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Montchanin tourism and travel guide

Photo of Montchanin in Saone-et-Loire

Photo is of Autun at 27 km from Montchanin

Visit Montchanin: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Autun at 27 km and Cormatin at 27 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Montchanin, 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 Montchanin in Burgundy-Franche-Comté.

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

Autun

Autun

at 27 km (direction north-west)

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

See Autun guide
Cormatin

Cormatin

at 27 km (direction south-east)

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

See Cormatin guide
Chalon-sur-Saone

Chalon-sur-Saone

at 29 km (direction east)

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

See Chalon-sur-Saone guide
Brancion

Brancion

at 34 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Brancion guide
 
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Cluny

Cluny

at 37 km (direction south-south-east)

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

See Cluny guide
Tournus

Tournus

at 39 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Tournus guide
Tournus abbey

Tournus abbey

Abbey at 39 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Tournus abbey guide
Beaune

Beaune

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

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

See Beaune guide
Paray-le-Monial

Paray-le-Monial

at 42 km (direction south-west)

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

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

Paray-le-Monial basilica

Church at 42 km (direction south-west)

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

See Paray-le-Monial basilica guide
Solutre-Pouilly

Solutre-Pouilly

at 53 km (direction south-south-east)

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

See Solutre-Pouilly guide
Macon

Macon

at 56 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 57 km (direction south-west)

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

See Anzy-le-Duc guide
Nuits-Saint-Georges

Nuits-Saint-Georges

at 57 km (direction north-east), in the Cote d'Or department

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

See Nuits-Saint-Georges guide

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

Map of places to visit near Montchanin

 
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Markets in and near Montchanin

Market days in Montchanin: weekly market: Wednesday;

  • Montchanin: market Wednesday (0km)
  • Le Creusot: market Tuesday & Thursday & Saturday (7km)
  • Montceau-les-Mines: market Tuesday & Saturday (13km)
  • Givry: market Thursday (21km)
  • Autun: market Wednesday & Friday (27km)
  • Epinac: market Wednesday & Sunday (28km)
  • Chagny: market Thursday & Sunday (28km)
  • Chalon-sur-Saone: market Wednesday & Thursday & Sunday & Friday (29km)
  • Sennecey-le-Grand: market Friday (32km)
  • Gueugnon: market Thursday (36km)

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Tourist attractions near Montchanin, France

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

Grand sites of France

  • Bibracte-Mont Beuvray (39km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Saint Vincent (Mont-Saint-Vincent) (12km)
  • Prieuré church de Saint Pierre et Saint Benoit (Perrecy-les-Forges) (24km)
  • Cathédrale Saint Lazare (Autun) (26km)
  • Eglise de Saint Martin (Chapaize) (29km)
  • Eglise de Saint Denis (Massy) (30km)
  • Eglise de Saint Nizier (Baron) (32km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre de Brancion (Martailly-les-Brancion) (33km)
  • Abbaye de Cluny (Cluny) (37km)
  • Eglise de Jalogny (Jalogny) (38km)
  • Abbatiale eglise de Saint Philibert (Tournus) (39km)
  • Eglise de Saint Blaise (Mazille) (40km)
  • Hospices de Beaune (Beaune) (42km)
  • Basilique du Sacré-Cœur (Paray-le-Monial) (42km)
  • Eglise de Saint Germain (Saint-Germain-en-Brionnais) (46km)
  • Chapelle aux Moines (Berze-la-Ville) (48km)
  • Eglise de Saint-Pierre-aux-Liens (Varenne-l'Arconce) (51km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre et Saint Paul (Montceaux-l'Etoile) (54km)
  • Eglise de Sainte-Marie-Madeleine (Neuilly-en-Donjon) (63km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin du château de Digoine (29km)
  • Parc et jardins du château de Sully (29km)
  • Les jardins Romans de Varenne-l'Arconce (51km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Cirque du Bout du Monde (30km)
  • Bibracte (39km)
  • Confluence - la Seille (44km)
  • Seille (Saône) (44km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Charolles (38km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

 
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Geography and distances

Montchanin is in the eastern-center of France at 56 kilometres from Macon, the department capital (general information: Montchanin is 283 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Montchanin

Canton: Montchanin

Arrondissement: Chalon-sur-Saône

Department: Saone-et-Loire

Region: Burgundy

New region: Burgundy-Franche-Comté

Postcode: 71210

Distance to Montchanin

from Macon (prefecture): 56 km

from Paris: 283 km

from Calais: 505 km

from Nice: 403 km

from Bordeaux: 445 km

from Strasbourg: 320 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 Montchanin from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 8 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Ecuisses, Le Creusot, Saint-Eusebe, Saint-Julien-sur-Dheune, Saint-Laurent-d'Andenay, Saint-Martin-d'Auxy, Saint-Micaud and Torcy.

This page in French: Visiter Montchanin

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