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La Boulaye tourism and travel guide

Photo of La Boulaye in Saone-et-Loire

Photo is of Autun at 26 km from La Boulaye

Visit La Boulaye: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Autun at 26 km and Paray-le-Monial at 33 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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La Boulaye, 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 La Boulaye in Burgundy-Franche-Comté.

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



at 26 km (direction north-east)

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

See Autun guide


at 33 km (direction south)

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 33 km (direction south)

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

See Paray-le-Monial basilica guide


at 48 km (direction south)

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

See Anzy-le-Duc guide


at 48 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Cormatin guide


at 53 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Cluny guide


at 68 km (direction south-east)

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

See Solutre-Pouilly guide

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

Map of places to visit near La Boulaye


Markets in and near La Boulaye

  • Gueugnon: market Thursday (17km)
  • Montceau-les-Mines: market Tuesday & Saturday (19km)
  • Le Creusot: market Tuesday & Thursday & Saturday (23km)
  • Autun: market Wednesday & Friday (26km)
  • Montchanin: market Wednesday (26km)
  • Digoin: market Sunday & Friday (32km)
  • Paray-le-Monial: market Friday (33km)
  • Charolles: market Wednesday (37km)
  • Epinac: market Wednesday & Sunday (40km)
  • Dompierre-sur-Besbre: market Saturday (42km)

More information about La Boulaye, Burgundy

Tourist attractions near La Boulaye, France

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

Grand sites of France

  • Bibracte-Mont Beuvray (21km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Prieuré church de Saint Pierre et Saint Benoit (Perrecy-les-Forges) (16km)
  • Cathédrale Saint Lazare (Autun) (26km)
  • Eglise de Saint Vincent (Mont-Saint-Vincent) (30km)
  • Eglise de Saint Nizier (Baron) (31km)
  • Basilique du Sacré-Cœur (Paray-le-Monial) (33km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre et Saint Paul (Montceaux-l'Etoile) (44km)
  • Eglise de Saint Germain (Saint-Germain-en-Brionnais) (45km)
  • Eglise de Saint Denis (Massy) (47km)
  • Eglise de Sainte-Marie-Madeleine (Neuilly-en-Donjon) (48km)
  • Eglise de Jalogny (Jalogny) (53km)
  • Abbaye de Cluny (Cluny) (53km)
  • Eglise de Saint Blaise (Mazille) (53km)
  • Chapelle aux Moines (Berze-la-Ville) (63km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin du château de Digoine (23km)
  • Parc et jardins du château de Sully (39km)
  • Jardin du château de Limanton (40km)
  • Parc et jardin du château du Chatillon en Bazois (49km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Bibracte (21km)
  • Cirque du Bout du Monde (48km)

Amusement park / theme park

  • Le PAL (42km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Charolles (37km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc d'Attractions et Animalier (PAL) (46km)

Geography and distances

La Boulaye is in the eastern-center of France at 73 kilometres from Macon, the department capital (general information: La Boulaye is 270 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: La Boulaye

Canton: Mesvres

Arrondissement: Autun

Department: Saone-et-Loire

Region: Burgundy

New region: Burgundy-Franche-Comté

Postcode: 71320

Distance to La Boulaye

from Macon (prefecture): 73 km

from Paris: 270 km

from Calais: 496 km

from Nice: 418 km

from Bordeaux: 422 km

from Strasbourg: 340 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 La Boulaye from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 4 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Charbonnat, Dettey, Montmort and Saint-Eugene.

This page in French: Visiter La Boulaye

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