Saint-Sauveur-en-Puisaye

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TownSaint-Sauveur-en-Puisaye
Insee code89368
Postcode89520
Latitude47.6181070
Longitude3.1948480
AltitudeFrom 212 to 311 meters
Surface30.89 km²
Population946 inhabitants
Density30 inhabitants/km²

CLOSEST CITIES & TOWNS

Chief townAuxerre (at 43 km, 41 min)Moutiers-en-Puisaye at 1.9 km (4 min)
DepartmentYonneSaints-en-Puisaye at 5.8 km (7 min)
RegionBurgundySearch another town

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TOWN PRESENTATION

No mention is made of Saint-Sauveur before the fourth century. It was under Bishop Aunaire in 580 that you cite "Cella Sancti Salvi." The village of Saint-Sauveur, hung to the sides of a steep hill that dominates the keep of the 11th century, ovoid tower section, called Saracen, is home to Colette. From the Castle Museum, you can see the streets that tumble down into the valley of the Loing, the Church of St. John the Baptist, the roofs of old houses in Burgundy, the birthplace of Colette.


SIGHTSEEING

Colette museum housed in the castle, the life of the writer is traced through his pictures and furniture. A temporary exhibition is presented each year.

Colette's birthplace, St. Colette.

The site of the castle park and its dependencies, Saracen tower Romanesque listed building.

Colette trail that crosses the path of the Loing small mill and the old bridge.

The Church of St. John the Baptist, built three times the ferruginous sandstone attracting lightning. It focuses on its front part of the inscription dating from the revolution.

The washing of the Petit Saint-Jean Colette and the water with that of the Gerbaud.

Detailed information
Leisure centresMuseum Colette
MonumentsKeep Donjon de Saint-Sauveur-en-Puisaye

EVENTS AND CELEBRATIONS

Market: every Wednesday morning.

AMAPPE (organic market) once a week.

Fair Jan. 30: Sunday near 30.

Carnival Quasimodo Sunday after Easter.

Colette days: the weekend of the European Night of Museums, 2 days.

Garage sales - Music Day.

The Poèterie: Festival of the Arts the first weekend of July.

Pottery Fair: the third weekend in July.

Horse Show in August.

Musicogite Festival: the second week of August.

Arts in the courtyards and gardens: the first and second weekend of October.

Christmas festivities: the third weekend of December.


ATTRACTIONS, LEISURES AND ACTIVITES AROUND

The medieval site of Guédelon, a fantastic project that will last a quarter century: to Saint-Amand Puisaye (6 km from Saint-Sauveur-en-Puisaye).

The Wildlife Park at Boutissaint Treigny (direction Saint-Amand).

The adventure park Bois de la Folie in Treigny (direction Saint-Amand).

Castle Ratilly to Treigny: fortress built in the 13th century and embellished in the Renaissance. It houses a workshop of pottery and offers many cultural activities: workshops, concerts ... high quality.

The convent Treigny and temporary exhibitions of contemporary ceramics.

The castle of Saint-Fargeau and the pageant.

The mill of the ring in Saints-en-Puisaye and farm of yesteryear, conservatory peasant living memory.

The murals: Moutiers (one of the largest collections of Burgundy), Saints-en-Puisaye.

Pottery of the building in Moutiers: oven coated listed building (late eighteenth). Visit the kiln and workshop.

The Regional Centre of Contemporary Art at Fontenoy.

The Museum of the Battle of Fontenoy.

Leisure activities
NameType of activityPriceTown
Guided tour of the seven locksCulture and education35 €Rogny-les-Sept-Écluses (27 km)

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PHOTOS

Museum Colette - Colette HouseMuseum Colette - Colette House
 
Museum ColetteMuseum Colette
Saracen Tower (XIth century)Saracen Tower (XIth century)
  

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WEATHER

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RESTAURANTS

 
French cuisine restaurantL'Auberge des Sources  
9
Druyes-les-Belles-Fontaines
Located Druyes-les-Belles-Fontaines in Burgundy L'Auberge des Sources open from Tuesday to Sunday in their restaurant. A little further up, you will see the magnificent medieval castle...
Located 18.7 km from Saint-Sauveur-en-Puisaye26 € per person 

