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Mervans tourism and travel guide

Photo of Mervans in Saone-et-Loire

Photo is of Chalon-sur-Saone at 25 km from Mervans

Visit Mervans: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Chalon-sur-Saone at 25 km and Lons-le-Saunier at 31 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Mervans, 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 Mervans 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 25 km (direction west)

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

See Chalon-sur-Saone guide
Lons-le-Saunier

Lons-le-Saunier

at 31 km (direction east-south-east), in the Jura department

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

See Lons-le-Saunier guide
Tournus abbey

Tournus abbey

Abbey at 33 km (direction south-west)

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

See Tournus abbey guide
Tournus

Tournus

at 33 km (direction south-west)

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

See Tournus guide
 
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Chateau-Chalon

Chateau-Chalon

Most Beautiful Village at 34 km (direction east), in the Jura department

One of the key reasons to visit the pretty village of Chateau-Chalon...

See Chateau-Chalon guide
Beaune

Beaune

at 37 km (direction west-north-west), in the Cote d'Or department

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

See Beaune guide
Baume-les-Messieurs

Baume-les-Messieurs

Most Beautiful Village at 37 km (direction east), in the Jura department

The attractive village of Baume-les-Messieurs is surrounded by cliffs...

See Baume-les-Messieurs guide
Dole

Dole

at 40 km (direction north-east), in the Jura department

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

See Dole guide
Brancion

Brancion

at 41 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Brancion guide
Nuits-Saint-Georges

Nuits-Saint-Georges

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

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

See Nuits-Saint-Georges guide
Arbois

Arbois

at 47 km (direction east), in the Jura department

After exploring the old town centre in Arbois you can visit the...

See Arbois guide
Cormatin

Cormatin

at 47 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Cormatin guide
Saltworks of Arc-et-Senans

Saltworks of Arc-et-Senans

Heritage Site at 53 km (direction east-north-east), in the Doubs department

The Royal Saltworks at Arc-et-Senans is an entire factory...

See Saltworks of Arc-et-Senans guide
Cluny

Cluny

at 57 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Cluny guide

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

Map of places to visit near Mervans

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Markets in and near Mervans

Market days in Mervans: weekly market: Friday;

  • Mervans: market Friday (0km)
  • Saint-Germain-du-Bois: market Saturday (6km)
  • Pierre-de-Bresse: market Monday (12km)
  • Verdun-sur-le-Doubs: market Thursday (17km)
  • Saint-Germain-du-Plain: market Thursday (18km)
  • Louhans: market Monday (19km)
  • Bletterans: market Tuesday (21km)
  • Chalon-sur-Saone: market Wednesday & Thursday & Sunday & Friday (25km)
  • Sennecey-le-Grand: market Friday (30km)
  • Lons-le-Saunier: market Thursday all day (31km)

More information about Mervans, Burgundy

Tourist attractions near Mervans, France

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

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Abbatiale eglise de Saint Philibert (Tournus) (33km)
  • Hospices de Beaune (Beaune) (37km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre de Brancion (Martailly-les-Brancion) (40km)
  • Eglise de Saint Martin (Chapaize) (43km)
  • Eglise de Saint Denis (Massy) (56km)
  • Abbaye de Cluny (Cluny) (57km)
  • Eglise de Jalogny (Jalogny) (59km)
  • Eglise de Saint Blaise (Mazille) (63km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin des jeux du château d'Arlay (27km)
  • Jardin à la Faulx (41km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Seille (Saône) (36km)
  • Confluence - la Seille (36km)
  • Source - la Seille (39km)
  • Confluence - Le Hérisson (45km)
  • Cirque du Bout du Monde (46km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

 
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Geography and distances

Mervans is in the eastern-center of France at 61 kilometres from Macon, the department capital (general information: Mervans is 312 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Mervans

Canton: Saint-Germain-du-Bois

Arrondissement: Louhans

Department: Saone-et-Loire

Region: Burgundy

New region: Burgundy-Franche-Comté

Postcode: 71310

Distance to Mervans

from Macon (prefecture): 61 km

from Paris: 312 km

from Calais: 522 km

from Nice: 380 km

from Bordeaux: 496 km

from Strasbourg: 277 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 Mervans from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 9 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Dampierre-en-Bresse, Devrouze, Diconne, La Chaux, La Racineuse, Saint-Germain-du-Bois, Serley, Serrigny-en-Bresse and Thurey.

This page in French: Visiter Mervans

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