Rancy tourism and travel guide

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Visit Rancy: highlights and tourist information

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Rancy 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 38 kilometres from Macon, the department capital (general information: Rancy is 324 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Tournus at 15 km and Brancion at 23 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Rancy, 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 Rancy 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 Rancy

Markets in and near Rancy

  • Louhans: market Monday (11km)
  • Saint-Germain-du-Plain: market Thursday (14km)
  • Tournus: market Saturday (15km)
  • Sennecey-le-Grand: market Friday (18km)
  • Saint-Germain-du-Bois: market Saturday (21km)
  • Pont-de-Vaux: market Wednesday (22km)
  • Mervans: market Friday (23km)
  • Saint-Amour: market Saturday (27km)
  • Chalon-sur-Saone: market Wednesday & Thursday & Sunday & Friday (28km)
  • Montrevel-en-Bresse: market Tuesday (29km)

More information about Rancy, Burgundy

Tourist attractions near Rancy, France

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

Grand sites of France

  • Roche de Solutre / Roche de Vergisson (44km)

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Brou Royal Monastery (45km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Abbatiale eglise de Saint Philibert (Tournus) (14km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre de Brancion (Martailly-les-Brancion) (23km)
  • Eglise de Saint Martin (Chapaize) (28km)
  • Abbaye de Cluny (Cluny) (38km)
  • Eglise de Saint Denis (Massy) (39km)
  • Chapelle aux Moines (Berze-la-Ville) (40km)
  • Eglise de Jalogny (Jalogny) (41km)
  • Eglise de Saint Blaise (Mazille) (44km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin des jeux du château d'Arlay (38km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Seille (Saône) (14km)
  • Confluence - la Seille (15km)
  • Roche de Solutré (44km)
  • Cirque du Bout du Monde (55km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Macon (39km)
  • Vonnas (43km)
 
 

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Rancy

Canton: Cuisery

Arrondissement: Louhans

Department: Saone-et-Loire

Region: Burgundy

New region: Burgundy-Franche-Comté

Postcode: 71290

Distance to Rancy

from Macon (prefecture): 38 km

from Paris: 324 km

from Calais: 539 km

from Nice: 364 km

from Bordeaux: 481 km

from Strasbourg: 297 km

Getting here

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

We have 12 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Bantanges, Brienne, Huilly-sur-Seille, Jouvencon, La Chapelle-Thecle, La Frette, La Genete, Loisy, Menetreuil, Montpont-en-Bresse, Saint-Andre-en-Bresse and Savigny-sur-Seille.

This page in French: Visiter Rancy