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La Frette tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Tournus abbey at 14 km from La Frette

Visit La Frette: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Tournus abbey at 14 km and Tournus at 14 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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La Frette, 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 Frette in Burgundy-Franche-Comté.

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

Tournus abbey

Tournus abbey

Abbey at 14 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Tournus abbey guide
Tournus

Tournus

at 14 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Tournus guide
Chalon-sur-Saone

Chalon-sur-Saone

at 22 km (direction north-west)

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

See Chalon-sur-Saone guide
Brancion

Brancion

at 22 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Brancion guide
 
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Cormatin

Cormatin

at 30 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Cormatin guide
Cluny

Cluny

at 37 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Cluny guide
Lons-le-Saunier

Lons-le-Saunier

at 39 km (direction east), in the Jura department

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

See Lons-le-Saunier guide
Macon

Macon

at 41 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See Macon guide
Solutre-Pouilly

Solutre-Pouilly

at 45 km (direction south-west)

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

See Solutre-Pouilly guide
Beaune

Beaune

at 46 km (direction north-north-west), in the Cote d'Or department

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

See Beaune guide
Chateau-Chalon

Chateau-Chalon

Most Beautiful Village at 46 km (direction east-north-east), in the Jura department

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

See Chateau-Chalon guide
Baume-les-Messieurs

Baume-les-Messieurs

Most Beautiful Village at 46 km (direction east), in the Jura department

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

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

Bourg-en-Bresse

at 50 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

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

Map of places to visit near La Frette

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Markets in and near La Frette

  • Saint-Germain-du-Plain: market Thursday (9km)
  • Louhans: market Monday (13km)
  • Tournus: market Saturday (14km)
  • Sennecey-le-Grand: market Friday (14km)
  • Saint-Germain-du-Bois: market Saturday (19km)
  • Mervans: market Friday (20km)
  • Chalon-sur-Saone: market Wednesday & Thursday & Sunday & Friday (23km)
  • Pont-de-Vaux: market Wednesday (25km)
  • Givry: market Thursday (28km)
  • Verdun-sur-le-Doubs: market Thursday (29km)

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Tourist attractions near La Frette, France

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

Grand sites of France

  • Roche de Solutre / Roche de Vergisson (45km)

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Abbatiale eglise de Saint Philibert (Tournus) (13km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre de Brancion (Martailly-les-Brancion) (22km)
  • Eglise de Saint Martin (Chapaize) (26km)
  • Abbaye de Cluny (Cluny) (38km)
  • Eglise de Saint Denis (Massy) (38km)
  • Eglise de Jalogny (Jalogny) (40km)
  • Chapelle aux Moines (Berze-la-Ville) (41km)
  • Eglise de Saint Vincent (Mont-Saint-Vincent) (43km)
  • Eglise de Saint Blaise (Mazille) (44km)
  • Hospices de Beaune (Beaune) (46km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin des jeux du château d'Arlay (40km)
  • Parc et jardins du château de Sully (60km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Seille (Saône) (16km)
  • Confluence - la Seille (16km)
  • Roche de Solutré (45km)
  • Cirque du Bout du Monde (49km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

 
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Geography and distances

La Frette is in the eastern-center of France at 41 kilometres from Macon, the department capital (general information: La Frette is 319 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: La Frette

Canton: Montret

Arrondissement: Louhans

Department: Saone-et-Loire

Region: Burgundy

New region: Burgundy-Franche-Comté

Postcode: 71440

Distance to La Frette

from Macon (prefecture): 41 km

from Paris: 319 km

from Calais: 533 km

from Nice: 370 km

from Bordeaux: 480 km

from Strasbourg: 296 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 Frette from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 9 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Bantanges, Baudrieres, Huilly-sur-Seille, Montret, Rancy, Saint-Andre-en-Bresse, Saint-Vincent-en-Bresse, Savigny-sur-Seille and Simandre.

This page in French: Visiter La Frette

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