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Gilly-sur-Loire tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Paray-le-Monial at 28 km from Gilly-sur-Loire

Visit Gilly-sur-Loire: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Paray-le-Monial at 28 km and Paray-le-Monial basilica at 28 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Gilly-sur-Loire, 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 Gilly-sur-Loire 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 28 km (direction east-south-east)

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

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

Paray-le-Monial basilica

Church at 28 km (direction east-south-east)

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-east)

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

See Anzy-le-Duc guide
Lapalisse

Lapalisse

at 34 km (direction south-south-west), in the Allier department

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

See Lapalisse guide
 
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Moulins

Moulins

at 34 km (direction west), in the Allier department

In the historic centre of Moulins it is the cathedral that...

See Moulins guide
Semur-en-Brionnais

Semur-en-Brionnais

Most Beautiful Village at 39 km (direction south-east)

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

See Semur-en-Brionnais guide
Souvigny

Souvigny

at 45 km (direction west), in the Allier department

The Priory Church of Saint-Peter and Saint-Paul with the tombes of...

See Souvigny guide
Saint-Pourcain-sur-Sioule

Saint-Pourcain-sur-Sioule

at 45 km (direction west-south-west), in the Allier department

The quiet town of Saint-Pourcain-sur-Sioule lacks major monuments but merits...

See Saint-Pourcain-sur-Sioule guide
Vichy

Vichy

at 53 km (direction south-west), in the Allier department

The spa town of Vichy is best known for...

See Vichy guide
Autun

Autun

at 61 km (direction north-east)

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

See Autun guide
Charroux

Charroux

Most Beautiful Village at 61 km (direction west-south-west), in the Allier department

Charroux is a very quiet Auvergne village, unusual in...

See Charroux guide

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Map of places to visit near Gilly-sur-Loire

 
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Markets in and near Gilly-sur-Loire

  • Dompierre-sur-Besbre: market Saturday (8km)
  • Digoin: market Sunday & Friday (17km)
  • Le Donjon: market Tuesday (21km)
  • Gueugnon: market Thursday (22km)
  • Jaligny-sur-Besbre: market Wednesday (23km)
  • Paray-le-Monial: market Friday (28km)
  • Yzeure: market Wednesday (33km)
  • Lapalisse: market Thursday (34km)
  • Moulins: market Tuesday & Friday (34km)
  • Marcigny: market Monday (36km)

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Tourist attractions near Gilly-sur-Loire, France

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

Grand sites of France

  • Bibracte-Mont Beuvray (47km)

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Chareil-Cintrat Chateau (52km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Sainte-Marie-Madeleine (Neuilly-en-Donjon) (23km)
  • Basilique du Sacré-Cœur (Paray-le-Monial) (28km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre et Saint Paul (Montceaux-l'Etoile) (29km)
  • Prieuré d'Anzy-le-Duc (Anzy-le-Duc) (32km)
  • Prieuré church de Saint Pierre et Saint Benoit (Perrecy-les-Forges) (34km)
  • Eglise de Saint-Pierre-aux-Liens (Varenne-l'Arconce) (37km)
  • Eglise de Saint Nizier (Baron) (38km)
  • Eglise de Saint Hilaire (Semur-en-Brionnais) (39km)
  • Eglise de Saint Germain (Saint-Germain-en-Brionnais) (42km)
  • Eglise de Saint Marcel (Iguerande) (43km)
  • Couvent des Cordeliers (Saint-Nizier-sous-Charlieu) (50km)
  • Abbaye Saint-Fortuné de Charlieu (Charlieu) (52km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin du château de Digoine (33km)
  • Les jardins Romans de Varenne-l'Arconce (37km)
  • Jardin du château de Chaumont (39km)
  • Arboretum de Balaine (44km)
  • Les Jardins du château de Drée (48km)
  • Le jardin de Zéphyr (56km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Bibracte (47km)

Amusement park / theme park

  • Le PAL (8km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Charolles (40km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc d'Attractions et Animalier (PAL) (12km)
 
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Geography and distances

Gilly-sur-Loire is in the eastern-center of France at 85 kilometres from Macon, the department capital (general information: Gilly-sur-Loire is 279 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Gilly-sur-Loire

Canton: Bourbon-Lancy

Arrondissement: Charolles

Department: Saone-et-Loire

Region: Burgundy

New region: Burgundy-Franche-Comté

Postcode: 71160

Distance to Gilly-sur-Loire

from Macon (prefecture): 85 km

from Paris: 279 km

from Calais: 510 km

from Nice: 417 km

from Bordeaux: 387 km

from Strasbourg: 375 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 Gilly-sur-Loire from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 5 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Coulanges, Diou, Perrigny-sur-Loire, Pierrefitte-sur-Loire and Saint-Aubin-sur-Loire.

This page in French: Visiter Gilly-sur-Loire

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