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

Popular places to visit nearby include Tournus at 9 km and Brancion at 10 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!


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

Map of places to visit near Nanton

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)

More information about Nanton, Burgundy

Tourist attractions near Nanton, France

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)

Geography and distances

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

Nanton is in the eastern-center of France. 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