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Couches tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Autun at 23 km from Couches

Visit Couches: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Autun at 23 km and Chalon-sur-Saone at 23 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Couches, 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 Couches in Burgundy-Franche-Comté.

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

Autun

Autun

at 23 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Autun guide
Chalon-sur-Saone

Chalon-sur-Saone

at 23 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Chalon-sur-Saone guide
Beaune

Beaune

at 27 km (direction east-north-east), in the Cote d'Or department

Beaune is the centre of the famous wine region of the...

See Beaune guide
Cormatin

Cormatin

at 37 km (direction south-south-east)

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

See Cormatin guide
 
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Chateauneuf-en-Auxois

Chateauneuf-en-Auxois

Most Beautiful Village at 39 km (direction south-south-east), in the Cote d'Or department

The village of Chateauneuf-sur-Auxois, one of the 'most beautiful...

See Chateauneuf-en-Auxois guide
Brancion

Brancion

at 41 km (direction south-south-east)

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

See Brancion guide
Nuits-Saint-Georges

Nuits-Saint-Georges

at 41 km (direction north-east), in the Cote d'Or department

A quiet town, Nuits-Saint-Georges wil be part of your...

See Nuits-Saint-Georges guide
Tournus abbey

Tournus abbey

Abbey at 43 km (direction south-east)

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

See Tournus abbey guide
Tournus

Tournus

at 43 km (direction south-east)

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

See Tournus guide
Cluny

Cluny

at 49 km (direction south-south-east)

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

See Cluny guide
Saulieu

Saulieu

at 53 km (direction north-west), in the Cote d'Or department

Saulieu is quite a small town, visited because of the Basilica...

See Saulieu guide
Morvan Regional Park

Morvan Regional Park

Natural Parc at 53 km (direction north-west), in the Nievre department

Morvan Regional Natural Park is a quiet region of unspoiled countryside with...

See Morvan Regional Park guide
Paray-le-Monial

Paray-le-Monial

at 58 km (direction south-west)

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

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

Paray-le-Monial basilica

Church at 58 km (direction south-west)

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

See Paray-le-Monial basilica guide

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Map of places to visit near Couches

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Markets in and near Couches

  • Le Creusot: market Tuesday & Thursday & Saturday (14km)
  • Epinac: market Wednesday & Sunday (14km)
  • Chagny: market Thursday & Sunday (14km)
  • Montchanin: market Wednesday (16km)
  • Givry: market Thursday (16km)
  • Chalon-sur-Saone: market Wednesday & Thursday & Sunday & Friday (23km)
  • Autun: market Wednesday & Friday (23km)
  • Beaune: market Wednesday & Saturday (27km)
  • Bligny-sur-Ouche: market Wednesday (27km)
  • Montceau-les-Mines: market Tuesday & Saturday (28km)

More information about Couches, Burgundy

Tourist attractions near Couches, France

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

Grand sites of France

  • Bibracte-Mont Beuvray (41km)

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Cathédrale Saint Lazare (Autun) (23km)
  • Hospices de Beaune (Beaune) (26km)
  • Eglise de Saint Vincent (Mont-Saint-Vincent) (27km)
  • Eglise de Saint Martin (Chapaize) (37km)
  • Prieuré church de Saint Pierre et Saint Benoit (Perrecy-les-Forges) (39km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre de Brancion (Martailly-les-Brancion) (40km)
  • Abbatiale eglise de Saint Philibert (Tournus) (42km)
  • Eglise de Saint Denis (Massy) (43km)
  • Eglise de Saint Nizier (Baron) (48km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Parc et jardins du château de Sully (17km)
  • Abbaye de la Bussière (40km)
  • Jardin du château de Digoine (45km)
  • Parc et jardin du château de Barbirey sur Ouche (45km)
  • Jardin de la Chaux (48km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Cirque du Bout du Monde (14km)
  • Bibracte (41km)
  • Confluence - la Seille (48km)
  • Seille (Saône) (48km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

 
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Geography and distances

Couches is in the eastern-center of France at 66 kilometres from Macon, the department capital (general information: Couches is 276 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Couches

Canton: Couches

Arrondissement: Autun

Department: Saone-et-Loire

Region: Burgundy

New region: Burgundy-Franche-Comté

Postcode: 71490

Distance to Couches

from Macon (prefecture): 66 km

from Paris: 276 km

from Calais: 495 km

from Nice: 410 km

from Bordeaux: 458 km

from Strasbourg: 305 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 Couches from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 14 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Creot, Dennevy, Dezize-les-Maranges, Dracy-les-Couches, Paris-l'Hopital, Perreuil, Saint-Berain-sur-Dheune, Saint-Gervais-sur-Couches, Saint-Jean-de-Trezy, Saint-Leger-sur-Dheune, Saint-Martin-de-Commune, Saint-Maurice-les-Couches, Saint-Pierre-de-Varennes and Saint-Sernin-du-Plain.

This page in French: Visiter Couches

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