Essertenne tourism and travel guide

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Visit Essertenne: highlights and tourist information

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Essertenne 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 60 kilometres from Macon, the department capital (general information: Essertenne is 280 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Chalon-sur-Saone at 24 km and Autun at 24 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Essertenne, 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 Essertenne in Burgundy-Franche-Comté.

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

 
 

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Map of places to visit near Essertenne

Markets in and near Essertenne

  • Le Creusot: market Tuesday & Thursday & Saturday (9km)
  • Montchanin: market Wednesday (10km)
  • Givry: market Thursday (15km)
  • Chagny: market Thursday & Sunday (19km)
  • Epinac: market Wednesday & Sunday (20km)
  • Montceau-les-Mines: market Tuesday & Saturday (22km)
  • Chalon-sur-Saone: market Wednesday & Thursday & Sunday & Friday (23km)
  • Autun: market Wednesday & Friday (25km)
  • Sennecey-le-Grand: market Friday (31km)
  • Beaune: market Wednesday & Saturday (33km)

More information about Essertenne, Burgundy

Tourist attractions near Essertenne, France

Some places with official tourist classifications and other places of interest to visit nearby that should provide inspiration if you are visiting Essertenne.

Grand sites of France

  • Bibracte-Mont Beuvray (41km)

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Saint Vincent (Mont-Saint-Vincent) (21km)
  • Cathédrale Saint Lazare (Autun) (24km)
  • Eglise de Saint Martin (Chapaize) (32km)
  • Hospices de Beaune (Beaune) (32km)
  • Prieuré church de Saint Pierre et Saint Benoit (Perrecy-les-Forges) (34km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre de Brancion (Martailly-les-Brancion) (35km)
  • Eglise de Saint Denis (Massy) (37km)
  • Abbatiale eglise de Saint Philibert (Tournus) (39km)
  • Eglise de Saint Nizier (Baron) (41km)
  • Abbaye de Cluny (Cluny) (43km)
  • Eglise de Jalogny (Jalogny) (44km)
  • Basilique du Sacré-Cœur (Paray-le-Monial) (52km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Parc et jardins du château de Sully (22km)
  • Jardin du château de Digoine (39km)
  • Abbaye de la Bussière (47km)
  • Jardin de la Chaux (51km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Cirque du Bout du Monde (21km)
  • Bibracte (41km)
  • Confluence - la Seille (44km)
  • Seille (Saône) (44km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Charolles (47km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

 
 

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Essertenne

Canton: Couches

Arrondissement: Autun

Department: Saone-et-Loire

Region: Burgundy

New region: Burgundy-Franche-Comté

Postcode: 71510

Distance to Essertenne

from Macon (prefecture): 60 km

from Paris: 280 km

from Calais: 500 km

from Nice: 406 km

from Bordeaux: 453 km

from Strasbourg: 310 km

Getting here

Essertenne 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 Essertenne from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 9 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Le Breuil, Morey, Perreuil, Saint-Berain-sur-Dheune, Saint-Firmin, Saint-Jean-de-Trezy, Saint-Julien-sur-Dheune, Saint-Pierre-de-Varennes and Villeneuve-en-Montagne.

This page in French: Visiter Essertenne