Sainte-Vertu tourism and travel guide

Photo of Sainte-Vertu in Yonne

Photo is of Noyers-sur-Serein at 8 km from Sainte-Vertu

Visit Sainte-Vertu: highlights and tourist information

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Sainte-Vertu 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-Vertu in Burgundy-Franche-Comté.

Popular places to visit nearby include Noyers-sur-Serein at 8 km and Chablis at 12 km.

Sainte-Vertu, France: places to visit and attractions

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



Most Beautiful Village at 8 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Noyers-sur-Serein guide


at 12 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Chablis guide


at 13 km (direction north-north-east)

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

See Tonnerre guide
Chateau de Tanlay

Chateau de Tanlay

Castle at 17 km (direction east-north-east)

The frescoes and interior decoration are among the highlights of a visit...

See Chateau de Tanlay guide
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Chateau d'Ancy-le-Franc

Chateau d'Ancy-le-Franc

Castle at 19 km (direction east)

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

See Chateau d'Ancy-le-Franc guide


at 23 km (direction north-west)

The abbey at Pontigny is one of the best known and substantial...

See Pontigny guide


at 25 km (direction south-south-east)

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

See Montreal guide


at 26 km (direction west)

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

See Auxerre guide


at 29 km (direction south)

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

See Avallon guide
Vézelay basilica

Vézelay basilica

Church at 34 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See Vézelay basilica guide


Heritage Site at 34 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See Vezelay guide


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

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

See Montbard guide
Fontenay Abbey

Fontenay Abbey

Abbey at 37 km (direction east-south-east), in the Cote d'Or department

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

See Fontenay Abbey guide


at 42 km (direction east-south-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

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Map of places to visit near Sainte-Vertu


Markets in and near Sainte-Vertu

  • Chablis: market Sunday (11km)
  • Tonnerre: market Saturday (13km)
  • Vermenton: market Friday (16km)
  • Ancy-le-Franc: market Thursday (18km)
  • Auxerre: market Tuesday & Sunday & Friday (26km)
  • Avallon: market Saturday (29km)
  • Saint-Florentin: market Monday (32km)
  • Ervy-le-Chatel: market Friday (32km)
  • Montbard: market Friday (35km)
  • Chaource: market Monday (38km)

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Tourist attractions near Sainte-Vertu, France

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

Grand sites of France

  • Alesia (49km)

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Abbaye de Pontigny (Pontigny) (23km)
  • Eglise de Saint Martial (Seignelay) (29km)
  • Abbaye de Fontenay (Montbard) (34km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin du moulin de Athie (32km)
  • Abbaye de Fontenay (37km)
  • Jardin du prieuré (38km)
  • Potager du château de Lantilly (41km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Siège d'Alésia (50km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Neuville-sur-Seine (49km)

Geography and distances

Sainte-Vertu is in the eastern-center of France at 27 kilometres from Auxerre, the department capital (general information: Sainte-Vertu is 169 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Sainte-Vertu

Canton: Noyers

Arrondissement: Avallon

Department: Yonne

Region: Burgundy

New region: Burgundy-Franche-Comté

Postcode: 89310

Distance to Sainte-Vertu

from Auxerre (prefecture): 27 km

from Paris: 169 km

from Calais: 386 km

from Nice: 520 km

from Bordeaux: 473 km

from Strasbourg: 299 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-Vertu from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 10 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Aigremont, Annay-sur-Serein, Beru, Chemilly-sur-Serein, Fresnes, Licheres-Pres-Aigremont, Molay, Noyers-sur-Serein, Poilly-sur-Serein and Yrouerre.

This page in French: Visiter Sainte-Vertu


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