Cormatin tourism and travel guide

Photo of Cormatin in Saone-et-Loire

Visit Cormatin: highlights and tourist information

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France This Way comment: The beautifully decorated and furnished Cormatin Chateau, from the 17th century, is the highlight of your visit

Important note

This page features a summary of highlights that you might like to explore near Cormatin. For detailed visitor information see the Cormatin travel guide.

Cormatin 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 29 kilometres from Macon, the department capital (general information: Cormatin is 311 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Cluny at 12 km and Tournus at 17 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Cormatin, 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 Cormatin 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 Cormatin

Markets in and near Cormatin

  • Cluny: market Saturday (13km)
  • Tournus: market Saturday (17km)
  • Sennecey-le-Grand: market Friday (17km)
  • Pont-de-Vaux: market Wednesday (23km)
  • Givry: market Thursday (27km)
  • Charnay-les-Macon: market Friday (27km)
  • Montchanin: market Wednesday (27km)
  • Montceau-les-Mines: market Tuesday & Saturday (29km)
  • Saint-Germain-du-Plain: market Thursday (29km)
  • Macon: market Saturday (29km)

More information about Cormatin, Burgundy

Tourist attractions near Cormatin, France

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

Grand sites of France

  • Roche de Solutre / Roche de Vergisson (27km)

National Monuments

  • Brou Royal Monastery (56km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

  • Charlieu (58km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Saint Martin (Chapaize) (4km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre de Brancion (Martailly-les-Brancion) (8km)
  • Eglise de Saint Denis (Massy) (9km)
  • Abbaye de Cluny (Cluny) (13km)
  • Eglise de Jalogny (Jalogny) (15km)
  • Abbatiale eglise de Saint Philibert (Tournus) (17km)
  • Eglise de Saint Blaise (Mazille) (18km)
  • Eglise de Saint Vincent (Mont-Saint-Vincent) (19km)
  • Chapelle aux Moines (Berze-la-Ville) (22km)
  • Eglise de Saint Nizier (Baron) (32km)
  • Prieuré church de Saint Pierre et Saint Benoit (Perrecy-les-Forges) (37km)
  • Eglise de Saint Germain (Saint-Germain-en-Brionnais) (39km)
  • Basilique du Sacré-Cœur (Paray-le-Monial) (45km)
  • Eglise de Saint-Pierre-aux-Liens (Varenne-l'Arconce) (47km)
  • Cathédrale Saint Lazare (Autun) (53km)
  • Abbaye Saint-Fortuné de Charlieu (Charlieu) (58km)
  • Couvent des Cordeliers (Saint-Nizier-sous-Charlieu) (61km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin du château de Digoine (36km)
  • Les Jardins du château de Drée (39km)
  • Le jardin de Zéphyr (43km)
  • Jardin du château de Chaumont (45km)
  • Les jardins Romans de Varenne-l'Arconce (46km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Confluence - la Seille (20km)
  • Seille (Saône) (20km)
  • Roche de Solutré (27km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Charolles (34km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Macon (29km)
  • Vonnas (43km)
 
 

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Cormatin

Canton: Saint-Gengoux-le-National

Arrondissement: Mâcon

Department: Saone-et-Loire

Region: Burgundy

New region: Burgundy-Franche-Comté

Postcode: 71460

Distance to Cormatin

from Macon (prefecture): 29 km

from Paris: 311 km

from Calais: 532 km

from Nice: 375 km

from Bordeaux: 451 km

from Strasbourg: 323 km

Getting here

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

We have 16 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Ameugny, Bissy-sous-Uxelles, Bonnay, Bray, Bresse-sur-Grosne, Burnand, Champagny-sous-Uxelles, Chapaize, Chissey-les-Macon, Cortevaix, Curtil-sous-Burnand, Flagy, Malay, Saint-Ythaire, Savigny-sur-Grosne and Taize.

This page in French: Visiter Cormatin