Ratte tourism and travel guide

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Visit Ratte: highlights and tourist information

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Ratte 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 52 kilometres from Macon, the department capital (general information: Ratte is 330 kilometres from Paris).

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!


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

Map of places to visit near Ratte

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)

More information about Ratte, Burgundy

Tourist attractions near Ratte, France

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)


Geography and distances

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

Ratte 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 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