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Mont tourism and travel guide

Photo of Mont in Saone-et-Loire

Photo is of Paray-le-Monial at 29 km from Mont

Visit Mont: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Paray-le-Monial at 29 km and Paray-le-Monial basilica at 29 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Mont, 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 in Burgundy-Franche-Comté.

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

Paray-le-Monial

Paray-le-Monial

at 29 km (direction east-south-east)

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 29 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Paray-le-Monial basilica guide
Anzy-le-Duc

Anzy-le-Duc

at 38 km (direction south-east)

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

See Anzy-le-Duc guide
Moulins

Moulins

at 39 km (direction west), in the Allier department

In the historic centre of Moulins it is the cathedral...

See Moulins guide
 
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Lapalisse

Lapalisse

at 44 km (direction south-south-west), in the Allier department

The renaissance style Chateau de la Palice, its internal decorations...

See Lapalisse guide
Semur-en-Brionnais

Semur-en-Brionnais

Most Beautiful Village at 45 km (direction south-east)

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

See Semur-en-Brionnais guide
Souvigny

Souvigny

at 50 km (direction west), in the Allier department

The Priory Church of Saint-Peter and Saint-Paul with the tombes...

See Souvigny guide
Autun

Autun

at 51 km (direction north-east)

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

See Autun guide
Saint-Pourcain-sur-Sioule

Saint-Pourcain-sur-Sioule

at 54 km (direction west-south-west), in the Allier department

The quiet town of Saint-Pourcain-sur-Sioule lacks major monuments but merits a...

See Saint-Pourcain-sur-Sioule guide

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

Map of places to visit near Mont

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Markets in and near Mont

  • Dompierre-sur-Besbre: market Saturday (16km)
  • Gueugnon: market Thursday (17km)
  • Digoin: market Sunday & Friday (20km)
  • Paray-le-Monial: market Friday (29km)
  • Le Donjon: market Tuesday (31km)
  • Jaligny-sur-Besbre: market Wednesday (33km)
  • Decize: market Friday (36km)
  • Yzeure: market Wednesday (37km)
  • Moulins: market Tuesday & Friday (39km)
  • Montceau-les-Mines: market Tuesday & Saturday (40km)

More information about Mont, Burgundy

Tourist attractions near Mont, France

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

Grand sites of France

  • Bibracte-Mont Beuvray (37km)

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Prieuré church de Saint Pierre et Saint Benoit (Perrecy-les-Forges) (29km)
  • Basilique du Sacré-Cœur (Paray-le-Monial) (29km)
  • Eglise de Sainte-Marie-Madeleine (Neuilly-en-Donjon) (31km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre et Saint Paul (Montceaux-l'Etoile) (34km)
  • Eglise de Saint Nizier (Baron) (37km)
  • Prieuré d'Anzy-le-Duc (Anzy-le-Duc) (38km)
  • Eglise de Saint-Pierre-aux-Liens (Varenne-l'Arconce) (41km)
  • Eglise de Saint Germain (Saint-Germain-en-Brionnais) (45km)
  • Eglise de Saint Hilaire (Semur-en-Brionnais) (45km)
  • Cathédrale Saint Lazare (Autun) (50km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin du château de Digoine (31km)
  • Les jardins Romans de Varenne-l'Arconce (41km)
  • Jardin du château de Limanton (41km)
  • Jardin du château de Chaumont (43km)
  • Arboretum de Balaine (45km)
  • Les Jardins du château de Drée (51km)
  • Le jardin de Zéphyr (59km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Bibracte (37km)

Amusement park / theme park

  • Le PAL (16km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Charolles (40km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc d'Attractions et Animalier (PAL) (20km)
 
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Geography and distances

Mont is in the eastern-center of France at 84 kilometres from Macon, the department capital (general information: Mont is 272 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Mont

Canton: Bourbon-Lancy

Arrondissement: Charolles

Department: Saone-et-Loire

Region: Burgundy

New region: Burgundy-Franche-Comté

Postcode: 71140

Distance to Mont

from Macon (prefecture): 84 km

from Paris: 272 km

from Calais: 502 km

from Nice: 422 km

from Bordeaux: 396 km

from Strasbourg: 366 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 from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 2 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Bourbon-Lancy and Chalmoux.

This page in French: Visiter Mont

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