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La Grande-Verriere tourism and travel guide

Photo of La Grande-Verriere in Saone-et-Loire

Photo is of Autun at 12 km from La Grande-Verriere

Visit La Grande-Verriere: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Autun at 12 km and Saulieu at 36 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

La Grande-Verriere, 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 Grande-Verriere in Burgundy-Franche-Comté.

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



at 12 km (direction east)

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

See Autun guide


at 36 km (direction north-north-east), in the Cote d'Or department

Saulieu is quite a small town, visited because of the Basilica Saint-Andoche...

See Saulieu guide
Morvan Regional Park

Morvan Regional Park

Natural Parc at 36 km (direction north-north-east), in the Nievre department

Morvan Regional Natural Park is a quiet region of unspoiled countryside...

See Morvan Regional Park guide


Most Beautiful Village at 47 km (direction east-north-east), in the Cote d'Or department

The village of Chateauneuf-sur-Auxois, one of the 'most beautiful...

See Chateauneuf-en-Auxois guide


at 48 km (direction west-north-west), in the Nievre department

Corbigny, on the edge of the Morvan Regional Parc,...

See Corbigny guide


at 62 km (direction south-east)

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

See Cormatin guide


at 70 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Brancion guide

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

Map of places to visit near La Grande-Verriere


Markets in and near La Grande-Verriere

  • Autun: market Wednesday & Friday (11km)
  • Epinac: market Wednesday & Sunday (28km)
  • Le Creusot: market Tuesday & Thursday & Saturday (29km)
  • Montsauche-les-Settons: market Thursday all day (29km)
  • Montchanin: market Wednesday (35km)
  • Saulieu: market Saturday (36km)
  • Montceau-les-Mines: market Tuesday & Saturday (37km)
  • Gueugnon: market Thursday (41km)
  • Bligny-sur-Ouche: market Wednesday (43km)
  • Corbigny: market Friday (48km)

More information about La Grande-Verriere, Burgundy

Tourist attractions near La Grande-Verriere, France

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

Grand sites of France

  • Bibracte-Mont Beuvray (9km)

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Regional Natural Parcs

Churches and religious monuments

  • Cathédrale Saint Lazare (Autun) (12km)
  • Basilique de Saint Andoche (Saulieu) (36km)
  • Prieuré church de Saint Pierre et Saint Benoit (Perrecy-les-Forges) (39km)
  • Eglise de Saint Barthélémy (Cervon) (42km)
  • Eglise de Saint Vincent (Mont-Saint-Vincent) (45km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Parc et jardins du château de Sully (26km)
  • Jardin de la Chaux (26km)
  • Jardin du château de Limanton (31km)
  • Parc de Saint-Léger (35km)
  • Parc et jardin du château du Chatillon en Bazois (38km)
  • Abbaye de la Bussière (52km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Bibracte (9km)
  • Cirque du Bout du Monde (39km)

Geography and distances

La Grande-Verriere is in the eastern-center of France at 90 kilometres from Macon, the department capital (general information: La Grande-Verriere is 249 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: La Grande-Verriere

Canton: Saint-Léger-sous-Beuvray

Arrondissement: Autun

Department: Saone-et-Loire

Region: Burgundy

New region: Burgundy-Franche-Comté

Postcode: 71990

Distance to La Grande-Verriere

from Macon (prefecture): 90 km

from Paris: 249 km

from Calais: 474 km

from Nice: 437 km

from Bordeaux: 435 km

from Strasbourg: 324 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 Grande-Verriere from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 3 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): La Celle-en-Morvan, Saint-Leger-sous-Beuvray and Saint-Prix.

This page in French: Visiter La Grande-Verriere

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