Bois-Sainte-Marie tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Semur-en-Brionnais at 21 km from Bois-Sainte-Marie

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Bois-Sainte-Marie is situated in the Saone-et-Loire department and Burgundy-Franche-Comté region.

Below you can see some of the places that we have visited and reviewed and can recommend when you are sightseeing close to Bois-Sainte-Marie in Burgundy-Franche-Comté.

Popular places to visit nearby include Semur-en-Brionnais at 21 km and Paray-le-Monial basilica at 22 km.

Bois-Sainte-Marie, France: places to visit and attractions

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

Semur-en-Brionnais

Semur-en-Brionnais

Most Beautiful Village at 21 km (direction west-south-west)

As well as the pretty village itself, you can also visit the Chateau de...

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Paray-le-Monial basilica

Paray-le-Monial basilica

Church at 22 km (direction west-north-west)

Paray-le-Monial basilica is an impressive 12th century church in the romanesque style...

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Paray-le-Monial

Paray-le-Monial

at 22 km (direction west-north-west)

The 12th century abbey and other buildings and the pretty setting make the Basilica...

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Anzy-le-Duc

Anzy-le-Duc

at 23 km (direction west)

Much the most visited site in this pretty village is the Priory of Anzy-le-Duc...

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Cluny

Cluny

at 26 km (direction east-north-east)

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

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Solutre-Pouilly

Solutre-Pouilly

at 29 km (direction east)

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

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Cormatin

Cormatin

at 35 km (direction east-north-east)

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

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Macon

Macon

at 37 km (direction east)

After exploring the pleasant town of Macon we suggest a visit to nearby Lamartine's...

See Macon guide
Belleville

Belleville

at 39 km (direction east-south-east), in the Rhone department

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

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Brancion

Brancion

at 41 km (direction east-north-east)

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

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Oingt

Oingt

Most Beautiful Village at 46 km (direction south-south-east), in the Rhone department

Completely renovated in recent years, Oingt is one of the prettiest villages in the...

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Theize

Theize

at 48 km (direction south-south-east), in the Rhone department

The quiet village of Theizé makes a pleasant detour when exploring the Beaujolais wine...

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Bagnols

Bagnols

at 50 km (direction south-south-east), in the Rhone department

Bagnols village with a castle is one of the pretty villages to explore in...

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Tournus

Tournus

at 50 km (direction east-north-east)

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

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Markets in and near Bois-Sainte-Marie

  • La Clayette: market Tuesday (6km)
  • Charolles: market Wednesday (13km)
  • Chauffailles: market Friday (14km)
  • Paray-le-Monial: market Friday (22km)
  • Charlieu: market Wednesday & Saturday (24km)
  • Marcigny: market Monday (25km)
  • Cours-la-Ville: market Wednesday & Saturday & Monday (26km)
  • Cluny: market Saturday (26km)
  • Beaujeu: market Wednesday (27km)
  • Digoin: market Sunday & Friday (33km)

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Tourist attractions near Bois-Sainte-Marie, France

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

Grand sites of France

  • Roche de Solutre / Roche de Vergisson (28km)

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Saint Germain (Saint-Germain-en-Brionnais) (7km)
  • Eglise de Saint-Pierre-aux-Liens (Varenne-l'Arconce) (15km)
  • Eglise de Saint Nizier (Baron) (19km)
  • Eglise de Saint Blaise (Mazille) (21km)
  • Eglise de Saint Hilaire (Semur-en-Brionnais) (22km)
  • Basilique du Sacré-Cœur (Paray-le-Monial) (22km)
  • Prieuré d'Anzy-le-Duc (Anzy-le-Duc) (23km)
  • Eglise de Jalogny (Jalogny) (23km)
  • Abbaye Saint-Fortuné de Charlieu (Charlieu) (24km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre et Saint Paul (Montceaux-l'Etoile) (24km)
  • Eglise de Saint Marcel (Iguerande) (25km)
  • Eglise de Saint Denis (Massy) (26km)
  • Abbaye de Cluny (Cluny) (26km)
  • Couvent des Cordeliers (Saint-Nizier-sous-Charlieu) (27km)
  • Chapelle aux Moines (Berze-la-Ville) (28km)
  • Prieuré church de Saint Pierre et Saint Benoit (Perrecy-les-Forges) (33km)
  • Eglise de Saint Vincent (Mont-Saint-Vincent) (35km)
  • Eglise de Sainte-Marie-Madeleine (Neuilly-en-Donjon) (36km)
  • Eglise de Saint Martin (Chapaize) (39km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre de Brancion (Martailly-les-Brancion) (42km)
  • Abbatiale eglise de Saint Philibert (Tournus) (50km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Les Jardins du château de Drée (4km)
  • Le jardin de Zéphyr (11km)
  • Jardin du château de Chaumont (12km)
  • Les jardins Romans de Varenne-l'Arconce (15km)
  • Jardin du château de Digoine (27km)
  • Parc du château de Laye (41km)
  • Jardins du Château de Saint-Bernard (50km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Roche de Solutré (28km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Charolles (13km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

 
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Geography and distances

Bois-Sainte-Marie is in the eastern-center of France at 37 kilometres from Macon, the department capital (general information: Bois-Sainte-Marie is 318 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Bois-Sainte-Marie

Canton: Clayette

Arrondissement: Charolles

Department: Saone-et-Loire

Region: Burgundy

New region: Burgundy-Franche-Comté

Postcode: 71800

Distance to Bois-Sainte-Marie

from Macon (prefecture): 37 km

from Paris: 318 km

from Calais: 545 km

from Nice: 371 km

from Bordeaux: 418 km

from Strasbourg: 358 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 Bois-Sainte-Marie from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 11 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Baudemont, Chatenay, Colombier-en-Brionnais, Curbigny, Dyo, Gibles, La Clayette, Montmelard, Ozolles, Saint-Symphorien-Des-Bois and Varennes-sous-Dun.

This page in French: Visiter Bois-Sainte-Marie