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Saint-Denis tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Sens at 3 km from Saint-Denis

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Saint-Denis 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 Saint-Denis in Burgundy-Franche-Comté.

Popular places to visit nearby include Sens at 3 km and Joigny at 29 km.

Saint-Denis, France: places to visit and attractions

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

Sens

Sens

at 3 km (direction north-east)

Sens is an important regional centre dominated by the Cathedral of Saint-Etienne,...

See Sens guide
Joigny

Joigny

at 29 km (direction south-south-east)

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

See Joigny guide
Provins

Provins

Heritage Site at 37 km (direction south-south-east), in the Seine-et-Marne department

The small town of Provins has retained a great deal of its...

See Provins guide
Moret-sur-Loing

Moret-sur-Loing

at 37 km (direction west-north-west), in the Seine-et-Marne department

Moret-sur-Loing is a pleasant town with a historic centre close to Fontainebleau...

See Moret-sur-Loing guide
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Fontainebleau

Fontainebleau

Castle at 46 km (direction west-north-west), in the Seine-et-Marne department

The extraordinary decoration of the numerous rooms and royal apartments at Fontainebleau,...

See Fontainebleau guide
Montargis

Montargis

at 47 km (direction west-south-west), in the Loiret department

With more than 130 bridges across the numerous canals and rivers in...

See Montargis guide
Pontigny

Pontigny

at 49 km (direction south-east)

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

See Pontigny guide
Auxerre

Auxerre

at 53 km (direction south-east)

With its cathedral and churches, and extensive historic centre with half-timbered houses...

See Auxerre guide
Chateau de Vaux-le-Vicomte

Chateau de Vaux-le-Vicomte

Castle at 55 km (direction west-north-west), in the Seine-et-Marne department

The Chateau de Vaux-le-Vicomte is one of the most important classical style...

See Chateau de Vaux-le-Vicomte guide
Chablis

Chablis

at 61 km (direction south-east)

Best known for the very famous wines of the same name, Chablis...

See Chablis guide

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Markets in and near Saint-Denis

  • Sens: market Wednesday & Monday all day & Friday (3km)
  • Pont-sur-Yonne: market Wednesday & Sunday (8km)
  • Saint-Valerien: market Saturday (14km)
  • Villeneuve-sur-Yonne: market Tuesday & Friday (16km)
  • Villeneuve-la-Guyard: market Monday (19km)
  • Bray-sur-Seine: market Friday (21km)
  • Saint-Julien-du-Sault: market Sunday (22km)
  • Villeneuve-l'Archeveque: market Saturday (22km)
  • Courtenay: market Thursday (26km)
  • Joigny: market Wednesday & Saturday (29km)

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Tourist attractions near Saint-Denis, France

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

Heritage sites

National Monuments

  • Chateau de Motte-Tilly (29km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglises de Saint Loup (Saint-Loup-de-Naud) (35km)
  • Collegiale Saint Quiriace (Provins) (37km)
  • Eglise de Saint Martial (Seignelay) (44km)
  • Abbaye de Pontigny (Pontigny) (49km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Parc du château de Thorigny (12km)
  • Jardin botanique de Marnay-sur-Seine (38km)
  • Jardins du manoir du Grand Courtoiseau (38km)
  • Domaine national de Fontainebleau (46km)
  • Parc du château de Vaux-le-Vicomte (55km)
  • Arboretum national des Barres (58km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Sens (3km)
  • Melun (57km)
 
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Geography and distances

Saint-Denis is in the eastern-center of France at 53 kilometres from Auxerre, the department capital (general information: Saint-Denis is 97 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Saint-Denis

Canton: Sens-Ouest

Arrondissement: Sens

Department: Yonne

Region: Burgundy

New region: Burgundy-Franche-Comté

Postcode: 89100

Distance to Saint-Denis

from Auxerre (prefecture): 53 km

from Paris: 97 km

from Calais: 319 km

from Nice: 590 km

from Bordeaux: 478 km

from Strasbourg: 333 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 Saint-Denis from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 14 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Courtois-sur-Yonne, Cuy, Evry, Gisy-les-Nobles, Maillot, Malay-le-Grand, Nailly, Paron, Saint-Clement, Saint-Martin-du-Tertre, Sens, Soucy, Villenavotte and Villeperrot.

This page in French: Visiter Saint-Denis

 
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