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Gourdon tourism and travel guide

Photo of Gourdon in Saone-et-Loire

Photo is of Cormatin at 21 km from Gourdon

Visit Gourdon: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Cormatin at 21 km and Cluny at 28 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Gourdon, 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 Gourdon in Burgundy-Franche-Comté.

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

Cormatin

Cormatin

at 21 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Cormatin guide
Cluny

Cluny

at 28 km (direction south-east)

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

See Cluny guide
Brancion

Brancion

at 30 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Brancion guide
Paray-le-Monial

Paray-le-Monial

at 33 km (direction west-south-west)

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

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

Paray-le-Monial basilica

Church at 33 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Paray-le-Monial basilica guide
Chalon-sur-Saone

Chalon-sur-Saone

at 35 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Chalon-sur-Saone guide
Autun

Autun

at 36 km (direction north-north-west)

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

See Autun guide
Tournus

Tournus

at 36 km (direction east)

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

See Tournus guide
Tournus abbey

Tournus abbey

Abbey at 36 km (direction east)

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

See Tournus abbey guide
Solutre-Pouilly

Solutre-Pouilly

at 44 km (direction south-east)

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

See Solutre-Pouilly guide
Anzy-le-Duc

Anzy-le-Duc

at 46 km (direction south-west)

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

See Anzy-le-Duc guide
Macon

Macon

at 48 km (direction south-east)

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

See Macon guide
Semur-en-Brionnais

Semur-en-Brionnais

Most Beautiful Village at 50 km (direction south-west)

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

See Semur-en-Brionnais guide
Beaune

Beaune

at 52 km (direction north-east), in the Cote d'Or department

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

See Beaune guide

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

Map of places to visit near Gourdon

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Markets in and near Gourdon

  • Montceau-les-Mines: market Tuesday & Saturday (8km)
  • Montchanin: market Wednesday (11km)
  • Le Creusot: market Tuesday & Thursday & Saturday (17km)
  • Charolles: market Wednesday (27km)
  • Givry: market Thursday (27km)
  • Cluny: market Saturday (29km)
  • Gueugnon: market Thursday (31km)
  • Sennecey-le-Grand: market Friday (32km)
  • Paray-le-Monial: market Friday (33km)
  • Chalon-sur-Saone: market Wednesday & Thursday & Sunday & Friday (35km)

More information about Gourdon, Burgundy

Tourist attractions near Gourdon, France

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

Grand sites of France

  • Roche de Solutre / Roche de Vergisson (44km)
  • Bibracte-Mont Beuvray (44km)

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Saint Vincent (Mont-Saint-Vincent) (3km)
  • Prieuré church de Saint Pierre et Saint Benoit (Perrecy-les-Forges) (18km)
  • Eglise de Saint Denis (Massy) (21km)
  • Eglise de Saint Nizier (Baron) (21km)
  • Eglise de Saint Martin (Chapaize) (24km)
  • Abbaye de Cluny (Cluny) (28km)
  • Eglise de Jalogny (Jalogny) (28km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre de Brancion (Martailly-les-Brancion) (29km)
  • Eglise de Saint Blaise (Mazille) (30km)
  • Basilique du Sacré-Cœur (Paray-le-Monial) (33km)
  • Eglise de Saint Germain (Saint-Germain-en-Brionnais) (35km)
  • Cathédrale Saint Lazare (Autun) (35km)
  • Abbatiale eglise de Saint Philibert (Tournus) (36km)
  • Chapelle aux Moines (Berze-la-Ville) (39km)
  • Eglise de Saint-Pierre-aux-Liens (Varenne-l'Arconce) (40km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre et Saint Paul (Montceaux-l'Etoile) (45km)
  • Prieuré d'Anzy-le-Duc (Anzy-le-Duc) (47km)
  • Eglise de Saint Hilaire (Semur-en-Brionnais) (50km)
  • Hospices de Beaune (Beaune) (52km)
  • Eglise de Sainte-Marie-Madeleine (Neuilly-en-Donjon) (54km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin du château de Digoine (20km)
  • Les Jardins du château de Drée (39km)
  • Les jardins Romans de Varenne-l'Arconce (40km)
  • Jardin du château de Chaumont (40km)
  • Parc et jardins du château de Sully (41km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Confluence - la Seille (40km)
  • Seille (Saône) (40km)
  • Cirque du Bout du Monde (41km)
  • Roche de Solutré (44km)
  • Bibracte (44km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Charolles (27km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

 
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Geography and distances

Gourdon is in the eastern-center of France at 48 kilometres from Macon, the department capital (general information: Gourdon is 292 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Gourdon

Canton: Mont-Saint-Vincent

Arrondissement: Chalon-sur-Saône

Department: Saone-et-Loire

Region: Burgundy

New region: Burgundy-Franche-Comté

Postcode: 71690

Distance to Gourdon

from Macon (prefecture): 48 km

from Paris: 292 km

from Calais: 515 km

from Nice: 395 km

from Bordeaux: 438 km

from Strasbourg: 328 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 Gourdon from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 5 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Marigny, Mary, Mont-Saint-Vincent, Saint-Romain-sous-Gourdon and Saint-Vallier.

This page in French: Visiter Gourdon

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