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Leynes tourism and travel guide

Photo of Leynes in Saone-et-Loire

Photo is of Solutre-Pouilly at 3 km from Leynes

Visit Leynes: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Solutre-Pouilly at 3 km and Macon at 9 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Leynes, 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 Leynes in Burgundy-Franche-Comté.

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

Solutre-Pouilly

Solutre-Pouilly

at 3 km (direction )

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

See Solutre-Pouilly guide
Macon

Macon

at 9 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Macon guide
Belleville

Belleville

at 18 km (direction south), in the Rhone department

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

See Belleville guide
Cluny

Cluny

at 19 km (direction north-north-west)

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

See Cluny guide
 
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Brancion

Brancion

at 30 km (direction north-north-east)

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

See Brancion guide
Cormatin

Cormatin

at 31 km (direction north-north-east)

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

See Cormatin guide
Tournus

Tournus

at 36 km (direction north-north-east)

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

See Tournus guide
Tournus abbey

Tournus abbey

Abbey at 36 km (direction north-north-east)

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

See Tournus abbey guide
Dombes

Dombes

at 36 km (direction south-east), in the Ain department

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

See Dombes guide
Trevoux

Trevoux

at 37 km (direction south), in the Ain department

The quiet town of Trevoux in Ain has several historical monuments paying...

See Trevoux guide
Anse

Anse

at 37 km (direction south), in the Rhone department

The quiet town of Anse retains some Roman remains...

See Anse guide
Oingt

Oingt

Most Beautiful Village at 37 km (direction south-south-west), in the Rhone department

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

See Oingt guide
Theize

Theize

at 37 km (direction south-south-west), in the Rhone department

The quiet village of Theizé makes a pleasant detour when exploring the...

See Theize guide
Bourg-en-Bresse

Bourg-en-Bresse

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

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

See Bourg-en-Bresse guide

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

Map of places to visit near Leynes

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Markets in and near Leynes

  • Charnay-les-Macon: market Friday (7km)
  • Macon: market Saturday (8km)
  • Saint-Didier-sur-Chalaronne: market Saturday (12km)
  • Pont-de-Veyle: market Monday (12km)
  • Beaujeu: market Wednesday (17km)
  • Belleville: market Tuesday (18km)
  • Cluny: market Saturday (19km)
  • Montmerle-sur-Saone: market Sunday (20km)
  • Vonnas: market Thursday (21km)
  • Pont-de-Vaux: market Wednesday (24km)

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Tourist attractions near Leynes, France

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

Grand sites of France

  • Roche de Solutre / Roche de Vergisson (4km)

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Brou Royal Monastery (39km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

  • Chatillon-sur-Chalaronne (24km)
  • Trevoux (37km)
  • Charlieu (45km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Chapelle aux Moines (Berze-la-Ville) (9km)
  • Eglise de Saint Blaise (Mazille) (17km)
  • Eglise de Jalogny (Jalogny) (19km)
  • Abbaye de Cluny (Cluny) (19km)
  • Eglise de Saint Denis (Massy) (26km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre de Brancion (Martailly-les-Brancion) (31km)
  • Eglise de Saint Martin (Chapaize) (32km)
  • Abbatiale eglise de Saint Philibert (Tournus) (36km)
  • Eglise de Saint Germain (Saint-Germain-en-Brionnais) (37km)
  • Eglise de Saint Nizier (Baron) (43km)
  • Eglise de Saint-Pierre-aux-Liens (Varenne-l'Arconce) (45km)
  • Abbaye Saint-Fortuné de Charlieu (Charlieu) (45km)
  • Eglise de Saint Vincent (Mont-Saint-Vincent) (45km)
  • Prieuré church de Saint Pierre et Saint Benoit (Perrecy-les-Forges) (55km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Parc du château de Laye (23km)
  • Le jardin de Zéphyr (29km)
  • Les Jardins du château de Drée (32km)
  • Jardins du Château de Saint-Bernard (36km)
  • Jardin du château de Chaumont (42km)
  • Les jardins Romans de Varenne-l'Arconce (44km)
  • Jardin du château de Digoine (50km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Roche de Solutré (4km)
  • Confluence - la Seille (32km)
  • Seille (Saône) (32km)

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Charolles (39km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

 
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Geography and distances

Leynes is in the eastern-center of France at 9 kilometres from Macon, the department capital (general information: Leynes is 339 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Leynes

Canton: Chapelle-de-Guinchay

Arrondissement: Mâcon

Department: Saone-et-Loire

Region: Burgundy

New region: Burgundy-Franche-Comté

Postcode: 71570

Distance to Leynes

from Macon (prefecture): 9 km

from Paris: 339 km

from Calais: 562 km

from Nice: 348 km

from Bordeaux: 443 km

from Strasbourg: 343 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 Leynes from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 18 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Chaintre, Chanes, Charnay-les-Macon, Chasselas, Creches-sur-Saone, Davaye, Emeringes, Fuisse, Julienas, Jullie, Pruzilly, Saint-Amour-Bellevue, Saint-Verand, Serrieres, Solutre-Pouilly, Varennes-les-Macon, Vergisson and Vinzelles.

This page in French: Visiter Leynes

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