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Cortambert tourism and travel guide

Photo of Cortambert in Saone-et-Loire

Photo is of Cluny at 6 km from Cortambert

Visit Cortambert: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Cluny at 6 km and Cormatin at 8 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Cortambert, 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 Cortambert in Burgundy-Franche-Comté.

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

Cluny

Cluny

at 6 km (direction south-west)

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

See Cluny guide
Cormatin

Cormatin

at 8 km (direction north-north-west)

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

See Cormatin guide
Brancion

Brancion

at 9 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Brancion guide
Tournus

Tournus

at 18 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Tournus guide
 
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Tournus abbey

Tournus abbey

Abbey at 18 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Tournus abbey guide
Solutre-Pouilly

Solutre-Pouilly

at 20 km (direction south)

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

See Solutre-Pouilly guide
Macon

Macon

at 21 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 35 km (direction north-north-east)

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

See Chalon-sur-Saone guide
Belleville

Belleville

at 41 km (direction south), in the Rhone department

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

See Belleville guide
Paray-le-Monial basilica

Paray-le-Monial basilica

Church at 46 km (direction west)

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

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

Paray-le-Monial

at 46 km (direction west)

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

See Paray-le-Monial guide
Bourg-en-Bresse

Bourg-en-Bresse

at 50 km (direction east-south-east), in the Ain department

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

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

Semur-en-Brionnais

Most Beautiful Village at 53 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Semur-en-Brionnais guide

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

Map of places to visit near Cortambert

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Markets in and near Cortambert

  • Cluny: market Saturday (7km)
  • Tournus: market Saturday (18km)
  • Pont-de-Vaux: market Wednesday (18km)
  • Charnay-les-Macon: market Friday (19km)
  • Sennecey-le-Grand: market Friday (21km)
  • Macon: market Saturday (22km)
  • Pont-de-Veyle: market Monday (27km)
  • Saint-Germain-du-Plain: market Thursday (32km)
  • Givry: market Thursday (34km)
  • Charolles: market Wednesday (34km)

More information about Cortambert, Burgundy

Tourist attractions near Cortambert, France

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

Grand sites of France

  • Roche de Solutre / Roche de Vergisson (20km)

National Monuments

  • Brou Royal Monastery (50km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

  • Chatillon-sur-Chalaronne (44km)
  • Charlieu (55km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Abbaye de Cluny (Cluny) (7km)
  • Eglise de Saint Denis (Massy) (9km)
  • Eglise de Saint Martin (Chapaize) (9km)
  • Eglise de Jalogny (Jalogny) (9km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre de Brancion (Martailly-les-Brancion) (10km)
  • Eglise de Saint Blaise (Mazille) (13km)
  • Chapelle aux Moines (Berze-la-Ville) (14km)
  • Abbatiale eglise de Saint Philibert (Tournus) (18km)
  • Eglise de Saint Vincent (Mont-Saint-Vincent) (25km)
  • Eglise de Saint Nizier (Baron) (34km)
  • Eglise de Saint Germain (Saint-Germain-en-Brionnais) (38km)
  • Prieuré church de Saint Pierre et Saint Benoit (Perrecy-les-Forges) (41km)
  • Eglise de Saint-Pierre-aux-Liens (Varenne-l'Arconce) (45km)
  • Abbaye Saint-Fortuné de Charlieu (Charlieu) (55km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Les Jardins du château de Drée (36km)
  • Le jardin de Zéphyr (38km)
  • Jardin du château de Digoine (39km)
  • Jardin du château de Chaumont (44km)
  • Les jardins Romans de Varenne-l'Arconce (45km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Confluence - la Seille (18km)
  • Seille (Saône) (18km)
  • Roche de Solutré (20km)

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Charolles (34km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Macon (22km)
  • Vonnas (36km)
 
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Geography and distances

Cortambert is in the eastern-center of France at 21 kilometres from Macon, the department capital (general information: Cortambert is 318 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Cortambert

Canton: Cluny

Arrondissement: Mâcon

Department: Saone-et-Loire

Region: Burgundy

New region: Burgundy-Franche-Comté

Postcode: 71250

Distance to Cortambert

from Macon (prefecture): 21 km

from Paris: 318 km

from Calais: 540 km

from Nice: 368 km

from Bordeaux: 450 km

from Strasbourg: 327 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 Cortambert from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 13 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Ameugny, Aze, Bissy-la-Maconnaise, Blanot, Bray, Chissey-les-Macon, Cluny, Donzy-le-Pertuis, Flagy, Lournand, Massilly, Saint-Gengoux-de-Scisse and Taize.

This page in French: Visiter Cortambert

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