Pierre-de-Bresse tourism and travel guide

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

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!


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

Map of places to visit near Pierre-de-Bresse

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)

More information about Pierre-de-Bresse, Burgundy

Tourist attractions near Pierre-de-Bresse, France

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)


Geography and distances

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

Pierre-de-Bresse 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 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