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Ige tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Cluny at 8 km from Ige

Visit Ige: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Cluny at 8 km and Solutre-Pouilly at 11 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Ige, 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 Ige in Burgundy-Franche-Comté.

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

Cluny

Cluny

at 8 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Cluny guide
Solutre-Pouilly

Solutre-Pouilly

at 11 km (direction south)

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

See Solutre-Pouilly guide
Macon

Macon

at 12 km (direction south-east)

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

See Macon guide
Brancion

Brancion

at 16 km (direction north-north-east)

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

See Brancion guide
 
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Cormatin

Cormatin

at 17 km (direction north-north-west)

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

See Cormatin guide
Tournus

Tournus

at 22 km (direction north-east)

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

See Tournus guide
Tournus abbey

Tournus abbey

Abbey at 23 km (direction north-east)

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

See Tournus abbey guide
Belleville

Belleville

at 32 km (direction south), in the Rhone department

Not an important tourist town, Belleville does have a couple...

See Belleville guide
Bourg-en-Bresse

Bourg-en-Bresse

at 43 km (direction east-south-east), in the Ain department

As well as exploring the cathedral and town centre of...

See Bourg-en-Bresse guide
Chalon-sur-Saone

Chalon-sur-Saone

at 43 km (direction north-north-east)

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

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

Paray-le-Monial basilica

Church at 48 km (direction west)

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

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

Paray-le-Monial

at 48 km (direction west)

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

See Paray-le-Monial guide
Dombes

Dombes

at 48 km (direction south-south-east), in the Ain department

The Dombes, with thousands of small lakes, is perfect for...

See Dombes guide
Oingt

Oingt

Most Beautiful Village at 51 km (direction south-south-west), in the Rhone department

Completely renovated in recent years, Oingt is one of...

See Oingt guide

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

Map of places to visit near Ige

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Markets in and near Ige

  • Cluny: market Saturday (7km)
  • Charnay-les-Macon: market Friday (10km)
  • Macon: market Saturday (13km)
  • Pont-de-Vaux: market Wednesday (15km)
  • Pont-de-Veyle: market Monday (19km)
  • Tournus: market Saturday (22km)
  • Saint-Didier-sur-Chalaronne: market Saturday (25km)
  • Vonnas: market Thursday (28km)
  • Sennecey-le-Grand: market Friday (29km)
  • Beaujeu: market Wednesday (29km)

More information about Ige, Burgundy

Tourist attractions near Ige, France

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

Grand sites of France

  • Roche de Solutre / Roche de Vergisson (11km)

National Monuments

  • Brou Royal Monastery (43km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

  • Chatillon-sur-Chalaronne (35km)
  • Charlieu (51km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Chapelle aux Moines (Berze-la-Ville) (6km)
  • Abbaye de Cluny (Cluny) (8km)
  • Eglise de Jalogny (Jalogny) (9km)
  • Eglise de Saint Blaise (Mazille) (11km)
  • Eglise de Saint Denis (Massy) (14km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre de Brancion (Martailly-les-Brancion) (17km)
  • Eglise de Saint Martin (Chapaize) (18km)
  • Abbatiale eglise de Saint Philibert (Tournus) (23km)
  • Eglise de Saint Vincent (Mont-Saint-Vincent) (33km)
  • Eglise de Saint Nizier (Baron) (37km)
  • Eglise de Saint Germain (Saint-Germain-en-Brionnais) (37km)
  • Eglise de Saint-Pierre-aux-Liens (Varenne-l'Arconce) (45km)
  • Prieuré church de Saint Pierre et Saint Benoit (Perrecy-les-Forges) (47km)
  • Abbaye Saint-Fortuné de Charlieu (Charlieu) (51km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Les Jardins du château de Drée (34km)
  • Le jardin de Zéphyr (34km)
  • Parc du château de Laye (37km)
  • Jardin du château de Chaumont (43km)
  • Jardin du château de Digoine (44km)
  • Les jardins Romans de Varenne-l'Arconce (45km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Roche de Solutré (11km)
  • Confluence - la Seille (20km)
  • Seille (Saône) (20km)

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Charolles (36km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Macon (13km)
  • Vonnas (28km)
 
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Geography and distances

Ige is in the eastern-center of France at 12 kilometres from Macon, the department capital (general information: Ige is 327 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Ige

Canton: Mâcon-Nord

Arrondissement: Mâcon

Department: Saone-et-Loire

Region: Burgundy

New region: Burgundy-Franche-Comté

Postcode: 71960

Distance to Ige

from Macon (prefecture): 12 km

from Paris: 327 km

from Calais: 549 km

from Nice: 359 km

from Bordeaux: 448 km

from Strasbourg: 332 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 Ige from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 13 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Aze, Berze-la-Ville, Berze-le-Chatel, Clesse, Donzy-le-Pertuis, Hurigny, La Roche-Vineuse, Laize, Milly-Lamartine, Peronne, Saint-Maurice-de-Satonnay, Sologny and Verze.

This page in French: Visiter Ige

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