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Visit Montbellet: highlights and tourist information

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Montbellet is situated in the Saone-et-Loire department and Burgundy region (now part of the Burgundy-Franche-Comté region), in the eastern-center of France at 19 kilometres from Macon, the department capital (general information: Montbellet is 325 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Brancion at 8 km and Tournus at 10 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Montbellet, 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 Montbellet in Burgundy-Franche-Comté.

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


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

Map of places to visit near Montbellet


Markets in and near Montbellet

  • Pont-de-Vaux: market Wednesday (7km)
  • Tournus: market Saturday (10km)
  • Cluny: market Saturday (17km)
  • Sennecey-le-Grand: market Friday (18km)
  • Charnay-les-Macon: market Friday (19km)
  • Macon: market Saturday (20km)
  • Pont-de-Veyle: market Monday (24km)
  • Montrevel-en-Bresse: market Tuesday (25km)
  • Saint-Germain-du-Plain: market Thursday (27km)
  • Vonnas: market Thursday (30km)

More information about Montbellet, Burgundy

Tourist attractions near Montbellet, France

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

Grand sites of France

  • Roche de Solutre / Roche de Vergisson (23km)

National Monuments

  • Brou Royal Monastery (41km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

  • Chatillon-sur-Chalaronne (40km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Saint Pierre de Brancion (Martailly-les-Brancion) (10km)
  • Abbatiale eglise de Saint Philibert (Tournus) (10km)
  • Eglise de Saint Martin (Chapaize) (14km)
  • Abbaye de Cluny (Cluny) (17km)
  • Chapelle aux Moines (Berze-la-Ville) (19km)
  • Eglise de Jalogny (Jalogny) (20km)
  • Eglise de Saint Denis (Massy) (21km)
  • Eglise de Saint Blaise (Mazille) (22km)
  • Eglise de Saint Vincent (Mont-Saint-Vincent) (35km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Les Jardins du château de Drée (47km)
  • Le jardin de Zéphyr (48km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Confluence - la Seille (7km)
  • Seille (Saône) (7km)
  • Roche de Solutré (23km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Macon (20km)
  • Vonnas (30km)

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Montbellet

Canton: Lugny

Arrondissement: Mâcon

Department: Saone-et-Loire

Region: Burgundy

New region: Burgundy-Franche-Comté

Postcode: 71260

Distance to Montbellet

from Macon (prefecture): 19 km

from Paris: 325 km

from Calais: 544 km

from Nice: 361 km

from Bordeaux: 461 km

from Strasbourg: 319 km

Getting here

Montbellet is in the eastern-center of France. 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 Montbellet from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 13 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Burgy, Chardonnay, Cruzille, Farges-les-Macon, Fleurville, Grevilly, Lugny, Peronne, Pont-de-Vaux, Reyssouze, Saint-Albain, Uchizy and Vire.

This page in French: Visiter Montbellet

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