Fontaines tourism and travel guide

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Visit Fontaines: highlights and tourist information

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Fontaines 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 61 kilometres from Macon, the department capital (general information: Fontaines is 286 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Chalon-sur-Saone at 11 km and Beaune at 20 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Fontaines, 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 Fontaines 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 Fontaines

Markets in and near Fontaines

  • Chagny: market Thursday & Sunday (6km)
  • Givry: market Thursday (8km)
  • Chalon-sur-Saone: market Wednesday & Thursday & Sunday & Friday (10km)
  • Verdun-sur-le-Doubs: market Thursday (21km)
  • Beaune: market Wednesday & Saturday (21km)
  • Saint-Germain-du-Plain: market Thursday (24km)
  • Epinac: market Wednesday & Sunday (24km)
  • Montchanin: market Wednesday (25km)
  • Sennecey-le-Grand: market Friday (25km)
  • Le Creusot: market Tuesday & Thursday & Saturday (26km)

More information about Fontaines, Burgundy

Tourist attractions near Fontaines, France

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

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Hospices de Beaune (Beaune) (20km)
  • Eglise de Saint Vincent (Mont-Saint-Vincent) (32km)
  • Eglise de Saint Martin (Chapaize) (33km)
  • Abbatiale eglise de Saint Philibert (Tournus) (34km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre de Brancion (Martailly-les-Brancion) (34km)
  • Cathédrale Saint Lazare (Autun) (37km)
  • Eglise de Saint Denis (Massy) (42km)
  • Prieuré church de Saint Pierre et Saint Benoit (Perrecy-les-Forges) (49km)
  • Eglise de Saint Nizier (Baron) (54km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Parc et jardins du château de Sully (28km)
  • Abbaye de la Bussière (41km)
  • Parc et jardin du château de Barbirey sur Ouche (45km)
  • Jardin du château de Digoine (53km)
  • Jardin de la Chaux (59km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Cirque du Bout du Monde (17km)
  • Confluence - la Seille (39km)
  • Seille (Saône) (39km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

 
 

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Fontaines

Canton: Chagny

Arrondissement: Chalon-sur-Saône

Department: Saone-et-Loire

Region: Burgundy

New region: Burgundy-Franche-Comté

Postcode: 71150

Distance to Fontaines

from Macon (prefecture): 61 km

from Paris: 286 km

from Calais: 503 km

from Nice: 401 km

from Bordeaux: 470 km

from Strasbourg: 295 km

Getting here

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

We have 14 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Aluze, Bouzeron, Chamilly, Chassey-le-Camp, Dracy-le-Fort, Farges-les-Chalon, La Loyere, Mellecey, Mercurey, Rully, Saint-Denis-de-Vaux, Saint-Jean-de-Vaux, Saint-Mard-de-Vaux and Saint-Martin-sous-Montaigu.

This page in French: Visiter Fontaines