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Photo is of Sens at 10 km from Gron

Visit Gron: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Sens at 10 km and Joigny at 22 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Gron, 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 Gron in Burgundy-Franche-Comté.

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

Sens

Sens

at 10 km (direction north-north-east)

Sens is an important regional centre dominated by the Cathedral of Saint-Etienne,...

See Sens guide
Joigny

Joigny

at 22 km (direction south-east)

In the centre of the the traditional local town of Joigny you...

See Joigny guide
Moret-sur-Loing

Moret-sur-Loing

at 41 km (direction west-north-west), in the Seine-et-Marne department

Moret-sur-Loing is a pleasant town with a historic centre close to Fontainebleau...

See Moret-sur-Loing guide
Montargis

Montargis

at 43 km (direction west-south-west), in the Loiret department

With more than 130 bridges across the numerous canals and rivers in...

See Montargis guide
 
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Pontigny

Pontigny

at 44 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Pontigny guide
Provins

Provins

Heritage Site at 44 km (direction east-south-east), in the Seine-et-Marne department

The small town of Provins has retained a great deal of its...

See Provins guide
Auxerre

Auxerre

at 46 km (direction south-east)

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

See Auxerre guide
Fontainebleau

Fontainebleau

Castle at 50 km (direction west-north-west), in the Seine-et-Marne department

The extraordinary decoration of the numerous rooms and royal apartments at Fontainebleau,...

See Fontainebleau guide
Chablis

Chablis

at 55 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Chablis guide
Chateau de Vaux-le-Vicomte

Chateau de Vaux-le-Vicomte

Castle at 61 km (direction north-west), in the Seine-et-Marne department

The Chateau de Vaux-le-Vicomte is one of the most important classical style...

See Chateau de Vaux-le-Vicomte guide

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Map of places to visit near Gron

 
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Markets in and near Gron

  • Sens: market Wednesday & Monday all day & Friday (5km)
  • Villeneuve-sur-Yonne: market Tuesday & Friday (9km)
  • Saint-Valerien: market Saturday (13km)
  • Saint-Julien-du-Sault: market Sunday (14km)
  • Pont-sur-Yonne: market Wednesday & Sunday (15km)
  • Courtenay: market Thursday (20km)
  • Joigny: market Wednesday & Saturday (22km)
  • Villeneuve-l'Archeveque: market Saturday (24km)
  • Villeneuve-la-Guyard: market Monday (25km)
  • Bray-sur-Seine: market Friday (28km)

Hotels near Gron

More information about Gron, Burgundy

Tourist attractions near Gron, France

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

Heritage sites

National Monuments

  • Chateau de Motte-Tilly (36km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Saint Martial (Seignelay) (38km)
  • Eglises de Saint Loup (Saint-Loup-de-Naud) (42km)
  • Abbaye de Pontigny (Pontigny) (44km)
  • Collegiale Saint Quiriace (Provins) (45km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Parc du château de Thorigny (18km)
  • Jardins du manoir du Grand Courtoiseau (32km)
  • Jardin botanique de Marnay-sur-Seine (45km)
  • Domaine national de Fontainebleau (50km)
  • Arboretum national des Barres (52km)
  • Potager du jardin du château de La Bussière (57km)
  • Parc du château de Vaux-le-Vicomte (61km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Sens (5km)
  • Melun (62km)
 
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Geography and distances

Gron is in the eastern-center of France at 46 kilometres from Auxerre, the department capital (general information: Gron is 103 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Gron

Canton: Sens-Ouest

Arrondissement: Sens

Department: Yonne

Region: Burgundy

New region: Burgundy-Franche-Comté

Postcode: 89100

Distance to Gron

from Auxerre (prefecture): 46 km

from Paris: 103 km

from Calais: 326 km

from Nice: 584 km

from Bordeaux: 472 km

from Strasbourg: 335 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 Gron from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 12 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Collemiers, Cornant, Etigny, Maillot, Malay-le-Grand, Marsangy, Paron, Passy, Sens, Subligny, Veron and Villeroy.

This page in French: Visiter Gron

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