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Saint-Fargeau

Tourism, holidays & weekends guide in the Yonne

Saint-Fargeau - Tourism, holidays & weekends guide in the Yonne
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Geographical information

MunicipalitySaint-Fargeau
Postcode89170
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Latitude47.6415780 (N 47° 38’ 30”)
Longitude3.0708530 (E 3° 4’ 15”)
Surface area78.50 km²
Population1681 inhabitants
Density21 inhabitants/km²
PrefectureAuxerre (45 km, 47 min)
Insee code89344
IntercommunalityCC de Puisaye-Forterre
DepartmentYonne
TerritoryBurgundy
RegionBurgundy-Franche-Comté

Nearest cities & towns

Saint-Martin-des-Champs3.8 km (6 min)
Ronchères4.6 km (6 min)
Saint-Privé7.4 km (7 min)
Lavau9.1 km (10 min)
Moutiers-en-Puisaye9.4 km (11 min)
Mézilles10.4 km (9 min)
Saint-Sauveur-en-Puisaye10.8 km (11 min)
Villeneuve-les-Genêts11.5 km (13 min)
Tannerre-en-Puisaye12.1 km (16 min)
Bléneau12.2 km (13 min)
Saint-Amand-en-Puisaye13.7 km (15 min)
Faverelles14.8 km (15 min)
Thou15 km (13 min)
Arquian15.4 km (18 min)

Things to see and do

Saint-Fargeau castle.

The Museum of the Adventure of Sound presents a collection unique in Europe, more than 1000 mechanical musical instruments, phonographs and radios. Installed in a 17th century convent in the center of Saint-Fargeau, capital of Puisaye, the museum offers to discover the adventure of sound through exceptional objects; barrel organ, mechanical pianos, first inventions by Cros, Edison, Loiret, Pathé. Site accessible to people with reduced mobility, reception of groups of 20 to 100 people, coach parking. A room is dedicated to temporary exhibitions.

Places of interest

Information points
Leisure centres
Monuments
Natural sites

Photos

Courtyard and buildings of the castle (© J.E)
Courtyard and buildings of the castle (© J.E)
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The wash house
The wash house
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Covered hall (© J.E)
Covered hall (© J.E)
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Castle
Castle
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The wash house
The wash house
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Saint-Fargeau castle (© J.E)
Saint-Fargeau castle (© J.E)
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Fountain in front of the entrance to the castle (© J.E)
Fountain in front of the entrance to the castle (© J.E)
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Half-timbered and half-timbered house (© J.E)
Half-timbered and half-timbered house (© J.E)
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Clock tower, view of the old town (© J.E)
Clock tower, view of the old town (© J.E)
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Saint-Fargeau Castle
Saint-Fargeau Castle
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Saint-Fargeau Castle
Saint-Fargeau Castle
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Front door
Front door
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Museum of Sound Adventure
Museum of Sound Adventure
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Museum of Sound Adventure
Museum of Sound Adventure
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The limonaire
The limonaire
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Coat of arms above the entrance gate to the castle (© J.E)
Coat of arms above the entrance gate to the castle (© J.E)
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Entrance to the castle (© J.E)
Entrance to the castle (© J.E)
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Facade of the Saint-Ferréol church (© J.E)
Facade of the Saint-Ferréol church (© J.E)
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Right gallery of the Saint-Ferréol church (© J.E)
Right gallery of the Saint-Ferréol church (© J.E)
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Left gallery, of the Saint-Ferréol church (© J.E)
Left gallery, of the Saint-Ferréol church (© J.E)
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Town hall, former Augustinian convent (© J.E)
Town hall, former Augustinian convent (© J.E)
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Half-timbered house (© J.E)
Half-timbered house (© J.E)
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Nave of the Saint-Ferréol church (© J.E)
Nave of the Saint-Ferréol church (© J.E)
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Rosette of the Saint-Ferréol church (© J.E)
Rosette of the Saint-Ferréol church (© J.E)
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Ruisseau le Bourdon, in the city center (© J.E)
Ruisseau le Bourdon, in the city center (© J.E)
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Sculpture, the charity of Saint Martin, above the door of the south chapel of the Saint-Ferréol church (© J.E)
Sculpture, the charity of Saint Martin, above the door of the south chapel of the Saint-Ferréol church (© J.E)
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Clock tower, view from outside the old town (© J.E)
Clock tower, view from outside the old town (© J.E)
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Clock tower, inside view of the old town (© J.E)
Clock tower, inside view of the old town (© J.E)
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Clock tower (© J.E)
Clock tower (© J.E)
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Stained glass window in the church choir (© J.E)
Stained glass window in the church choir (© J.E)
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Stained glass window in the church choir (© J.E)
Stained glass window in the church choir (© J.E)
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Stained glass window in the church choir (© J.E)
Stained glass window in the church choir (© J.E)
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The commune
The commune
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The commune
The commune
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The commune
The commune
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The commune
The commune
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The commune
The commune
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The wash house
The wash house
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Weather

Thursday 25 february
Min. 7°C - Max. 17°C
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Friday 26 february
Min. 6°C - Max. 12°C
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Saturday 27 february
Min. 3°C - Max. 11°C
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Visits, leisure and activities nearby

Leisure activities

Last nameActivity typeRateCity
Visit and wine tasting at Domaine Langlois
Local flavours6 € Pougny (29 km)

Outings

Last nameOuting typeDifficultyDurationDeparture municipality
Tour of Bléneau
Village visitEasy1h30Bléneau (11.1 km)
The Canal
HikeIntermediate2h15Rogny-les-Sept-Écluses (18.4 km)
Toucy, a city in the countryside
HikeEasy20 minToucy (19.7 km)
Cultural tour around Entrains-sur-Nohain
Car itineraryEasy6h00Entrains-sur-Nohain (24 km)
Municipality of Lindry
HikeEasy2h30Lindry (31 km)

Restaurants

Bed & breakfasts

Vacation rentals

Campsites

Hotels

Your holidays
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A restaurant
A rental car
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