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Clessy tourism and travel guide

Photo of Clessy in Saone-et-Loire

Photo is of Paray-le-Monial at 12 km from Clessy

Visit Clessy: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Paray-le-Monial at 12 km and Paray-le-Monial basilica at 12 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!

Paray-le-Monial

Paray-le-Monial

at 12 km (direction south-south-east)

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

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

Paray-le-Monial basilica

Church at 12 km (direction south-south-east)

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

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

Anzy-le-Duc

at 26 km (direction south)

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

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

Semur-en-Brionnais

Most Beautiful Village at 33 km (direction south)

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

See Semur-en-Brionnais guide
 
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Cluny

Cluny

at 46 km (direction east)

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

See Cluny guide
Cormatin

Cormatin

at 46 km (direction east)

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

See Cormatin guide
Autun

Autun

at 47 km (direction north-north-east)

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

See Autun guide
Lapalisse

Lapalisse

at 48 km (direction west-south-west), in the Allier department

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

See Lapalisse guide
Solutre-Pouilly

Solutre-Pouilly

at 57 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Solutre-Pouilly guide

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

Map of places to visit near Clessy

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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)

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Tourist attractions near Clessy, France

What to do at Clessy? 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)
 
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Geography and distances

Clessy is in the eastern-center of France at 63 kilometres from Macon, the department capital (general information: Clessy is 287 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Clessy

Canton: Gueugnon

Arrondissement: Charolles

Department: Saone-et-Loire

Region: Burgundy

New region: Burgundy-Franche-Comté

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

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

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