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Monthelon tourism and travel guide

Photo of Monthelon in Saone-et-Loire

Photo is of Autun at 6 km from Monthelon

Visit Monthelon: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Autun at 6 km and Saulieu at 36 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Monthelon, 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 Monthelon in Burgundy-Franche-Comté.

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



at 6 km (direction east)

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

See Autun guide


at 36 km (direction east), in the Cote d'Or department

Saulieu is quite a small town, visited because of the Basilica Saint-Andoche...

See Saulieu guide
Morvan Regional Park

Morvan Regional Park

Natural Parc at 36 km (direction east), in the Nievre department

Morvan Regional Natural Park is a quiet region of unspoiled...

See Morvan Regional Park guide


Most Beautiful Village at 43 km (direction east-north-east), in the Cote d'Or department

The village of Chateauneuf-sur-Auxois, one of the 'most beautiful...

See Chateauneuf-en-Auxois guide


at 47 km (direction east), in the Cote d'Or department

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

See Beaune guide


at 52 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Chalon-sur-Saone guide


at 53 km (direction west-north-west), in the Nievre department

Corbigny, on the edge of the Morvan Regional Parc, includes...

See Corbigny guide


at 58 km (direction south-east)

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

See Cormatin guide


at 65 km (direction south-east)

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

See Brancion guide

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

Map of places to visit near Monthelon


Markets in and near Monthelon

  • Autun: market Wednesday & Friday (5km)
  • Epinac: market Wednesday & Sunday (22km)
  • Le Creusot: market Tuesday & Thursday & Saturday (24km)
  • Montchanin: market Wednesday (30km)
  • Montsauche-les-Settons: market Thursday all day (32km)
  • Montceau-les-Mines: market Tuesday & Saturday (34km)
  • Saulieu: market Saturday (36km)
  • Bligny-sur-Ouche: market Wednesday (38km)
  • Chagny: market Thursday & Sunday (41km)
  • Gueugnon: market Thursday (42km)

More information about Monthelon, Burgundy

Tourist attractions near Monthelon, France

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

Grand sites of France

  • Bibracte-Mont Beuvray (15km)

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Regional Natural Parcs

Churches and religious monuments

  • Cathédrale Saint Lazare (Autun) (6km)
  • Basilique de Saint Andoche (Saulieu) (36km)
  • Prieuré church de Saint Pierre et Saint Benoit (Perrecy-les-Forges) (38km)
  • Eglise de Saint Vincent (Mont-Saint-Vincent) (41km)
  • Eglise de Saint Barthélémy (Cervon) (47km)
  • Eglise de Saint Martin (Chapaize) (59km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Parc et jardins du château de Sully (20km)
  • Jardin de la Chaux (27km)
  • Parc de Saint-Léger (36km)
  • Jardin du château de Limanton (37km)
  • Parc et jardin du château du Chatillon en Bazois (44km)
  • Abbaye de la Bussière (47km)
  • Parc et jardin du château de Barbirey sur Ouche (52km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Bibracte (15km)
  • Cirque du Bout du Monde (32km)

Geography and distances

Monthelon is in the eastern-center of France at 86 kilometres from Macon, the department capital (general information: Monthelon is 253 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Monthelon

Canton: Autun-Nord

Arrondissement: Autun

Department: Saone-et-Loire

Region: Burgundy

New region: Burgundy-Franche-Comté

Postcode: 71400

Distance to Monthelon

from Macon (prefecture): 86 km

from Paris: 253 km

from Calais: 476 km

from Nice: 433 km

from Bordeaux: 440 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 Monthelon from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 3 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Autun, Brion and Laizy.

This page in French: Visiter Monthelon

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