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Le Breuil tourism and travel guide

Photo of Le Breuil in Saone-et-Loire

Photo is of Autun at 20 km from Le Breuil

Visit Le Breuil: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Autun at 20 km and Chalon-sur-Saone at 30 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Le Breuil, 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 Le Breuil in Burgundy-Franche-Comté.

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

Autun

Autun

at 20 km (direction north-west)

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

See Autun guide
Chalon-sur-Saone

Chalon-sur-Saone

at 30 km (direction east)

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

See Chalon-sur-Saone guide
Cormatin

Cormatin

at 34 km (direction south-east)

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

See Cormatin guide
Beaune

Beaune

at 37 km (direction east-north-east), in the Cote d'Or department

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

See Beaune guide
 
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Brancion

Brancion

at 40 km (direction south-east)

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

See Brancion guide
Tournus

Tournus

at 43 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Tournus guide
Tournus abbey

Tournus abbey

Abbey at 43 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Tournus abbey guide
Cluny

Cluny

at 44 km (direction south-south-east)

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

See Cluny guide
Chateauneuf-en-Auxois

Chateauneuf-en-Auxois

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

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

See Chateauneuf-en-Auxois guide
Paray-le-Monial

Paray-le-Monial

at 48 km (direction south-west)

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 48 km (direction south-west)

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

See Paray-le-Monial basilica guide
Nuits-Saint-Georges

Nuits-Saint-Georges

at 52 km (direction north-east), in the Cote d'Or department

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

See Nuits-Saint-Georges guide

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

Map of places to visit near Le Breuil

 
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Markets in and near Le Breuil

  • Le Creusot: market Tuesday & Thursday & Saturday (3km)
  • Montchanin: market Wednesday (7km)
  • Montceau-les-Mines: market Tuesday & Saturday (18km)
  • Epinac: market Wednesday & Sunday (20km)
  • Autun: market Wednesday & Friday (21km)
  • Givry: market Thursday (21km)
  • Chagny: market Thursday & Sunday (24km)
  • Chalon-sur-Saone: market Wednesday & Thursday & Sunday & Friday (29km)
  • Sennecey-le-Grand: market Friday (36km)
  • Bligny-sur-Ouche: market Wednesday (36km)

More information about Le Breuil, Burgundy

Tourist attractions near Le Breuil, France

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

Grand sites of France

  • Bibracte-Mont Beuvray (35km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Saint Vincent (Mont-Saint-Vincent) (20km)
  • Cathédrale Saint Lazare (Autun) (20km)
  • Prieuré church de Saint Pierre et Saint Benoit (Perrecy-les-Forges) (29km)
  • Eglise de Saint Martin (Chapaize) (35km)
  • Hospices de Beaune (Beaune) (37km)
  • Eglise de Saint Denis (Massy) (37km)
  • Eglise de Saint Nizier (Baron) (38km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre de Brancion (Martailly-les-Brancion) (38km)
  • Abbatiale eglise de Saint Philibert (Tournus) (43km)
  • Abbaye de Cluny (Cluny) (44km)
  • Eglise de Jalogny (Jalogny) (45km)
  • Basilique du Sacré-Cœur (Paray-le-Monial) (48km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Parc et jardins du château de Sully (22km)
  • Jardin du château de Digoine (34km)
  • Jardin de la Chaux (49km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Cirque du Bout du Monde (24km)
  • Bibracte (35km)
  • Confluence - la Seille (48km)
  • Seille (Saône) (48km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Charolles (44km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

 
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Geography and distances

Le Breuil is in the eastern-center of France at 62 kilometres from Macon, the department capital (general information: Le Breuil is 277 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Le Breuil

Canton: Creusot-Est

Arrondissement: Autun

Department: Saone-et-Loire

Region: Burgundy

New region: Burgundy-Franche-Comté

Postcode: 71670

Distance to Le Breuil

from Macon (prefecture): 62 km

from Paris: 277 km

from Calais: 498 km

from Nice: 409 km

from Bordeaux: 448 km

from Strasbourg: 315 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 Le Breuil from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 9 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Ecuisses, Essertenne, Le Creusot, Montcenis, Saint-Firmin, Saint-Julien-sur-Dheune, Saint-Pierre-de-Varennes, Saint-Sernin-du-Bois and Torcy.

This page in French: Visiter Le Breuil

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