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Visit Saulieu: highlights and tourist information

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France This Way comment: Saulieu is quite a small town, visited because of the Basilica Saint-Andoche

Important note

This page features a summary of highlights that you might like to explore near Saulieu. For detailed visitor information see the Saulieu travel guide.

Saulieu is situated in the Cote d'Or department and Burgundy region (now part of the Burgundy-Franche-Comté region), in the eastern-center of France at 61 kilometres from Dijon, the department capital (general information: Saulieu is 224 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Semur-en-Auxois at 25 km and Chateauneuf-en-Auxois at 32 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Saulieu, 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 Saulieu 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 Cote d'Or

Map of places to visit near Saulieu

Markets in and near Saulieu

Market days in Saulieu: weekly market: Saturday;

  • Saulieu: market Saturday (0km)
  • Montsauche-les-Settons: market Thursday all day (17km)
  • Avallon: market Saturday (34km)
  • Venarey-les-Laumes: market Wednesday (34km)
  • Autun: market Wednesday & Friday (37km)
  • Epinac: market Wednesday & Sunday (39km)
  • Bligny-sur-Ouche: market Wednesday (39km)
  • Montbard: market Friday (39km)
  • Corbigny: market Friday (42km)
  • Vermenton: market Friday (57km)

More information about Saulieu, Burgundy

Tourist attractions near Saulieu, France

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

Grand sites of France

  • Alesia (35km)
  • Bibracte-Mont Beuvray (42km)

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Bussy-Rabutin Chateau (38km)

Regional Natural Parcs

Churches and religious monuments

  • Basilique de Saint Andoche (Saulieu) (0km)
  • Eglise de Saint Barthélémy (Cervon) (36km)
  • Cathédrale Saint Lazare (Autun) (38km)
  • Abbaye de Fontenay (Montbard) (39km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Parc de Saint-Léger (7km)
  • Jardin de la Chaux (10km)
  • Potager du château de Lantilly (31km)
  • Jardin du moulin de Athie (32km)
  • Parc et jardins du château de Sully (35km)
  • Abbaye de la Bussière (38km)
  • Parc et jardin du château de Barbirey sur Ouche (40km)
  • Abbaye de Fontenay (42km)
  • Jardin du château de Limanton (49km)
  • Parc et jardin du château du Chatillon en Bazois (50km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Siège d'Alésia (35km)
  • Bibracte (42km)
  • Cirque du Bout du Monde (46km)

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Saulieu

Canton: Saulieu

Arrondissement: Montbard

Department: Cote d'Or

Region: Burgundy

New region: Burgundy-Franche-Comté

Postcode: 21210

Distance to Saulieu

from Dijon (prefecture): 61 km

from Paris: 224 km

from Calais: 443 km

from Nice: 463 km

from Bordeaux: 460 km

from Strasbourg: 299 km

Getting here

Saulieu is in the eastern-center of France. Most visitors drive from one of the channel ports such as Calais or Dunkirk, a drive of about 6 hours, or fly into one of the Paris airports and hire a car. For driving distances to Saulieu from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 4 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Morvan Regional Park, Saint-Didier, Saint-Martin-de-la-Mer and Villargoix.

This page in French: Visiter Saulieu

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