Clessy tourism and travel guide

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Visit Clessy: highlights and tourist information

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Clessy 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 63 kilometres from Macon, the department capital (general information: Clessy is 287 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Paray-le-Monial at 12 km and Anzy-le-Duc at 26 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Clessy, 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 Clessy 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 Clessy

Markets in and near Clessy

  • Gueugnon: market Thursday (6km)
  • Digoin: market Sunday & Friday (12km)
  • Paray-le-Monial: market Friday (12km)
  • Charolles: market Wednesday (20km)
  • Montceau-les-Mines: market Tuesday & Saturday (24km)
  • Dompierre-sur-Besbre: market Saturday (31km)
  • Le Donjon: market Tuesday (32km)
  • Marcigny: market Monday (32km)
  • La Clayette: market Tuesday (34km)
  • Montchanin: market Wednesday (36km)

More information about Clessy, Burgundy

Tourist attractions near Clessy, France

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

Grand sites of France

  • Bibracte-Mont Beuvray (41km)

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Prieuré church de Saint Pierre et Saint Benoit (Perrecy-les-Forges) (12km)
  • Basilique du Sacré-Cœur (Paray-le-Monial) (12km)
  • Eglise de Saint Nizier (Baron) (16km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre et Saint Paul (Montceaux-l'Etoile) (23km)
  • Eglise de Saint-Pierre-aux-Liens (Varenne-l'Arconce) (25km)
  • Prieuré d'Anzy-le-Duc (Anzy-le-Duc) (26km)
  • Eglise de Saint Germain (Saint-Germain-en-Brionnais) (26km)
  • Eglise de Sainte-Marie-Madeleine (Neuilly-en-Donjon) (28km)
  • Eglise de Saint Vincent (Mont-Saint-Vincent) (31km)
  • Eglise de Saint Hilaire (Semur-en-Brionnais) (33km)
  • Eglise de Saint Marcel (Iguerande) (39km)
  • Eglise de Saint Denis (Massy) (40km)
  • Eglise de Saint Blaise (Mazille) (43km)
  • Eglise de Jalogny (Jalogny) (44km)
  • Abbaye Saint-Fortuné de Charlieu (Charlieu) (45km)
  • Couvent des Cordeliers (Saint-Nizier-sous-Charlieu) (45km)
  • Abbaye de Cluny (Cluny) (46km)
  • Cathédrale Saint Lazare (Autun) (46km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin du château de Digoine (10km)
  • Les jardins Romans de Varenne-l'Arconce (25km)
  • Jardin du château de Chaumont (27km)
  • Les Jardins du château de Drée (33km)
  • Le jardin de Zéphyr (42km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Bibracte (41km)

Amusement park / theme park

  • Le PAL (31km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Charolles (20km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc d'Attractions et Animalier (PAL) (35km)
 
 

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Clessy

Canton: Gueugnon

Arrondissement: Charolles

Department: Saone-et-Loire

Region: Burgundy

Postcode: 71130

Distance to Clessy

from Macon (prefecture): 63 km

from Paris: 287 km

from Calais: 515 km

from Nice: 404 km

from Bordeaux: 409 km

from Strasbourg: 355 km

Getting here

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

We have 5 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Chassy, Gueugnon, Oudry, Rigny-sur-Arroux and Saint-Vincent-Bragny.

This page in French: Visiter Clessy