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BED & BREAKFASTS

 
House with 4 bedroomsLa maison poyaudine    
9.5
Mézilles
Nathalie receives you in his quiet house typical of Puisaye, close to the castle of Guédelon medieval site of historic building in Burgundy and a few miles from the castle and Mézilles...
Located 6.6 km from Saint-Sauveur-en-Puisaye70 € the double room 
Farm with 4 bedroomsLes Chambres de Grangette    
9.4
Thury
Come and discover the charm of the countryside on our goat farm in a separate house of the owner. 4 rooms welcome you, including 2 on the floor: a 5 people family and one for 3 people...
Located 9.5 km from Saint-Sauveur-en-Puisaye58 € the double room 
Farm with 5 bedroomsDomaine de varenne    
9.3
Saint-Amand-en-Puisaye
Situated in a peaceful rural setting within easy walking distance of the centre of Saint-Amand-en- Puisaye (renowned for its pottery), as well as being only 10 minutes by car from the...
Located 13 km from Saint-Sauveur-en-PuisayeFrom 60 € to 130 € the double room 

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VACATION RENTALS

 
Apartment for 35 personsApartment for 35 persons  
9.2
Toucy
1h. 30 Paris and Dijon ... Toucy - yonne - Burgundy - Accommodation - Bed and Breakfast - Big Cottage - Bed and Breakfast - Open all year - Cottage living room (33 pers.) - Workshops...
Located 16.7 km from Saint-Sauveur-en-Puisaye 
House for 4 personsBienvenu dans notre Gîte Le Cormier  
9.2
Champcevrais
Spend a pleasant stay in our cottage for Cormier The 4 / 5 pers. Profiter of calm, the the midst of nature rediscover the songs of birds, deer surprise and watch the night sky étoilé....
Located 22 km from Saint-Sauveur-en-PuisayeFrom 230 € to 275 € per week 
House for 2 personsLe Gîte des Grands Bois  
8.7
La Chapelle-Saint-André
An ideal cottage for two people. - Spacious-. 60 m ² walk-. Functional.. Her kitchen is fitted. - Comfortable -. The living room has a dining area and lounge / tv.. Quiet and relaxing.....
Located 23 km from Saint-Sauveur-en-Puisaye290 € per week 

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CAMPSITES

 
12 places over 0,7 haCamping de la Courtillerie   
8.9
Saints-en-Puisaye
Shady, quiet, flat, sandy. Located fifteen minutes from the medieval site of Guedelon. A holiday in the countryside you will discover our region and its riches Lake Bourdon castle of...
Located 5.2 km from Saint-Sauveur-en-Puisaye5.65 € per day 
5 places over 0,1 haCamping à la ferme Maison Salvard    
8.8
Bitry
Enjoy the peace and quiet at Camping à la ferme Maison Salvard: a simple farm campsite complete with all the facilities for a really pleasurable stay. We have large pitches for caravans,...
Located 16.3 km from Saint-Sauveur-en-Puisaye17.50 € per day 
40 places over 0,8 haCamping des Lancières   
9
Rogny-les-Sept-Écluses
Trimmed by the river, it is ideal for the amateurs of relaxation and of fishing. It has access to 40 places, 2 mobile homes, games for children, a ball land, the boat housing to pedal,...
Located 27 km from Saint-Sauveur-en-Puisaye6 € per day 

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HOTELS

Hôtel les Grands Chênes - Hotel in Saint-Sauveur-en-PuisayeHôtel les Grands Chênes     
8.3
Saint-Fargeau
Set in 12 acres of lush gardens with oak trees, Hôtel les Grands Chênes is a charming 19th century manor house. It offers spacious rooms and onsite bicycle rental. The guestrooms are...
Located 8.2 km from Saint-Sauveur-en-PuisayeRoom from 89 €
Camping Le Bois Guillaume - Hotel in Saint-Sauveur-en-PuisayeCamping Le Bois Guillaume     
6.9
Villeneuve-les-Genêts
This camping site is 2.7 km from the centre of Villeneuve-les-Genêts. It offers an outdoor swimming pool and self-catering accommodation. There is also a bar and a restaurant at the...
Located 17.1 km from Saint-Sauveur-en-PuisayeRoom from 56 €
L'auberge Des Sources - Hotel in Saint-Sauveur-en-PuisayeL'auberge Des Sources    
8.4
Druyes-les-Belles-Fontaines
L’Auberge des Sources is located in the heart of Burgundy, near the Chateau de Druyes Les Belles Fontaines. It has a traditional restaurant and offers free Wi-Fi access. The double,...
Located 18.7 km from Saint-Sauveur-en-PuisayeRoom from 55 €

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Hôtel Bergerand's Au Relais de La Belle Etoile
Located in the heart of Chablis, the Relais De La Belle Etoile sits on the banks of the Serein River. This former coaching inn has been a temporary home...
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