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Lux tourism and travel guide

Photo of Lux in Saone-et-Loire

Photo is of Chalon-sur-Saone at 3 km from Lux

Visit Lux: highlights and tourist information

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Lux is situated in the Saone-et-Loire department and Burgundy region (now part of the Burgundy-Franche-Comté region), in the eastern-center of France at 49 kilometres from Macon, the department capital (general information: Lux is 299 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Chalon-sur-Saone at 3 km and Tournus abbey at 21 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Lux, 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 Lux in Burgundy-Franche-Comté.

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


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

Map of places to visit near Lux


Markets in and near Lux

  • Chalon-sur-Saone: market Wednesday & Thursday & Sunday & Friday (4km)
  • Givry: market Thursday (9km)
  • Saint-Germain-du-Plain: market Thursday (12km)
  • Sennecey-le-Grand: market Friday (13km)
  • Chagny: market Thursday & Sunday (19km)
  • Verdun-sur-le-Doubs: market Thursday (21km)
  • Tournus: market Saturday (21km)
  • Mervans: market Friday (26km)
  • Montchanin: market Wednesday (29km)
  • Saint-Germain-du-Bois: market Saturday (30km)

More information about Lux, Burgundy

Tourist attractions near Lux, France

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

Churches and religious monuments

  • Abbatiale eglise de Saint Philibert (Tournus) (21km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre de Brancion (Martailly-les-Brancion) (23km)
  • Eglise de Saint Martin (Chapaize) (23km)
  • Hospices de Beaune (Beaune) (30km)
  • Eglise de Saint Vincent (Mont-Saint-Vincent) (31km)
  • Eglise de Saint Denis (Massy) (35km)
  • Abbaye de Cluny (Cluny) (38km)
  • Eglise de Jalogny (Jalogny) (40km)
  • Eglise de Saint Blaise (Mazille) (44km)
  • Chapelle aux Moines (Berze-la-Ville) (46km)
  • Cathédrale Saint Lazare (Autun) (47km)
  • Eglise de Saint Nizier (Baron) (52km)
  • Eglise de Saint Germain (Saint-Germain-en-Brionnais) (63km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Parc et jardins du château de Sully (40km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Confluence - la Seille (27km)
  • Seille (Saône) (27km)
  • Cirque du Bout du Monde (30km)

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Charolles (56km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)


Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Lux

Canton: Chalon-sur-Saône-Sud

Arrondissement: Chalon-sur-Saône

Department: Saone-et-Loire

Region: Burgundy

New region: Burgundy-Franche-Comté

Postcode: 71100

Distance to Lux

from Macon (prefecture): 49 km

from Paris: 299 km

from Calais: 516 km

from Nice: 388 km

from Bordeaux: 471 km

from Strasbourg: 298 km

Getting here

Lux is in the eastern-center of France. 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 Lux from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 14 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Chalon-sur-Saone, Chatenoy-en-Bresse, Chatenoy-le-Royal, Epervans, La Charmee, Lans, Marnay, Oslon, Saint-Germain-les-Buxy, Saint-Loup-de-Varennes, Saint-Marcel, Saint-Remy, Sevrey and Varennes-le-Grand.

This page in French: Visiter Lux

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