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Aze tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Cluny at 8 km from Aze

Visit Aze: highlights and tourist information

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Aze is situated in the Saone-et-Loire department and Burgundy region (now part of the Burgundy-Franche-Comté region), in the eastern-center of France at 15 kilometres from Macon, the department capital (general information: Aze is 325 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Cluny at 8 km and Brancion at 12 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Aze, 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 Aze in Burgundy-Franche-Comté.

Note that all distances below are 'direct' and real driving distances will be greater!


... or see ALL recommended places to visit in Saone-et-Loire

Map of places to visit near Aze


Markets in and near Aze

  • Cluny: market Saturday (8km)
  • Charnay-les-Macon: market Friday (13km)
  • Pont-de-Vaux: market Wednesday (14km)
  • Macon: market Saturday (15km)
  • Tournus: market Saturday (19km)
  • Pont-de-Veyle: market Monday (21km)
  • Sennecey-le-Grand: market Friday (25km)
  • Saint-Didier-sur-Chalaronne: market Saturday (28km)
  • Vonnas: market Thursday (30km)
  • Montrevel-en-Bresse: market Tuesday (30km)

More information about Aze, Burgundy

Tourist attractions near Aze, France

What to do at Aze? Some places with official tourist classifications and other places of interest to visit nearby that should provide inspiration if you are visiting Aze.

Grand sites of France

  • Roche de Solutre / Roche de Vergisson (15km)

National Monuments

  • Brou Royal Monastery (44km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

  • Chatillon-sur-Chalaronne (37km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Abbaye de Cluny (Cluny) (8km)
  • Chapelle aux Moines (Berze-la-Ville) (10km)
  • Eglise de Jalogny (Jalogny) (10km)
  • Eglise de Saint Blaise (Mazille) (13km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre de Brancion (Martailly-les-Brancion) (13km)
  • Eglise de Saint Denis (Massy) (14km)
  • Eglise de Saint Martin (Chapaize) (14km)
  • Abbatiale eglise de Saint Philibert (Tournus) (19km)
  • Eglise de Saint Vincent (Mont-Saint-Vincent) (31km)
  • Eglise de Saint Nizier (Baron) (38km)
  • Eglise de Saint Germain (Saint-Germain-en-Brionnais) (39km)
  • Prieuré church de Saint Pierre et Saint Benoit (Perrecy-les-Forges) (46km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Les Jardins du château de Drée (37km)
  • Le jardin de Zéphyr (38km)
  • Parc du château de Laye (41km)
  • Jardin du château de Digoine (44km)
  • Jardin du château de Chaumont (45km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Roche de Solutré (15km)
  • Confluence - la Seille (17km)
  • Seille (Saône) (17km)

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Charolles (37km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Macon (15km)
  • Vonnas (30km)

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Aze

Canton: Lugny

Arrondissement: Mâcon

Department: Saone-et-Loire

Region: Burgundy

New region: Burgundy-Franche-Comté

Postcode: 71260

Distance to Aze

from Macon (prefecture): 15 km

from Paris: 325 km

from Calais: 546 km

from Nice: 362 km

from Bordeaux: 451 km

from Strasbourg: 328 km

Getting here

Aze is in the eastern-center of France. Most visitors fly into one of the Paris airports and hire a car or drive from a channel ferry port - allow about 6 - 7 hours. For driving distances to Aze from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 15 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Berze-le-Chatel, Bissy-la-Maconnaise, Blanot, Burgy, Charbonnieres, Clesse, Cortambert, Donzy-le-Pertuis, Ige, Laize, Lugny, Peronne, Saint-Gengoux-de-Scisse, Saint-Maurice-de-Satonnay and Verze.

This page in French: Visiter Aze

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