Saint-Denis tourism and travel guide

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Visit Saint-Denis: highlights and tourist information

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Saint-Denis is situated in the Yonne department and Burgundy region (now part of the Burgundy-Franche-Comté region), in the eastern-center of France at 53 kilometres from Auxerre, the department capital (general information: Saint-Denis is 97 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Sens at 3 km and Joigny at 29 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Saint-Denis, 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 Saint-Denis 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 Saint-Denis

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)

More information about Saint-Denis, Burgundy

Tourist attractions near Saint-Denis, France

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)

Geography and distances

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

Saint-Denis 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 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