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Marcilly-la-Gueurce tourism and travel guide

Photo of Marcilly-la-Gueurce in Saone-et-Loire

Photo is of Paray-le-Monial basilica at 15 km from Marcilly-la-Gueurce

Visit Marcilly-la-Gueurce: highlights and tourist information

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Marcilly-la-Gueurce is situated in the Saone-et-Loire department and Burgundy-Franche-Comté region.

Popular places to visit nearby include Paray-le-Monial basilica at 15 km and Paray-le-Monial at 15 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Marcilly-la-Gueurce, 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 Marcilly-la-Gueurce in Burgundy-Franche-Comté.

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

Paray-le-Monial basilica

Paray-le-Monial basilica

Church at 15 km (direction west-north-west)

Paray-le-Monial basilica is an impressive 12th century church in...

See Paray-le-Monial basilica guide
Paray-le-Monial

Paray-le-Monial

at 15 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Paray-le-Monial guide
Anzy-le-Duc

Anzy-le-Duc

at 20 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 22 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Semur-en-Brionnais guide
 
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Cluny

Cluny

at 28 km (direction east)

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

See Cluny guide
Cormatin

Cormatin

at 34 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Cormatin guide
Solutre-Pouilly

Solutre-Pouilly

at 35 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Solutre-Pouilly guide
Brancion

Brancion

at 41 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Brancion guide
Macon

Macon

at 42 km (direction east)

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

See Macon guide
Belleville

Belleville

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

Not an important tourist town, Belleville does have a couple...

See Belleville guide
Tournus

Tournus

at 50 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Tournus guide
Tournus abbey

Tournus abbey

Abbey at 50 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Tournus abbey guide
Chalon-sur-Saone

Chalon-sur-Saone

at 60 km (direction north-east)

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

See Chalon-sur-Saone guide

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

Map of places to visit near Marcilly-la-Gueurce

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Markets in and near Marcilly-la-Gueurce

  • Charolles: market Wednesday (4km)
  • La Clayette: market Tuesday (12km)
  • Paray-le-Monial: market Friday (15km)
  • Chauffailles: market Friday (22km)
  • Marcigny: market Monday (25km)
  • Digoin: market Sunday & Friday (26km)
  • Cluny: market Saturday (28km)
  • Charlieu: market Wednesday & Saturday (29km)
  • Gueugnon: market Thursday (29km)
  • Montceau-les-Mines: market Tuesday & Saturday (30km)

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Tourist attractions near Marcilly-la-Gueurce, France

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

Grand sites of France

  • Roche de Solutre / Roche de Vergisson (34km)

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

  • Charlieu (28km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Saint Germain (Saint-Germain-en-Brionnais) (6km)
  • Eglise de Saint Nizier (Baron) (10km)
  • Eglise de Saint-Pierre-aux-Liens (Varenne-l'Arconce) (13km)
  • Basilique du Sacré-Cœur (Paray-le-Monial) (15km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre et Saint Paul (Montceaux-l'Etoile) (20km)
  • Prieuré d'Anzy-le-Duc (Anzy-le-Duc) (20km)
  • Eglise de Saint Hilaire (Semur-en-Brionnais) (22km)
  • Eglise de Saint Blaise (Mazille) (23km)
  • Prieuré church de Saint Pierre et Saint Benoit (Perrecy-les-Forges) (25km)
  • Eglise de Saint Denis (Massy) (25km)
  • Eglise de Jalogny (Jalogny) (25km)
  • Eglise de Saint Marcel (Iguerande) (27km)
  • Abbaye de Cluny (Cluny) (28km)
  • Abbaye Saint-Fortuné de Charlieu (Charlieu) (28km)
  • Eglise de Saint Vincent (Mont-Saint-Vincent) (29km)
  • Couvent des Cordeliers (Saint-Nizier-sous-Charlieu) (31km)
  • Eglise de Sainte-Marie-Madeleine (Neuilly-en-Donjon) (32km)
  • Chapelle aux Moines (Berze-la-Ville) (33km)
  • Eglise de Saint Martin (Chapaize) (38km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre de Brancion (Martailly-les-Brancion) (42km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Les Jardins du château de Drée (10km)
  • Jardin du château de Chaumont (12km)
  • Les jardins Romans de Varenne-l'Arconce (13km)
  • Jardin du château de Digoine (18km)
  • Le jardin de Zéphyr (19km)
  • Parc du château de Laye (50km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Roche de Solutré (34km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Charolles (4km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

 
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Geography and distances

Marcilly-la-Gueurce is in the eastern-center of France at 42 kilometres from Macon, the department capital (general information: Marcilly-la-Gueurce is 310 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Marcilly-la-Gueurce

Canton: Charolles

Arrondissement: Charolles

Department: Saone-et-Loire

Region: Burgundy

New region: Burgundy-Franche-Comté

Postcode: 71120

Distance to Marcilly-la-Gueurce

from Macon (prefecture): 42 km

from Paris: 310 km

from Calais: 537 km

from Nice: 380 km

from Bordeaux: 417 km

from Strasbourg: 355 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 Marcilly-la-Gueurce from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 9 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Changy, Charolles, Colombier-en-Brionnais, Dyo, Ozolles, Prizy, Saint-Germain-en-Brionnais, Vaudebarrier and Vendenesse-les-Charolles.

This page in French: Visiter Marcilly-la-Gueurce

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