Ciel tourism and travel guide

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Visit Ciel: highlights and tourist information

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Ciel 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 66 kilometres from Macon, the department capital (general information: Ciel is 298 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Chalon-sur-Saone at 18 km and Beaune at 22 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Ciel, 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 Ciel 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 Ciel

Markets in and near Ciel

  • Verdun-sur-le-Doubs: market Thursday (2km)
  • Mervans: market Friday (14km)
  • Pierre-de-Bresse: market Monday (17km)
  • Chalon-sur-Saone: market Wednesday & Thursday & Sunday & Friday (18km)
  • Saint-Germain-du-Plain: market Thursday (20km)
  • Saint-Germain-du-Bois: market Saturday (21km)
  • Chagny: market Thursday & Sunday (22km)
  • Beaune: market Wednesday & Saturday (23km)
  • Givry: market Thursday (25km)
  • Nuits-Saint-Georges: market Friday (29km)

More information about Ciel, Burgundy

Tourist attractions near Ciel, France

Some places with official tourist classifications and other places of interest to visit nearby that should provide inspiration if you are visiting Ciel.

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Hospices de Beaune (Beaune) (22km)
  • Abbatiale eglise de Saint Philibert (Tournus) (36km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre de Brancion (Martailly-les-Brancion) (42km)
  • Eglise de Saint Martin (Chapaize) (43km)
  • Eglise de Saint Vincent (Mont-Saint-Vincent) (51km)
  • Eglise de Saint Denis (Massy) (55km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin des jeux du château d'Arlay (40km)
  • Jardin à la Faulx (41km)
  • Abbaye de la Bussière (45km)
  • Parc et jardins du château de Sully (46km)
  • Parc et jardin du château de Barbirey sur Ouche (47km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Cirque du Bout du Monde (32km)
  • Seille (Saône) (41km)
  • Confluence - la Seille (41km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)


Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Ciel

Canton: Verdun-sur-le-Doubs

Arrondissement: Chalon-sur-Saône

Department: Saone-et-Loire

Region: Burgundy

New region: Burgundy-Franche-Comté

Postcode: 71350

Distance to Ciel

from Macon (prefecture): 66 km

from Paris: 298 km

from Calais: 509 km

from Nice: 394 km

from Bordeaux: 491 km

from Strasbourg: 277 km

Getting here

Ciel 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 Ciel from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 11 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Allerey-sur-Saone, Bragny-sur-Saone, Damerey, Les Bordes, Pontoux, Saint-Didier-en-Bresse, Saint-Maurice-en-Riviere, Saunieres, Sermesse, Toutenant and Verdun-sur-le-Doubs.

This page in French: Visiter Ciel