Brion tourism and travel guide

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Visit Brion: highlights and tourist information

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Brion 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 82 kilometres from Macon, the department capital (general information: Brion is 257 kilometres from Paris).

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!

 
 

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

Map of places to visit near Brion

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)

More information about Brion, Burgundy

Tourist attractions near Brion, France

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)
 
 

Geography and distances

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

Brion 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 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