Auxois

Semur-en-Auxois

at 32 km (direction east-south-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
Pontigny

Pontigny

at 35 km (direction north-west)

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

See Pontigny guide
Auxerre

Auxerre

at 35 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Auxerre guide

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Markets in and near Grimault

  • Ancy-le-Franc: market Thursday (18km)
  • Avallon: market Saturday (19km)
  • Vermenton: market Friday (19km)
  • Tonnerre: market Saturday (23km)
  • Chablis: market Sunday (23km)
  • Montbard: market Friday (27km)
  • Auxerre: market Tuesday & Sunday & Friday (35km)
  • Venarey-les-Laumes: market Wednesday (38km)
  • Clamecy: market Saturday (41km)
  • Ervy-le-Chatel: market Friday (43km)

More information about Grimault, Burgundy

Tourist attractions near Grimault, France

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

Grand sites of France

  • Alesia (40km)

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Bussy-Rabutin Chateau (41km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

Churches and religious monuments

  • Abbaye de Fontenay (Montbard) (26km)
  • Abbaye de Pontigny (Pontigny) (35km)
  • Eglise de Saint Martial (Seignelay) (40km)
  • Basilique de Saint Andoche (Saulieu) (45km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin du moulin de Athie (22km)
  • Abbaye de Fontenay (30km)
  • Potager du château de Lantilly (32km)
  • Parc de Saint-Léger (43km)
  • Jardin du prieuré (45km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Siège d'Alésia (41km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Neuville-sur-Seine (54km)
 
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Geography and distances

Grimault is in the eastern-center of France at 35 kilometres from Auxerre, the department capital (general information: Grimault is 181 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Grimault

Canton: Noyers

Arrondissement: Avallon

Department: Yonne

Region: Burgundy

New region: Burgundy-Franche-Comté

Postcode: 89310

Distance to Grimault

from Auxerre (prefecture): 35 km

from Paris: 181 km

from Calais: 398 km

from Nice: 508 km

from Bordeaux: 470 km

from Strasbourg: 298 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 Grimault from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 5 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Annoux, Censy, Jouancy, Massangis and Noyers-sur-Serein.

This page in French: Visiter Grimault