Passy tourism and travel guide

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Visit Passy: highlights and tourist information

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Passy 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 34 kilometres from Macon, the department capital (general information: Passy is 305 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Cormatin at 12 km and Cluny at 15 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Passy, 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 Passy 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 Passy

Markets in and near Passy

  • Cluny: market Saturday (15km)
  • Montceau-les-Mines: market Tuesday & Saturday (20km)
  • Charolles: market Wednesday (23km)
  • Montchanin: market Wednesday (23km)
  • Sennecey-le-Grand: market Friday (28km)
  • Tournus: market Saturday (29km)
  • Le Creusot: market Tuesday & Thursday & Saturday (30km)
  • Givry: market Thursday (31km)
  • Charnay-les-Macon: market Friday (32km)
  • Pont-de-Vaux: market Wednesday (33km)

More information about Passy, Burgundy

Tourist attractions near Passy, France

Some places with official tourist classifications and other places of interest to visit nearby that should provide inspiration if you are visiting Passy.

Grand sites of France

  • Roche de Solutre / Roche de Vergisson (30km)
  • Bibracte-Mont Beuvray (57km)

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

  • Charlieu (50km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Saint Denis (Massy) (8km)
  • Eglise de Saint Vincent (Mont-Saint-Vincent) (11km)
  • Abbaye de Cluny (Cluny) (15km)
  • Eglise de Jalogny (Jalogny) (15km)
  • Eglise de Saint Martin (Chapaize) (16km)
  • Eglise de Saint Blaise (Mazille) (17km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre de Brancion (Martailly-les-Brancion) (20km)
  • Eglise de Saint Nizier (Baron) (20km)
  • Chapelle aux Moines (Berze-la-Ville) (25km)
  • Prieuré church de Saint Pierre et Saint Benoit (Perrecy-les-Forges) (26km)
  • Abbatiale eglise de Saint Philibert (Tournus) (29km)
  • Eglise de Saint Germain (Saint-Germain-en-Brionnais) (30km)
  • Basilique du Sacré-Cœur (Paray-le-Monial) (33km)
  • Eglise de Saint-Pierre-aux-Liens (Varenne-l'Arconce) (36km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre et Saint Paul (Montceaux-l'Etoile) (43km)
  • Prieuré d'Anzy-le-Duc (Anzy-le-Duc) (44km)
  • Eglise de Saint Hilaire (Semur-en-Brionnais) (46km)
  • Abbaye Saint-Fortuné de Charlieu (Charlieu) (51km)
  • Eglise de Saint Marcel (Iguerande) (51km)
  • Couvent des Cordeliers (Saint-Nizier-sous-Charlieu) (53km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin du château de Digoine (24km)
  • Les Jardins du château de Drée (31km)
  • Jardin du château de Chaumont (35km)
  • Les jardins Romans de Varenne-l'Arconce (36km)
  • Le jardin de Zéphyr (36km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Roche de Solutré (30km)
  • Confluence - la Seille (31km)
  • Seille (Saône) (31km)
  • Bibracte (57km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Charolles (23km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Macon (35km)
  • Vonnas (50km)
 
 

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Passy

Canton: Saint-Gengoux-le-National

Arrondissement: Mâcon

Department: Saone-et-Loire

Region: Burgundy

Postcode: 71220

Distance to Passy

from Macon (prefecture): 34 km

from Paris: 305 km

from Calais: 528 km

from Nice: 381 km

from Bordeaux: 440 km

from Strasbourg: 331 km

Getting here

Passy 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 Passy from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 15 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Cherizet, Chevagny-sur-Guye, La Guiche, Le Rousset, Massy, Sailly, Saint-Andre-le-Desert, Saint-Huruge, Saint-Marcelin-de-Cray, Saint-Martin-de-Salencey, Saint-Martin-la-Patrouille, Saint-Ythaire, Salornay-sur-Guye, Sigy-le-Chatel and Vitry-les-Cluny.

This page in French: Visiter Passy