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Mont-Saint-Vincent tourism and travel guide

Photo of Mont-Saint-Vincent in Saone-et-Loire

Photo is of Cormatin at 19 km from Mont-Saint-Vincent

Visit Mont-Saint-Vincent: highlights and tourist information

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Mont-Saint-Vincent is situated in the Saone-et-Loire department and Burgundy-Franche-Comté region.

Popular places to visit nearby include Cormatin at 19 km and Cluny at 26 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Mont-Saint-Vincent, 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 Mont-Saint-Vincent in Burgundy-Franche-Comté.

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

Cormatin

Cormatin

at 19 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Cormatin guide
Cluny

Cluny

at 26 km (direction south-east)

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

See Cluny guide
Brancion

Brancion

at 27 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Brancion guide
Chalon-sur-Saone

Chalon-sur-Saone

at 33 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Chalon-sur-Saone guide
 
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Paray-le-Monial

Paray-le-Monial

at 34 km (direction west-south-west)

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

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

Paray-le-Monial basilica

Church at 34 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Paray-le-Monial basilica guide
Tournus

Tournus

at 34 km (direction east)

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

See Tournus guide
Tournus abbey

Tournus abbey

Abbey at 34 km (direction east)

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

See Tournus abbey guide
Autun

Autun

at 38 km (direction north-north-west)

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

See Autun guide
Solutre-Pouilly

Solutre-Pouilly

at 42 km (direction south-east)

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

See Solutre-Pouilly guide
Macon

Macon

at 45 km (direction south-east)

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

See Macon guide
Anzy-le-Duc

Anzy-le-Duc

at 47 km (direction south-west)

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

See Anzy-le-Duc guide
Semur-en-Brionnais

Semur-en-Brionnais

Most Beautiful Village at 50 km (direction south-west)

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

See Semur-en-Brionnais guide
Beaune

Beaune

at 52 km (direction north-east), in the Cote d'Or department

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

See Beaune guide

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

Map of places to visit near Mont-Saint-Vincent

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Markets in and near Mont-Saint-Vincent

  • Montceau-les-Mines: market Tuesday & Saturday (10km)
  • Montchanin: market Wednesday (13km)
  • Le Creusot: market Tuesday & Thursday & Saturday (19km)
  • Cluny: market Saturday (26km)
  • Givry: market Thursday (26km)
  • Charolles: market Wednesday (27km)
  • Sennecey-le-Grand: market Friday (30km)
  • Gueugnon: market Thursday (33km)
  • Chalon-sur-Saone: market Wednesday & Thursday & Sunday & Friday (34km)
  • Tournus: market Saturday (34km)

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Tourist attractions near Mont-Saint-Vincent, France

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

Grand sites of France

  • Roche de Solutre / Roche de Vergisson (41km)
  • Bibracte-Mont Beuvray (47km)

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Saint Vincent (Mont-Saint-Vincent) (0km)
  • Eglise de Saint Denis (Massy) (19km)
  • Prieuré church de Saint Pierre et Saint Benoit (Perrecy-les-Forges) (20km)
  • Eglise de Saint Martin (Chapaize) (21km)
  • Eglise de Saint Nizier (Baron) (22km)
  • Abbaye de Cluny (Cluny) (26km)
  • Eglise de Jalogny (Jalogny) (26km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre de Brancion (Martailly-les-Brancion) (26km)
  • Eglise de Saint Blaise (Mazille) (28km)
  • Basilique du Sacré-Cœur (Paray-le-Monial) (34km)
  • Abbatiale eglise de Saint Philibert (Tournus) (34km)
  • Eglise de Saint Germain (Saint-Germain-en-Brionnais) (35km)
  • Chapelle aux Moines (Berze-la-Ville) (36km)
  • Cathédrale Saint Lazare (Autun) (38km)
  • Eglise de Saint-Pierre-aux-Liens (Varenne-l'Arconce) (40km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre et Saint Paul (Montceaux-l'Etoile) (45km)
  • Prieuré d'Anzy-le-Duc (Anzy-le-Duc) (47km)
  • Eglise de Saint Hilaire (Semur-en-Brionnais) (50km)
  • Hospices de Beaune (Beaune) (52km)
  • Eglise de Sainte-Marie-Madeleine (Neuilly-en-Donjon) (55km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin du château de Digoine (22km)
  • Les Jardins du château de Drée (38km)
  • Jardin du château de Chaumont (40km)
  • Les jardins Romans de Varenne-l'Arconce (40km)
  • Parc et jardins du château de Sully (42km)
  • Le jardin de Zéphyr (45km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Confluence - la Seille (38km)
  • Seille (Saône) (38km)
  • Roche de Solutré (41km)
  • Cirque du Bout du Monde (42km)
  • Bibracte (47km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Charolles (27km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

 
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Geography and distances

Mont-Saint-Vincent is in the eastern-center of France at 45 kilometres from Macon, the department capital (general information: Mont-Saint-Vincent is 294 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Mont-Saint-Vincent

Canton: Mont-Saint-Vincent

Arrondissement: Chalon-sur-Saône

Department: Saone-et-Loire

Region: Burgundy

New region: Burgundy-Franche-Comté

Postcode: 71690

Distance to Mont-Saint-Vincent

from Macon (prefecture): 45 km

from Paris: 294 km

from Calais: 517 km

from Nice: 392 km

from Bordeaux: 440 km

from Strasbourg: 328 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 Mont-Saint-Vincent from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 6 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Collonge-en-Charollais, Gourdon, Marigny, Mary, Saint-Martin-la-Patrouille and Saint-Romain-sous-Gourdon.

This page in French: Visiter Mont-Saint-Vincent

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