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Monsols tourism and travel guide

Photo of Monsols in Rhone

Photo is of Solutre-Pouilly at 18 km from Monsols

Visit Monsols: highlights and tourist information

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Monsols is situated in the Rhone department and Auvergne Rhône-Alpes region.

Popular places to visit nearby include Solutre-Pouilly at 18 km and Belleville at 22 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Monsols, 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 Monsols in Auvergne Rhône-Alpes.

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

Solutre-Pouilly

Solutre-Pouilly

at 18 km (direction east-north-east), in the Saone-et-Loire department

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

See Solutre-Pouilly guide
Belleville

Belleville

at 22 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Belleville guide
Macon

Macon

at 26 km (direction east-north-east), in the Saone-et-Loire department

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

See Macon guide
Cluny

Cluny

at 26 km (direction north-north-east), in the Saone-et-Loire department

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

See Cluny guide
 
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Oingt

Oingt

Most Beautiful Village at 31 km (direction south-south-east)

Completely renovated in recent years, Oingt is one of the...

See Oingt guide
Theize

Theize

at 32 km (direction south-south-east)

The quiet village of Theizé makes a pleasant detour when exploring...

See Theize guide
Semur-en-Brionnais

Semur-en-Brionnais

Most Beautiful Village at 33 km (direction west), in the Saone-et-Loire department

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

See Semur-en-Brionnais guide
Bagnols

Bagnols

at 34 km (direction south-south-east)

Bagnols village with a castle is one of the pretty villages...

See Bagnols guide
Anse

Anse

at 35 km (direction south-east)

The quiet town of Anse retains some Roman remains that hint...

See Anse guide
Anzy-le-Duc

Anzy-le-Duc

at 37 km (direction west-north-west), in the Saone-et-Loire department

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

See Anzy-le-Duc guide
Trevoux

Trevoux

at 37 km (direction south-east), in the Ain department

The quiet town of Trevoux in Ain has several historical...

See Trevoux guide
Cormatin

Cormatin

at 38 km (direction north-north-east), in the Saone-et-Loire department

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

See Cormatin guide
Paray-le-Monial basilica

Paray-le-Monial basilica

Church at 40 km (direction west-north-west), in the Saone-et-Loire department

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 40 km (direction west-north-west), in the Saone-et-Loire department

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

See Paray-le-Monial guide

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Map of places to visit near Monsols

 
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Markets in and near Monsols

  • Beaujeu: market Wednesday (9km)
  • Chauffailles: market Friday (14km)
  • La Clayette: market Tuesday (18km)
  • Cours-la-Ville: market Wednesday & Saturday & Monday (20km)
  • Belleville: market Tuesday (21km)
  • Charnay-les-Macon: market Friday (23km)
  • Saint-Didier-sur-Chalaronne: market Saturday (24km)
  • Montmerle-sur-Saone: market Sunday (24km)
  • Macon: market Saturday (26km)
  • Cluny: market Saturday (26km)

More information about Monsols, Rhone-Alpes

Tourist attractions near Monsols, France

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

Grand sites of France

  • Roche de Solutre / Roche de Vergisson (18km)

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

  • Charlieu (27km)
  • Chatillon-sur-Chalaronne (36km)
  • Trevoux (37km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Saint Blaise (Mazille) (20km)
  • Chapelle aux Moines (Berze-la-Ville) (21km)
  • Eglise de Jalogny (Jalogny) (24km)
  • Eglise de Saint Germain (Saint-Germain-en-Brionnais) (24km)
  • Abbaye de Cluny (Cluny) (26km)
  • Abbaye Saint-Fortuné de Charlieu (Charlieu) (27km)
  • Eglise de Saint Denis (Massy) (30km)
  • Eglise de Saint-Pierre-aux-Liens (Varenne-l'Arconce) (30km)
  • Couvent des Cordeliers (Saint-Nizier-sous-Charlieu) (31km)
  • Eglise de Saint Hilaire (Semur-en-Brionnais) (33km)
  • Eglise de Saint Marcel (Iguerande) (34km)
  • Eglise de Saint Nizier (Baron) (35km)
  • Prieuré d'Anzy-le-Duc (Anzy-le-Duc) (37km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre et Saint Paul (Montceaux-l'Etoile) (39km)
  • Basilique du Sacré-Cœur (Paray-le-Monial) (40km)
  • Eglise de Saint Martin (Chapaize) (41km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre de Brancion (Martailly-les-Brancion) (42km)
  • Abbatiale eglise de Saint Philibert (Tournus) (49km)
  • Prieuré church de Saint Pierre et Saint Benoit (Perrecy-les-Forges) (49km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Le jardin de Zéphyr (12km)
  • Les Jardins du château de Drée (19km)
  • Parc du château de Laye (24km)
  • Jardin du château de Chaumont (28km)
  • Les jardins Romans de Varenne-l'Arconce (30km)
  • Jardins du Château de Saint-Bernard (33km)
  • Jardin du château de Digoine (43km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Roche de Solutré (18km)
  • Confluence - la Seille (47km)
  • Seille (Saône) (47km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Charolles (30km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Macon (26km)
  • Vonnas (37km)
 
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Geography and distances

Monsols is in the eastern-center of France at 57 kilometres from Lyon, the department capital (general information: Monsols is 335 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Monsols

Canton: Monsols

Arrondissement: Villefranche-sur-Saône

Department: Rhone

Region: Rhone-Alpes

New region: Auvergne Rhône-Alpes

Postcode: 69860

Distance to Monsols

from Lyon (prefecture): 57 km

from Paris: 335 km

from Calais: 561 km

from Nice: 354 km

from Bordeaux: 425 km

from Strasbourg: 358 km

Getting here

For driving distances to Monsols from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 7 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Chenelette, Les Ardillats, Ouroux, Saint-Bonnet-Des-Bruyeres, Saint-Christophe, Saint-Igny-de-Vers and Saint-Mamert.

This page in French: Visiter Monsols

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