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Frontenaud tourism and travel guide

Photo of Frontenaud in Saone-et-Loire

Photo is of Lons-le-Saunier at 24 km from Frontenaud

Visit Frontenaud: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Lons-le-Saunier at 24 km and Tournus abbey at 29 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Frontenaud, 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 Frontenaud in Burgundy-Franche-Comté.

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

Lons-le-Saunier

Lons-le-Saunier

at 24 km (direction east-north-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
Tournus abbey

Tournus abbey

Abbey at 29 km (direction west)

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

See Tournus abbey guide
Tournus

Tournus

at 29 km (direction west)

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

See Tournus guide
Baume-les-Messieurs

Baume-les-Messieurs

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

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

See Baume-les-Messieurs guide
 
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Chateau-Chalon

Chateau-Chalon

Most Beautiful Village at 34 km (direction east-north-east), in the Jura department

One of the key reasons to visit the pretty...

See Chateau-Chalon guide
Brancion

Brancion

at 38 km (direction west)

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

See Brancion guide
Bourg-en-Bresse

Bourg-en-Bresse

at 39 km (direction south-south-west), in the Ain department

As well as exploring the cathedral and town centre of...

See Bourg-en-Bresse guide
Chalon-sur-Saone

Chalon-sur-Saone

at 42 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Chalon-sur-Saone guide
Macon

Macon

at 45 km (direction west-south-west)

After exploring the pleasant town of Macon we suggest...

See Macon guide
Cormatin

Cormatin

at 46 km (direction west)

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

See Cormatin guide
Cluny

Cluny

at 50 km (direction west)

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

See Cluny guide
Solutre-Pouilly

Solutre-Pouilly

at 52 km (direction west-south-west)

Solutré-Pouilly would perhaps go unnoticed except for the great rock-cliff behind...

See Solutre-Pouilly guide
Arbois

Arbois

at 54 km (direction north-east), in the Jura department

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

See Arbois guide
Salins-les-Bains

Salins-les-Bains

at 62 km (direction north-east), in the Jura department

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

See Salins-les-Bains guide

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

Map of places to visit near Frontenaud

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Markets in and near Frontenaud

  • Louhans: market Monday (10km)
  • Saint-Amour: market Saturday (14km)
  • Saint-Germain-du-Bois: market Saturday (23km)
  • Lons-le-Saunier: market Thursday all day (24km)
  • Bletterans: market Tuesday (25km)
  • Montrevel-en-Bresse: market Tuesday (27km)
  • Mervans: market Friday (28km)
  • Saint-Germain-du-Plain: market Thursday (29km)
  • Tournus: market Saturday (29km)
  • Pont-de-Vaux: market Wednesday (30km)

More information about Frontenaud, Burgundy

Tourist attractions near Frontenaud, France

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

Grand sites of France

  • Roche de Solutre / Roche de Vergisson (52km)

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Brou Royal Monastery (39km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Abbatiale eglise de Saint Philibert (Tournus) (29km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre de Brancion (Martailly-les-Brancion) (38km)
  • Eglise de Saint Martin (Chapaize) (42km)
  • Chapelle aux Moines (Berze-la-Ville) (50km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin des jeux du château d'Arlay (30km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Seille (Saône) (27km)
  • Confluence - la Seille (27km)
  • Confluence - Le Hérisson (35km)
  • Source - la Seille (39km)
  • Lacs d'Étival (40km)
  • Lac de Chalain (40km)
  • Lac de Chambly (41km)
  • Lac du Val (41km)
  • Lac de Bonlieu (45km)
  • Source - Le Hérisson (45km)
  • Roche de Solutré (52km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Vonnas (44km)
  • Macon (45km)
 
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Geography and distances

Frontenaud is in the eastern-center of France at 45 kilometres from Macon, the department capital (general information: Frontenaud is 338 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Frontenaud

Canton: Cuiseaux

Arrondissement: Louhans

Department: Saone-et-Loire

Region: Burgundy

New region: Burgundy-Franche-Comté

Postcode: 71580

Distance to Frontenaud

from Macon (prefecture): 45 km

from Paris: 338 km

from Calais: 550 km

from Nice: 353 km

from Bordeaux: 494 km

from Strasbourg: 292 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 Frontenaud from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 4 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Bruailles, Le Miroir, Sagy and Sainte-Croix.

This page in French: Visiter Frontenaud

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