Gourdon tourism and travel guide

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Visit Gourdon: highlights and tourist information

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Gourdon is situated in the Saone-et-Loire department and Burgundy region (now part of the Burgundy-Franche-Comté region), in the eastern-center of France at 48 kilometres from Macon, the department capital (general information: Gourdon is 292 kilometres from Paris).

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!

 
 

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Map of places to visit near Gourdon

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

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)

 
 

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Gourdon

Canton: Mont-Saint-Vincent

Arrondissement: Chalon-sur-Saône

Department: Saone-et-Loire

Region: Burgundy

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

Gourdon is in the eastern-center of France. 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