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Saint-Pere tourism and travel guide

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Visit Saint-Pere: highlights and tourist information

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Saint-Pere is situated in the Yonne department and Burgundy region (now part of the Burgundy-Franche-Comté region), in the eastern-center of France at 40 kilometres from Auxerre, the department capital (general information: Saint-Pere is 187 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Vezelay at 1 km and Avallon at 11 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Saint-Pere, 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-Pere 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-Pere


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)

More information about Saint-Pere, Burgundy

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)


Geography and distances

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

Saint-Pere 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-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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