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Malay tourism and travel guide

Photo of Malay in Saone-et-Loire

Photo is of Cormatin at 2 km from Malay

Visit Malay: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Cormatin at 2 km and Brancion at 10 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Malay, 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 Malay in Burgundy-Franche-Comté.

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

Cormatin

Cormatin

at 2 km (direction south-south-east)

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

See Cormatin guide
Brancion

Brancion

at 10 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Brancion guide
Cluny

Cluny

at 15 km (direction south)

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

See Cluny guide
Tournus

Tournus

at 17 km (direction east)

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

See Tournus guide
 
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Tournus abbey

Tournus abbey

Abbey at 18 km (direction east)

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

See Tournus abbey guide
Chalon-sur-Saone

Chalon-sur-Saone

at 27 km (direction north-east)

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

See Chalon-sur-Saone guide
Solutre-Pouilly

Solutre-Pouilly

at 30 km (direction south)

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

See Solutre-Pouilly guide
Macon

Macon

at 31 km (direction south-south-east)

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

See Macon guide
Paray-le-Monial basilica

Paray-le-Monial basilica

Church at 45 km (direction west-south-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 45 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Paray-le-Monial guide
Autun

Autun

at 52 km (direction north-west)

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

See Autun guide
Anzy-le-Duc

Anzy-le-Duc

at 55 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Anzy-le-Duc guide
Semur-en-Brionnais

Semur-en-Brionnais

Most Beautiful Village at 56 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Semur-en-Brionnais guide
Bourg-en-Bresse

Bourg-en-Bresse

at 58 km (direction east-south-east), in the Ain department

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

See Bourg-en-Bresse guide

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

Map of places to visit near Malay

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Markets in and near Malay

  • Cluny: market Saturday (15km)
  • Sennecey-le-Grand: market Friday (17km)
  • Tournus: market Saturday (17km)
  • Givry: market Thursday (24km)
  • Pont-de-Vaux: market Wednesday (25km)
  • Montchanin: market Wednesday (25km)
  • Montceau-les-Mines: market Tuesday & Saturday (27km)
  • Saint-Germain-du-Plain: market Thursday (28km)
  • Chalon-sur-Saone: market Wednesday & Thursday & Sunday & Friday (28km)
  • Charnay-les-Macon: market Friday (29km)

More information about Malay, Burgundy

Tourist attractions near Malay, France

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

Grand sites of France

  • Roche de Solutre / Roche de Vergisson (30km)

National Monuments

  • Brou Royal Monastery (58km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Saint Martin (Chapaize) (4km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre de Brancion (Martailly-les-Brancion) (9km)
  • Eglise de Saint Denis (Massy) (11km)
  • Abbaye de Cluny (Cluny) (15km)
  • Eglise de Jalogny (Jalogny) (17km)
  • Eglise de Saint Vincent (Mont-Saint-Vincent) (17km)
  • Abbatiale eglise de Saint Philibert (Tournus) (17km)
  • Eglise de Saint Blaise (Mazille) (20km)
  • Chapelle aux Moines (Berze-la-Ville) (24km)
  • Eglise de Saint Nizier (Baron) (32km)
  • Prieuré church de Saint Pierre et Saint Benoit (Perrecy-les-Forges) (36km)
  • Eglise de Saint Germain (Saint-Germain-en-Brionnais) (40km)
  • Basilique du Sacré-Cœur (Paray-le-Monial) (45km)
  • Eglise de Saint-Pierre-aux-Liens (Varenne-l'Arconce) (47km)
  • Cathédrale Saint Lazare (Autun) (51km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin du château de Digoine (36km)
  • Les Jardins du château de Drée (40km)
  • Le jardin de Zéphyr (44km)
  • Jardin du château de Chaumont (46km)
  • Les jardins Romans de Varenne-l'Arconce (47km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Confluence - la Seille (20km)
  • Seille (Saône) (21km)
  • Roche de Solutré (30km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Charolles (34km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Macon (32km)
  • Vonnas (46km)
 
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Geography and distances

Malay is in the eastern-center of France at 31 kilometres from Macon, the department capital (general information: Malay is 309 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Malay

Canton: Saint-Gengoux-le-National

Arrondissement: Mâcon

Department: Saone-et-Loire

Region: Burgundy

New region: Burgundy-Franche-Comté

Postcode: 71460

Distance to Malay

from Macon (prefecture): 31 km

from Paris: 309 km

from Calais: 530 km

from Nice: 377 km

from Bordeaux: 451 km

from Strasbourg: 321 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 Malay from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 17 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Ameugny, Bissy-sous-Uxelles, Bonnay, Bresse-sur-Grosne, Burnand, Champagny-sous-Uxelles, Chapaize, Chissey-les-Macon, Cormatin, Cortevaix, Curtil-sous-Burnand, Saint-Gengoux-le-National, Saint-Ythaire, Santilly, Savigny-sur-Grosne, Sercy and Taize.

This page in French: Visiter Malay

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