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Cronat tourism and travel guide

Photo of Cronat in Saone-et-Loire

Photo is of Moulins at 32 km from Cronat

Visit Cronat: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Moulins at 32 km and Souvigny at 43 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Cronat, 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 Cronat in Burgundy-Franche-Comté.

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



at 32 km (direction west-south-west), in the Allier department

In the historic centre of Moulins it is the cathedral that is...

See Moulins guide


at 43 km (direction west-south-west), in the Allier department

The Priory Church of Saint-Peter and Saint-Paul with the tombes...

See Souvigny guide


at 45 km (direction east-south-east)

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

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

Paray-le-Monial basilica

Church at 45 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Paray-le-Monial basilica guide


Most Beautiful Village at 50 km (direction west-north-west), in the Cher department

The story of the renewal of Apremont-sur-Allier is fascinating, and...

See Apremont-sur-Allier guide


at 50 km (direction west-north-west), in the Nievre department

The ancient centre of Nevers contains several interesting monuments and houses dating...

See Nevers guide


at 53 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Autun guide


at 53 km (direction south-east)

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

See Anzy-le-Duc guide


at 55 km (direction south-west), in the Allier department

The quiet town of Saint-Pourcain-sur-Sioule lacks major monuments but merits a stroll...

See Saint-Pourcain-sur-Sioule guide

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

Map of places to visit near Cronat


Markets in and near Cronat

  • Decize: market Friday (21km)
  • Dompierre-sur-Besbre: market Saturday (22km)
  • La Machine: market Saturday (25km)
  • Yzeure: market Wednesday (31km)
  • Gueugnon: market Thursday (31km)
  • Moulins: market Tuesday & Friday (32km)
  • Digoin: market Sunday & Friday (35km)
  • Jaligny-sur-Besbre: market Wednesday (39km)
  • Le Donjon: market Tuesday (42km)
  • Paray-le-Monial: market Friday (45km)

More information about Cronat, Burgundy

Tourist attractions near Cronat, France

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

Grand sites of France

  • Bibracte-Mont Beuvray (35km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Prieuré church de Saint Pierre et Saint Benoit (Perrecy-les-Forges) (42km)
  • Eglise de Sainte-Marie-Madeleine (Neuilly-en-Donjon) (45km)
  • Basilique du Sacré-Cœur (Paray-le-Monial) (45km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre et Saint Paul (Montceaux-l'Etoile) (50km)
  • Prieuré d'Anzy-le-Duc (Anzy-le-Duc) (53km)
  • Eglise de Saint-Pierre-aux-Liens (Varenne-l'Arconce) (56km)
  • Eglise de Saint Germain (Saint-Germain-en-Brionnais) (60km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin du château de Limanton (30km)
  • Arboretum de Balaine (34km)
  • Parc et jardin du château du Chatillon en Bazois (37km)
  • Jardin du château de Digoine (45km)
  • Forgeneuve (49km)
  • Les jardins Romans de Varenne-l'Arconce (56km)
  • Jardin du château de Chaumont (59km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Bibracte (35km)

Amusement park / theme park

  • Le PAL (22km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Charolles (56km)
  • Pougues-les-Eaux (59km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc d'Attractions et Animalier (PAL) (24km)

Geography and distances

Cronat is in the eastern-center of France at 99 kilometres from Macon, the department capital (general information: Cronat is 257 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Cronat

Canton: Bourbon-Lancy

Arrondissement: Charolles

Department: Saone-et-Loire

Region: Burgundy

New region: Burgundy-Franche-Comté

Postcode: 71140

Distance to Cronat

from Macon (prefecture): 99 km

from Paris: 257 km

from Calais: 489 km

from Nice: 438 km

from Bordeaux: 391 km

from Strasbourg: 368 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 Cronat from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 4 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Gannay-sur-Loire, Montambert, Saint-Hilaire-Fontaine and Vitry-sur-Loire.

This page in French: Visiter Cronat

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