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Saint-Sauveur-en-Puisaye - Tourism, holidays & weekends guide in the Yonne

Saint-Sauveur-en-Puisaye is the birthplace of the writer Colette. You will discover his museum, his birthplace and a discovery route that traces the journey of the writer in 37 steps. But as the Saracen tower, emblem of the village with its imposing size. The Museum of Arts Forge opened since July 2015, you will discover the exciting blacksmith trade. The village also offers art galleries, restaurants, antique shops and other businesses. And a venue for concerts and shows in the Poèterie. Enjoy two circuits of hike from the Colette museum, " Colette trail " - 6 km, and " the path of madness " - 12 km. A geocaching route in 6 steps will help you discover the village in another way. The Tourist Office offers from May to September a themed hike " in the footsteps of Colette" with Colette reading texts on the sites described (by reservation).

Geographical information

Latitude47.6181070 (N 47° 37’ 5”)
Longitude3.1948480 (E 3° 11’ 41”)
AltitudeFrom 212m to 311m
Surface area30.89 km²
Population940 inhabitants
Density30 inhabitants/km²
PrefectureAuxerre (43 km, 41 min)
Insee code89368
IntercommunalityCC Portes de Puisaye Forterre

Nearest cities & towns

Moutiers-en-Puisaye1.9 km (4 min)
Saints-en-Puisaye5.8 km (7 min)
Sainte-Colombe-sur-Loing6.7 km (9 min)
Ronchères8.1 km (12 min)
Treigny8.8 km (12 min)
Thury8.9 km (14 min)
Lainsecq9.8 km (14 min)
Fontenoy10 km (12 min)
Mézilles10.1 km (13 min)
Saint-Fargeau10.8 km (11 min)
Fontaines10.9 km (11 min)
Levis11.6 km (14 min)
Sainpuits13.3 km (18 min)

Things to see and do

Places of interest

Leisure centres

Events and festivities


Saint-Sauveur-en-Puisaye Village
Saint-Sauveur-en-Puisaye Village
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Village Saint-Sauveur-en-Puisaye since Colette trail
Village Saint-Sauveur-en-Puisaye since Colette trail
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Tourist Doors Puisaye-Forterre to Saint-Sauveur-en-Puisaye
Tourist Doors Puisaye-Forterre to Saint-Sauveur-en-Puisaye
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Colette's birthplace
Colette's birthplace
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Museum Colette - Colette Room
Museum Colette - Colette Room
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Colette Museum
Colette Museum
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Saracen Tower (eleventh century)
Saracen Tower (eleventh century)
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Colette trail - Saint-Sauveur-en-Puisaye
Colette trail - Saint-Sauveur-en-Puisaye
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Visits, leisure and activities nearby

Leisure activities

Last nameActivity typeRateCity
Guided tour of the seven locks
Culture and education50 € Rogny-les-Sept-Écluses (27 km)
Visit the remarkable garden of Corbelin
Nature and the great outdoors5 € La Chapelle-Saint-André (28 km)
Tasting regional produce and wines
Local flavours5 € Gurgy (39 km)
Vineyard discovery tour and tasting
Local flavours13 € to 40 € Sancerre (42 km)
Visit the Gueguen Estate
Local flavoursFreePréhy (45 km)


Last nameOuting typeDifficultyDurationDeparture municipality
Cultural tour around Entrains-sur-Nohain
Car itineraryEasy6h00Entrains-sur-Nohain (17.8 km)
Tour of Bléneau
Village visitEasy1h30Bléneau (20 km)
Municipality of Lindry
HikeEasy2h30Lindry (26 km)
The Canal
HikeIntermediate2h15Rogny-les-Sept-Écluses (27 km)
Circuit of the Three Valleys
Mountain bike itineraryIntermediate4h00Varzy (32 km)


Bed & breakfasts

Vacation rentals