Saints tourism and travel guide

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Visit Saints: highlights and tourist information

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Saints is situated in the Yonne department and Burgundy region (now part of the Burgundy-Franche-Comté region), in the eastern-center of France at 30 kilometres from Auxerre, the department capital (general information: Saints is 153 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Guedelon at 9 km and Clamecy at 26 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Saints, 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 Saints 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 Saints

Markets in and near Saints

  • Saint-Sauveur-en-Puisaye: market Wednesday (5km)
  • Toucy: market Saturday (13km)
  • Saint-Fargeau: market Friday (15km)
  • Bleneau: market Tuesday (25km)
  • Clamecy: market Saturday (26km)
  • Aillant-sur-Tholon: market Tuesday (29km)
  • Auxerre: market Tuesday & Sunday & Friday (30km)
  • Cosne-Cours-sur-Loire: market Wednesday & Sunday & Friday (34km)
  • Beaulieu-sur-Loire: market Wednesday (35km)
  • Vermenton: market Friday (36km)

More information about Saints, Burgundy

Tourist attractions near Saints, France

Some places with official tourist classifications and other places of interest to visit nearby that should provide inspiration if you are visiting Saints.

Heritage sites

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Notre-Dame-du-Pré (Donzy) (31km)
  • Eglise de Saint Martial (Seignelay) (40km)
  • Abbaye de Pontigny (Pontigny) (47km)
  • Eglise de Saint Barthélémy (Cervon) (56km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardins du manoir du Grand Courtoiseau (41km)
  • Potager du jardin du château de La Bussière (42km)
  • Arboretum national des Barres (45km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)


Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Saints

Canton: Saint-Sauveur-en-Puisaye

Arrondissement: Auxerre

Department: Yonne

Region: Burgundy

New region: Burgundy-Franche-Comté

Postcode: 89520

Distance to Saints

from Auxerre (prefecture): 30 km

from Paris: 153 km

from Calais: 384 km

from Nice: 535 km

from Bordeaux: 428 km

from Strasbourg: 350 km

Getting here

Saints 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 Saints from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 5 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Fontenoy, Levis, Saint-Sauveur-en-Puisaye, Sainte-Colombe-sur-Loing and Thury.

This page in French: Visiter Saints