Gigny-sur-Saone tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Tournus abbey at 11 km from Gigny-sur-Saone

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

Below you can see some of the places that we have visited and reviewed and can recommend when you are sightseeing close to Gigny-sur-Saone in Burgundy-Franche-Comté.

Popular places to visit nearby include Tournus abbey at 11 km and Tournus at 11 km.

Gigny-sur-Saone, France: places to visit and attractions

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

Tournus abbey

Tournus abbey

Abbey at 11 km (direction south-south-west)

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

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Tournus

Tournus

at 11 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See Tournus guide
Chalon-sur-Saone

Chalon-sur-Saone

at 15 km (direction north-west)

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

See Chalon-sur-Saone guide
Brancion

Brancion

at 18 km (direction south-west)

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

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Cormatin

Cormatin

at 23 km (direction west-south-west)

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

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Cluny

Cluny

at 33 km (direction south-west)

As well as one of the most visited abbeys in France Cluny also has...

See Cluny guide
Macon

Macon

at 40 km (direction south-south-west)

After exploring the pleasant town of Macon we suggest a visit to nearby Lamartine's...

See Macon guide
Beaune

Beaune

at 41 km (direction north-north-west), in the Cote d'Or department

Beaune is the centre of the famous wine region of the same name, with...

See Beaune guide
Solutre-Pouilly

Solutre-Pouilly

at 44 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See Solutre-Pouilly guide
Lons-le-Saunier

Lons-le-Saunier

at 47 km (direction east), in the Jura department

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

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Autun

Autun

at 58 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Autun guide
Dole

Dole

at 63 km (direction north-east), in the Jura department

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

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Markets in and near Gigny-sur-Saone

  • Saint-Germain-du-Plain: market Thursday (6km)
  • Sennecey-le-Grand: market Friday (6km)
  • Tournus: market Saturday (11km)
  • Chalon-sur-Saone: market Wednesday & Thursday & Sunday & Friday (16km)
  • Givry: market Thursday (20km)
  • Louhans: market Monday (22km)
  • Mervans: market Friday (24km)
  • Saint-Germain-du-Bois: market Saturday (25km)
  • Pont-de-Vaux: market Wednesday (26km)
  • Verdun-sur-le-Doubs: market Thursday (27km)

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Tourist attractions near Gigny-sur-Saone, France

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

Grand sites of France

  • Roche de Solutre / Roche de Vergisson (44km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Abbatiale eglise de Saint Philibert (Tournus) (11km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre de Brancion (Martailly-les-Brancion) (17km)
  • Eglise de Saint Martin (Chapaize) (20km)
  • Eglise de Saint Denis (Massy) (32km)
  • Abbaye de Cluny (Cluny) (33km)
  • Eglise de Saint Vincent (Mont-Saint-Vincent) (35km)
  • Eglise de Jalogny (Jalogny) (36km)
  • Chapelle aux Moines (Berze-la-Ville) (39km)
  • Eglise de Saint Blaise (Mazille) (39km)
  • Hospices de Beaune (Beaune) (41km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Parc et jardins du château de Sully (52km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Seille (Saône) (16km)
  • Confluence - la Seille (16km)
  • Cirque du Bout du Monde (42km)
  • Roche de Solutré (44km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

 
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Geography and distances

Gigny-sur-Saone is in the eastern-center of France at 40 kilometres from Macon, the department capital (general information: Gigny-sur-Saone is 311 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Gigny-sur-Saone

Canton: Sennecey-le-Grand

Arrondissement: Chalon-sur-Saône

Department: Saone-et-Loire

Region: Burgundy

New region: Burgundy-Franche-Comté

Postcode: 71240

Distance to Gigny-sur-Saone

from Macon (prefecture): 40 km

from Paris: 311 km

from Calais: 527 km

from Nice: 376 km

from Bordeaux: 474 km

from Strasbourg: 300 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 Gigny-sur-Saone from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 8 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Baudrieres, Marnay, Ormes, Saint-Cyr, Saint-Germain-du-Plain, Sennecey-le-Grand, Simandre and Varennes-le-Grand.

This page in French: Visiter Gigny-sur-Saone