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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-Franche-Comté region.

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

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!

Chalon-sur-Saone

Chalon-sur-Saone

at 3 km (direction )

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

See Chalon-sur-Saone guide
Tournus abbey

Tournus abbey

Abbey at 21 km (direction south-south-east)

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

See Tournus abbey guide
Tournus

Tournus

at 21 km (direction south-south-east)

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

See Tournus guide
Brancion

Brancion

at 25 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See Brancion guide
 
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Cormatin

Cormatin

at 26 km (direction south-west)

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

See Cormatin guide
Beaune

Beaune

at 31 km (direction south-west), in the Cote d'Or department

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

See Beaune guide
Cluny

Cluny

at 38 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See Cluny guide
Nuits-Saint-Georges

Nuits-Saint-Georges

at 44 km (direction north-north-east), in the Cote d'Or department

A quiet town, Nuits-Saint-Georges wil be part of your...

See Nuits-Saint-Georges guide
Autun

Autun

at 47 km (direction west-north-west)

After exploring Autun with its old town, cathedral and roman...

See Autun guide
Macon

Macon

at 49 km (direction south)

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

See Macon guide
Dole

Dole

at 62 km (direction east-north-east), in the Jura department

The Collegiale Church that dominates the town skyline is the...

See Dole guide

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

Map of places to visit near Lux

 
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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)

 
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Geography and distances

Lux is in the eastern-center of France at 49 kilometres from Macon, the department capital (general information: Lux is 299 kilometres from Paris).

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

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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