La Puisaye-Forterre is at a crossroads. It is located at the crossroads of regions, in the heart of France, in Burgundy-Franche-Comté. Ideal place for reunions with family or friends, she will know how to seduce you. Between tranquility and festivals, nature and heritage, gastronomy and crafts, Puisaye-Forterre, due to its proximity to Paris, will have this taste of “come back there”.

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The essentials to visit

The notoriety of Puisaye-Forterre is based on its rich heritage. Renowned for being one of Burgundy's best-kept secrets, our territory is made up of castles, churches, museums, potters and other craftsmen. Take the time to meet those who shape our destination.

A unique construction project in the world

The medieval construction site of Guédelon, They are building a castle before your eyes using 13th century techniques. A real journey through time by visiting this unique construction site in the world.

Two villages named in “the favorite village of the French”

The village of Druyes-les-Belles-Fontaines rose to 4th place in 2023 and Saint-Sauveur-en-Puisaye in 9th place in 2022.

The 1st market in Burgundy and named at the national level

Le Toucy market tops the most beautiful market in Burgundy in 2018 and 2019, and 6th nationally in 2019.

A novelist elevated to the dignity of grand officer of the Legion of Honor

Sidonie-Gabrielle Colette, was born in Saint-Sauveur-en-Puisaye on January 28, 1873.

Authentic villages

Discover a destination that is both historic and authentic, where medieval and literary villages coexist harmoniously. Our gentle way of life, our green landscapes, reveal an abundant countryside here! Explore these villages with their bucolic charms and extraordinary heritage!

La Puisaye, 4 seasons

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Hikers on a shaded path in Perreuse

Through the diversity of its landscapes, Puisaye-Forterre offers a thousand and one landscapes. Spring is its enchanting season transforming the countryside into a colorful painting. Summer, with his range of activities and events offers a vacation that is as peaceful as it is lively. Autumn is characterized by its forests withouces golden colors and its typical villages. Winter, these are the first frosts, the first Christmas markets and the first fireplaces which make up its charm.

Major events

Puisaye-Forterre vibrates unmissable events which take place each season. Our territory will amaze you and offer you a unique stay. Here, from big meetings punctuate the lives of the inhabitants, always happy to welcome even more vacationers to help you discover local traditions and share with you their pride in living in this little corner of Burgundy.

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First time in Puisaye?

In the heart of Burgundy, Puisaye-Forterre is a land of reunion where simple pleasures are celebrated just 1 hours from Paris, 30 hours from Lyon and 3 hours from Orléans and Dijon.

La Puisaye, calm and preserved

La Puisaye, its ambiances, in the heart of a soothing landscape commensurate with man, is a emotional journey where time has value and where we reappropriate it. 1h30 south of Paris, discover the secrets of a destination calm and authentic, where you will take time with family, as a couple or with friends. Press pause and enjoy a moment of calm and tranquility between discovery reconnection.

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yoga and calm in front of the Moutiers pond

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