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Pierre-de-Bresse tourism and travel guide

Photo of Pierre-de-Bresse in Saone-et-Loire

Photo is of Dole at 29 km from Pierre-de-Bresse

Visit Pierre-de-Bresse: highlights and tourist information

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Pierre-de-Bresse is situated in the Saone-et-Loire department and Burgundy-Franche-Comté region.

Popular places to visit nearby include Dole at 29 km and Chateau-Chalon at 31 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Pierre-de-Bresse, 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 Pierre-de-Bresse in Burgundy-Franche-Comté.

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

Dole

Dole

at 29 km (direction north-east), in the Jura department

The Collegiale Church that dominates the town skyline is...

See Dole guide
Chateau-Chalon

Chateau-Chalon

Most Beautiful Village at 31 km (direction east-south-east), in the Jura department

One of the key reasons to visit the pretty village of Chateau-Chalon...

See Chateau-Chalon guide
Lons-le-Saunier

Lons-le-Saunier

at 32 km (direction south-east), in the Jura department

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

See Lons-le-Saunier guide
Chalon-sur-Saone

Chalon-sur-Saone

at 33 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Chalon-sur-Saone guide
 
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Baume-les-Messieurs

Baume-les-Messieurs

Most Beautiful Village at 35 km (direction east-south-east), in the Jura department

The attractive village of Baume-les-Messieurs is surrounded by cliffs and...

See Baume-les-Messieurs guide
Beaune

Beaune

at 36 km (direction west-north-west), in the Cote d'Or department

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

See Beaune guide
Nuits-Saint-Georges

Nuits-Saint-Georges

at 37 km (direction north-west), in the Cote d'Or department

A quiet town, Nuits-Saint-Georges wil be part of your tour of...

See Nuits-Saint-Georges guide
Arbois

Arbois

at 39 km (direction east), in the Jura department

After exploring the old town centre in Arbois you can visit...

See Arbois guide
Saltworks of Arc-et-Senans

Saltworks of Arc-et-Senans

Heritage Site at 43 km (direction east-north-east), in the Doubs department

The Royal Saltworks at Arc-et-Senans is an entire factory and...

See Saltworks of Arc-et-Senans guide
Tournus abbey

Tournus abbey

Abbey at 45 km (direction south-west)

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

See Tournus abbey guide
Tournus

Tournus

at 45 km (direction south-west)

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

See Tournus guide
Salins-les-Bains

Salins-les-Bains

at 47 km (direction east), in the Jura department

The salt mines at Salins-les-Bains operated from the 13th...

See Salins-les-Bains guide
Pesmes

Pesmes

Most Beautiful Village at 50 km (direction north-east), in the Haute-Saone department

The quaint village of Pesmes is one of the prettiest in Franche-Comté...

See Pesmes guide
Dijon

Dijon

at 52 km (direction north-north-west), in the Cote d'Or department

There is a remarkable range of interesting historic sites in Dijon, perhaps...

See Dijon guide

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Map of places to visit near Pierre-de-Bresse

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Markets in and near Pierre-de-Bresse

Market days in Pierre-de-Bresse: weekly market: Monday;

  • Pierre-de-Bresse: market Monday (0km)
  • Mervans: market Friday (12km)
  • Saint-Germain-du-Bois: market Saturday (15km)
  • Verdun-sur-le-Doubs: market Thursday (18km)
  • Bletterans: market Tuesday (21km)
  • Louhans: market Monday (28km)
  • Dole: market Tuesday & Thursday & Saturday (29km)
  • Saint-Germain-du-Plain: market Thursday (29km)
  • Lons-le-Saunier: market Thursday all day (32km)
  • Chalon-sur-Saone: market Wednesday & Thursday & Sunday & Friday (33km)

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Tourist attractions near Pierre-de-Bresse, France

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

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Hospices de Beaune (Beaune) (36km)
  • Abbatiale eglise de Saint Philibert (Tournus) (44km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre de Brancion (Martailly-les-Brancion) (52km)
  • Eglise de Saint Martin (Chapaize) (54km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin des jeux du château d'Arlay (25km)
  • Jardin à la Faulx (29km)
  • Abbaye de la Bussière (55km)
  • Parc et jardin du château de Barbirey sur Ouche (56km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Source - la Seille (35km)
  • Confluence - Le Hérisson (44km)
  • Lac de Chalain (47km)
  • Seille (Saône) (47km)
  • Confluence - la Seille (47km)
  • Lac de Chambly (49km)
  • Lac du Val (51km)
  • Lacs d'Étival (59km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

 
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Geography and distances

Pierre-de-Bresse is in the eastern-center of France at 72 kilometres from Macon, the department capital (general information: Pierre-de-Bresse is 309 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Pierre-de-Bresse

Canton: Pierre-de-Bresse

Arrondissement: Louhans

Department: Saone-et-Loire

Region: Burgundy

New region: Burgundy-Franche-Comté

Postcode: 71270

Distance to Pierre-de-Bresse

from Macon (prefecture): 72 km

from Paris: 309 km

from Calais: 516 km

from Nice: 387 km

from Bordeaux: 506 km

from Strasbourg: 265 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 Pierre-de-Bresse from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 7 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Authumes, Fretterans, La Chapelle-Saint-Sauveur, Lays-sur-le-Doubs, Longepierre, Neublans-Abergement and Torpes.

This page in French: Visiter Pierre-de-Bresse

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