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Nanton tourism and travel guide

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Visit Nanton: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Tournus at 9 km and Tournus abbey at 9 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Nanton, 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 Nanton in Burgundy-Franche-Comté.

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

Tournus

Tournus

at 9 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 9 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Tournus abbey guide
Brancion

Brancion

at 10 km (direction south)

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

See Brancion guide
Cormatin

Cormatin

at 13 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Cormatin guide
 
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Chalon-sur-Saone

Chalon-sur-Saone

at 18 km (direction north-north-east)

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

See Chalon-sur-Saone guide
Cluny

Cluny

at 24 km (direction south-west)

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

See Cluny guide
Macon

Macon

at 35 km (direction south)

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

See Macon guide
Solutre-Pouilly

Solutre-Pouilly

at 36 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See Solutre-Pouilly guide
Beaune

Beaune

at 45 km (direction south-south-west), in the Cote d'Or department

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

See Beaune guide
Autun

Autun

at 54 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Autun guide
Bourg-en-Bresse

Bourg-en-Bresse

at 56 km (direction south-east), in the Ain department

As well as exploring the cathedral and town centre of Bourg-en-Bresse,...

See Bourg-en-Bresse guide

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

Map of places to visit near Nanton

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Markets in and near Nanton

  • Sennecey-le-Grand: market Friday (5km)
  • Tournus: market Saturday (9km)
  • Saint-Germain-du-Plain: market Thursday (16km)
  • Givry: market Thursday (19km)
  • Chalon-sur-Saone: market Wednesday & Thursday & Sunday & Friday (19km)
  • Pont-de-Vaux: market Wednesday (23km)
  • Cluny: market Saturday (24km)
  • Montchanin: market Wednesday (30km)
  • Louhans: market Monday (31km)
  • Chagny: market Thursday & Sunday (32km)

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Tourist attractions near Nanton, France

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

Grand sites of France

  • Roche de Solutre / Roche de Vergisson (36km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Saint Pierre de Brancion (Martailly-les-Brancion) (8km)
  • Eglise de Saint Martin (Chapaize) (9km)
  • Abbatiale eglise de Saint Philibert (Tournus) (9km)
  • Eglise de Saint Denis (Massy) (22km)
  • Abbaye de Cluny (Cluny) (24km)
  • Eglise de Saint Vincent (Mont-Saint-Vincent) (26km)
  • Eglise de Jalogny (Jalogny) (26km)
  • Eglise de Saint Blaise (Mazille) (30km)
  • Chapelle aux Moines (Berze-la-Ville) (31km)
  • Eglise de Saint Nizier (Baron) (43km)
  • Eglise de Saint Germain (Saint-Germain-en-Brionnais) (52km)
  • Cathédrale Saint Lazare (Autun) (54km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Parc et jardins du château de Sully (51km)
  • Les Jardins du château de Drée (52km)
  • Le jardin de Zéphyr (55km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Confluence - la Seille (15km)
  • Seille (Saône) (15km)
  • Roche de Solutré (36km)
  • Cirque du Bout du Monde (43km)

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Charolles (46km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Macon (35km)
  • Vonnas (47km)
 
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Geography and distances

Nanton is in the eastern-center of France at 35 kilometres from Macon, the department capital (general information: Nanton is 310 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Nanton

Canton: Sennecey-le-Grand

Arrondissement: Chalon-sur-Saône

Department: Saone-et-Loire

Region: Burgundy

New region: Burgundy-Franche-Comté

Postcode: 71240

Distance to Nanton

from Macon (prefecture): 35 km

from Paris: 310 km

from Calais: 528 km

from Nice: 377 km

from Bordeaux: 463 km

from Strasbourg: 310 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 Nanton from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 13 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Beaumont-sur-Grosne, Boyer, Champagny-sous-Uxelles, Etrigny, Jugy, La Chapelle-de-Bragny, Laives, Lalheue, Mancey, Messey-sur-Grosne, Montceaux-Ragny, Sennecey-le-Grand and Vers.

This page in French: Visiter Nanton

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