Bray tourism and travel guide

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Visit Bray: highlights and tourist information

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Bray 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 24 kilometres from Macon, the department capital (general information: Bray is 316 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Cormatin at 5 km and Brancion at 7 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Bray, 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 Bray 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 Bray

Markets in and near Bray

  • Cluny: market Saturday (9km)
  • Tournus: market Saturday (16km)
  • Pont-de-Vaux: market Wednesday (18km)
  • Sennecey-le-Grand: market Friday (19km)
  • Charnay-les-Macon: market Friday (22km)
  • Macon: market Saturday (24km)
  • Pont-de-Veyle: market Monday (30km)
  • Saint-Germain-du-Plain: market Thursday (30km)
  • Givry: market Thursday (31km)
  • Montchanin: market Wednesday (33km)

More information about Bray, Burgundy

Tourist attractions near Bray, France

Some places with official tourist classifications and other places of interest to visit nearby that should provide inspiration if you are visiting Bray.

Grand sites of France

  • Roche de Solutre / Roche de Vergisson (23km)

National Monuments

  • Brou Royal Monastery (51km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

  • Chatillon-sur-Chalaronne (46km)
  • Charlieu (57km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Saint Martin (Chapaize) (6km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre de Brancion (Martailly-les-Brancion) (8km)
  • Abbaye de Cluny (Cluny) (9km)
  • Eglise de Saint Denis (Massy) (9km)
  • Eglise de Jalogny (Jalogny) (12km)
  • Eglise de Saint Blaise (Mazille) (15km)
  • Abbatiale eglise de Saint Philibert (Tournus) (16km)
  • Chapelle aux Moines (Berze-la-Ville) (17km)
  • Eglise de Saint Vincent (Mont-Saint-Vincent) (23km)
  • Eglise de Saint Nizier (Baron) (34km)
  • Eglise de Saint Germain (Saint-Germain-en-Brionnais) (39km)
  • Prieuré church de Saint Pierre et Saint Benoit (Perrecy-les-Forges) (41km)
  • Eglise de Saint-Pierre-aux-Liens (Varenne-l'Arconce) (47km)
  • Abbaye Saint-Fortuné de Charlieu (Charlieu) (57km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Les Jardins du château de Drée (38km)
  • Jardin du château de Digoine (39km)
  • Le jardin de Zéphyr (41km)
  • Jardin du château de Chaumont (45km)
  • Les jardins Romans de Varenne-l'Arconce (47km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Confluence - la Seille (17km)
  • Seille (Saône) (17km)
  • Roche de Solutré (23km)

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Charolles (35km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Macon (24km)
  • Vonnas (38km)
 
 

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Bray

Canton: Cluny

Arrondissement: Mâcon

Department: Saone-et-Loire

Region: Burgundy

New region: Burgundy-Franche-Comté

Postcode: 71250

Distance to Bray

from Macon (prefecture): 24 km

from Paris: 316 km

from Calais: 537 km

from Nice: 370 km

from Bordeaux: 451 km

from Strasbourg: 324 km

Getting here

Bray 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 Bray from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 14 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Ameugny, Bissy-la-Maconnaise, Blanot, Chapaize, Chissey-les-Macon, Cormatin, Cortambert, Cruzille, Donzy-le-Pertuis, La Chapelle-sous-Brancion, Lournand, Massilly, Saint-Gengoux-de-Scisse and Taize.

This page in French: Visiter Bray