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Bissy-la-Maconnaise tourism and travel guide

Photo of Bissy-la-Maconnaise in Saone-et-Loire

Photo is of Brancion at 6 km from Bissy-la-Maconnaise

Visit Bissy-la-Maconnaise: highlights and tourist information

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Bissy-la-Maconnaise is situated in the Saone-et-Loire department and Burgundy-Franche-Comté region.

Popular places to visit nearby include Brancion at 6 km and Cormatin at 10 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Bissy-la-Maconnaise, 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 Bissy-la-Maconnaise in Burgundy-Franche-Comté.

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



at 6 km (direction north-north-east)

Quiet now, in the 15th century Brancion was an important regional centre...

See Brancion guide


at 10 km (direction west-north-west)

The beautifully decorated and furnished Cormatin Chateau, from the 17th century, is...

See Cormatin guide


at 11 km (direction west-south-west)

As well as one of the most visited abbeys in France Cluny...

See Cluny guide


at 13 km (direction north-east)

The Abbey of Saint-Philibert is the highlight in Tournus, but you will...

See Tournus guide
Tournus abbey

Tournus abbey

Abbey at 13 km (direction north-east)

The abbey at Tournus is a 12th century abbey in roman style...

See Tournus abbey guide


at 20 km (direction south-south-east)

After exploring the pleasant town of Macon we suggest a visit to...

See Macon guide


at 21 km (direction south-south-west)

Solutré-Pouilly would perhaps go unnoticed except for the great rock-cliff behind the...

See Solutre-Pouilly guide


at 34 km (direction north-north-east)

The pedestrianised town centre and cathedral will form the centre of your...

See Chalon-sur-Saone guide


at 41 km (direction south), in the Rhone department

Not an important tourist town, Belleville does have a couple of sites...

See Belleville guide


at 46 km (direction east-south-east), in the Ain department

As well as exploring the cathedral and town centre of Bourg-en-Bresse, allow...

See Bourg-en-Bresse guide

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

Map of places to visit near Bissy-la-Maconnaise


Markets in and near Bissy-la-Maconnaise

  • Cluny: market Saturday (11km)
  • Pont-de-Vaux: market Wednesday (13km)
  • Tournus: market Saturday (13km)
  • Charnay-les-Macon: market Friday (19km)
  • Sennecey-le-Grand: market Friday (19km)
  • Macon: market Saturday (20km)
  • Pont-de-Veyle: market Monday (25km)
  • Saint-Germain-du-Plain: market Thursday (29km)
  • Montrevel-en-Bresse: market Tuesday (31km)
  • Vonnas: market Thursday (33km)

More information about Bissy-la-Maconnaise, Burgundy

Tourist attractions near Bissy-la-Maconnaise, France

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

Grand sites of France

  • Roche de Solutre / Roche de Vergisson (21km)

National Monuments

  • Brou Royal Monastery (46km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

  • Chatillon-sur-Chalaronne (42km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Saint Pierre de Brancion (Martailly-les-Brancion) (8km)
  • Eglise de Saint Martin (Chapaize) (9km)
  • Abbaye de Cluny (Cluny) (11km)
  • Abbatiale eglise de Saint Philibert (Tournus) (13km)
  • Eglise de Jalogny (Jalogny) (14km)
  • Eglise de Saint Denis (Massy) (14km)
  • Chapelle aux Moines (Berze-la-Ville) (16km)
  • Eglise de Saint Blaise (Mazille) (17km)
  • Eglise de Saint Vincent (Mont-Saint-Vincent) (29km)
  • Eglise de Saint Nizier (Baron) (39km)
  • Eglise de Saint Germain (Saint-Germain-en-Brionnais) (43km)
  • Prieuré church de Saint Pierre et Saint Benoit (Perrecy-les-Forges) (46km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Les Jardins du château de Drée (41km)
  • Le jardin de Zéphyr (43km)
  • Jardin du château de Digoine (44km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Confluence - la Seille (13km)
  • Seille (Saône) (13km)
  • Roche de Solutré (21km)

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Charolles (39km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Macon (20km)
  • Vonnas (33km)

Geography and distances

Bissy-la-Maconnaise is in the eastern-center of France at 20 kilometres from Macon, the department capital (general information: Bissy-la-Maconnaise is 321 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Bissy-la-Maconnaise

Canton: Lugny

Arrondissement: Mâcon

Department: Saone-et-Loire

Region: Burgundy

New region: Burgundy-Franche-Comté

Postcode: 71260

Distance to Bissy-la-Maconnaise

from Macon (prefecture): 20 km

from Paris: 321 km

from Calais: 541 km

from Nice: 365 km

from Bordeaux: 455 km

from Strasbourg: 323 km

Getting here

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 Bissy-la-Maconnaise from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 15 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Aze, Blanot, Bray, Burgy, Chardonnay, Chissey-les-Macon, Cortambert, Cruzille, Donzy-le-Pertuis, Grevilly, Lugny, Martailly-les-Brancion, Peronne, Saint-Gengoux-de-Scisse and Vire.

This page in French: Visiter Bissy-la-Maconnaise

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