Fretterans tourism and travel guide

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Visit Fretterans: highlights and tourist information

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Fretterans 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 77 kilometres from Macon, the department capital (general information: Fretterans is 307 kilometres from Paris).

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!


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

Map of places to visit near Fretterans

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

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)


Geography and distances

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

Fretterans 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 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