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Etang-sur-Arroux tourism and travel guide

Photo of Etang-sur-Arroux in Saone-et-Loire

Photo is of Autun at 13 km from Etang-sur-Arroux

Visit Etang-sur-Arroux: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Autun at 13 km and Saulieu at 46 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Etang-sur-Arroux, 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 Etang-sur-Arroux in Burgundy-Franche-Comté.

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



at 13 km (direction north-east)

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

See Autun guide


at 46 km (direction north-east), in the Cote d'Or department

Saulieu is quite a small town, visited because of the Basilica Saint-Andoche...

See Saulieu guide
Morvan Regional Park

Morvan Regional Park

Natural Parc at 46 km (direction north-east), in the Nievre department

Morvan Regional Natural Park is a quiet region of unspoiled countryside with...

See Morvan Regional Park guide


at 46 km (direction south)

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 47 km (direction south)

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

See Paray-le-Monial basilica guide


Most Beautiful Village at 52 km (direction north-east), in the Cote d'Or department

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

See Chateauneuf-en-Auxois guide


at 52 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Cormatin guide


at 52 km (direction east-north-east), in the Cote d'Or department

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

See Beaune guide


at 58 km (direction north-west), in the Nievre department

Corbigny, on the edge of the Morvan Regional Parc, includes an abbey...

See Corbigny guide


at 60 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Brancion guide


at 60 km (direction south-east)

As well as one of the most visited abbeys in France Cluny...

See Cluny guide

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

Map of places to visit near Etang-sur-Arroux


Markets in and near Etang-sur-Arroux

  • Autun: market Wednesday & Friday (13km)
  • Le Creusot: market Tuesday & Thursday & Saturday (20km)
  • Montceau-les-Mines: market Tuesday & Saturday (26km)
  • Montchanin: market Wednesday (26km)
  • Epinac: market Wednesday & Sunday (28km)
  • Gueugnon: market Thursday (32km)
  • Montsauche-les-Settons: market Thursday all day (41km)
  • Chagny: market Thursday & Sunday (43km)
  • Givry: market Thursday (43km)
  • Bligny-sur-Ouche: market Wednesday (45km)

Hotels near Etang-sur-Arroux

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Tourist attractions near Etang-sur-Arroux, France

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

Grand sites of France

  • Bibracte-Mont Beuvray (13km)

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Cathédrale Saint Lazare (Autun) (12km)
  • Prieuré church de Saint Pierre et Saint Benoit (Perrecy-les-Forges) (28km)
  • Eglise de Saint Vincent (Mont-Saint-Vincent) (34km)
  • Eglise de Saint Nizier (Baron) (42km)
  • Eglise de Saint Denis (Massy) (53km)
  • Eglise de Saint Barthélémy (Cervon) (53km)
  • Eglise de Saint Martin (Chapaize) (54km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Parc et jardins du château de Sully (27km)
  • Jardin du château de Digoine (35km)
  • Jardin du château de Limanton (37km)
  • Jardin de la Chaux (37km)
  • Parc et jardin du château du Chatillon en Bazois (45km)
  • Abbaye de la Bussière (56km)
  • Parc et jardin du château de Barbirey sur Ouche (61km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Bibracte (13km)
  • Cirque du Bout du Monde (37km)

Amusement park / theme park

  • Le PAL (54km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc d'Attractions et Animalier (PAL) (58km)

Geography and distances

Etang-sur-Arroux is in the eastern-center of France at 79 kilometres from Macon, the department capital (general information: Etang-sur-Arroux is 260 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Etang-sur-Arroux

Canton: Saint-Léger-sous-Beuvray

Arrondissement: Autun

Department: Saone-et-Loire

Region: Burgundy

New region: Burgundy-Franche-Comté

Postcode: 71190

Distance to Etang-sur-Arroux

from Macon (prefecture): 79 km

from Paris: 260 km

from Calais: 485 km

from Nice: 426 km

from Bordeaux: 432 km

from Strasbourg: 328 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 Etang-sur-Arroux from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 7 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Brion, La Chapelle-sous-Uchon, La Comelle, Laizy, Mesvres, Saint-Didier-sur-Arroux and Uchon.

This page in French: Visiter Etang-sur-Arroux

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