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Lans tourism and travel guide

Photo of Lans in Saone-et-Loire

Photo is of Chalon-sur-Saone at 5 km from Lans

Visit Lans: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Chalon-sur-Saone at 5 km and Tournus abbey at 23 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Lans, 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 Lans in Burgundy-Franche-Comté.

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

Chalon-sur-Saone

Chalon-sur-Saone

at 5 km (direction west)

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

See Chalon-sur-Saone guide
Tournus abbey

Tournus abbey

Abbey at 23 km (direction south)

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

See Tournus abbey guide
Tournus

Tournus

at 23 km (direction south)

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

See Tournus guide
Brancion

Brancion

at 28 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See Brancion guide
 
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Beaune

Beaune

at 29 km (direction north-north-west), in the Cote d'Or department

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

See Beaune guide
Cormatin

Cormatin

at 31 km (direction south-west)

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

See Cormatin guide
Nuits-Saint-Georges

Nuits-Saint-Georges

at 41 km (direction south-west), in the Cote d'Or department

A quiet town, Nuits-Saint-Georges wil be part of your tour...

See Nuits-Saint-Georges guide
Cluny

Cluny

at 42 km (direction south-west)

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

See Cluny guide
Lons-le-Saunier

Lons-le-Saunier

at 50 km (direction east), in the Jura department

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

See Lons-le-Saunier guide
Autun

Autun

at 51 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Autun guide
Chateauneuf-en-Auxois

Chateauneuf-en-Auxois

Most Beautiful Village at 54 km (direction north-north-west), in the Cote d'Or department

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

See Chateauneuf-en-Auxois guide
Dole

Dole

at 56 km (direction east-north-east), in the Jura department

The Collegiale Church that dominates the town skyline is the principal attraction...

See Dole guide

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

Map of places to visit near Lans

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Markets in and near Lans

  • Chalon-sur-Saone: market Wednesday & Thursday & Sunday & Friday (6km)
  • Saint-Germain-du-Plain: market Thursday (9km)
  • Givry: market Thursday (13km)
  • Sennecey-le-Grand: market Friday (15km)
  • Verdun-sur-le-Doubs: market Thursday (16km)
  • Chagny: market Thursday & Sunday (20km)
  • Mervans: market Friday (20km)
  • Tournus: market Saturday (23km)
  • Saint-Germain-du-Bois: market Saturday (25km)
  • Louhans: market Monday (28km)

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Tourist attractions near Lans, France

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

Churches and religious monuments

  • Abbatiale eglise de Saint Philibert (Tournus) (23km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre de Brancion (Martailly-les-Brancion) (26km)
  • Eglise de Saint Martin (Chapaize) (27km)
  • Hospices de Beaune (Beaune) (29km)
  • Eglise de Saint Vincent (Mont-Saint-Vincent) (37km)
  • Eglise de Saint Denis (Massy) (40km)
  • Abbaye de Cluny (Cluny) (42km)
  • Eglise de Jalogny (Jalogny) (45km)
  • Eglise de Saint Blaise (Mazille) (48km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Parc et jardins du château de Sully (43km)
  • Jardin à la Faulx (56km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Confluence - la Seille (28km)
  • Seille (Saône) (28km)
  • Cirque du Bout du Monde (31km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

 
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Geography and distances

Lans is in the eastern-center of France at 52 kilometres from Macon, the department capital (general information: Lans is 301 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Lans

Canton: Chalon-sur-Saône-Sud

Arrondissement: Chalon-sur-Saône

Department: Saone-et-Loire

Region: Burgundy

New region: Burgundy-Franche-Comté

Postcode: 71380

Distance to Lans

from Macon (prefecture): 52 km

from Paris: 301 km

from Calais: 516 km

from Nice: 388 km

from Bordeaux: 477 km

from Strasbourg: 293 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 Lans from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 12 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Alleriot, Bey, Chalon-sur-Saone, Chatenoy-en-Bresse, Crissey, Epervans, Lux, Oslon, Ouroux-sur-Saone, Saint-Christophe-en-Bresse, Saint-Loup-de-Varennes and Saint-Marcel.

This page in French: Visiter Lans

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