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Genelard tourism and travel guide

Photo of Genelard in Saone-et-Loire

Photo is of Paray-le-Monial at 17 km from Genelard

Visit Genelard: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Paray-le-Monial at 17 km and Paray-le-Monial basilica at 17 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Genelard, 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 Genelard in Burgundy-Franche-Comté.

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

Paray-le-Monial

Paray-le-Monial

at 17 km (direction south-west)

The 12th century abbey and other buildings and the pretty setting...

See Paray-le-Monial guide
Paray-le-Monial basilica

Paray-le-Monial basilica

Church at 17 km (direction south-west)

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

See Paray-le-Monial basilica guide
Anzy-le-Duc

Anzy-le-Duc

at 32 km (direction south-west)

Much the most visited site in this pretty village...

See Anzy-le-Duc guide
Cormatin

Cormatin

at 34 km (direction east)

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

See Cormatin guide
 
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Cluny

Cluny

at 36 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Cluny guide
Semur-en-Brionnais

Semur-en-Brionnais

Most Beautiful Village at 37 km (direction south-south-west)

As well as the pretty village itself, you can also...

See Semur-en-Brionnais guide
Autun

Autun

at 42 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See Autun guide
Brancion

Brancion

at 43 km (direction east)

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

See Brancion guide
Solutre-Pouilly

Solutre-Pouilly

at 48 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Solutre-Pouilly guide
Chalon-sur-Saone

Chalon-sur-Saone

at 52 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Chalon-sur-Saone guide
Macon

Macon

at 54 km (direction east-south-east)

After exploring the pleasant town of Macon we suggest a visit to...

See Macon guide
Lapalisse

Lapalisse

at 59 km (direction west-south-west), in the Allier department

The renaissance style Chateau de la Palice, its internal decorations and...

See Lapalisse guide
Beaune

Beaune

at 67 km (direction north-east), in the Cote d'Or department

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

See Beaune guide

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

Map of places to visit near Genelard

 
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Markets in and near Genelard

  • Montceau-les-Mines: market Tuesday & Saturday (13km)
  • Gueugnon: market Thursday (15km)
  • Charolles: market Wednesday (17km)
  • Paray-le-Monial: market Friday (17km)
  • Digoin: market Sunday & Friday (23km)
  • Montchanin: market Wednesday (25km)
  • Le Creusot: market Tuesday & Thursday & Saturday (28km)
  • La Clayette: market Tuesday (33km)
  • Cluny: market Saturday (36km)
  • Marcigny: market Monday (38km)

More information about Genelard, Burgundy

Tourist attractions near Genelard, France

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

Grand sites of France

  • Bibracte-Mont Beuvray (42km)
  • Roche de Solutre / Roche de Vergisson (48km)

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Prieuré church de Saint Pierre et Saint Benoit (Perrecy-les-Forges) (4km)
  • Eglise de Saint Nizier (Baron) (10km)
  • Basilique du Sacré-Cœur (Paray-le-Monial) (17km)
  • Eglise de Saint Vincent (Mont-Saint-Vincent) (19km)
  • Eglise de Saint Germain (Saint-Germain-en-Brionnais) (25km)
  • Eglise de Saint-Pierre-aux-Liens (Varenne-l'Arconce) (27km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre et Saint Paul (Montceaux-l'Etoile) (29km)
  • Eglise de Saint Denis (Massy) (29km)
  • Prieuré d'Anzy-le-Duc (Anzy-le-Duc) (32km)
  • Eglise de Jalogny (Jalogny) (34km)
  • Eglise de Saint Blaise (Mazille) (34km)
  • Abbaye de Cluny (Cluny) (36km)
  • Eglise de Saint Hilaire (Semur-en-Brionnais) (37km)
  • Eglise de Sainte-Marie-Madeleine (Neuilly-en-Donjon) (38km)
  • Eglise de Saint Martin (Chapaize) (38km)
  • Cathédrale Saint Lazare (Autun) (41km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre de Brancion (Martailly-les-Brancion) (42km)
  • Eglise de Saint Marcel (Iguerande) (43km)
  • Chapelle aux Moines (Berze-la-Ville) (44km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin du château de Digoine (4km)
  • Les jardins Romans de Varenne-l'Arconce (27km)
  • Jardin du château de Chaumont (28km)
  • Les Jardins du château de Drée (31km)
  • Le jardin de Zéphyr (39km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Bibracte (42km)
  • Roche de Solutré (48km)
  • Cirque du Bout du Monde (55km)

Amusement park / theme park

  • Le PAL (43km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Charolles (17km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

 
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Geography and distances

Genelard is in the eastern-center of France at 54 kilometres from Macon, the department capital (general information: Genelard is 290 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Genelard

Canton: Toulon-sur-Arroux

Arrondissement: Charolles

Department: Saone-et-Loire

Region: Burgundy

New region: Burgundy-Franche-Comté

Postcode: 71420

Distance to Genelard

from Macon (prefecture): 54 km

from Paris: 290 km

from Calais: 517 km

from Nice: 398 km

from Bordeaux: 421 km

from Strasbourg: 345 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 Genelard from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 3 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Ciry-le-Noble, Palinges and Perrecy-les-Forges.

This page in French: Visiter Genelard

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