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Creches-sur-Saone tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Solutre-Pouilly at 7 km from Creches-sur-Saone

Visit Creches-sur-Saone: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Solutre-Pouilly at 7 km and Macon at 7 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Creches-sur-Saone, 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 Creches-sur-Saone in Burgundy-Franche-Comté.

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

Solutre-Pouilly

Solutre-Pouilly

at 7 km (direction north-west)

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

See Solutre-Pouilly guide
Macon

Macon

at 7 km (direction north-east)

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

See Macon guide
Belleville

Belleville

at 15 km (direction south-south-west), in the Rhone department

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

See Belleville guide
Cluny

Cluny

at 23 km (direction north-north-west)

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

See Cluny guide
 
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Brancion

Brancion

at 32 km (direction north-north-west)

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

See Brancion guide
Dombes

Dombes

at 32 km (direction south-east), in the Ain department

The Dombes, with thousands of small lakes, is perfect for...

See Dombes guide
Trevoux

Trevoux

at 34 km (direction south), in the Ain department

The quiet town of Trevoux in Ain has several historical...

See Trevoux guide
Cormatin

Cormatin

at 34 km (direction north-north-west)

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

See Cormatin guide
Bourg-en-Bresse

Bourg-en-Bresse

at 34 km (direction east), in the Ain department

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

See Bourg-en-Bresse guide
Anse

Anse

at 35 km (direction south-south-west), in the Rhone department

The quiet town of Anse retains some Roman remains...

See Anse guide
Theize

Theize

at 36 km (direction south-south-west), in the Rhone department

The quiet village of Theizé makes a pleasant detour...

See Theize guide
Tournus

Tournus

at 36 km (direction north-north-east)

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

See Tournus guide
Tournus abbey

Tournus abbey

Abbey at 37 km (direction north-north-east)

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

See Tournus abbey guide
Oingt

Oingt

Most Beautiful Village at 37 km (direction south-west), in the Rhone department

Completely renovated in recent years, Oingt is one of the...

See Oingt guide

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Map of places to visit near Creches-sur-Saone

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Markets in and near Creches-sur-Saone

  • Macon: market Saturday (7km)
  • Charnay-les-Macon: market Friday (7km)
  • Pont-de-Veyle: market Monday (8km)
  • Saint-Didier-sur-Chalaronne: market Saturday (8km)
  • Vonnas: market Thursday (16km)
  • Belleville: market Tuesday (16km)
  • Montmerle-sur-Saone: market Sunday (18km)
  • Beaujeu: market Wednesday (18km)
  • Chatillon-sur-Chalaronne: market Saturday (19km)
  • Cluny: market Saturday (23km)

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Tourist attractions near Creches-sur-Saone, France

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

Grand sites of France

  • Roche de Solutre / Roche de Vergisson (8km)

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Brou Royal Monastery (34km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

  • Chatillon-sur-Chalaronne (19km)
  • Trevoux (34km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Chapelle aux Moines (Berze-la-Ville) (13km)
  • Eglise de Saint Blaise (Mazille) (22km)
  • Eglise de Jalogny (Jalogny) (23km)
  • Abbaye de Cluny (Cluny) (23km)
  • Eglise de Saint Denis (Massy) (30km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre de Brancion (Martailly-les-Brancion) (34km)
  • Eglise de Saint Martin (Chapaize) (35km)
  • Abbatiale eglise de Saint Philibert (Tournus) (37km)
  • Eglise de Saint Germain (Saint-Germain-en-Brionnais) (42km)
  • Eglise de Saint Nizier (Baron) (48km)
  • Eglise de Saint Vincent (Mont-Saint-Vincent) (49km)
  • Prieuré church de Saint Pierre et Saint Benoit (Perrecy-les-Forges) (60km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Parc du château de Laye (21km)
  • Le jardin de Zéphyr (33km)
  • Jardins du Château de Saint-Bernard (34km)
  • Les Jardins du château de Drée (37km)
  • Jardin du château de Digoine (55km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Roche de Solutré (8km)
  • Confluence - la Seille (33km)
  • Seille (Saône) (33km)

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Charolles (44km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

 
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Geography and distances

Creches-sur-Saone is in the eastern-center of France at 7 kilometres from Macon, the department capital (general information: Creches-sur-Saone is 343 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Creches-sur-Saone

Canton: Chapelle-de-Guinchay

Arrondissement: Mâcon

Department: Saone-et-Loire

Region: Burgundy

New region: Burgundy-Franche-Comté

Postcode: 71680

Distance to Creches-sur-Saone

from Macon (prefecture): 7 km

from Paris: 343 km

from Calais: 566 km

from Nice: 344 km

from Bordeaux: 446 km

from Strasbourg: 342 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 Creches-sur-Saone from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 19 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Bey, Chaintre, Chanes, Chasselas, Chenas, Cormoranche-sur-Saone, Fuisse, Garnerans, Grieges, Julienas, La Chapelle-de-Guinchay, Leynes, Macon, Saint-Amour-Bellevue, Saint-Symphorien-d'Ancelles, Saint-Verand, Solutre-Pouilly, Varennes-les-Macon and Vinzelles.

This page in French: Visiter Creches-sur-Saone

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