Saint-Leger-Vauban tourism and travel guide

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Visit Saint-Leger-Vauban: highlights and tourist information

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Saint-Leger-Vauban 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-Leger-Vauban in Burgundy-Franche-Comté.

Popular places to visit nearby include Avallon at 15 km and Montreal at 18 km.

Saint-Leger-Vauban, France: places to visit and attractions

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



at 15 km (direction north-west)

Avallon is a very pleasant town to explore with some very imposing...

See Avallon guide


at 18 km (direction north-west)

Behind its fortified entrance, the small village of Montreal is a very...

See Montreal guide
Morvan Regional Park

Morvan Regional Park

Natural Parc at 18 km (direction east-south-east), in the Nievre department

Morvan Regional Natural Park is a quiet region of unspoiled countryside with...

See Morvan Regional Park guide


at 18 km (direction east-south-east), in the Cote d'Or department

Saulieu is quite a small town, visited because of the Basilica Saint-Andoche...

See Saulieu guide
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Vézelay basilica

Vézelay basilica

Church at 24 km (direction west-north-west)

The basilica in Vézelay is a monumental example of roman style architecture,...

See Vézelay basilica guide


Heritage Site at 24 km (direction west-north-west)

Even if it didn't have one of the most famous abbeys in...

See Vezelay guide


at 25 km (direction east-north-east), in the Cote d'Or department

One of the prettiest of the Burgundy villages, Semur-en-Auxois has a very...

See Semur-en-Auxois guide


at 31 km (direction west-south-west), in the Nievre department

Corbigny, on the edge of the Morvan Regional Parc, includes an abbey...

See Corbigny guide


at 34 km (direction north-east), in the Cote d'Or department

A typical regional town, we suggest you take a stroll around the...

See Montbard guide


Most Beautiful Village at 35 km (direction north-east)

The half-timbered houses and riverside setting make Noyers-sur-Serein one of our favourite...

See Noyers-sur-Serein guide
Fontenay Abbey

Fontenay Abbey

Abbey at 36 km (direction north-east), in the Cote d'Or department

The complex of buildings at the Abbey de Fontenay, and the surrounding...

See Fontenay Abbey guide


Most Beautiful Village at 39 km (direction east-north-east), in the Cote d'Or department

The village of Flavigny retains an ancient centre surrounded by fortified walls,...

See Flavigny guide


at 40 km (direction west), in the Nievre department

The Collegiale Saint-Martin is the principal monument here in the historic centre...

See Clamecy guide
Chateau d'Ancy-le-Franc

Chateau d'Ancy-le-Franc

Castle at 44 km (direction north-north-east)

The 15th century castle at Ancy-le-Franc was one of the very first...

See Chateau d'Ancy-le-Franc guide

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Markets in and near Saint-Leger-Vauban

  • Avallon: market Saturday (15km)
  • Saulieu: market Saturday (18km)
  • Montsauche-les-Settons: market Thursday all day (19km)
  • Corbigny: market Friday (31km)
  • Montbard: market Friday (35km)
  • Venarey-les-Laumes: market Wednesday (36km)
  • Vermenton: market Friday (39km)
  • Clamecy: market Saturday (40km)
  • Ancy-le-Franc: market Thursday (44km)
  • Epinac: market Wednesday & Sunday (56km)

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Tourist attractions near Saint-Leger-Vauban, France

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

Grand sites of France

  • Alesia (38km)

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Bussy-Rabutin Chateau (41km)

Regional Natural Parcs

Churches and religious monuments

  • Basilique de Saint Andoche (Saulieu) (18km)
  • Eglise de Saint Barthélémy (Cervon) (27km)
  • Abbaye de Fontenay (Montbard) (35km)
  • Prieuré de Saint Révérien (Saint-Reverien) (45km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Parc de Saint-Léger (14km)
  • Jardin de la Chaux (23km)
  • Jardin du moulin de Athie (26km)
  • Potager du château de Lantilly (31km)
  • Abbaye de Fontenay (38km)
  • Parc et jardin du château du Chatillon en Bazois (47km)
  • Jardin du château de Limanton (50km)
  • Parc et jardins du château de Sully (53km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Siège d'Alésia (38km)

Geography and distances

Saint-Leger-Vauban is in the eastern-center of France at 58 kilometres from Auxerre, the department capital (general information: Saint-Leger-Vauban is 206 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Saint-Leger-Vauban

Canton: Quarré-les-Tombes

Arrondissement: Avallon

Department: Yonne

Region: Burgundy

New region: Burgundy-Franche-Comté

Postcode: 89630

Distance to Saint-Leger-Vauban

from Auxerre (prefecture): 58 km

from Paris: 206 km

from Calais: 427 km

from Nice: 480 km

from Bordeaux: 455 km

from Strasbourg: 306 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-Leger-Vauban from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 6 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Beauvilliers, Bussieres, Quarre-les-Tombes, Rouvray, Saint-Andeux and Saint-Brancher.

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