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Gigny-sur-Saone tourism and travel guide

Photo of Gigny-sur-Saone in Saone-et-Loire

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

Visit Gigny-sur-Saone: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Tournus abbey at 11 km and Tournus at 11 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Gigny-sur-Saone, 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 Gigny-sur-Saone in Burgundy-Franche-Comté.

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...

See Tournus abbey guide
Tournus

Tournus

at 11 km (direction south-south-west)

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

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...

See Chalon-sur-Saone guide
Brancion

Brancion

at 18 km (direction south-west)

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

See Brancion guide
 
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Cormatin

Cormatin

at 23 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Cormatin guide
Cluny

Cluny

at 33 km (direction south-west)

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

See Cluny guide
Macon

Macon

at 40 km (direction south-south-west)

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

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...

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...

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...

See Lons-le-Saunier guide
Autun

Autun

at 58 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Autun guide
Dole

Dole

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

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

See Dole guide

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Map of places to visit near Gigny-sur-Saone

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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

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