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Romaneche-Thorins tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Belleville at 9 km from Romaneche-Thorins

Visit Romaneche-Thorins: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Belleville at 9 km and Solutre-Pouilly at 12 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Romaneche-Thorins, 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 Romaneche-Thorins in Burgundy-Franche-Comté.

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

Belleville

Belleville

at 9 km (direction south-south-east), in the Rhone department

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

See Belleville guide
Solutre-Pouilly

Solutre-Pouilly

at 12 km (direction south-south-east)

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

See Solutre-Pouilly guide
Macon

Macon

at 15 km (direction north-east)

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

See Macon guide
Trevoux

Trevoux

at 28 km (direction south), in the Ain department

The quiet town of Trevoux in Ain has several historical monuments paying...

See Trevoux guide
 
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Cluny

Cluny

at 28 km (direction north-north-west)

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

See Cluny guide
Anse

Anse

at 28 km (direction south), in the Rhone department

The quiet town of Anse retains some Roman remains that hint at...

See Anse guide
Theize

Theize

at 29 km (direction south-south-west), in the Rhone department

The quiet village of Theizé makes a pleasant detour when exploring the...

See Theize guide
Oingt

Oingt

Most Beautiful Village at 29 km (direction south-south-west), in the Rhone department

Completely renovated in recent years, Oingt is one of the prettiest villages...

See Oingt guide
Dombes

Dombes

at 29 km (direction south-east), in the Ain department

The Dombes, with thousands of small lakes, is perfect for fishing and...

See Dombes guide
Bagnols

Bagnols

at 32 km (direction south-south-west), in the Rhone department

Bagnols village with a castle is one of the pretty villages to...

See Bagnols guide
Bourg-en-Bresse

Bourg-en-Bresse

at 38 km (direction east), in the Ain department

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

See Bourg-en-Bresse guide
Brancion

Brancion

at 38 km (direction east)

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

See Brancion guide
Cormatin

Cormatin

at 40 km (direction east)

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

See Cormatin guide
Eveux

Eveux

at 42 km (direction south-south-west), in the Rhone department

Eveux, in the Rhone, is visited for the La Tourette Monastery designed...

See Eveux guide

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

Map of places to visit near Romaneche-Thorins

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Markets in and near Romaneche-Thorins

  • Saint-Didier-sur-Chalaronne: market Saturday (7km)
  • Belleville: market Tuesday (9km)
  • Montmerle-sur-Saone: market Sunday (12km)
  • Beaujeu: market Wednesday (12km)
  • Macon: market Saturday (14km)
  • Charnay-les-Macon: market Friday (14km)
  • Pont-de-Veyle: market Monday (14km)
  • Chatillon-sur-Chalaronne: market Saturday (19km)
  • Vonnas: market Thursday (20km)
  • Jassans-Riottier: market Saturday (23km)

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Tourist attractions near Romaneche-Thorins, France

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

Grand sites of France

  • Roche de Solutre / Roche de Vergisson (12km)

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Brou Royal Monastery (38km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

  • Chatillon-sur-Chalaronne (19km)
  • Trevoux (28km)
  • Charlieu (43km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Chapelle aux Moines (Berze-la-Ville) (18km)
  • Eglise de Saint Blaise (Mazille) (25km)
  • Eglise de Jalogny (Jalogny) (27km)
  • Abbaye de Cluny (Cluny) (28km)
  • Eglise de Saint Denis (Massy) (34km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre de Brancion (Martailly-les-Brancion) (40km)
  • Eglise de Saint Germain (Saint-Germain-en-Brionnais) (41km)
  • Eglise de Saint Martin (Chapaize) (41km)
  • Abbaye Saint-Fortuné de Charlieu (Charlieu) (43km)
  • Abbatiale eglise de Saint Philibert (Tournus) (44km)
  • Eglise de Saint-Pierre-aux-Liens (Varenne-l'Arconce) (47km)
  • Eglise de Saint Nizier (Baron) (49km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Parc du château de Laye (14km)
  • Jardins du Château de Saint-Bernard (27km)
  • Le jardin de Zéphyr (29km)
  • Les Jardins du château de Drée (35km)
  • Jardin du château de Chaumont (44km)
  • Les jardins Romans de Varenne-l'Arconce (47km)
  • Jardin du château de Digoine (56km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Roche de Solutré (12km)
  • Confluence - la Seille (40km)
  • Seille (Saône) (40km)
  • Grand parc de Miribel-Jonage (45km)

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Charolles (44km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Macon (14km)
  • Vonnas (20km)
  • Saint-Vulbas (59km)
 
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Geography and distances

Romaneche-Thorins is in the eastern-center of France at 15 kilometres from Macon, the department capital (general information: Romaneche-Thorins is 346 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Romaneche-Thorins

Canton: Chapelle-de-Guinchay

Arrondissement: Mâcon

Department: Saone-et-Loire

Region: Burgundy

New region: Burgundy-Franche-Comté

Postcode: 71570

Distance to Romaneche-Thorins

from Macon (prefecture): 15 km

from Paris: 346 km

from Calais: 570 km

from Nice: 341 km

from Bordeaux: 440 km

from Strasbourg: 350 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 Romaneche-Thorins from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 14 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Chenas, Chiroubles, Corcelles-en-Beaujolais, Drace, Emeringes, Fleurie, Julienas, Jullie, La Chapelle-de-Guinchay, Lancie, Mogneneins, Saint-Symphorien-d'Ancelles, Thoissey and Villie-Morgon.

This page in French: Visiter Romaneche-Thorins

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