Ratenelle tourism and travel guide

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Visit Ratenelle: highlights and tourist information

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Ratenelle 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 28 kilometres from Macon, the department capital (general information: Ratenelle is 327 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Tournus at 9 km and Brancion at 17 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!


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

Map of places to visit near Ratenelle

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)

More information about Ratenelle, Burgundy

Tourist attractions near Ratenelle, France

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)

Geography and distances

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

Ratenelle 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 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