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Gurgy tourism and travel guide

Photo of Gurgy in Yonne

Photo is of Auxerre at 7 km from Gurgy

Visit Gurgy: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Auxerre at 7 km and Pontigny at 12 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Gurgy, 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 Gurgy in Burgundy-Franche-Comté.

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

Auxerre

Auxerre

at 7 km (direction south)

With its cathedral and churches, and extensive historic centre with...

See Auxerre guide
Pontigny

Pontigny

at 12 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Pontigny guide
Joigny

Joigny

at 18 km (direction north-west)

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

See Joigny guide
Chablis

Chablis

at 19 km (direction east)

Best known for the very famous wines of the...

See Chablis guide
 
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Tonnerre

Tonnerre

at 31 km (direction east)

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

See Tonnerre guide
Noyers-sur-Serein

Noyers-sur-Serein

Most Beautiful Village at 37 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Noyers-sur-Serein guide
Chateau de Tanlay

Chateau de Tanlay

Castle at 39 km (direction east)

The frescoes and interior decoration are among the highlights...

See Chateau de Tanlay guide
Guedelon

Guedelon

at 44 km (direction south-west)

At the remarkable site of Guedelon an entire medieval...

See Guedelon guide
Clamecy

Clamecy

at 45 km (direction south), in the Nievre department

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

See Clamecy guide
Chateau d'Ancy-le-Franc

Chateau d'Ancy-le-Franc

Castle at 46 km (direction east)

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

See Chateau d'Ancy-le-Franc guide
Vézelay basilica

Vézelay basilica

Church at 47 km (direction south-south-east)

The basilica in Vézelay is a monumental example of roman...

See Vézelay basilica guide
Vezelay

Vezelay

Heritage Site at 47 km (direction south-south-east)

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

See Vezelay guide
Sens

Sens

at 47 km (direction north-west)

Sens is an important regional centre dominated by the...

See Sens guide
Avallon

Avallon

at 49 km (direction south-east)

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

See Avallon guide

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

Map of places to visit near Gurgy

 
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Markets in and near Gurgy

  • Auxerre: market Tuesday & Sunday & Friday (8km)
  • Migennes: market Thursday (12km)
  • Aillant-sur-Tholon: market Tuesday (16km)
  • Joigny: market Wednesday & Saturday (18km)
  • Chablis: market Sunday (19km)
  • Saint-Florentin: market Monday (20km)
  • Toucy: market Saturday (25km)
  • Vermenton: market Friday (26km)
  • Saint-Julien-du-Sault: market Sunday (27km)
  • Tonnerre: market Saturday (31km)

More information about Gurgy, Burgundy

Tourist attractions near Gurgy, France

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

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Saint Martial (Seignelay) (5km)
  • Abbaye de Pontigny (Pontigny) (12km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardins du manoir du Grand Courtoiseau (44km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

 
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Geography and distances

Gurgy is in the eastern-center of France at 7 kilometres from Auxerre, the department capital (general information: Gurgy is 142 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Gurgy

Canton: Seignelay

Arrondissement: Auxerre

Department: Yonne

Region: Burgundy

New region: Burgundy-Franche-Comté

Postcode: 89250

Distance to Gurgy

from Auxerre (prefecture): 7 km

from Paris: 142 km

from Calais: 364 km

from Nice: 545 km

from Bordeaux: 463 km

from Strasbourg: 320 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 Gurgy from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 7 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Appoigny, Beaumont, Branches, Chemilly-sur-Yonne, Chichery, Moneteau and Seignelay.

This page in French: Visiter Gurgy

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