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Ratte tourism and travel guide

Photo of Ratte in Saone-et-Loire

Photo is of Lons-le-Saunier at 19 km from Ratte

Visit Ratte: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Lons-le-Saunier at 19 km and Baume-les-Messieurs at 27 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Ratte, 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 Ratte in Burgundy-Franche-Comté.

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

Lons-le-Saunier

Lons-le-Saunier

at 19 km (direction 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
Baume-les-Messieurs

Baume-les-Messieurs

Most Beautiful Village at 27 km (direction east), in the Jura department

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

See Baume-les-Messieurs guide
Chateau-Chalon

Chateau-Chalon

Most Beautiful Village at 27 km (direction east-north-east), in the Jura department

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

See Chateau-Chalon guide
Tournus abbey

Tournus abbey

Abbey at 31 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Tournus abbey guide
 
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Tournus

Tournus

at 31 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Tournus guide
Chalon-sur-Saone

Chalon-sur-Saone

at 37 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Chalon-sur-Saone guide
Brancion

Brancion

at 40 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Brancion guide
Arbois

Arbois

at 46 km (direction east-north-east), in the Jura department

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

See Arbois guide
Cormatin

Cormatin

at 48 km (direction west)

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

See Cormatin guide
Bourg-en-Bresse

Bourg-en-Bresse

at 49 km (direction south), in the Ain department

As well as exploring the cathedral and town centre of...

See Bourg-en-Bresse guide
Dole

Dole

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

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

See Dole guide
Macon

Macon

at 52 km (direction south-west)

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

See Macon guide
Cluny

Cluny

at 54 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Cluny guide
Salins-les-Bains

Salins-les-Bains

at 55 km (direction east-north-east), in the Jura department

The salt mines at Salins-les-Bains operated from the 13th - 20th century...

See Salins-les-Bains guide

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

Map of places to visit near Ratte

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Markets in and near Ratte

  • Louhans: market Monday (6km)
  • Saint-Germain-du-Bois: market Saturday (13km)
  • Bletterans: market Tuesday (16km)
  • Mervans: market Friday (19km)
  • Lons-le-Saunier: market Thursday all day (19km)
  • Saint-Amour: market Saturday (24km)
  • Saint-Germain-du-Plain: market Thursday (25km)
  • Pierre-de-Bresse: market Monday (27km)
  • Tournus: market Saturday (32km)
  • Sennecey-le-Grand: market Friday (33km)

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Tourist attractions near Ratte, France

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

Grand sites of France

  • Roche de Solutre / Roche de Vergisson (59km)

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Abbatiale eglise de Saint Philibert (Tournus) (31km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre de Brancion (Martailly-les-Brancion) (40km)
  • Eglise de Saint Martin (Chapaize) (44km)
  • Hospices de Beaune (Beaune) (55km)
  • Chapelle aux Moines (Berze-la-Ville) (56km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin des jeux du château d'Arlay (22km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Seille (Saône) (31km)
  • Confluence - la Seille (31km)
  • Confluence - Le Hérisson (32km)
  • Source - la Seille (32km)
  • Lac de Chalain (37km)
  • Lac de Chambly (38km)
  • Lac du Val (39km)
  • Lacs d'Étival (41km)
  • Source - Le Hérisson (44km)
  • Lac de Bonlieu (44km)
  • Lac du Vernois (45km)
  • Roche de Solutré (59km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

 
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Geography and distances

Ratte is in the eastern-center of France at 52 kilometres from Macon, the department capital (general information: Ratte is 330 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Ratte

Canton: Louhans

Arrondissement: Louhans

Department: Saone-et-Loire

Region: Burgundy

New region: Burgundy-Franche-Comté

Postcode: 71500

Distance to Ratte

from Macon (prefecture): 52 km

from Paris: 330 km

from Calais: 541 km

from Nice: 362 km

from Bordeaux: 498 km

from Strasbourg: 283 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 Ratte from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 9 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Bruailles, Le Fay, Montagny-Pres-Louhans, Montcony, Sagy, Saillenard, Saint-Martin-du-Mont, Saint-Usuge and Vincelles.

This page in French: Visiter Ratte

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