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Saint-Denis tourism and travel guide

Photo of Saint-Denis in Yonne

Photo is of Sens at 3 km from Saint-Denis

Visit Saint-Denis: highlights and tourist information

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Saint-Denis is situated in the Yonne department and Burgundy-Franche-Comté region.

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

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!

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

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

Map of places to visit near Saint-Denis

 
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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)

Hotels near Saint-Denis

More information about Saint-Denis, Burgundy

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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