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Essertenne tourism and travel guide

Photo of Essertenne in Saone-et-Loire

Photo is of Chalon-sur-Saone at 24 km from Essertenne

Visit Essertenne: highlights and tourist information

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

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!

Chalon-sur-Saone

Chalon-sur-Saone

at 24 km (direction east)

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

See Chalon-sur-Saone guide
Autun

Autun

at 24 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Autun guide
Cormatin

Cormatin

at 32 km (direction south-south-east)

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

See Cormatin guide
Beaune

Beaune

at 33 km (direction north-east), in the Cote d'Or department

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

See Beaune guide
 
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Brancion

Brancion

at 37 km (direction south-east)

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

See Brancion guide
Tournus

Tournus

at 39 km (direction south-east)

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

See Tournus guide
Tournus abbey

Tournus abbey

Abbey at 39 km (direction south-east)

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

See Tournus abbey guide
Cluny

Cluny

at 43 km (direction south-south-east)

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

See Cluny guide
Chateauneuf-en-Auxois

Chateauneuf-en-Auxois

Most Beautiful Village at 45 km (direction north-north-east), in the Cote d'Or department

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

See Chateauneuf-en-Auxois guide
Nuits-Saint-Georges

Nuits-Saint-Georges

at 48 km (direction north-east), in the Cote d'Or department

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

See Nuits-Saint-Georges guide
Paray-le-Monial

Paray-le-Monial

at 52 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 52 km (direction south-west)

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

See Paray-le-Monial basilica guide

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

Map of places to visit near Essertenne

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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)

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Tourist attractions near Essertenne, France

What to do at Essertenne? 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)

 
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Geography and distances

Essertenne is in the eastern-center of France at 60 kilometres from Macon, the department capital (general information: Essertenne is 280 kilometres from Paris).

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

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

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