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Ormes tourism and travel guide

Photo of Ormes in Saone-et-Loire

Photo is of Tournus abbey at 9 km from Ormes

Visit Ormes: highlights and tourist information

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

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

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Ormes, 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 Ormes in Burgundy-Franche-Comté.

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

Tournus abbey

Tournus abbey

Abbey at 9 km (direction south-west)

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

See Tournus abbey guide
Tournus

Tournus

at 9 km (direction south-west)

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

See Tournus guide
Brancion

Brancion

at 17 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Brancion guide
Chalon-sur-Saone

Chalon-sur-Saone

at 18 km (direction north-west)

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

See Chalon-sur-Saone guide
 
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Cormatin

Cormatin

at 23 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Cormatin guide
Cluny

Cluny

at 32 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Cluny guide
Macon

Macon

at 38 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See Macon guide
Solutre-Pouilly

Solutre-Pouilly

at 42 km (direction south-west)

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

See Solutre-Pouilly guide
Beaune

Beaune

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

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

See Beaune guide
Lons-le-Saunier

Lons-le-Saunier

at 45 km (direction east), in the Jura department

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

See Lons-le-Saunier guide
Bourg-en-Bresse

Bourg-en-Bresse

at 52 km (direction south-south-east), in the Ain department

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

See Bourg-en-Bresse guide

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

Map of places to visit near Ormes

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Markets in and near Ormes

  • Sennecey-le-Grand: market Friday (7km)
  • Saint-Germain-du-Plain: market Thursday (8km)
  • Tournus: market Saturday (9km)
  • Chalon-sur-Saone: market Wednesday & Thursday & Sunday & Friday (19km)
  • Louhans: market Monday (20km)
  • Pont-de-Vaux: market Wednesday (23km)
  • Givry: market Thursday (24km)
  • Mervans: market Friday (25km)
  • Saint-Germain-du-Bois: market Saturday (25km)
  • Verdun-sur-le-Doubs: market Thursday (29km)

More information about Ormes, Burgundy

Tourist attractions near Ormes, France

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

Grand sites of France

  • Roche de Solutre / Roche de Vergisson (42km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Abbatiale eglise de Saint Philibert (Tournus) (9km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre de Brancion (Martailly-les-Brancion) (16km)
  • Eglise de Saint Martin (Chapaize) (19km)
  • Eglise de Saint Denis (Massy) (32km)
  • Abbaye de Cluny (Cluny) (32km)
  • Eglise de Jalogny (Jalogny) (35km)
  • Eglise de Saint Vincent (Mont-Saint-Vincent) (37km)
  • Chapelle aux Moines (Berze-la-Ville) (37km)
  • Eglise de Saint Blaise (Mazille) (38km)
  • Hospices de Beaune (Beaune) (44km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin des jeux du château d'Arlay (46km)
  • Parc et jardins du château de Sully (56km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Seille (Saône) (13km)
  • Confluence - la Seille (13km)
  • Roche de Solutré (42km)
  • Cirque du Bout du Monde (46km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

 
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Geography and distances

Ormes is in the eastern-center of France at 38 kilometres from Macon, the department capital (general information: Ormes is 315 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Ormes

Canton: Cuisery

Arrondissement: Louhans

Department: Saone-et-Loire

Region: Burgundy

New region: Burgundy-Franche-Comté

Postcode: 71290

Distance to Ormes

from Macon (prefecture): 38 km

from Paris: 315 km

from Calais: 531 km

from Nice: 373 km

from Bordeaux: 474 km

from Strasbourg: 301 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 Ormes from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 5 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Baudrieres, Gigny-sur-Saone, Loisy, Saint-Cyr and Simandre.

This page in French: Visiter Ormes

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