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Ligny-en-Brionnais tourism and travel guide

Photo of Ligny-en-Brionnais in Saone-et-Loire

Photo is of Semur-en-Brionnais at 8 km from Ligny-en-Brionnais

Visit Ligny-en-Brionnais: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Semur-en-Brionnais at 8 km and Anzy-le-Duc at 13 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Ligny-en-Brionnais, 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 Ligny-en-Brionnais in Burgundy-Franche-Comté.

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



Most Beautiful Village at 8 km (direction west-north-west)

As well as the pretty village itself, you can also visit the...

See Semur-en-Brionnais guide


at 13 km (direction west-north-west)

Much the most visited site in this pretty village is...

See Anzy-le-Duc guide
Paray-le-Monial basilica

Paray-le-Monial basilica

Church at 24 km (direction north-north-west)

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

See Paray-le-Monial basilica guide


at 24 km (direction north-north-west)

The 12th century abbey and other buildings and the pretty setting make...

See Paray-le-Monial guide


at 42 km (direction east)

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

See Solutre-Pouilly guide


at 42 km (direction west), in the Allier department

The renaissance style Chateau de la Palice, its internal decorations and...

See Lapalisse guide


at 42 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Cluny guide


Most Beautiful Village at 45 km (direction south-east), in the Rhone department

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

See Oingt guide


at 46 km (direction east-south-east), in the Rhone department

Not an important tourist town, Belleville does have a couple of sites...

See Belleville guide


at 47 km (direction south-east), in the Rhone department

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

See Theize guide


at 48 km (direction south-east), in the Rhone department

Bagnols village with a castle is one of the pretty villages...

See Bagnols guide


at 50 km (direction east)

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

See Macon guide


at 51 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Cormatin guide


at 53 km (direction east-south-east), in the Rhone department

The quiet town of Anse retains some Roman remains that hint at...

See Anse guide

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

Map of places to visit near Ligny-en-Brionnais


Markets in and near Ligny-en-Brionnais

  • Charlieu: market Wednesday & Saturday (9km)
  • La Clayette: market Tuesday (10km)
  • Marcigny: market Monday (12km)
  • Chauffailles: market Friday (13km)
  • Cours-la-Ville: market Wednesday & Saturday & Monday (19km)
  • Charolles: market Wednesday (22km)
  • Roanne: market Sunday & Friday (24km)
  • Paray-le-Monial: market Friday (24km)
  • Le Coteau: market Wednesday (25km)
  • Digoin: market Sunday & Friday (31km)

More information about Ligny-en-Brionnais, Burgundy

Tourist attractions near Ligny-en-Brionnais, France

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

Grand sites of France

  • Roche de Solutre / Roche de Vergisson (41km)

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Saint Hilaire (Semur-en-Brionnais) (8km)
  • Abbaye Saint-Fortuné de Charlieu (Charlieu) (9km)
  • Eglise de Saint Marcel (Iguerande) (9km)
  • Couvent des Cordeliers (Saint-Nizier-sous-Charlieu) (11km)
  • Eglise de Saint-Pierre-aux-Liens (Varenne-l'Arconce) (11km)
  • Prieuré d'Anzy-le-Duc (Anzy-le-Duc) (13km)
  • Eglise de Saint Germain (Saint-Germain-en-Brionnais) (14km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre et Saint Paul (Montceaux-l'Etoile) (16km)
  • Basilique du Sacré-Cœur (Paray-le-Monial) (24km)
  • Eglise de Sainte-Marie-Madeleine (Neuilly-en-Donjon) (26km)
  • Eglise de Saint Nizier (Baron) (29km)
  • Eglise de Saint Blaise (Mazille) (36km)
  • Eglise de Jalogny (Jalogny) (39km)
  • Prieuré church de Saint Pierre et Saint Benoit (Perrecy-les-Forges) (41km)
  • Eglise de Saint Denis (Massy) (42km)
  • Abbaye de Cluny (Cluny) (42km)
  • Chapelle aux Moines (Berze-la-Ville) (42km)
  • Eglise de Saint Vincent (Mont-Saint-Vincent) (49km)
  • Eglise de Saint Martin (Chapaize) (55km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin du château de Chaumont (9km)
  • Les jardins Romans de Varenne-l'Arconce (11km)
  • Les Jardins du château de Drée (12km)
  • Le jardin de Zéphyr (13km)
  • Jardin du château de Digoine (34km)
  • Parc du château de Laye (46km)
  • Jardins du Château de Saint-Bernard (51km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Roche de Solutré (41km)

Amusement park / theme park

  • Le PAL (50km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Charolles (22km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc d'Attractions et Animalier (PAL) (52km)

Geography and distances

Ligny-en-Brionnais is in the eastern-center of France at 50 kilometres from Macon, the department capital (general information: Ligny-en-Brionnais is 322 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Ligny-en-Brionnais

Canton: Semur-en-Brionnais

Arrondissement: Charolles

Department: Saone-et-Loire

Region: Burgundy

New region: Burgundy-Franche-Comté

Postcode: 71110

Distance to Ligny-en-Brionnais

from Macon (prefecture): 50 km

from Paris: 322 km

from Calais: 551 km

from Nice: 372 km

from Bordeaux: 402 km

from Strasbourg: 374 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 Ligny-en-Brionnais from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 11 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Chateauneuf, Fleury-la-Montagne, Mailly, Saint-Bonnet-de-Cray, Saint-Edmond, Saint-Julien-de-Civry, Saint-Laurent-en-Brionnais, Saint-Martin-de-Lixy, Sainte-Foy, Tancon and Vauban.

This page in French: Visiter Ligny-en-Brionnais

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