Sceaux tourism and travel guide

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Visit Sceaux: highlights and tourist information

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Sceaux is situated in the Yonne department and Burgundy region (now part of the Burgundy-Franche-Comté region), in the eastern-center of France at 45 kilometres from Auxerre, the department capital (general information: Sceaux is 193 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Montreal at 2 km and Avallon at 9 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Sceaux, 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 Sceaux 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 Sceaux

Markets in and near Sceaux

  • Avallon: market Saturday (9km)
  • Vermenton: market Friday (26km)
  • Montbard: market Friday (26km)
  • Ancy-le-Franc: market Thursday (29km)
  • Saulieu: market Saturday (32km)
  • Venarey-les-Laumes: market Wednesday (33km)
  • Montsauche-les-Settons: market Thursday all day (35km)
  • Chablis: market Sunday (36km)
  • Tonnerre: market Saturday (37km)
  • Clamecy: market Saturday (38km)

More information about Sceaux, Burgundy

Tourist attractions near Sceaux, France

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

Grand sites of France

  • Alesia (35km)

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Bussy-Rabutin Chateau (38km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

Churches and religious monuments

  • Abbaye de Fontenay (Montbard) (26km)
  • Basilique de Saint Andoche (Saulieu) (32km)
  • Eglise de Saint Barthélémy (Cervon) (38km)
  • Abbaye de Pontigny (Pontigny) (48km)
  • Eglise de Saint Martial (Seignelay) (52km)
  • Prieuré de Saint Révérien (Saint-Reverien) (52km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin du moulin de Athie (18km)
  • Potager du château de Lantilly (27km)
  • Parc de Saint-Léger (29km)
  • Abbaye de Fontenay (30km)
  • Jardin de la Chaux (38km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Siège d'Alésia (36km)

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Sceaux

Canton: Guillon

Arrondissement: Avallon

Department: Yonne

Region: Burgundy

New region: Burgundy-Franche-Comté

Postcode: 89420

Distance to Sceaux

from Auxerre (prefecture): 45 km

from Paris: 193 km

from Calais: 412 km

from Nice: 495 km

from Bordeaux: 463 km

from Strasbourg: 301 km

Getting here

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

We have 16 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Angely, Athie, Blacy, Cisery, Guillon, Magny, Marmeaux, Montreal, Provency, Saint-Andre-en-Terre-Plaine, Sainte-Colombe, Sauvigny-le-Bois, Savigny-en-Terre-Plaine, Talcy, Thizy and Trevilly.

This page in French: Visiter Sceaux