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Mercurey tourism and travel guide

Photo of Mercurey in Saone-et-Loire

Photo is of Chalon-sur-Saone at 12 km from Mercurey

Visit Mercurey: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Chalon-sur-Saone at 12 km and Beaune at 23 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Mercurey, 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 Mercurey 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 12 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Chalon-sur-Saone guide
Beaune

Beaune

at 23 km (direction north-north-east), in the Cote d'Or department

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

See Beaune guide
Cormatin

Cormatin

at 33 km (direction south)

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

See Cormatin guide
Tournus abbey

Tournus abbey

Abbey at 34 km (direction south-south-east)

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

See Tournus abbey guide
 
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Tournus

Tournus

at 34 km (direction south-south-east)

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

See Tournus guide
Autun

Autun

at 34 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Autun guide
Brancion

Brancion

at 35 km (direction south-south-east)

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

See Brancion guide
Nuits-Saint-Georges

Nuits-Saint-Georges

at 38 km (direction north-east), in the Cote d'Or department

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

See Nuits-Saint-Georges guide
Chateauneuf-en-Auxois

Chateauneuf-en-Auxois

Most Beautiful Village at 42 km (direction north-north-west), in the Cote d'Or department

The village of Chateauneuf-sur-Auxois, one of the 'most beautiful villages...

See Chateauneuf-en-Auxois guide
Cluny

Cluny

at 45 km (direction south)

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

See Cluny guide
Saulieu

Saulieu

at 61 km (direction north-west), in the Cote d'Or department

Saulieu is quite a small town, visited because of the Basilica...

See Saulieu guide
Morvan Regional Park

Morvan Regional Park

Natural Parc at 61 km (direction north-west), in the Nievre department

Morvan Regional Natural Park is a quiet region of unspoiled countryside with...

See Morvan Regional Park guide
Paray-le-Monial

Paray-le-Monial

at 63 km (direction west-south-west)

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

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

Paray-le-Monial basilica

Church at 63 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Paray-le-Monial basilica guide

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

Map of places to visit near Mercurey

 
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Markets in and near Mercurey

  • Givry: market Thursday (7km)
  • Chagny: market Thursday & Sunday (8km)
  • Chalon-sur-Saone: market Wednesday & Thursday & Sunday & Friday (11km)
  • Montchanin: market Wednesday (22km)
  • Le Creusot: market Tuesday & Thursday & Saturday (23km)
  • Epinac: market Wednesday & Sunday (23km)
  • Beaune: market Wednesday & Saturday (23km)
  • Verdun-sur-le-Doubs: market Thursday (24km)
  • Sennecey-le-Grand: market Friday (25km)
  • Saint-Germain-du-Plain: market Thursday (25km)

More information about Mercurey, Burgundy

Tourist attractions near Mercurey, France

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

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Hospices de Beaune (Beaune) (22km)
  • Eglise de Saint Vincent (Mont-Saint-Vincent) (29km)
  • Eglise de Saint Martin (Chapaize) (31km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre de Brancion (Martailly-les-Brancion) (33km)
  • Abbatiale eglise de Saint Philibert (Tournus) (34km)
  • Cathédrale Saint Lazare (Autun) (34km)
  • Eglise de Saint Denis (Massy) (40km)
  • Abbaye de Cluny (Cluny) (45km)
  • Prieuré church de Saint Pierre et Saint Benoit (Perrecy-les-Forges) (46km)
  • Eglise de Saint Nizier (Baron) (51km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Parc et jardins du château de Sully (27km)
  • Abbaye de la Bussière (42km)
  • Jardin du château de Digoine (50km)
  • Jardin de la Chaux (57km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Cirque du Bout du Monde (17km)
  • Confluence - la Seille (39km)
  • Seille (Saône) (39km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

 
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Geography and distances

Mercurey is in the eastern-center of France at 60 kilometres from Macon, the department capital (general information: Mercurey is 286 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Mercurey

Canton: Givry

Arrondissement: Chalon-sur-Saône

Department: Saone-et-Loire

Region: Burgundy

New region: Burgundy-Franche-Comté

Postcode: 71640

Distance to Mercurey

from Macon (prefecture): 60 km

from Paris: 286 km

from Calais: 503 km

from Nice: 402 km

from Bordeaux: 466 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 Mercurey from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 17 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Aluze, Barizey, Bouzeron, Chamilly, Charrecey, Chassey-le-Camp, Chatel-Moron, Dennevy, Dracy-le-Fort, Fontaines, Mellecey, Rully, Saint-Denis-de-Vaux, Saint-Gilles, Saint-Jean-de-Vaux, Saint-Mard-de-Vaux and Saint-Martin-sous-Montaigu.

This page in French: Visiter Mercurey

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