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Fretterans tourism and travel guide

Photo of Fretterans in Saone-et-Loire

Photo is of Dole at 25 km from Fretterans

Visit Fretterans: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Dole at 25 km and Chateau-Chalon at 32 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Fretterans, 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 Fretterans in Burgundy-Franche-Comté.

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

Dole

Dole

at 25 km (direction north-east), in the Jura department

The Collegiale Church that dominates the town skyline is the principal attraction...

See Dole guide
Chateau-Chalon

Chateau-Chalon

Most Beautiful Village at 32 km (direction east-south-east), in the Jura department

One of the key reasons to visit the pretty village of Chateau-Chalon...

See Chateau-Chalon guide
Lons-le-Saunier

Lons-le-Saunier

at 34 km (direction south-east), in the Jura department

Lons-le-Saunier is a traditional local town of the Franche-Comté region, well placed...

See Lons-le-Saunier guide
Nuits-Saint-Georges

Nuits-Saint-Georges

at 35 km (direction west-north-west), 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
 
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Beaune

Beaune

at 36 km (direction west-north-west), in the Cote d'Or department

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

See Beaune guide
Baume-les-Messieurs

Baume-les-Messieurs

Most Beautiful Village at 36 km (direction east-south-east), in the Jura department

The attractive village of Baume-les-Messieurs is surrounded by cliffs and steep wooded...

See Baume-les-Messieurs guide
Chalon-sur-Saone

Chalon-sur-Saone

at 36 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Chalon-sur-Saone guide
Arbois

Arbois

at 37 km (direction east), in the Jura department

After exploring the old town centre in Arbois you can visit the...

See Arbois guide
Saltworks of Arc-et-Senans

Saltworks of Arc-et-Senans

Heritage Site at 40 km (direction east-north-east), in the Doubs department

The Royal Saltworks at Arc-et-Senans is an entire factory and living spaces...

See Saltworks of Arc-et-Senans guide
Salins-les-Bains

Salins-les-Bains

at 45 km (direction east), in the Jura department

The salt mines at Salins-les-Bains operated from the 13th - 20th century...

See Salins-les-Bains guide
Pesmes

Pesmes

Most Beautiful Village at 45 km (direction north-east), in the Haute-Saone department

The quaint village of Pesmes is one of the prettiest in Franche-Comté...

See Pesmes guide
Tournus abbey

Tournus abbey

Abbey at 49 km (direction south-west)

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

See Tournus abbey guide
Dijon

Dijon

at 49 km (direction north-north-west), in the Cote d'Or department

There is a remarkable range of interesting historic sites in Dijon, perhaps...

See Dijon guide
Tournus

Tournus

at 49 km (direction south-west)

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

See Tournus guide

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Map of places to visit near Fretterans

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Markets in and near Fretterans

  • Pierre-de-Bresse: market Monday (4km)
  • Mervans: market Friday (16km)
  • Saint-Germain-du-Bois: market Saturday (19km)
  • Verdun-sur-le-Doubs: market Thursday (20km)
  • Bletterans: market Tuesday (23km)
  • Dole: market Tuesday & Thursday & Saturday (25km)
  • Auxonne: market Friday (31km)
  • Louhans: market Monday (33km)
  • Saint-Germain-du-Plain: market Thursday (33km)
  • Lons-le-Saunier: market Thursday all day (34km)

More information about Fretterans, Burgundy

Tourist attractions near Fretterans, France

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

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Hospices de Beaune (Beaune) (36km)
  • Abbatiale eglise de Saint Philibert (Tournus) (49km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre de Brancion (Martailly-les-Brancion) (56km)
  • Eglise de Saint Martin (Chapaize) (58km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin à la Faulx (25km)
  • Jardin des jeux du château d'Arlay (26km)
  • Abbaye de la Bussière (54km)
  • Parc et jardin du château de Barbirey sur Ouche (55km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Source - la Seille (35km)
  • Confluence - Le Hérisson (46km)
  • Lac de Chalain (47km)
  • Lac de Chambly (50km)
  • Seille (Saône) (52km)
  • Confluence - la Seille (52km)
  • Lac du Val (52km)
  • Source - Le Hérisson (58km)
  • Lac de Bonlieu (58km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

 
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Geography and distances

Fretterans is in the eastern-center of France at 77 kilometres from Macon, the department capital (general information: Fretterans is 307 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Fretterans

Canton: Pierre-de-Bresse

Arrondissement: Louhans

Department: Saone-et-Loire

Region: Burgundy

New region: Burgundy-Franche-Comté

Postcode: 71270

Distance to Fretterans

from Macon (prefecture): 77 km

from Paris: 307 km

from Calais: 513 km

from Nice: 390 km

from Bordeaux: 509 km

from Strasbourg: 261 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 Fretterans from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 8 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Annoire, Authumes, Lays-sur-le-Doubs, Longepierre, Neublans-Abergement, Petit-Noir, Pierre-de-Bresse and Pourlans.

This page in French: Visiter Fretterans

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