Saint-Maurice-le-Vieil tourism and travel guide

Photo of Saint-Maurice-le-Vieil in Yonne

Visit Saint-Maurice-le-Vieil: highlights and tourist information

To Visit  Attractions 

Saint-Maurice-le-Vieil is situated in the Yonne department and Burgundy region (now part of the Burgundy-Franche-Comté region), in the eastern-center of France at 17 kilometres from Auxerre, the department capital (general information: Saint-Maurice-le-Vieil is 137 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Auxerre at 17 km and Joigny at 18 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

You can also

Saint-Maurice-le-Vieil, 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-Maurice-le-Vieil 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-Maurice-le-Vieil

Markets in and near Saint-Maurice-le-Vieil

  • Aillant-sur-Tholon: market Tuesday (6km)
  • Toucy: market Saturday (11km)
  • Auxerre: market Tuesday & Sunday & Friday (17km)
  • Joigny: market Wednesday & Saturday (18km)
  • Migennes: market Thursday (20km)
  • Saint-Julien-du-Sault: market Sunday (24km)
  • Saint-Sauveur-en-Puisaye: market Wednesday (26km)
  • Saint-Fargeau: market Friday (29km)
  • Villeneuve-sur-Yonne: market Tuesday & Friday (29km)
  • Courtenay: market Thursday (32km)

More information about Saint-Maurice-le-Vieil, Burgundy

Tourist attractions near Saint-Maurice-le-Vieil, France

Some places with official tourist classifications and other places of interest to visit nearby that should provide inspiration if you are visiting Saint-Maurice-le-Vieil.

Heritage sites

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Saint Martial (Seignelay) (21km)
  • Abbaye de Pontigny (Pontigny) (29km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardins du manoir du Grand Courtoiseau (30km)
  • Arboretum national des Barres (44km)
  • Potager du jardin du château de La Bussière (45km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)


Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Saint-Maurice-le-Vieil

Canton: Aillant-sur-Tholon

Arrondissement: Auxerre

Department: Yonne

Region: Burgundy

New region: Burgundy-Franche-Comté

Postcode: 89110

Distance to Saint-Maurice-le-Vieil

from Auxerre (prefecture): 17 km

from Paris: 137 km

from Calais: 364 km

from Nice: 550 km

from Bordeaux: 448 km

from Strasbourg: 337 km

Getting here

Saint-Maurice-le-Vieil 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-Maurice-le-Vieil from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 8 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Aillant-sur-Tholon, Beauvoir, Chassy, Egleny, Lindry, Merry-la-Vallee, Poilly-sur-Tholon and Saint-Martin-sur-Ocre.

This page in French: Visiter Saint-Maurice-le-Vieil