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Montret tourism and travel guide

Photo of Montret in Saone-et-Loire

Photo is of Tournus abbey at 20 km from Montret

Visit Montret: highlights and tourist information

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

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

Montret, 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 Montret in Burgundy-Franche-Comté.

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

Tournus abbey

Tournus abbey

Abbey at 20 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Tournus abbey guide
Tournus

Tournus

at 20 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Tournus guide
Chalon-sur-Saone

Chalon-sur-Saone

at 23 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Chalon-sur-Saone guide
Brancion

Brancion

at 29 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Brancion guide
 
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Lons-le-Saunier

Lons-le-Saunier

at 34 km (direction east), in the Jura department

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

See Lons-le-Saunier guide
Cormatin

Cormatin

at 36 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Cormatin guide
Chateau-Chalon

Chateau-Chalon

Most Beautiful Village at 40 km (direction east), in the Jura department

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

See Chateau-Chalon guide
Baume-les-Messieurs

Baume-les-Messieurs

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

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

See Baume-les-Messieurs guide
Beaune

Beaune

at 44 km (direction north-west), in the Cote d'Or department

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

See Beaune guide
Cluny

Cluny

at 44 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Cluny guide
Macon

Macon

at 47 km (direction south-west)

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

See Macon guide
Solutre-Pouilly

Solutre-Pouilly

at 52 km (direction south-west)

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

See Solutre-Pouilly guide
Dole

Dole

at 54 km (direction north-east), in the Jura department

The Collegiale Church that dominates the town skyline is the principal...

See Dole guide

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Map of places to visit near Montret

 
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Markets in and near Montret

  • Saint-Germain-du-Plain: market Thursday (10km)
  • Louhans: market Monday (10km)
  • Saint-Germain-du-Bois: market Saturday (13km)
  • Mervans: market Friday (14km)
  • Sennecey-le-Grand: market Friday (19km)
  • Tournus: market Saturday (20km)
  • Chalon-sur-Saone: market Wednesday & Thursday & Sunday & Friday (23km)
  • Verdun-sur-le-Doubs: market Thursday (25km)
  • Pierre-de-Bresse: market Monday (26km)
  • Bletterans: market Tuesday (27km)

More information about Montret, Burgundy

Tourist attractions near Montret, France

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

Grand sites of France

  • Roche de Solutre / Roche de Vergisson (52km)

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

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) (32km)
  • Hospices de Beaune (Beaune) (44km)
  • Abbaye de Cluny (Cluny) (44km)
  • Eglise de Saint Denis (Massy) (44km)
  • Eglise de Jalogny (Jalogny) (47km)
  • Chapelle aux Moines (Berze-la-Ville) (47km)
  • Eglise de Saint Blaise (Mazille) (50km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin des jeux du château d'Arlay (34km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Seille (Saône) (22km)
  • Confluence - la Seille (22km)
  • Source - la Seille (45km)
  • Cirque du Bout du Monde (49km)
  • Roche de Solutré (52km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

 
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Geography and distances

Montret is in the eastern-center of France at 47 kilometres from Macon, the department capital (general information: Montret is 318 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Montret

Canton: Montret

Arrondissement: Louhans

Department: Saone-et-Loire

Region: Burgundy

New region: Burgundy-Franche-Comté

Postcode: 71440

Distance to Montret

from Macon (prefecture): 47 km

from Paris: 318 km

from Calais: 531 km

from Nice: 372 km

from Bordeaux: 486 km

from Strasbourg: 290 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 Montret from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 10 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Branges, Juif, La Frette, Saint-Andre-en-Bresse, Saint-Etienne-en-Bresse, Saint-Vincent-en-Bresse, Simard, Sornay, Tronchy and Verissey.

This page in French: Visiter Montret

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