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Palinges tourism and travel guide

Photo of Palinges in Saone-et-Loire

Photo is of Paray-le-Monial at 14 km from Palinges

Visit Palinges: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Paray-le-Monial at 14 km and Paray-le-Monial basilica at 14 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Palinges, 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 Palinges in Burgundy-Franche-Comté.

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

Paray-le-Monial

Paray-le-Monial

at 14 km (direction south-west)

The 12th century abbey and other buildings and the pretty setting make...

See Paray-le-Monial guide
Paray-le-Monial basilica

Paray-le-Monial basilica

Church at 14 km (direction south-west)

Paray-le-Monial basilica is an impressive 12th century church in the romanesque...

See Paray-le-Monial basilica guide
Anzy-le-Duc

Anzy-le-Duc

at 29 km (direction south-west)

Much the most visited site in this pretty village is the...

See Anzy-le-Duc guide
Semur-en-Brionnais

Semur-en-Brionnais

Most Beautiful Village at 34 km (direction south-south-west)

As well as the pretty village itself, you can...

See Semur-en-Brionnais guide
 
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Cormatin

Cormatin

at 36 km (direction east)

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

See Cormatin guide
Cluny

Cluny

at 36 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Cluny guide
Autun

Autun

at 45 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Autun guide
Brancion

Brancion

at 45 km (direction east)

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

See Brancion guide
Solutre-Pouilly

Solutre-Pouilly

at 48 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Solutre-Pouilly guide
Macon

Macon

at 54 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Macon guide
Chalon-sur-Saone

Chalon-sur-Saone

at 55 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Chalon-sur-Saone guide
Lapalisse

Lapalisse

at 56 km (direction west-south-west), in the Allier department

The renaissance style Chateau de la Palice, its internal decorations...

See Lapalisse guide
Belleville

Belleville

at 64 km (direction south-east), in the Rhone department

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

See Belleville guide

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Map of places to visit near Palinges

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Markets in and near Palinges

  • Paray-le-Monial: market Friday (14km)
  • Gueugnon: market Thursday (14km)
  • Charolles: market Wednesday (14km)
  • Montceau-les-Mines: market Tuesday & Saturday (16km)
  • Digoin: market Sunday & Friday (20km)
  • Montchanin: market Wednesday (29km)
  • La Clayette: market Tuesday (30km)
  • Le Creusot: market Tuesday & Thursday & Saturday (31km)
  • Marcigny: market Monday (34km)
  • Cluny: market Saturday (37km)

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Tourist attractions near Palinges, France

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

Grand sites of France

  • Bibracte-Mont Beuvray (44km)
  • Roche de Solutre / Roche de Vergisson (48km)

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Prieuré church de Saint Pierre et Saint Benoit (Perrecy-les-Forges) (7km)
  • Eglise de Saint Nizier (Baron) (8km)
  • Basilique du Sacré-Cœur (Paray-le-Monial) (14km)
  • Eglise de Saint Vincent (Mont-Saint-Vincent) (22km)
  • Eglise de Saint Germain (Saint-Germain-en-Brionnais) (23km)
  • Eglise de Saint-Pierre-aux-Liens (Varenne-l'Arconce) (24km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre et Saint Paul (Montceaux-l'Etoile) (26km)
  • Prieuré d'Anzy-le-Duc (Anzy-le-Duc) (29km)
  • Eglise de Saint Denis (Massy) (30km)
  • Eglise de Saint Hilaire (Semur-en-Brionnais) (34km)
  • Eglise de Sainte-Marie-Madeleine (Neuilly-en-Donjon) (34km)
  • Eglise de Saint Blaise (Mazille) (34km)
  • Eglise de Jalogny (Jalogny) (35km)
  • Abbaye de Cluny (Cluny) (36km)
  • Eglise de Saint Martin (Chapaize) (40km)
  • Eglise de Saint Marcel (Iguerande) (40km)
  • Cathédrale Saint Lazare (Autun) (44km)
  • Abbaye Saint-Fortuné de Charlieu (Charlieu) (44km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre de Brancion (Martailly-les-Brancion) (44km)
  • Chapelle aux Moines (Berze-la-Ville) (44km)
  • Couvent des Cordeliers (Saint-Nizier-sous-Charlieu) (45km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin du château de Digoine (0km)
  • Les jardins Romans de Varenne-l'Arconce (24km)
  • Jardin du château de Chaumont (25km)
  • Les Jardins du château de Drée (28km)
  • Le jardin de Zéphyr (37km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Bibracte (44km)
  • Roche de Solutré (48km)

Amusement park / theme park

  • Le PAL (41km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Charolles (14km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc d'Attractions et Animalier (PAL) (45km)
 
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Geography and distances

Palinges is in the eastern-center of France at 54 kilometres from Macon, the department capital (general information: Palinges is 292 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Palinges

Canton: Palinges

Arrondissement: Charolles

Department: Saone-et-Loire

Region: Burgundy

New region: Burgundy-Franche-Comté

Postcode: 71430

Distance to Palinges

from Macon (prefecture): 54 km

from Paris: 292 km

from Calais: 519 km

from Nice: 397 km

from Bordeaux: 418 km

from Strasbourg: 348 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 Palinges from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 3 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Genelard, Grandvaux and Oudry.

This page in French: Visiter Palinges

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