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Montpont-en-Bresse tourism and travel guide

Photo of Montpont-en-Bresse in Saone-et-Loire

Photo is of Tournus abbey at 19 km from Montpont-en-Bresse

Visit Montpont-en-Bresse: highlights and tourist information

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Montpont-en-Bresse is situated in the Saone-et-Loire department and Burgundy-Franche-Comté region.

Popular places to visit nearby include Tournus abbey at 19 km and Tournus at 20 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Montpont-en-Bresse, 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 Montpont-en-Bresse in Burgundy-Franche-Comté.

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

Tournus abbey

Tournus abbey

Abbey at 19 km (direction west)

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

See Tournus abbey guide
Tournus

Tournus

at 20 km (direction west)

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

See Tournus guide
Brancion

Brancion

at 28 km (direction west)

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

See Brancion guide
Lons-le-Saunier

Lons-le-Saunier

at 33 km (direction east-north-east), in the Jura department

Lons-le-Saunier is a traditional local town of the Franche-Comté region, well...

See Lons-le-Saunier guide
 
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Chalon-sur-Saone

Chalon-sur-Saone

at 34 km (direction north-west)

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

See Chalon-sur-Saone guide
Cormatin

Cormatin

at 36 km (direction west)

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

See Cormatin guide
Macon

Macon

at 38 km (direction south-west)

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

See Macon guide
Bourg-en-Bresse

Bourg-en-Bresse

at 39 km (direction south), in the Ain department

As well as exploring the cathedral and town centre...

See Bourg-en-Bresse guide
Baume-les-Messieurs

Baume-les-Messieurs

Most Beautiful Village at 41 km (direction east-north-east), in the Jura department

The attractive village of Baume-les-Messieurs is surrounded by cliffs and steep wooded...

See Baume-les-Messieurs guide
Cluny

Cluny

at 41 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Cluny guide
Chateau-Chalon

Chateau-Chalon

Most Beautiful Village at 42 km (direction east-north-east), in the Jura department

One of the key reasons to visit the pretty...

See Chateau-Chalon guide
Solutre-Pouilly

Solutre-Pouilly

at 44 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Solutre-Pouilly guide
Belleville

Belleville

at 59 km (direction south-west), in the Rhone department

Not an important tourist town, Belleville does have a...

See Belleville guide
Arbois

Arbois

at 60 km (direction east-north-east), in the Jura department

After exploring the old town centre in Arbois you can...

See Arbois guide

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

Map of places to visit near Montpont-en-Bresse

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Markets in and near Montpont-en-Bresse

  • Louhans: market Monday (9km)
  • Saint-Amour: market Saturday (19km)
  • Tournus: market Saturday (20km)
  • Saint-Germain-du-Plain: market Thursday (21km)
  • Pont-de-Vaux: market Wednesday (22km)
  • Saint-Germain-du-Bois: market Saturday (23km)
  • Sennecey-le-Grand: market Friday (24km)
  • Montrevel-en-Bresse: market Tuesday (24km)
  • Mervans: market Friday (27km)
  • Bletterans: market Tuesday (30km)

More information about Montpont-en-Bresse, Burgundy

Tourist attractions near Montpont-en-Bresse, France

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

Grand sites of France

  • Roche de Solutre / Roche de Vergisson (44km)

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Brou Royal Monastery (39km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Abbatiale eglise de Saint Philibert (Tournus) (20km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre de Brancion (Martailly-les-Brancion) (28km)
  • Eglise de Saint Martin (Chapaize) (33km)
  • Abbaye de Cluny (Cluny) (41km)
  • Chapelle aux Moines (Berze-la-Ville) (41km)
  • Eglise de Saint Denis (Massy) (44km)
  • Eglise de Jalogny (Jalogny) (44km)
  • Eglise de Saint Blaise (Mazille) (46km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin des jeux du château d'Arlay (36km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Seille (Saône) (18km)
  • Confluence - la Seille (18km)
  • Confluence - Le Hérisson (44km)
  • Roche de Solutré (44km)
  • Source - la Seille (47km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Macon (38km)
  • Vonnas (40km)
 
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Geography and distances

Montpont-en-Bresse is in the eastern-center of France at 38 kilometres from Macon, the department capital (general information: Montpont-en-Bresse is 331 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Montpont-en-Bresse

Canton: Montpont-en-Bresse

Arrondissement: Louhans

Department: Saone-et-Loire

Region: Burgundy

New region: Burgundy-Franche-Comté

Postcode: 71470

Distance to Montpont-en-Bresse

from Macon (prefecture): 38 km

from Paris: 331 km

from Calais: 545 km

from Nice: 358 km

from Bordeaux: 485 km

from Strasbourg: 297 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 Montpont-en-Bresse from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 6 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Bantanges, Bruailles, La Chapelle-Naude, La Chapelle-Thecle, Menetreuil and Rancy.

This page in French: Visiter Montpont-en-Bresse

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