Cure Valley


Contact and Access

Office de Tourisme entre Cure et Yonne
Halte nautique de Bazarnes
Cidex 501
89460 Cravant
Tel +33 (0)3 86 81 54 26

Path to Santiago de Compostella/ GR 13

From Cravant to Arcy-sur-Cure

This section of the GR 13/GR 654 which links Auxerre to Vézelay, snakes across the chalky hillsides covered with the vineyards and cherry groves that dominate the Yonne valley, then ascends the Cure Valley before reaching the Morvan Regional Natural Park. Hikers and pilgrims heading for Vezelay can explore the surrounding villages by following the GR 13 and GR 654 footpaths. The path starts at Cravant and passes through Accolay, Bessy sur Cure then Arcy-sur-Cure. It is suitable for all levels of hiking.

There is a 3 star gîtes d'étapes (group holiday accommodation) in the centre of Bessy sur Cure which can sleep up to 23. Sheets and blankets are provided free of charge. Kitchen and living room, tumble dryer and washing machine are available. The prices vary from €20-25 per person, per night.
Information and booking: Town hall: +33 (0)3 86 81 90 38 or Mme Cuny: +33 (0)6 78 84 45 25.

You will find several other gîtes d'étapes (group holiday accommodation), bed and breakfast properties, hotels, campsites and refuges along the path.

For further information, please contact the Yonne Compostella association.

Road signs

Chastenay Château