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Couches tourism and travel guide

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Visit Couches: highlights and tourist information

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Couches 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 66 kilometres from Macon, the department capital (general information: Couches is 276 kilometres from Paris).

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!


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

Map of places to visit near Couches

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)


Geography and distances

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

Couches 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 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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