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Saillenard tourism and travel guide

Photo of Saillenard in Saone-et-Loire

Photo is of Lons-le-Saunier at 14 km from Saillenard

Visit Saillenard: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Lons-le-Saunier at 14 km and Chateau-Chalon at 21 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Saillenard, 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 Saillenard in Burgundy-Franche-Comté.

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

Lons-le-Saunier

Lons-le-Saunier

at 14 km (direction east), in the Jura department

Lons-le-Saunier is a traditional local town of the Franche-Comté region,...

See Lons-le-Saunier guide
Chateau-Chalon

Chateau-Chalon

Most Beautiful Village at 21 km (direction east-north-east), in the Jura department

One of the key reasons to visit the pretty village of Chateau-Chalon...

See Chateau-Chalon guide
Baume-les-Messieurs

Baume-les-Messieurs

Most Beautiful Village at 21 km (direction east), in the Jura department

The attractive village of Baume-les-Messieurs is surrounded by cliffs and...

See Baume-les-Messieurs guide
Tournus abbey

Tournus abbey

Abbey at 38 km (direction west-south-west)

The abbey at Tournus is a 12th century abbey...

See Tournus abbey guide
 
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Tournus

Tournus

at 38 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Tournus guide
Arbois

Arbois

at 39 km (direction east-north-east), in the Jura department

After exploring the old town centre in Arbois you can...

See Arbois guide
Chalon-sur-Saone

Chalon-sur-Saone

at 41 km (direction west)

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

See Chalon-sur-Saone guide
Dole

Dole

at 46 km (direction north-north-east), in the Jura department

The Collegiale Church that dominates the town skyline is the principal attraction...

See Dole guide
Brancion

Brancion

at 47 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Brancion guide
Salins-les-Bains

Salins-les-Bains

at 48 km (direction east-north-east), in the Jura department

The salt mines at Salins-les-Bains operated from the 13th...

See Salins-les-Bains guide
Saltworks of Arc-et-Senans

Saltworks of Arc-et-Senans

Heritage Site at 50 km (direction north-east), in the Doubs department

The Royal Saltworks at Arc-et-Senans is an entire factory and living...

See Saltworks of Arc-et-Senans guide
Beaune

Beaune

at 55 km (direction west-north-west), in the Cote d'Or department

Beaune is the centre of the famous wine region of the same...

See Beaune guide
Nuits-Saint-Georges

Nuits-Saint-Georges

at 59 km (direction north-west), in the Cote d'Or department

A quiet town, Nuits-Saint-Georges wil be part of your...

See Nuits-Saint-Georges guide
Macon

Macon

at 59 km (direction south-west)

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

See Macon guide

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

Map of places to visit near Saillenard

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Markets in and near Saillenard

  • Bletterans: market Tuesday (9km)
  • Saint-Germain-du-Bois: market Saturday (12km)
  • Louhans: market Monday (13km)
  • Lons-le-Saunier: market Thursday all day (14km)
  • Mervans: market Friday (18km)
  • Pierre-de-Bresse: market Monday (23km)
  • Saint-Amour: market Saturday (28km)
  • Saint-Germain-du-Plain: market Thursday (29km)
  • Clairvaux-les-Lacs: market Wednesday (32km)
  • Verdun-sur-le-Doubs: market Thursday (35km)

More information about Saillenard, Burgundy

Tourist attractions near Saillenard, France

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

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Haut-Jura (52km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Abbatiale eglise de Saint Philibert (Tournus) (38km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre de Brancion (Martailly-les-Brancion) (47km)
  • Hospices de Beaune (Beaune) (55km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin des jeux du château d'Arlay (15km)
  • Jardin à la Faulx (46km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Source - la Seille (26km)
  • Confluence - Le Hérisson (28km)
  • Lac de Chalain (32km)
  • Lac de Chambly (34km)
  • Lac du Val (35km)
  • Seille (Saône) (38km)
  • Confluence - la Seille (38km)
  • Lacs d'Étival (39km)
  • Lac du Vernois (40km)
  • Source - Le Hérisson (40km)
  • Lac de Bonlieu (40km)
  • Lac d'Ilay (41km)
  • Lac du Fioget (41km)
  • Lac de Narlay (42km)
  • Lacs de Maclu (42km)
  • Cascade de la Billaude (43km)
  • Gorges de la Lemme (44km)
  • Lac de l'Abbaye (45km)
  • Cascade de la queue de cheval (52km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

 
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Geography and distances

Saillenard is in the eastern-center of France at 59 kilometres from Macon, the department capital (general information: Saillenard is 330 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Saillenard

Canton: Beaurepaire-en-Bresse

Arrondissement: Louhans

Department: Saone-et-Loire

Region: Burgundy

New region: Burgundy-Franche-Comté

Postcode: 71580

Distance to Saillenard

from Macon (prefecture): 59 km

from Paris: 330 km

from Calais: 539 km

from Nice: 364 km

from Bordeaux: 505 km

from Strasbourg: 276 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 Saillenard from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 10 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Beaurepaire-en-Bresse, Condamine, Fontainebrux, Frangy-en-Bresse, Le Fay, Le Tartre, Les Repots, Montcony, Nance and Ratte.

This page in French: Visiter Saillenard

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