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Photo is of Autun at 8 km from Brion

Visit Brion: highlights and tourist information

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Brion is situated in the Saone-et-Loire department and Burgundy-Franche-Comté region.

Popular places to visit nearby include Autun at 8 km and Saulieu at 41 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Brion, 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 Brion in Burgundy-Franche-Comté.

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

Autun

Autun

at 8 km (direction east-north-east)

After exploring Autun with its old town, cathedral and roman ruins you...

See Autun guide
Saulieu

Saulieu

at 41 km (direction east-north-east), in the Cote d'Or department

Saulieu is quite a small town, visited because of the Basilica Saint-Andoche...

See Saulieu guide
Morvan Regional Park

Morvan Regional Park

Natural Parc at 41 km (direction east-north-east), in the Nievre department

Morvan Regional Natural Park is a quiet region of unspoiled countryside with...

See Morvan Regional Park guide
Chateauneuf-en-Auxois

Chateauneuf-en-Auxois

Most Beautiful Village at 47 km (direction north-east), in the Cote d'Or department

The village of Chateauneuf-sur-Auxois, one of the 'most beautiful villages in France',...

See Chateauneuf-en-Auxois guide
 
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Beaune

Beaune

at 49 km (direction east), in the Cote d'Or department

Beaune is the centre of the famous wine region of the same...

See Beaune guide
Chalon-sur-Saone

Chalon-sur-Saone

at 51 km (direction east)

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

See Chalon-sur-Saone guide
Cormatin

Cormatin

at 54 km (direction south-east)

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

See Cormatin guide
Corbigny

Corbigny

at 56 km (direction west-north-west), in the Nievre department

Corbigny, on the edge of the Morvan Regional Parc, includes an abbey...

See Corbigny guide
Brancion

Brancion

at 62 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Brancion guide

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Map of places to visit near Brion

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Markets in and near Brion

  • Autun: market Wednesday & Friday (8km)
  • Le Creusot: market Tuesday & Thursday & Saturday (21km)
  • Epinac: market Wednesday & Sunday (25km)
  • Montchanin: market Wednesday (27km)
  • Montceau-les-Mines: market Tuesday & Saturday (29km)
  • Gueugnon: market Thursday (37km)
  • Montsauche-les-Settons: market Thursday all day (37km)
  • Bligny-sur-Ouche: market Wednesday (41km)
  • Chagny: market Thursday & Sunday (41km)
  • Saulieu: market Saturday (41km)

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Tourist attractions near Brion, France

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

Grand sites of France

  • Bibracte-Mont Beuvray (13km)

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Regional Natural Parcs

Churches and religious monuments

  • Cathédrale Saint Lazare (Autun) (8km)
  • Prieuré church de Saint Pierre et Saint Benoit (Perrecy-les-Forges) (33km)
  • Eglise de Saint Vincent (Mont-Saint-Vincent) (37km)
  • Basilique de Saint Andoche (Saulieu) (41km)
  • Eglise de Saint Barthélémy (Cervon) (50km)
  • Eglise de Saint Martin (Chapaize) (56km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre de Brancion (Martailly-les-Brancion) (60km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Parc et jardins du château de Sully (23km)
  • Jardin de la Chaux (33km)
  • Jardin du château de Limanton (37km)
  • Jardin du château de Digoine (40km)
  • Parc de Saint-Léger (41km)
  • Parc et jardin du château du Chatillon en Bazois (45km)
  • Abbaye de la Bussière (52km)
  • Parc et jardin du château de Barbirey sur Ouche (56km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Bibracte (13km)
  • Cirque du Bout du Monde (34km)

Amusement park / theme park

  • Le PAL (59km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc d'Attractions et Animalier (PAL) (63km)
 
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Geography and distances

Brion is in the eastern-center of France at 82 kilometres from Macon, the department capital (general information: Brion is 257 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Brion

Canton: Mesvres

Arrondissement: Autun

Department: Saone-et-Loire

Region: Burgundy

New region: Burgundy-Franche-Comté

Postcode: 71190

Distance to Brion

from Macon (prefecture): 82 km

from Paris: 257 km

from Calais: 481 km

from Nice: 429 km

from Bordeaux: 436 km

from Strasbourg: 324 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 Brion from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 4 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Etang-sur-Arroux, Laizy, Mesvres and Monthelon.

This page in French: Visiter Brion

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