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Cormatin tourism and travel guide

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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

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

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.

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

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!

Brancion

Brancion

at 9 km (direction east)

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

See Brancion guide
Cluny

Cluny

at 12 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See Cluny guide
Tournus

Tournus

at 17 km (direction east)

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

See Tournus guide
Tournus abbey

Tournus abbey

Abbey at 17 km (direction east)

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

See Tournus abbey guide
 
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Solutre-Pouilly

Solutre-Pouilly

at 28 km (direction south)

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

See Solutre-Pouilly guide
Macon

Macon

at 29 km (direction south-south-east)

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

See Macon guide
Chalon-sur-Saone

Chalon-sur-Saone

at 29 km (direction north-east)

The pedestrianised town centre and cathedral will form the centre of your...

See Chalon-sur-Saone guide
Paray-le-Monial basilica

Paray-le-Monial basilica

Church at 45 km (direction west)

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

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

Paray-le-Monial

at 45 km (direction west)

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

See Paray-le-Monial guide
Belleville

Belleville

at 49 km (direction south), in the Rhone department

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

See Belleville guide
Autun

Autun

at 54 km (direction north-west)

After exploring Autun with its old town, cathedral and...

See Autun guide
Anzy-le-Duc

Anzy-le-Duc

at 54 km (direction west-south-west)

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

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

Semur-en-Brionnais

Most Beautiful Village at 55 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Semur-en-Brionnais guide
Bourg-en-Bresse

Bourg-en-Bresse

at 56 km (direction east-south-east), in the Ain department

As well as exploring the cathedral and town centre...

See Bourg-en-Bresse guide

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

Map of places to visit near Cormatin

 
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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

What to do at Cormatin? 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)
 
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Geography and distances

Cormatin is in the eastern-center of France at 29 kilometres from Macon, the department capital (general information: Cormatin is 311 kilometres from Paris).

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

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

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