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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.

Popular places to visit nearby include Noyers-sur-Serein at 8 km and Chablis at 12 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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

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...

See Noyers-sur-Serein guide


at 12 km (direction west-north-west)

Best known for the very famous wines of the same...

See Chablis guide


at 13 km (direction north-north-east)

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

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...

See Chateau de Tanlay guide
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...

See Chateau d'Ancy-le-Franc guide


at 23 km (direction north-west)

The abbey at Pontigny is one of the best...

See Pontigny guide


at 25 km (direction south-south-east)

Behind its fortified entrance, the small village of Montreal...

See Montreal guide


at 26 km (direction west)

With its cathedral and churches, and extensive historic centre...

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...

See Vézelay basilica guide


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

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

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...

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...

See Semur-en-Auxois guide

... or see ALL recommended places to visit in Yonne

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)

More information about Sainte-Vertu, Burgundy

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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