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Marnay tourism and travel guide

Photo of Marnay in Saone-et-Loire

Photo is of Chalon-sur-Saone at 10 km from Marnay

Visit Marnay: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Chalon-sur-Saone at 10 km and Tournus abbey at 16 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Marnay, 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 Marnay 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 10 km (direction north-west)

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

See Chalon-sur-Saone guide
Tournus abbey

Tournus abbey

Abbey at 16 km (direction south)

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

See Tournus abbey guide
Tournus

Tournus

at 16 km (direction south)

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

See Tournus guide
Brancion

Brancion

at 21 km (direction south-west)

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

See Brancion guide
 
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Cormatin

Cormatin

at 25 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Cormatin guide
Cluny

Cluny

at 36 km (direction south-west)

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

See Cluny guide
Beaune

Beaune

at 36 km (direction north-north-west), in the Cote d'Or department

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

See Beaune guide
Macon

Macon

at 45 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See Macon guide
Solutre-Pouilly

Solutre-Pouilly

at 48 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See Solutre-Pouilly guide
Nuits-Saint-Georges

Nuits-Saint-Georges

at 48 km (direction south-south-west), in the Cote d'Or department

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

See Nuits-Saint-Georges guide
Lons-le-Saunier

Lons-le-Saunier

at 49 km (direction east), in the Jura department

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

See Lons-le-Saunier guide
Autun

Autun

at 55 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Autun guide
Dole

Dole

at 61 km (direction north-east), in the Jura department

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

See Dole guide

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

Map of places to visit near Marnay

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Markets in and near Marnay

  • Saint-Germain-du-Plain: market Thursday (5km)
  • Sennecey-le-Grand: market Friday (8km)
  • Chalon-sur-Saone: market Wednesday & Thursday & Sunday & Friday (11km)
  • Tournus: market Saturday (16km)
  • Givry: market Thursday (16km)
  • Mervans: market Friday (23km)
  • Verdun-sur-le-Doubs: market Thursday (23km)
  • Louhans: market Monday (25km)
  • Saint-Germain-du-Bois: market Saturday (25km)
  • Chagny: market Thursday & Sunday (26km)

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Tourist attractions near Marnay, France

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

Grand sites of France

  • Roche de Solutre / Roche de Vergisson (48km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Abbatiale eglise de Saint Philibert (Tournus) (15km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre de Brancion (Martailly-les-Brancion) (20km)
  • Eglise de Saint Martin (Chapaize) (22km)
  • Eglise de Saint Denis (Massy) (34km)
  • Eglise de Saint Vincent (Mont-Saint-Vincent) (34km)
  • Abbaye de Cluny (Cluny) (36km)
  • Hospices de Beaune (Beaune) (36km)
  • Eglise de Jalogny (Jalogny) (39km)
  • Eglise de Saint Blaise (Mazille) (42km)
  • Chapelle aux Moines (Berze-la-Ville) (42km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Parc et jardins du château de Sully (48km)
  • Jardin à la Faulx (61km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Confluence - la Seille (21km)
  • Seille (Saône) (21km)
  • Cirque du Bout du Monde (37km)
  • Roche de Solutré (48km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

 
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Geography and distances

Marnay is in the eastern-center of France at 45 kilometres from Macon, the department capital (general information: Marnay is 307 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Marnay

Canton: Chalon-sur-Saône-Sud

Arrondissement: Chalon-sur-Saône

Department: Saone-et-Loire

Region: Burgundy

New region: Burgundy-Franche-Comté

Postcode: 71240

Distance to Marnay

from Macon (prefecture): 45 km

from Paris: 307 km

from Calais: 523 km

from Nice: 381 km

from Bordeaux: 474 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 Marnay from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 11 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Beaumont-sur-Grosne, Epervans, Gigny-sur-Saone, Lux, Ouroux-sur-Saone, Saint-Ambreuil, Saint-Christophe-en-Bresse, Saint-Cyr, Saint-Germain-du-Plain, Saint-Loup-de-Varennes and Varennes-le-Grand.

This page in French: Visiter Marnay

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