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Lessard-en-Bresse tourism and travel guide

Photo of Lessard-en-Bresse in Saone-et-Loire

Photo is of Chalon-sur-Saone at 19 km from Lessard-en-Bresse

Visit Lessard-en-Bresse: highlights and tourist information

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Lessard-en-Bresse is situated in the Saone-et-Loire department and Burgundy-Franche-Comté region.

Popular places to visit nearby include Chalon-sur-Saone at 19 km and Tournus abbey at 24 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Lessard-en-Bresse, 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 Lessard-en-Bresse 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 19 km (direction west)

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

See Chalon-sur-Saone guide
Tournus abbey

Tournus abbey

Abbey at 24 km (direction south-west)

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

See Tournus abbey guide
Tournus

Tournus

at 24 km (direction south-west)

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

See Tournus guide
Brancion

Brancion

at 32 km (direction south-west)

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

See Brancion guide
 
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Lons-le-Saunier

Lons-le-Saunier

at 36 km (direction east), in the Jura department

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

See Lons-le-Saunier guide
Beaune

Beaune

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

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

See Beaune guide
Cormatin

Cormatin

at 38 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Cormatin guide
Chateau-Chalon

Chateau-Chalon

Most Beautiful Village at 41 km (direction east), in the Jura department

One of the key reasons to visit the pretty village of Chateau-Chalon...

See Chateau-Chalon guide
Baume-les-Messieurs

Baume-les-Messieurs

Most Beautiful Village at 43 km (direction east), in the Jura department

The attractive village of Baume-les-Messieurs is surrounded by cliffs...

See Baume-les-Messieurs guide
Nuits-Saint-Georges

Nuits-Saint-Georges

at 45 km (direction north-north-west), in the Cote d'Or department

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

See Nuits-Saint-Georges guide
Cluny

Cluny

at 47 km (direction south-west)

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

See Cluny guide
Dole

Dole

at 49 km (direction north-east), in the Jura department

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

See Dole guide
Macon

Macon

at 52 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See Macon guide
Solutre-Pouilly

Solutre-Pouilly

at 57 km (direction south-west)

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

See Solutre-Pouilly guide

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

Map of places to visit near Lessard-en-Bresse

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Markets in and near Lessard-en-Bresse

  • Saint-Germain-du-Plain: market Thursday (9km)
  • Mervans: market Friday (9km)
  • Saint-Germain-du-Bois: market Saturday (12km)
  • Louhans: market Monday (16km)
  • Verdun-sur-le-Doubs: market Thursday (18km)
  • Chalon-sur-Saone: market Wednesday & Thursday & Sunday & Friday (19km)
  • Sennecey-le-Grand: market Friday (20km)
  • Pierre-de-Bresse: market Monday (21km)
  • Tournus: market Saturday (24km)
  • Givry: market Thursday (27km)

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Tourist attractions near Lessard-en-Bresse, France

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

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Abbatiale eglise de Saint Philibert (Tournus) (24km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre de Brancion (Martailly-les-Brancion) (31km)
  • Eglise de Saint Martin (Chapaize) (34km)
  • Hospices de Beaune (Beaune) (37km)
  • Eglise de Saint Denis (Massy) (47km)
  • Abbaye de Cluny (Cluny) (48km)
  • Eglise de Jalogny (Jalogny) (50km)
  • Chapelle aux Moines (Berze-la-Ville) (52km)
  • Eglise de Saint Blaise (Mazille) (54km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin des jeux du château d'Arlay (34km)
  • Jardin à la Faulx (50km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Seille (Saône) (27km)
  • Confluence - la Seille (27km)
  • Cirque du Bout du Monde (43km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

 
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Geography and distances

Lessard-en-Bresse is in the eastern-center of France at 52 kilometres from Macon, the department capital (general information: Lessard-en-Bresse is 312 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Lessard-en-Bresse

Canton: Saint-Germain-du-Plain

Arrondissement: Chalon-sur-Saône

Department: Saone-et-Loire

Region: Burgundy

New region: Burgundy-Franche-Comté

Postcode: 71440

Distance to Lessard-en-Bresse

from Macon (prefecture): 52 km

from Paris: 312 km

from Calais: 524 km

from Nice: 378 km

from Bordeaux: 488 km

from Strasbourg: 286 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 Lessard-en-Bresse from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 7 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Devrouze, Diconne, Guerfand, Saint-Etienne-en-Bresse, Thurey, Tronchy and Verissey.

This page in French: Visiter Lessard-en-Bresse

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