Saint-Pere tourism and travel guide

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Saint-Pere 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-Pere in Burgundy-Franche-Comté.

Popular places to visit nearby include Vézelay basilica at 1 km and Vezelay at 1 km.

Saint-Pere, France: places to visit and attractions

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

Vézelay basilica

Vézelay basilica

Church at 1 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Vézelay basilica guide
Vezelay

Vezelay

Heritage Site at 1 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Vezelay guide
Avallon

Avallon

at 11 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Avallon guide
Clamecy

Clamecy

at 18 km (direction west), in the Nievre department

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

See Clamecy guide
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Montreal

Montreal

at 22 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Montreal guide
Corbigny

Corbigny

at 23 km (direction south-south-west), in the Nievre department

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

See Corbigny guide
Noyers-sur-Serein

Noyers-sur-Serein

Most Beautiful Village at 31 km (direction north-east)

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

See Noyers-sur-Serein guide
Chablis

Chablis

at 39 km (direction north-east)

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

See Chablis guide
Auxerre

Auxerre

at 40 km (direction north-north-west)

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

See Auxerre guide
Morvan Regional Park

Morvan Regional Park

Natural Parc at 40 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
Saulieu

Saulieu

at 41 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
Semur-en-Auxois

Semur-en-Auxois

at 43 km (direction 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
Chateau d'Ancy-le-Franc

Chateau d'Ancy-le-Franc

Castle at 46 km (direction north-east)

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

See Chateau d'Ancy-le-Franc guide
Tonnerre

Tonnerre

at 47 km (direction north-north-east)

There are two impressive sites to see in Tonnerre: the medieval hospital...

See Tonnerre guide

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Markets in and near Saint-Pere

  • Avallon: market Saturday (12km)
  • Clamecy: market Saturday (18km)
  • Vermenton: market Friday (23km)
  • Corbigny: market Friday (24km)
  • Montsauche-les-Settons: market Thursday all day (34km)
  • Chablis: market Sunday (40km)
  • Auxerre: market Tuesday & Sunday & Friday (40km)
  • Saulieu: market Saturday (41km)
  • Ancy-le-Franc: market Thursday (45km)
  • Saint-Sauveur-en-Puisaye: market Wednesday (46km)

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Tourist attractions near Saint-Pere, France

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

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Regional Natural Parcs

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Saint Barthélémy (Cervon) (24km)
  • Prieuré de Saint Révérien (Saint-Reverien) (34km)
  • Basilique de Saint Andoche (Saulieu) (40km)
  • Abbaye de Fontenay (Montbard) (47km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Parc de Saint-Léger (35km)
  • Jardin du moulin de Athie (39km)
  • Jardin de la Chaux (42km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

 
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Geography and distances

Saint-Pere is in the eastern-center of France at 40 kilometres from Auxerre, the department capital (general information: Saint-Pere is 187 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Saint-Pere

Canton: Vézelay

Arrondissement: Avallon

Department: Yonne

Region: Burgundy

New region: Burgundy-Franche-Comté

Postcode: 89450

Distance to Saint-Pere

from Auxerre (prefecture): 40 km

from Paris: 187 km

from Calais: 412 km

from Nice: 499 km

from Bordeaux: 444 km

from Strasbourg: 322 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-Pere from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 8 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Asquins, Domecy-sur-le-Vault, Foissy-les-Vezelay, Fontenay-Pres-Vezelay, Menades, Pierre-Perthuis, Tharoiseau and Vezelay.

This page in French: Visiter Saint-Pere

 
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