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Colombier-en-Brionnais tourism and travel guide

Photo of Colombier-en-Brionnais in Saone-et-Loire

Photo is of Paray-le-Monial basilica at 19 km from Colombier-en-Brionnais

Visit Colombier-en-Brionnais: highlights and tourist information

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Colombier-en-Brionnais is situated in the Saone-et-Loire department and Burgundy-Franche-Comté region.

Popular places to visit nearby include Paray-le-Monial basilica at 19 km and Paray-le-Monial at 19 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Colombier-en-Brionnais, 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 Colombier-en-Brionnais in Burgundy-Franche-Comté.

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

Paray-le-Monial basilica

Paray-le-Monial basilica

Church at 19 km (direction west-north-west)

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

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

Paray-le-Monial

at 19 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Paray-le-Monial guide
Semur-en-Brionnais

Semur-en-Brionnais

Most Beautiful Village at 21 km (direction west-south-west)

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

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

Anzy-le-Duc

at 21 km (direction west)

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

See Anzy-le-Duc guide
 
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Cluny

Cluny

at 27 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Cluny guide
Solutre-Pouilly

Solutre-Pouilly

at 31 km (direction east)

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

See Solutre-Pouilly guide
Cormatin

Cormatin

at 34 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Cormatin guide
Macon

Macon

at 39 km (direction east)

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

See Macon guide
Brancion

Brancion

at 41 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Brancion guide
Belleville

Belleville

at 42 km (direction east-south-east), in the Rhone department

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

See Belleville guide
Oingt

Oingt

Most Beautiful Village at 49 km (direction south-south-east), in the Rhone department

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

See Oingt guide
Tournus

Tournus

at 50 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Tournus guide
Tournus abbey

Tournus abbey

Abbey at 50 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Tournus abbey guide
Theize

Theize

at 51 km (direction south-south-east), in the Rhone department

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

See Theize guide

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

Map of places to visit near Colombier-en-Brionnais

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Markets in and near Colombier-en-Brionnais

  • La Clayette: market Tuesday (8km)
  • Charolles: market Wednesday (9km)
  • Chauffailles: market Friday (17km)
  • Paray-le-Monial: market Friday (20km)
  • Marcigny: market Monday (24km)
  • Charlieu: market Wednesday & Saturday (25km)
  • Cluny: market Saturday (27km)
  • Cours-la-Ville: market Wednesday & Saturday & Monday (28km)
  • Beaujeu: market Wednesday (30km)
  • Digoin: market Sunday & Friday (30km)

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Tourist attractions near Colombier-en-Brionnais, France

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

Grand sites of France

  • Roche de Solutre / Roche de Vergisson (30km)

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

  • Charlieu (25km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Saint Germain (Saint-Germain-en-Brionnais) (6km)
  • Eglise de Saint-Pierre-aux-Liens (Varenne-l'Arconce) (14km)
  • Eglise de Saint Nizier (Baron) (16km)
  • Basilique du Sacré-Cœur (Paray-le-Monial) (19km)
  • Eglise de Saint Blaise (Mazille) (21km)
  • Eglise de Saint Hilaire (Semur-en-Brionnais) (21km)
  • Prieuré d'Anzy-le-Duc (Anzy-le-Duc) (21km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre et Saint Paul (Montceaux-l'Etoile) (22km)
  • Eglise de Jalogny (Jalogny) (24km)
  • Abbaye Saint-Fortuné de Charlieu (Charlieu) (25km)
  • Eglise de Saint Denis (Massy) (25km)
  • Eglise de Saint Marcel (Iguerande) (26km)
  • Abbaye de Cluny (Cluny) (26km)
  • Couvent des Cordeliers (Saint-Nizier-sous-Charlieu) (28km)
  • Chapelle aux Moines (Berze-la-Ville) (29km)
  • Prieuré church de Saint Pierre et Saint Benoit (Perrecy-les-Forges) (30km)
  • Eglise de Saint Vincent (Mont-Saint-Vincent) (33km)
  • Eglise de Sainte-Marie-Madeleine (Neuilly-en-Donjon) (34km)
  • Eglise de Saint Martin (Chapaize) (38km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre de Brancion (Martailly-les-Brancion) (41km)
  • Abbatiale eglise de Saint Philibert (Tournus) (50km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Les Jardins du château de Drée (6km)
  • Jardin du château de Chaumont (11km)
  • Les jardins Romans de Varenne-l'Arconce (13km)
  • Le jardin de Zéphyr (14km)
  • Jardin du château de Digoine (23km)
  • Parc du château de Laye (44km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Roche de Solutré (30km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Charolles (9km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

 
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Geography and distances

Colombier-en-Brionnais is in the eastern-center of France at 39 kilometres from Macon, the department capital (general information: Colombier-en-Brionnais is 315 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Colombier-en-Brionnais

Canton: Clayette

Arrondissement: Charolles

Department: Saone-et-Loire

Region: Burgundy

New region: Burgundy-Franche-Comté

Postcode: 71800

Distance to Colombier-en-Brionnais

from Macon (prefecture): 39 km

from Paris: 315 km

from Calais: 542 km

from Nice: 374 km

from Bordeaux: 418 km

from Strasbourg: 357 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 Colombier-en-Brionnais from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 10 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Beaubery, Bois-Sainte-Marie, Curbigny, Dyo, Gibles, Marcilly-la-Gueurce, Montmelard, Ozolles, Saint-Germain-en-Brionnais and Saint-Symphorien-Des-Bois.

This page in French: Visiter Colombier-en-Brionnais

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