Villeneuve-Saint-Salves tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Pontigny at 7 km from Villeneuve-Saint-Salves

Visit Villeneuve-Saint-Salves: highlights and tourist information

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Villeneuve-Saint-Salves is situated in the Yonne department and Burgundy-Franche-Comté region.

Below you can see some of the places that we have visited and reviewed and can recommend when you are sightseeing close to Villeneuve-Saint-Salves in Burgundy-Franche-Comté.

Popular places to visit nearby include Pontigny at 7 km and Auxerre at 9 km.

Villeneuve-Saint-Salves, France: places to visit and attractions

Note that all distances below are 'direct' and real driving distances will be greater!



at 7 km (direction north-east)

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

See Pontigny guide


at 9 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Auxerre guide


at 12 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Chablis guide


at 24 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Joigny guide


at 24 km (direction east)

There are two impressive sites to see in Tonnerre: the medieval hospital complex, and...

See Tonnerre guide


Most Beautiful Village at 31 km (direction east-south-east)

The half-timbered houses and riverside setting make Noyers-sur-Serein one of our favourite small towns...

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Chateau de Tanlay

Chateau de Tanlay

Castle at 32 km (direction east)

The frescoes and interior decoration are among the highlights of a visit to the...

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Chateau d\'Ancy-le-Franc

Chateau d'Ancy-le-Franc

Castle at 39 km (direction east)

The 15th century castle at Ancy-le-Franc was one of the very first renaissance style...

See Chateau d'Ancy-le-Franc guide
Vézelay basilica

Vézelay basilica

Church at 44 km (direction south-south-east)

The basilica in Vézelay is a monumental example of roman style architecture, with 12th...

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Heritage Site at 44 km (direction south-south-east)

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

See Vezelay guide


at 45 km (direction south-east)

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

See Avallon guide


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

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

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at 45 km (direction south-east)

Behind its fortified entrance, the small village of Montreal is a very unspoiled medieval...

See Montreal guide


at 48 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Guedelon guide

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Map of places to visit near Villeneuve-Saint-Salves


Markets in and near Villeneuve-Saint-Salves

  • Auxerre: market Tuesday & Sunday & Friday (9km)
  • Chablis: market Sunday (12km)
  • Migennes: market Thursday (16km)
  • Saint-Florentin: market Monday (17km)
  • Vermenton: market Friday (22km)
  • Aillant-sur-Tholon: market Tuesday (23km)
  • Joigny: market Wednesday & Saturday (24km)
  • Tonnerre: market Saturday (24km)
  • Ervy-le-Chatel: market Friday (28km)
  • Toucy: market Saturday (30km)

More information about Villeneuve-Saint-Salves, Burgundy

Tourist attractions near Villeneuve-Saint-Salves, France

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

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Saint Martial (Seignelay) (7km)
  • Abbaye de Pontigny (Pontigny) (8km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin du prieuré (45km)
  • Jardin du moulin de Athie (55km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)


Geography and distances

Villeneuve-Saint-Salves is in the eastern-center of France at 9 kilometres from Auxerre, the department capital (general information: Villeneuve-Saint-Salves is 147 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Villeneuve-Saint-Salves

Canton: Ligny-le-Châtel

Arrondissement: Auxerre

Department: Yonne

Region: Burgundy

New region: Burgundy-Franche-Comté

Postcode: 89230

Distance to Villeneuve-Saint-Salves

from Auxerre (prefecture): 9 km

from Paris: 147 km

from Calais: 368 km

from Nice: 540 km

from Bordeaux: 467 km

from Strasbourg: 314 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 Villeneuve-Saint-Salves from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 11 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Beine, Bleigny-le-Carreau, Hery, Lignorelles, Moneteau, Montigny-la-Resle, Pontigny, Rouvray, Seignelay, Venouse and Venoy.

This page in French: Visiter Villeneuve-Saint-Salves