Rigny-sur-Arroux tourism and travel guide

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Visit Rigny-sur-Arroux: highlights and tourist information

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Rigny-sur-Arroux 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 67 kilometres from Macon, the department capital (general information: Rigny-sur-Arroux is 287 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Paray-le-Monial at 12 km and Anzy-le-Duc at 24 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Rigny-sur-Arroux, 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 Rigny-sur-Arroux 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 Rigny-sur-Arroux

Markets in and near Rigny-sur-Arroux

  • Digoin: market Sunday & Friday (7km)
  • Gueugnon: market Thursday (7km)
  • Paray-le-Monial: market Friday (12km)
  • Charolles: market Wednesday (22km)
  • Dompierre-sur-Besbre: market Saturday (27km)
  • Le Donjon: market Tuesday (27km)
  • Montceau-les-Mines: market Tuesday & Saturday (29km)
  • Marcigny: market Monday (29km)
  • La Clayette: market Tuesday (34km)
  • Jaligny-sur-Besbre: market Wednesday (38km)

More information about Rigny-sur-Arroux, Burgundy

Tourist attractions near Rigny-sur-Arroux, France

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

Grand sites of France

  • Bibracte-Mont Beuvray (44km)

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Basilique du Sacré-Cœur (Paray-le-Monial) (12km)
  • Prieuré church de Saint Pierre et Saint Benoit (Perrecy-les-Forges) (17km)
  • Eglise de Saint Nizier (Baron) (20km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre et Saint Paul (Montceaux-l'Etoile) (20km)
  • Eglise de Sainte-Marie-Madeleine (Neuilly-en-Donjon) (24km)
  • Prieuré d'Anzy-le-Duc (Anzy-le-Duc) (24km)
  • Eglise de Saint-Pierre-aux-Liens (Varenne-l'Arconce) (24km)
  • Eglise de Saint Germain (Saint-Germain-en-Brionnais) (27km)
  • Eglise de Saint Hilaire (Semur-en-Brionnais) (30km)
  • Eglise de Saint Vincent (Mont-Saint-Vincent) (36km)
  • Eglise de Saint Marcel (Iguerande) (37km)
  • Couvent des Cordeliers (Saint-Nizier-sous-Charlieu) (43km)
  • Abbaye Saint-Fortuné de Charlieu (Charlieu) (43km)
  • Eglise de Saint Denis (Massy) (44km)
  • Eglise de Saint Blaise (Mazille) (47km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin du château de Digoine (15km)
  • Les jardins Romans de Varenne-l'Arconce (24km)
  • Jardin du château de Chaumont (26km)
  • Les Jardins du château de Drée (33km)
  • Le jardin de Zéphyr (42km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Bibracte (44km)

Amusement park / theme park

  • Le PAL (27km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Charolles (22km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc d'Attractions et Animalier (PAL) (31km)

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Rigny-sur-Arroux

Canton: Gueugnon

Arrondissement: Charolles

Department: Saone-et-Loire

Region: Burgundy

New region: Burgundy-Franche-Comté

Postcode: 71160

Distance to Rigny-sur-Arroux

from Macon (prefecture): 67 km

from Paris: 287 km

from Calais: 516 km

from Nice: 405 km

from Bordeaux: 404 km

from Strasbourg: 360 km

Getting here

Rigny-sur-Arroux 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 Rigny-sur-Arroux from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 3 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Clessy, Digoin and La Motte-Saint-Jean.

This page in French: Visiter Rigny-sur-Arroux