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Le Creusot tourism and travel guide

Photo of Le Creusot in Saone-et-Loire

Photo is of Autun at 20 km from Le Creusot

Visit Le Creusot: highlights and tourist information

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Le Creusot 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 33 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Le Creusot, 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 Creusot 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...

See Autun guide
Chalon-sur-Saone

Chalon-sur-Saone

at 33 km (direction east)

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

See Chalon-sur-Saone guide
Cormatin

Cormatin

at 34 km (direction south-east)

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

See Cormatin guide
Beaune

Beaune

at 41 km (direction east-north-east), in the Cote d'Or department

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

See Beaune guide
 
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Brancion

Brancion

at 41 km (direction south-east)

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

See Brancion guide
Cluny

Cluny

at 44 km (direction south-south-east)

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

See Cluny guide
Paray-le-Monial

Paray-le-Monial

at 45 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 45 km (direction south-west)

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

See Paray-le-Monial basilica guide
Tournus

Tournus

at 45 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Tournus guide
Tournus abbey

Tournus abbey

Abbey at 45 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Tournus abbey guide
Chateauneuf-en-Auxois

Chateauneuf-en-Auxois

Most Beautiful Village at 50 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
Nuits-Saint-Georges

Nuits-Saint-Georges

at 55 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 Creusot

 
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Markets in and near Le Creusot

Market days in Le Creusot: weekly market: Tuesday & Thursday & Saturday;

  • Le Creusot: market Tuesday & Thursday & Saturday (0km)
  • Montchanin: market Wednesday (7km)
  • Montceau-les-Mines: market Tuesday & Saturday (15km)
  • Autun: market Wednesday & Friday (20km)
  • Epinac: market Wednesday & Sunday (23km)
  • Givry: market Thursday (24km)
  • Chagny: market Thursday & Sunday (28km)
  • Chalon-sur-Saone: market Wednesday & Thursday & Sunday & Friday (32km)
  • Gueugnon: market Thursday (36km)
  • Sennecey-le-Grand: market Friday (38km)

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Tourist attractions near Le Creusot, France

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

Grand sites of France

  • Bibracte-Mont Beuvray (33km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Saint Vincent (Mont-Saint-Vincent) (19km)
  • Cathédrale Saint Lazare (Autun) (19km)
  • Prieuré church de Saint Pierre et Saint Benoit (Perrecy-les-Forges) (26km)
  • Eglise de Saint Martin (Chapaize) (36km)
  • Eglise de Saint Nizier (Baron) (36km)
  • Eglise de Saint Denis (Massy) (37km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre de Brancion (Martailly-les-Brancion) (40km)
  • Hospices de Beaune (Beaune) (40km)
  • Abbaye de Cluny (Cluny) (44km)
  • Eglise de Jalogny (Jalogny) (45km)
  • Abbatiale eglise de Saint Philibert (Tournus) (45km)
  • Basilique du Sacré-Cœur (Paray-le-Monial) (45km)
  • Eglise de Saint Blaise (Mazille) (47km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Parc et jardins du château de Sully (24km)
  • Jardin du château de Digoine (32km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Cirque du Bout du Monde (27km)
  • Bibracte (33km)
  • Confluence - la Seille (50km)
  • Seille (Saône) (50km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Charolles (42km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

 
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Geography and distances

Le Creusot is in the eastern-center of France at 63 kilometres from Macon, the department capital (general information: Le Creusot is 277 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Le Creusot

Canton: Creusot

Arrondissement: Autun

Department: Saone-et-Loire

Region: Burgundy

New region: Burgundy-Franche-Comté

Postcode: 71200

Distance to Le Creusot

from Macon (prefecture): 63 km

from Paris: 277 km

from Calais: 499 km

from Nice: 410 km

from Bordeaux: 444 km

from Strasbourg: 318 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 Creusot from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 9 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Le Breuil, Les Bizots, Marmagne, Montcenis, Montchanin, Saint-Firmin, Saint-Pierre-de-Varennes, Saint-Sernin-du-Bois and Torcy.

This page in French: Visiter Le Creusot

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