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Charbonnieres tourism and travel guide

Photo of Charbonnieres in Saone-et-Loire

Photo is of Macon at 9 km from Charbonnieres

Visit Charbonnieres: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Macon at 9 km and Solutre-Pouilly at 13 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Charbonnieres, 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 Charbonnieres in Burgundy-Franche-Comté.

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

Macon

Macon

at 9 km (direction south)

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

See Macon guide
Solutre-Pouilly

Solutre-Pouilly

at 13 km (direction south-west)

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

See Solutre-Pouilly guide
Cluny

Cluny

at 14 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Cluny guide
Brancion

Brancion

at 16 km (direction north-north-west)

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

See Brancion guide
 
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Tournus

Tournus

at 20 km (direction north-north-east)

The Abbey of Saint-Philibert is the highlight in Tournus, but you will...

See Tournus guide
Tournus abbey

Tournus abbey

Abbey at 20 km (direction north-north-east)

The abbey at Tournus is a 12th century abbey in roman...

See Tournus abbey guide
Cormatin

Cormatin

at 21 km (direction north-west)

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

See Cormatin guide
Belleville

Belleville

at 32 km (direction south-south-west), in the Rhone department

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

See Belleville guide
Bourg-en-Bresse

Bourg-en-Bresse

at 37 km (direction east-south-east), in the Ain department

As well as exploring the cathedral and town centre of Bourg-en-Bresse,...

See Bourg-en-Bresse guide
Chalon-sur-Saone

Chalon-sur-Saone

at 43 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Chalon-sur-Saone guide
Dombes

Dombes

at 45 km (direction south-south-east), in the Ain department

The Dombes, with thousands of small lakes, is perfect...

See Dombes guide
Trevoux

Trevoux

at 50 km (direction south), in the Ain department

The quiet town of Trevoux in Ain has several historical...

See Trevoux guide
Theize

Theize

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

The quiet village of Theizé makes a pleasant detour...

See Theize guide
Oingt

Oingt

Most Beautiful Village at 53 km (direction south-south-west), in the Rhone department

Completely renovated in recent years, Oingt is one of...

See Oingt guide

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

Map of places to visit near Charbonnieres

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Markets in and near Charbonnieres

  • Pont-de-Vaux: market Wednesday (9km)
  • Charnay-les-Macon: market Friday (9km)
  • Macon: market Saturday (10km)
  • Cluny: market Saturday (14km)
  • Pont-de-Veyle: market Monday (15km)
  • Tournus: market Saturday (20km)
  • Vonnas: market Thursday (23km)
  • Montrevel-en-Bresse: market Tuesday (23km)
  • Saint-Didier-sur-Chalaronne: market Saturday (24km)
  • Sennecey-le-Grand: market Friday (28km)

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Tourist attractions near Charbonnieres, France

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

Grand sites of France

  • Roche de Solutre / Roche de Vergisson (13km)

National Monuments

  • Brou Royal Monastery (37km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

  • Chatillon-sur-Chalaronne (31km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Chapelle aux Moines (Berze-la-Ville) (10km)
  • Abbaye de Cluny (Cluny) (14km)
  • Eglise de Jalogny (Jalogny) (16km)
  • Eglise de Saint Blaise (Mazille) (18km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre de Brancion (Martailly-les-Brancion) (18km)
  • Eglise de Saint Martin (Chapaize) (20km)
  • Abbatiale eglise de Saint Philibert (Tournus) (20km)
  • Eglise de Saint Denis (Massy) (21km)
  • Eglise de Saint Vincent (Mont-Saint-Vincent) (38km)
  • Eglise de Saint Nizier (Baron) (44km)
  • Eglise de Saint Germain (Saint-Germain-en-Brionnais) (44km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Parc du château de Laye (37km)
  • Le jardin de Zéphyr (40km)
  • Les Jardins du château de Drée (41km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Roche de Solutré (13km)
  • Confluence - la Seille (17km)
  • Seille (Saône) (17km)

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Charolles (43km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Macon (10km)
  • Vonnas (23km)
 
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Geography and distances

Charbonnieres is in the eastern-center of France at 9 kilometres from Macon, the department capital (general information: Charbonnieres is 331 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Charbonnieres

Canton: Mâcon-Nord

Arrondissement: Mâcon

Department: Saone-et-Loire

Region: Burgundy

New region: Burgundy-Franche-Comté

Postcode: 71260

Distance to Charbonnieres

from Macon (prefecture): 9 km

from Paris: 331 km

from Calais: 552 km

from Nice: 355 km

from Bordeaux: 455 km

from Strasbourg: 328 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 Charbonnieres from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 13 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Asnieres-sur-Saone, Aze, Clesse, Hurigny, La Salle, Laize, Manziat, Peronne, Saint-Albain, Saint-Martin-Belle-Roche, Saint-Maurice-de-Satonnay, Senozan and Vesines.

This page in French: Visiter Charbonnieres

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