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Pimelles tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Chateau de Tanlay at 7 km from Pimelles

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Visit Pimelles: highlights and tourist information

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Pimelles is situated in the Yonne department and Burgundy region (now part of the Burgundy-Franche-Comté region), in the eastern-center of France at 46 kilometres from Auxerre, the department capital (general information: Pimelles is 176 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Chateau de Tanlay at 7 km and Chateau d'Ancy-le-Franc at 7 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Pimelles, 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 Pimelles in Burgundy-Franche-Comté.

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


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

Map of places to visit near Pimelles


Markets in and near Pimelles

  • Ancy-le-Franc: market Thursday (7km)
  • Tonnerre: market Saturday (15km)
  • Les Riceys: market Thursday (21km)
  • Chaource: market Monday (25km)
  • Montbard: market Friday (27km)
  • Chablis: market Sunday (28km)
  • Mussy-sur-Seine: market Thursday (29km)
  • Chatillon-sur-Seine: market Saturday (30km)
  • Ervy-le-Chatel: market Friday (30km)
  • Bar-sur-Seine: market Friday (33km)

More information about Pimelles, Burgundy

Tourist attractions near Pimelles, France

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

Grand sites of France

  • Alesia (41km)

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Bussy-Rabutin Chateau (40km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Abbaye de Fontenay (Montbard) (27km)
  • Abbaye de Pontigny (Pontigny) (35km)
  • Eglise de Saint Martial (Seignelay) (44km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin du prieuré (22km)
  • Abbaye de Fontenay (27km)
  • Jardin du moulin de Athie (31km)
  • Potager du château de Lantilly (36km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Siège d'Alésia (41km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Neuville-sur-Seine (29km)

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Pimelles

Canton: Cruzy-le-Châtel

Arrondissement: Avallon

Department: Yonne

Region: Burgundy

New region: Burgundy-Franche-Comté

Postcode: 89740

Distance to Pimelles

from Auxerre (prefecture): 46 km

from Paris: 176 km

from Calais: 385 km

from Nice: 519 km

from Bordeaux: 494 km

from Strasbourg: 277 km

Getting here

Pimelles is in the eastern-center of France. 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 Pimelles from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 5 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Ancy-le-Libre, Argentenay, Baon, Cruzy-le-Chatel and Gland.

This page in French: Visiter Pimelles

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