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Villeneuve-Saint-Salves tourism and travel guide

Photo of Villeneuve-Saint-Salves in Yonne

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.

Popular places to visit nearby include Pontigny at 7 km and Auxerre at 9 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Villeneuve-Saint-Salves, 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 Villeneuve-Saint-Salves in Burgundy-Franche-Comté.

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...

See Pontigny guide


at 9 km (direction west-south-west)

With its cathedral and churches, and extensive historic centre...

See Auxerre guide


at 12 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Chablis guide


at 24 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Joigny guide


at 24 km (direction east)

There are two impressive sites to see in Tonnerre: the medieval...

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...

See Noyers-sur-Serein guide
Chateau de Tanlay

Chateau de Tanlay

Castle at 32 km (direction east)

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

See Chateau de Tanlay guide
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...

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...

See Vézelay basilica guide


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

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

See Vezelay guide


at 45 km (direction south-east)

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

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...

See Clamecy guide


at 45 km (direction south-east)

Behind its fortified entrance, the small village of Montreal is...

See Montreal guide


at 48 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Guedelon guide

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

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

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