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Laize tourism and travel guide

Photo of Laize in Saone-et-Loire

Photo is of Macon at 10 km from Laize

Visit Laize: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Macon at 10 km and Cluny at 12 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Laize, 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 Laize in Burgundy-Franche-Comté.

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

Macon

Macon

at 10 km (direction south-south-east)

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

See Macon guide
Cluny

Cluny

at 12 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Cluny guide
Solutre-Pouilly

Solutre-Pouilly

at 13 km (direction south-west)

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

See Solutre-Pouilly guide
Brancion

Brancion

at 15 km (direction south-west)

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

See Brancion guide
 
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Cormatin

Cormatin

at 19 km (direction north-west)

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

See Cormatin guide
Tournus

Tournus

at 20 km (direction north-north-east)

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

See Tournus guide
Tournus abbey

Tournus abbey

Abbey at 20 km (direction north-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-south-west), in the Rhone department

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

See Belleville guide
Bourg-en-Bresse

Bourg-en-Bresse

at 39 km (direction east-south-east), in the Ain department

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

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

Chalon-sur-Saone

at 43 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Chalon-sur-Saone guide
Dombes

Dombes

at 46 km (direction south-south-east), in the Ain department

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

See Dombes guide
Oingt

Oingt

Most Beautiful Village at 53 km (direction south-south-west), in the Rhone department

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

See Oingt guide

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

Map of places to visit near Laize

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Markets in and near Laize

  • Charnay-les-Macon: market Friday (9km)
  • Pont-de-Vaux: market Wednesday (11km)
  • Macon: market Saturday (11km)
  • Cluny: market Saturday (12km)
  • Pont-de-Veyle: market Monday (16km)
  • Tournus: market Saturday (20km)
  • Saint-Didier-sur-Chalaronne: market Saturday (24km)
  • Vonnas: market Thursday (25km)
  • Montrevel-en-Bresse: market Tuesday (25km)
  • Sennecey-le-Grand: market Friday (27km)

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Tourist attractions near Laize, France

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

Grand sites of France

  • Roche de Solutre / Roche de Vergisson (13km)

National Monuments

  • Brou Royal Monastery (39km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

  • Chatillon-sur-Chalaronne (33km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Chapelle aux Moines (Berze-la-Ville) (9km)
  • Abbaye de Cluny (Cluny) (12km)
  • Eglise de Jalogny (Jalogny) (14km)
  • Eglise de Saint Blaise (Mazille) (16km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre de Brancion (Martailly-les-Brancion) (17km)
  • Eglise de Saint Denis (Massy) (19km)
  • Eglise de Saint Martin (Chapaize) (19km)
  • Abbatiale eglise de Saint Philibert (Tournus) (20km)
  • Eglise de Saint Vincent (Mont-Saint-Vincent) (36km)
  • Eglise de Saint Nizier (Baron) (42km)
  • Eglise de Saint Germain (Saint-Germain-en-Brionnais) (42km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Parc du château de Laye (38km)
  • Le jardin de Zéphyr (39km)
  • Les Jardins du château de Drée (39km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Roche de Solutré (13km)
  • Confluence - la Seille (17km)
  • Seille (Saône) (17km)

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Charolles (41km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Macon (11km)
  • Vonnas (25km)
 
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Geography and distances

Laize is in the eastern-center of France at 10 kilometres from Macon, the department capital (general information: Laize is 330 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Laize

Canton: Mâcon-Nord

Arrondissement: Mâcon

Department: Saone-et-Loire

Region: Burgundy

New region: Burgundy-Franche-Comté

Postcode: 71870

Distance to Laize

from Macon (prefecture): 10 km

from Paris: 330 km

from Calais: 551 km

from Nice: 356 km

from Bordeaux: 453 km

from Strasbourg: 329 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 Laize from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 16 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Asnieres-sur-Saone, Aze, Charbonnieres, Clesse, Fleurville, Hurigny, Ige, La Salle, Peronne, Saint-Albain, Saint-Martin-Belle-Roche, Saint-Maurice-de-Satonnay, Senozan, Verze, Vesines and Vire.

This page in French: Visiter Laize

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