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Saints tourism and travel guide

Photo of Saints in Yonne

Photo is of Guedelon at 9 km from Saints

Visit Saints: highlights and tourist information

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Saints is situated in the Yonne department and Burgundy-Franche-Comté region.

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

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!

Guedelon

Guedelon

at 9 km (direction west-south-west)

At the remarkable site of Guedelon an entire medieval castle is being...

See Guedelon guide
Clamecy

Clamecy

at 26 km (direction east-south-east), in the Nievre department

The Collegiale Saint-Martin is the principal monument here in the historic centre...

See Clamecy guide
Auxerre

Auxerre

at 30 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Auxerre guide
Briare

Briare

at 39 km (direction west), in the Loiret department

With the Loire River and the Canal de Briare crossing in the...

See Briare guide
 
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Vezelay

Vezelay

Heritage Site at 40 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Vezelay guide
Vézelay basilica

Vézelay basilica

Church at 40 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Vézelay basilica guide
Joigny

Joigny

at 42 km (direction north-north-east)

In the centre of the the traditional local town of Joigny you...

See Joigny guide
Sancerre

Sancerre

at 45 km (direction west-south-west), in the Cher department

The pretty village of Sancerre is best known for the famous wines...

See Sancerre guide
Chablis

Chablis

at 46 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Chablis guide
Pontigny

Pontigny

at 46 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Pontigny guide
Gien

Gien

at 48 km (direction west), in the Loiret department

To the east of the main Loire Valley, the view across the...

See Gien guide
Avallon

Avallon

at 51 km (direction east)

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

See Avallon guide
Corbigny

Corbigny

at 51 km (direction south-east), in the Nievre department

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

See Corbigny guide
La Charite-sur-Loire

La Charite-sur-Loire

at 53 km (direction south-south-west), in the Nievre department

In La Charité-sur-Loire you can visit the abbey church and other monastery...

See La Charite-sur-Loire guide

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

Map of places to visit near Saints

 
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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)

Hotels near Saints

More information about Saints, Burgundy

Tourist attractions near Saints, France

What to do at Saints? 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)

 
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Geography and distances

Saints is in the eastern-center of France at 30 kilometres from Auxerre, the department capital (general information: Saints is 153 kilometres from Paris).

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

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

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