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Jouvencon tourism and travel guide

Photo of Jouvencon in Saone-et-Loire

Photo is of Tournus abbey at 11 km from Jouvencon

Visit Jouvencon: highlights and tourist information

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Jouvencon 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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Jouvencon, 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 Jouvencon 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 west)

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

See Tournus abbey guide
Tournus

Tournus

at 11 km (direction west)

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

See Tournus guide
Brancion

Brancion

at 20 km (direction west)

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

See Brancion guide
Chalon-sur-Saone

Chalon-sur-Saone

at 28 km (direction north-west)

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

See Chalon-sur-Saone guide
 
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Cormatin

Cormatin

at 28 km (direction west)

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

See Cormatin guide
Cluny

Cluny

at 34 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Cluny guide
Macon

Macon

at 34 km (direction south-west)

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

See Macon guide
Solutre-Pouilly

Solutre-Pouilly

at 40 km (direction south-west)

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

See Solutre-Pouilly guide
Lons-le-Saunier

Lons-le-Saunier

at 40 km (direction east-north-east), in the Jura department

Lons-le-Saunier is a traditional local town of the Franche-Comté region, well...

See Lons-le-Saunier guide
Bourg-en-Bresse

Bourg-en-Bresse

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

As well as exploring the cathedral and town centre of Bourg-en-Bresse,...

See Bourg-en-Bresse guide
Baume-les-Messieurs

Baume-les-Messieurs

Most Beautiful Village at 48 km (direction east-north-east), in the Jura department

The attractive village of Baume-les-Messieurs is surrounded by cliffs and steep...

See Baume-les-Messieurs guide
Chateau-Chalon

Chateau-Chalon

Most Beautiful Village at 48 km (direction east-north-east), in the Jura department

One of the key reasons to visit the pretty village...

See Chateau-Chalon guide

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

Map of places to visit near Jouvencon

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Markets in and near Jouvencon

  • Tournus: market Saturday (11km)
  • Louhans: market Monday (14km)
  • Saint-Germain-du-Plain: market Thursday (15km)
  • Sennecey-le-Grand: market Friday (16km)
  • Pont-de-Vaux: market Wednesday (18km)
  • Saint-Germain-du-Bois: market Saturday (25km)
  • Mervans: market Friday (27km)
  • Montrevel-en-Bresse: market Tuesday (27km)
  • Saint-Amour: market Saturday (27km)
  • Chalon-sur-Saone: market Wednesday & Thursday & Sunday & Friday (29km)

More information about Jouvencon, Burgundy

Tourist attractions near Jouvencon, France

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

Grand sites of France

  • Roche de Solutre / Roche de Vergisson (40km)

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Brou Royal Monastery (43km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Abbatiale eglise de Saint Philibert (Tournus) (11km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre de Brancion (Martailly-les-Brancion) (20km)
  • Eglise de Saint Martin (Chapaize) (24km)
  • Abbaye de Cluny (Cluny) (34km)
  • Eglise de Saint Denis (Massy) (36km)
  • Chapelle aux Moines (Berze-la-Ville) (36km)
  • Eglise de Jalogny (Jalogny) (37km)
  • Eglise de Saint Blaise (Mazille) (40km)
  • Eglise de Saint Vincent (Mont-Saint-Vincent) (44km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin des jeux du château d'Arlay (42km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Seille (Saône) (10km)
  • Confluence - la Seille (10km)
  • Roche de Solutré (40km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Macon (35km)
  • Vonnas (40km)
 
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Geography and distances

Jouvencon is in the eastern-center of France at 34 kilometres from Macon, the department capital (general information: Jouvencon is 324 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Jouvencon

Canton: Cuisery

Arrondissement: Louhans

Department: Saone-et-Loire

Region: Burgundy

New region: Burgundy-Franche-Comté

Postcode: 71290

Distance to Jouvencon

from Macon (prefecture): 34 km

from Paris: 324 km

from Calais: 540 km

from Nice: 363 km

from Bordeaux: 478 km

from Strasbourg: 301 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 Jouvencon from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 12 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Bantanges, Brienne, Cuisery, Huilly-sur-Seille, La Chapelle-Thecle, La Genete, Loisy, Menetreuil, Rancy, Ratenelle, Savigny-sur-Seille and Simandre.

This page in French: Visiter Jouvencon

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