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Ratenelle tourism and travel guide

Photo of Ratenelle in Saone-et-Loire

Photo is of Tournus abbey at 9 km from Ratenelle

Visit Ratenelle: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Tournus abbey at 9 km and Tournus at 9 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Ratenelle, 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 Ratenelle in Burgundy-Franche-Comté.

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

Tournus abbey

Tournus abbey

Abbey at 9 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Tournus abbey guide
Tournus

Tournus

at 9 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Tournus guide
Brancion

Brancion

at 17 km (direction west)

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

See Brancion guide
Cormatin

Cormatin

at 25 km (direction west)

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

See Cormatin guide
 
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Macon

Macon

at 28 km (direction south-west)

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

See Macon guide
Cluny

Cluny

at 29 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Cluny guide
Chalon-sur-Saone

Chalon-sur-Saone

at 31 km (direction north-north-west)

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

See Chalon-sur-Saone guide
Solutre-Pouilly

Solutre-Pouilly

at 34 km (direction south-west)

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

See Solutre-Pouilly guide
Bourg-en-Bresse

Bourg-en-Bresse

at 39 km (direction south-south-east), in the Ain department

As well as exploring the cathedral and town centre of Bourg-en-Bresse,...

See Bourg-en-Bresse guide
Lons-le-Saunier

Lons-le-Saunier

at 44 km (direction east-north-east), in the Jura department

Lons-le-Saunier is a traditional local town of the Franche-Comté region, well placed...

See Lons-le-Saunier guide
Belleville

Belleville

at 51 km (direction south-south-west), in the Rhone department

Not an important tourist town, Belleville does have a couple of sites...

See Belleville guide
Baume-les-Messieurs

Baume-les-Messieurs

Most Beautiful Village at 52 km (direction east-north-east), in the Jura department

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

See Baume-les-Messieurs guide
Chateau-Chalon

Chateau-Chalon

Most Beautiful Village at 53 km (direction east-north-east), in the Jura department

One of the key reasons to visit the pretty...

See Chateau-Chalon guide

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

Map of places to visit near Ratenelle

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Markets in and near Ratenelle

  • Tournus: market Saturday (9km)
  • Pont-de-Vaux: market Wednesday (12km)
  • Sennecey-le-Grand: market Friday (17km)
  • Louhans: market Monday (20km)
  • Saint-Germain-du-Plain: market Thursday (20km)
  • Montrevel-en-Bresse: market Tuesday (23km)
  • Saint-Amour: market Saturday (27km)
  • Macon: market Saturday (29km)
  • Cluny: market Saturday (29km)
  • Charnay-les-Macon: market Friday (29km)

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Tourist attractions near Ratenelle, France

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

Grand sites of France

  • Roche de Solutre / Roche de Vergisson (34km)

National Monuments

  • Brou Royal Monastery (39km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

  • Chatillon-sur-Chalaronne (45km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Abbatiale eglise de Saint Philibert (Tournus) (9km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre de Brancion (Martailly-les-Brancion) (17km)
  • Eglise de Saint Martin (Chapaize) (22km)
  • Abbaye de Cluny (Cluny) (29km)
  • Chapelle aux Moines (Berze-la-Ville) (30km)
  • Eglise de Saint Denis (Massy) (32km)
  • Eglise de Jalogny (Jalogny) (32km)
  • Eglise de Saint Blaise (Mazille) (35km)
  • Eglise de Saint Vincent (Mont-Saint-Vincent) (43km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin des jeux du château d'Arlay (47km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Seille (Saône) (6km)
  • Confluence - la Seille (6km)
  • Roche de Solutré (34km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Macon (29km)
  • Vonnas (34km)
 
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Geography and distances

Ratenelle is in the eastern-center of France at 28 kilometres from Macon, the department capital (general information: Ratenelle is 327 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Ratenelle

Canton: Tournus

Arrondissement: Mâcon

Department: Saone-et-Loire

Region: Burgundy

New region: Burgundy-Franche-Comté

Postcode: 71290

Distance to Ratenelle

from Macon (prefecture): 28 km

from Paris: 327 km

from Calais: 544 km

from Nice: 360 km

from Bordeaux: 473 km

from Strasbourg: 307 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 Ratenelle from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 9 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Brienne, Cuisery, Jouvencon, La Genete, La Truchere, Prety, Romenay, Sermoyer and Vescours.

This page in French: Visiter Ratenelle

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