Romaneche-Thorins tourism and travel guide

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Romaneche-Thorins 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 15 kilometres from Macon, the department capital (general information: Romaneche-Thorins is 346 kilometres from Paris).

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!


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

Map of places to visit near Romaneche-Thorins

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)

More information about Romaneche-Thorins, Burgundy

Tourist attractions near Romaneche-Thorins, France

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)

Geography and distances

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

Romaneche-Thorins 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 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