IMPORTANT: this page features a summary of local highlights.
For detailed visitor information see Saulieu travel guide
Location: Saulieu is situated in the Cote d'Or (Burgundy region) in the eastern-center of France at 61 km from Dijon, the department capital. (General information: Saulieu is 224 km from Paris).
Note: The photo above was taken in Morvan Regional Park at 0 km from Saulieu
Market days: weekly market: Saturday;
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Some places that we or our contributors have visited and reviewed and can recommend close to Saulieu. Note that all distances shown are 'direct' and real driving distances will be greater.
If you are planning a visit we suggest you see our hotel search (from a leading hotel agent and with a great selection of hotels and a best price promise).
For a longer visit popular choices include holiday apartments - we suggest holiday villages in France
Below we show places with official tourist classifications and other places of interest to visit nearby that should provide inspiration if you are visiting Saulieu and wondering what to do next! Positions of each of these attractions is shown on the map below.
Grand sites of France Alesia (35km); Bibracte-Mont Beuvray (42km)
Heritage sites Vézelay basilica St Madeleine (monuments on French pilgrim routes) (42km); Vezelay (42km); Asquins église St Jacques (monuments on French pilgrim routes) (42km)
National Monuments Bussy-Rabutin Chateau (38km)
Regional Natural Parcs Morvan (10km)
Churches or other religious monuments Basilique de Saint Andoche (Saulieu) (0km); Eglise de Saint Barthélémy (Cervon) (36km); Cathédrale Saint Lazare (Autun) (38km); Abbaye de Fontenay (Montbard) (39km)
Remarkable gardens Parc de Saint-Léger (7km); Jardin de la Chaux (10km); Potager du château de Lantilly (31km); Jardin du moulin de Athie (32km); Parc et jardins du château de Sully (35km); Abbaye de la Bussière (38km); Parc et jardin du château de Barbirey sur Ouche (40km); Abbaye de Fontenay (42km); Jardin du château de Limanton (49km)
Sites of natural beauty Siège d'Alésia (35km); Bibracte (42km); Cirque du Bout du Monde (46km)
Department: Cote d'Or
from Dijon (local prefecture): 61 km
from Paris: 224 km
from Calais: 443 km
from Nice: 463 km
from Bordeaux: 460 km
from Strasbourg: 299 km
Cote d'Or is in the eastern-center of France. Most visitors drive from one of the channel ports such as Calais or Dunkirk, a drive of about 6 hours, or fly into one of the Paris airports and hire a car. For driving distances to Saulieu from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.
This page in French: Visitez Saulieu