Guillon tourism and travel guide

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Guillon 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 Guillon in Burgundy-Franche-Comté.

Popular places to visit nearby include Montreal at 5 km and Avallon at 14 km.

Guillon, France: places to visit and attractions

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

Montreal

Montreal

at 5 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Montreal guide
Avallon

Avallon

at 14 km (direction west)

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

See Avallon guide
Semur-en-Auxois

Semur-en-Auxois

at 18 km (direction east), in the Cote d'Or department

One of the prettiest of the Burgundy villages, Semur-en-Auxois has a very...

See Semur-en-Auxois guide
Noyers-sur-Serein

Noyers-sur-Serein

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

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

See Noyers-sur-Serein guide
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Montbard

Montbard

at 22 km (direction east-north-east), in the Cote d'Or department

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

See Montbard guide
Fontenay Abbey

Fontenay Abbey

Abbey at 24 km (direction east-north-east), in the Cote d'Or department

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

See Fontenay Abbey guide
Vézelay basilica

Vézelay basilica

Church at 26 km (direction west)

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

See Vézelay basilica guide
Vezelay

Vezelay

Heritage Site at 26 km (direction west)

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

See Vezelay guide
Morvan Regional Park

Morvan Regional Park

Natural Parc at 28 km (direction south-south-east), in the Nievre department

Morvan Regional Natural Park is a quiet region of unspoiled countryside with...

See Morvan Regional Park guide
Saulieu

Saulieu

at 28 km (direction south-south-east), in the Cote d'Or department

Saulieu is quite a small town, visited because of the Basilica Saint-Andoche...

See Saulieu guide
Chateau d'Ancy-le-Franc

Chateau d'Ancy-le-Franc

Castle at 30 km (direction north-north-east)

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

See Chateau d'Ancy-le-Franc guide
Flavigny

Flavigny

Most Beautiful Village at 33 km (direction east), in the Cote d'Or department

The village of Flavigny retains an ancient centre surrounded by fortified walls,...

See Flavigny guide
Chateau de Tanlay

Chateau de Tanlay

Castle at 37 km (direction east)

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

See Chateau de Tanlay guide
Tonnerre

Tonnerre

at 39 km (direction north-north-west)

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

See Tonnerre guide

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Markets in and near Guillon

  • Avallon: market Saturday (14km)
  • Montbard: market Friday (23km)
  • Venarey-les-Laumes: market Wednesday (28km)
  • Saulieu: market Saturday (28km)
  • Ancy-le-Franc: market Thursday (29km)
  • Vermenton: market Friday (31km)
  • Montsauche-les-Settons: market Thursday all day (33km)
  • Tonnerre: market Saturday (39km)
  • Chablis: market Sunday (40km)
  • Corbigny: market Friday (42km)

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Tourist attractions near Guillon, France

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

Grand sites of France

  • Alesia (30km)

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Bussy-Rabutin Chateau (33km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

Churches and religious monuments

  • Abbaye de Fontenay (Montbard) (22km)
  • Basilique de Saint Andoche (Saulieu) (28km)
  • Eglise de Saint Barthélémy (Cervon) (39km)
  • Abbaye de Pontigny (Pontigny) (52km)
  • Prieuré de Saint Révérien (Saint-Reverien) (56km)
  • Eglise de Saint Martial (Seignelay) (57km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin du moulin de Athie (14km)
  • Potager du château de Lantilly (22km)
  • Abbaye de Fontenay (26km)
  • Parc de Saint-Léger (26km)
  • Jardin de la Chaux (35km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Siège d'Alésia (31km)
 
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Geography and distances

Guillon is in the eastern-center of France at 51 kilometres from Auxerre, the department capital (general information: Guillon is 197 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Guillon

Canton: Guillon

Arrondissement: Avallon

Department: Yonne

Region: Burgundy

New region: Burgundy-Franche-Comté

Postcode: 89420

Distance to Guillon

from Auxerre (prefecture): 51 km

from Paris: 197 km

from Calais: 415 km

from Nice: 490 km

from Bordeaux: 466 km

from Strasbourg: 297 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 Guillon from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 14 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Angely, Cisery, Cussy-les-Forges, Montberthault, Montreal, Pisy, Saint-Andre-en-Terre-Plaine, Sauvigny-le-Beureal, Savigny-en-Terre-Plaine, Sceaux, Toutry, Trevilly, Vieux-Chateau and Vignes.

This page in French: Visiter Guillon

 
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