Sainte-Magnance tourism and travel guide

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Sainte-Magnance 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 Sainte-Magnance in Burgundy-Franche-Comté.

Popular places to visit nearby include Montreal at 11 km and Avallon at 14 km.

Sainte-Magnance, France: places to visit and attractions

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



at 11 km (direction north-north-west)

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

See Montreal guide


at 14 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Avallon guide


at 20 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
Morvan Regional Park

Morvan Regional Park

Natural Parc at 22 km (direction south-east), in the Nievre department

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

See Morvan Regional Park guide
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at 22 km (direction south-east), in the Cote d'Or department

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

See Saulieu guide
Vézelay basilica

Vézelay basilica

Church at 25 km (direction west)

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

See Vézelay basilica guide


Heritage Site at 25 km (direction west)

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

See Vezelay guide


at 28 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 28 km (direction north-north-west)

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 29 km (direction east-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 35 km (direction east), in the Cote d'Or department

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

See Flavigny guide


at 36 km (direction west-south-west), in the Nievre department

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

See Corbigny guide
Chateau d'Ancy-le-Franc

Chateau d'Ancy-le-Franc

Castle at 37 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


at 42 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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Markets in and near Sainte-Magnance

  • Avallon: market Saturday (13km)
  • Saulieu: market Saturday (22km)
  • Montsauche-les-Settons: market Thursday all day (26km)
  • Montbard: market Friday (28km)
  • Venarey-les-Laumes: market Wednesday (31km)
  • Vermenton: market Friday (35km)
  • Ancy-le-Franc: market Thursday (37km)
  • Corbigny: market Friday (37km)
  • Clamecy: market Saturday (42km)
  • Chablis: market Sunday (46km)

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Tourist attractions near Sainte-Magnance, France

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

Grand sites of France

  • Alesia (33km)

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Bussy-Rabutin Chateau (36km)

Regional Natural Parcs

Churches and religious monuments

  • Basilique de Saint Andoche (Saulieu) (22km)
  • Abbaye de Fontenay (Montbard) (28km)
  • Eglise de Saint Barthélémy (Cervon) (33km)
  • Prieuré de Saint Révérien (Saint-Reverien) (51km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin du moulin de Athie (19km)
  • Parc de Saint-Léger (20km)
  • Potager du château de Lantilly (25km)
  • Jardin de la Chaux (28km)
  • Abbaye de Fontenay (32km)
  • Parc et jardin du château du Chatillon en Bazois (54km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Siège d'Alésia (33km)

Geography and distances

Sainte-Magnance is in the eastern-center of France at 55 kilometres from Auxerre, the department capital (general information: Sainte-Magnance is 202 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Sainte-Magnance

Canton: Guillon

Arrondissement: Avallon

Department: Yonne

Region: Burgundy

New region: Burgundy-Franche-Comté

Postcode: 89420

Distance to Sainte-Magnance

from Auxerre (prefecture): 55 km

from Paris: 202 km

from Calais: 422 km

from Nice: 485 km

from Bordeaux: 461 km

from Strasbourg: 301 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 Sainte-Magnance from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 12 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Beauvilliers, Bussieres, Cussy-les-Forges, Montberthault, Rouvray, Saint-Andeux, Saint-Andre-en-Terre-Plaine, Sauvigny-le-Beureal, Savigny-en-Terre-Plaine, Sincey-les-Rouvray, Toutry and Vieux-Chateau.

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