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Royer tourism and travel guide

Photo of Royer in Saone-et-Loire

Photo is of Brancion at 3 km from Royer

Visit Royer: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Brancion at 3 km and Tournus at 7 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Royer, 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 Royer in Burgundy-Franche-Comté.

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



at 3 km (direction south-west)

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

See Brancion guide


at 7 km (direction east)

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

See Tournus guide
Tournus abbey

Tournus abbey

Abbey at 7 km (direction east)

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

See Tournus abbey guide


at 10 km (direction west)

The beautifully decorated and furnished Cormatin Chateau, from the...

See Cormatin guide


at 18 km (direction south-west)

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

See Cluny guide


at 25 km (direction south-west)

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

See Chalon-sur-Saone guide


at 28 km (direction south)

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

See Macon guide


at 30 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See Solutre-Pouilly guide


at 50 km (direction south-east), in the Ain department

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

See Bourg-en-Bresse guide


at 50 km (direction south), in the Rhone department

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

See Belleville guide


at 59 km (direction north-west)

After exploring Autun with its old town, cathedral and roman ruins...

See Autun guide

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

Map of places to visit near Royer


Markets in and near Royer

  • Tournus: market Saturday (7km)
  • Sennecey-le-Grand: market Friday (10km)
  • Pont-de-Vaux: market Wednesday (16km)
  • Cluny: market Saturday (18km)
  • Saint-Germain-du-Plain: market Thursday (21km)
  • Givry: market Thursday (26km)
  • Chalon-sur-Saone: market Wednesday & Thursday & Sunday & Friday (26km)
  • Charnay-les-Macon: market Friday (27km)
  • Macon: market Saturday (28km)
  • Louhans: market Monday (32km)

More information about Royer, Burgundy

Tourist attractions near Royer, France

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

Grand sites of France

  • Roche de Solutre / Roche de Vergisson (30km)

National Monuments

  • Brou Royal Monastery (50km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Saint Pierre de Brancion (Martailly-les-Brancion) (2km)
  • Eglise de Saint Martin (Chapaize) (7km)
  • Abbatiale eglise de Saint Philibert (Tournus) (7km)
  • Eglise de Saint Denis (Massy) (18km)
  • Abbaye de Cluny (Cluny) (18km)
  • Eglise de Jalogny (Jalogny) (21km)
  • Chapelle aux Moines (Berze-la-Ville) (24km)
  • Eglise de Saint Blaise (Mazille) (25km)
  • Eglise de Saint Vincent (Mont-Saint-Vincent) (28km)
  • Eglise de Saint Nizier (Baron) (42km)
  • Eglise de Saint Germain (Saint-Germain-en-Brionnais) (49km)
  • Cathédrale Saint Lazare (Autun) (59km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Les Jardins du château de Drée (48km)
  • Le jardin de Zéphyr (50km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Confluence - la Seille (10km)
  • Seille (Saône) (10km)
  • Roche de Solutré (30km)

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Charolles (44km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Macon (28km)
  • Vonnas (40km)

Geography and distances

Royer is in the eastern-center of France at 28 kilometres from Macon, the department capital (general information: Royer is 316 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Royer

Canton: Tournus

Arrondissement: Mâcon

Department: Saone-et-Loire

Region: Burgundy

New region: Burgundy-Franche-Comté

Postcode: 71700

Distance to Royer

from Macon (prefecture): 28 km

from Paris: 316 km

from Calais: 535 km

from Nice: 371 km

from Bordeaux: 461 km

from Strasbourg: 315 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 Royer from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 13 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Boyer, Chardonnay, Cruzille, Etrigny, Grevilly, Jugy, La Chapelle-sous-Brancion, Mancey, Martailly-les-Brancion, Ozenay, Plottes, Uchizy and Vers.

This page in French: Visiter Royer

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