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Charbonnat tourism and travel guide

Photo of Charbonnat in Saone-et-Loire

Photo is of Autun at 23 km from Charbonnat

Visit Charbonnat: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Autun at 23 km and Paray-le-Monial at 38 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Charbonnat, 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 Charbonnat in Burgundy-Franche-Comté.

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



at 23 km (direction north-east)

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

See Autun guide


at 38 km (direction south)

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

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

Paray-le-Monial basilica

Church at 38 km (direction south)

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

See Paray-le-Monial basilica guide


at 51 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Cormatin guide


at 57 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Cluny guide


Most Beautiful Village at 62 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

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

Map of places to visit near Charbonnat


Markets in and near Charbonnat

  • Gueugnon: market Thursday (22km)
  • Montceau-les-Mines: market Tuesday & Saturday (23km)
  • Autun: market Wednesday & Friday (23km)
  • Le Creusot: market Tuesday & Thursday & Saturday (24km)
  • Montchanin: market Wednesday (28km)
  • Digoin: market Sunday & Friday (36km)
  • Epinac: market Wednesday & Sunday (38km)
  • Paray-le-Monial: market Friday (38km)
  • Charolles: market Wednesday (42km)
  • Dompierre-sur-Besbre: market Saturday (44km)

More information about Charbonnat, Burgundy

Tourist attractions near Charbonnat, France

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

Grand sites of France

  • Bibracte-Mont Beuvray (16km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Prieuré church de Saint Pierre et Saint Benoit (Perrecy-les-Forges) (21km)
  • Cathédrale Saint Lazare (Autun) (22km)
  • Eglise de Saint Vincent (Mont-Saint-Vincent) (33km)
  • Eglise de Saint Nizier (Baron) (35km)
  • Basilique du Sacré-Cœur (Paray-le-Monial) (38km)
  • Eglise de Saint Denis (Massy) (50km)
  • Eglise de Jalogny (Jalogny) (57km)
  • Abbaye de Cluny (Cluny) (57km)
  • Eglise de Saint Blaise (Mazille) (58km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin du château de Digoine (28km)
  • Jardin du château de Limanton (36km)
  • Parc et jardins du château de Sully (37km)
  • Parc et jardin du château du Chatillon en Bazois (46km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Bibracte (16km)
  • Cirque du Bout du Monde (46km)

Amusement park / theme park

  • Le PAL (44km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Charolles (42km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc d'Attractions et Animalier (PAL) (48km)

Geography and distances

Charbonnat is in the eastern-center of France at 77 kilometres from Macon, the department capital (general information: Charbonnat is 265 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Charbonnat

Canton: Mesvres

Arrondissement: Autun

Department: Saone-et-Loire

Region: Burgundy

New region: Burgundy-Franche-Comté

Postcode: 71320

Distance to Charbonnat

from Macon (prefecture): 77 km

from Paris: 265 km

from Calais: 491 km

from Nice: 423 km

from Bordeaux: 423 km

from Strasbourg: 337 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 Charbonnat from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 6 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Dettey, La Boulaye, Saint-Didier-sur-Arroux, Saint-Eugene, Saint-Nizier-sur-Arroux and Thil-sur-Arroux.

This page in French: Visiter Charbonnat

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