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Louhans tourism and travel guide

Photo of Louhans in Saone-et-Loire

Photo is of Tournus abbey at 25 km from Louhans

Visit Louhans: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Tournus abbey at 25 km and Tournus at 25 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Louhans, 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 Louhans in Burgundy-Franche-Comté.

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

Tournus abbey

Tournus abbey

Abbey at 25 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Tournus abbey guide
Tournus

Tournus

at 25 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Tournus guide
Lons-le-Saunier

Lons-le-Saunier

at 26 km (direction east), in the Jura department

Lons-le-Saunier is a traditional local town of the Franche-Comté region, well placed...

See Lons-le-Saunier guide
Chalon-sur-Saone

Chalon-sur-Saone

at 33 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Chalon-sur-Saone guide
 
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Baume-les-Messieurs

Baume-les-Messieurs

Most Beautiful Village at 34 km (direction east), in the Jura department

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

See Baume-les-Messieurs guide
Chateau-Chalon

Chateau-Chalon

Most Beautiful Village at 34 km (direction east-north-east), in the Jura department

One of the key reasons to visit the pretty...

See Chateau-Chalon guide
Brancion

Brancion

at 34 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Brancion guide
Cormatin

Cormatin

at 42 km (direction west)

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

See Cormatin guide
Macon

Macon

at 47 km (direction south-west)

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

See Macon guide
Bourg-en-Bresse

Bourg-en-Bresse

at 47 km (direction south), in the Ain department

As well as exploring the cathedral and town centre...

See Bourg-en-Bresse guide
Cluny

Cluny

at 48 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Cluny guide
Arbois

Arbois

at 52 km (direction east-north-east), in the Jura department

After exploring the old town centre in Arbois you can visit the...

See Arbois guide
Beaune

Beaune

at 53 km (direction north-west), in the Cote d'Or department

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

See Beaune guide
Solutre-Pouilly

Solutre-Pouilly

at 53 km (direction west-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 Louhans

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Markets in and near Louhans

Market days in Louhans: weekly market: Monday;

  • Louhans: market Monday (0km)
  • Saint-Germain-du-Bois: market Saturday (14km)
  • Mervans: market Friday (19km)
  • Saint-Germain-du-Plain: market Thursday (20km)
  • Bletterans: market Tuesday (22km)
  • Saint-Amour: market Saturday (23km)
  • Tournus: market Saturday (25km)
  • Lons-le-Saunier: market Thursday all day (25km)
  • Sennecey-le-Grand: market Friday (27km)
  • Pierre-de-Bresse: market Monday (28km)

More information about Louhans, Burgundy

Tourist attractions near Louhans, France

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

Grand sites of France

  • Roche de Solutre / Roche de Vergisson (53km)

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Abbatiale eglise de Saint Philibert (Tournus) (25km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre de Brancion (Martailly-les-Brancion) (34km)
  • Eglise de Saint Martin (Chapaize) (38km)
  • Abbaye de Cluny (Cluny) (48km)
  • Chapelle aux Moines (Berze-la-Ville) (50km)
  • Hospices de Beaune (Beaune) (53km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin des jeux du château d'Arlay (28km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Seille (Saône) (25km)
  • Confluence - la Seille (25km)
  • Confluence - Le Hérisson (39km)
  • Source - la Seille (39km)
  • Lac de Chalain (44km)
  • Lac de Chambly (44km)
  • Lac du Val (45km)
  • Lacs d'Étival (47km)
  • Roche de Solutré (53km)
  • Cirque du Bout du Monde (59km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

 
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Geography and distances

Louhans is in the eastern-center of France at 47 kilometres from Macon, the department capital (general information: Louhans is 328 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Louhans

Canton: Louhans

Arrondissement: Louhans

Department: Saone-et-Loire

Region: Burgundy

New region: Burgundy-Franche-Comté

Postcode: 71500

Distance to Louhans

from Macon (prefecture): 47 km

from Paris: 328 km

from Calais: 540 km

from Nice: 363 km

from Bordeaux: 492 km

from Strasbourg: 288 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 Louhans from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 9 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Branges, Bruailles, Juif, La Chapelle-Naude, Montagny-Pres-Louhans, Saint-Martin-du-Mont, Saint-Usuge, Sornay and Vincelles.

This page in French: Visiter Louhans

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