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Champlecy tourism and travel guide

Photo of Champlecy in Saone-et-Loire

Photo is of Paray-le-Monial basilica at 10 km from Champlecy

Visit Champlecy: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Paray-le-Monial basilica at 10 km and Paray-le-Monial at 10 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Champlecy, 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 Champlecy in Burgundy-Franche-Comté.

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

Paray-le-Monial basilica

Paray-le-Monial basilica

Church at 10 km (direction west)

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

See Paray-le-Monial basilica guide
Paray-le-Monial

Paray-le-Monial

at 10 km (direction west)

The 12th century abbey and other buildings and the pretty...

See Paray-le-Monial guide
Anzy-le-Duc

Anzy-le-Duc

at 22 km (direction south-west)

Much the most visited site in this pretty village is...

See Anzy-le-Duc guide
Semur-en-Brionnais

Semur-en-Brionnais

Most Beautiful Village at 26 km (direction south-west)

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

See Semur-en-Brionnais guide
 
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Cluny

Cluny

at 32 km (direction east)

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

See Cluny guide
Cormatin

Cormatin

at 35 km (direction east)

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

See Cormatin guide
Solutre-Pouilly

Solutre-Pouilly

at 41 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Solutre-Pouilly guide
Brancion

Brancion

at 43 km (direction east)

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

See Brancion guide
Macon

Macon

at 48 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Macon guide
Lapalisse

Lapalisse

at 53 km (direction west-south-west), in the Allier department

The renaissance style Chateau de la Palice, its internal decorations and its...

See Lapalisse guide
Belleville

Belleville

at 56 km (direction south-east), in the Rhone department

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

See Belleville guide
Chalon-sur-Saone

Chalon-sur-Saone

at 58 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Chalon-sur-Saone guide

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

Map of places to visit near Champlecy

 
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Markets in and near Champlecy

  • Charolles: market Wednesday (5km)
  • Paray-le-Monial: market Friday (10km)
  • Digoin: market Sunday & Friday (20km)
  • La Clayette: market Tuesday (21km)
  • Gueugnon: market Thursday (21km)
  • Montceau-les-Mines: market Tuesday & Saturday (23km)
  • Marcigny: market Monday (27km)
  • Chauffailles: market Friday (31km)
  • Cluny: market Saturday (32km)
  • Montchanin: market Wednesday (35km)

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Tourist attractions near Champlecy, France

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

Grand sites of France

  • Roche de Solutre / Roche de Vergisson (41km)

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

  • Charlieu (35km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Saint Nizier (Baron) (3km)
  • Basilique du Sacré-Cœur (Paray-le-Monial) (10km)
  • Eglise de Saint Germain (Saint-Germain-en-Brionnais) (13km)
  • Eglise de Saint-Pierre-aux-Liens (Varenne-l'Arconce) (16km)
  • Prieuré church de Saint Pierre et Saint Benoit (Perrecy-les-Forges) (16km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre et Saint Paul (Montceaux-l'Etoile) (20km)
  • Prieuré d'Anzy-le-Duc (Anzy-le-Duc) (22km)
  • Eglise de Saint Vincent (Mont-Saint-Vincent) (25km)
  • Eglise de Saint Hilaire (Semur-en-Brionnais) (26km)
  • Eglise de Saint Denis (Massy) (27km)
  • Eglise de Saint Blaise (Mazille) (29km)
  • Eglise de Jalogny (Jalogny) (30km)
  • Eglise de Sainte-Marie-Madeleine (Neuilly-en-Donjon) (31km)
  • Abbaye de Cluny (Cluny) (32km)
  • Eglise de Saint Marcel (Iguerande) (32km)
  • Abbaye Saint-Fortuné de Charlieu (Charlieu) (35km)
  • Couvent des Cordeliers (Saint-Nizier-sous-Charlieu) (36km)
  • Chapelle aux Moines (Berze-la-Ville) (38km)
  • Eglise de Saint Martin (Chapaize) (39km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre de Brancion (Martailly-les-Brancion) (43km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin du château de Digoine (9km)
  • Les jardins Romans de Varenne-l'Arconce (16km)
  • Jardin du château de Chaumont (17km)
  • Les Jardins du château de Drée (19km)
  • Le jardin de Zéphyr (28km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Roche de Solutré (41km)

Amusement park / theme park

  • Le PAL (44km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Charolles (5km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

 
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Geography and distances

Champlecy is in the eastern-center of France at 48 kilometres from Macon, the department capital (general information: Champlecy is 301 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Champlecy

Canton: Charolles

Arrondissement: Charolles

Department: Saone-et-Loire

Region: Burgundy

New region: Burgundy-Franche-Comté

Postcode: 71120

Distance to Champlecy

from Macon (prefecture): 48 km

from Paris: 301 km

from Calais: 528 km

from Nice: 388 km

from Bordeaux: 416 km

from Strasbourg: 353 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 Champlecy from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 6 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Baron, Charolles, Fontenay, Grandvaux, Hautefond and Saint-Aubin-en-Charollais.

This page in French: Visiter Champlecy

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