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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!

Semur-en-Brionnais

Semur-en-Brionnais

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
Anzy-le-Duc

Anzy-le-Duc

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
Paray-le-Monial

Paray-le-Monial

at 24 km (direction north-north-west)

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

See Paray-le-Monial guide
 
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Solutre-Pouilly

Solutre-Pouilly

at 42 km (direction east)

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

See Solutre-Pouilly guide
Lapalisse

Lapalisse

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

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

See Lapalisse guide
Cluny

Cluny

at 42 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Cluny guide
Oingt

Oingt

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
Belleville

Belleville

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
Theize

Theize

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

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

See Theize guide
Bagnols

Bagnols

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

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

See Bagnols guide
Macon

Macon

at 50 km (direction east)

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

See Macon guide
Cormatin

Cormatin

at 51 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Cormatin guide
Anse

Anse

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

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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)

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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)
 
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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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